Based in Northern Illinois and Lower Wisconsin, Fathom Realty agent Ashley Morton offers her clients a unique background and viewpoint. As a military spouse and a mother of two, Ashley is passionate about educating people about real estate and helping fellow military families buy, sell, and rent!
There is nothing I love more than the friendships that form over contracts and a cup of coffee. I treat my clients like friends and want to create an experience that is fun and educational.
As an experienced agent and a military spouse who has to move more often than many, Ashley shares, “I switched to Fathom for the plethora of resources and educational content available to me, and because Fathom lets me retain 100% of my commission. In addition, I love the flexibility offered by Fathom and the ability to operate under one brokerage in multiple states.”
Ashley’s focus on client education has been a cornerstone of her long success. With her philosophy that no question is too small, Ashley prides herself on ensuring that her clients fully understand all aspects of the transactions. She states, “I’m happy to answer any question a hundred times over! I believe that knowledge is power, and educated clients have the power to make the best decisions for the needs of their families.”
While Ashley utilizes many avenues to get new clients, her single greatest source of business is from the military community. She shares, “As a military spouse myself, I understand the unique needs and hardships military families face. Fellow service members recognize this and put their trust in me when it comes to buying, selling, or referring to their friends. So when I got into real estate, it was my goal to change the game for homebuyers who’ve served in the military. Buying a home and moving is a big deal, and it’s an even bigger deal when you’re being deployed across the country to an area you’ve never visited and where you may not have any connections. It’s not something you should walk into blindly, and yet for many servicemen and -women, there isn’t a choice.”
Not content to let other military families flounder and risk making a significant investment without the correct information, Ashley decided to educate her buyers. As such, she shares that she “wanted to educate my buyers before they ever even start the home-buying process by providing buyer consultations and a variety of free, helpful resources designed to set them up for success. These resources include thorough, descriptive video tours and virtual walkthroughs of available homes, their surrounding neighborhoods, and the town itself (so you can see ALL of the bigger picture!) as well as other information to give my fellow military families a clear understanding of the market and other variables—making them confident in the buying process and comfortable with their finances.”
As a military spouse myself, I understand the unique needs and hardships military families face. Fellow service members recognize this and put their trust in me when it comes to buying, selling, or referring to their friends.
Ashley’s education first focus has helped her earn the loyalty of her clients and, more so, their repeat business. A former client, Courtney Martin, stated, “There are absolutely no amount of words to describe how phenomenal Ashley is. She went above and beyond for my little family. We saw upwards of 25 homes within a three-week period. Ashley and her team took care of everything for us. They made it to where we didn’t stress when it came to buying a home in this hectic time… I would go through this whole process again a million times as long as Ashley was my go-to person! Thank you, thank you, thank you, Ashley, you are an amazing REALTOR®!!!”
Thank you, Ashley, for being such a valuable member of the Fathom family and the military community.
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