Pix by Painter Agent Profile - Katie Podl Fish

In the dynamic real estate landscape of the Chicagoland area, Katie Podl Fish and her team at The Kat Fish Group stand out as trusted and seasoned professionals ready to assist clients with all their real estate needs. From the bustling cityscape to the peaceful suburbs and beyond, The Kat Fish Group has the experience and dedication to guide clients through every step of their real estate journey.

Comprehensive Knowledge and Experience

Katie Fish’s extensive experience in the Chicagoland market is a cornerstone of her success. Having worked with large national builders during the peak of the housing market, Katie possesses an in-depth understanding of the area’s schools, amenities, and commute times. Her familiarity with the region is unparalleled, providing clients with valuable insights to make informed decisions.

Diverse Real Estate Services

The Kat Fish Group offers a wide array of services, ensuring that all client needs are met under one roof. Their expertise spans Residential home listings and buyers, Rental listings and tenants, Commercial properties, and Property Management. Additionally, with Ted Fish as the "in-house lender," the team offers mortgage services, streamlining the buying process for clients. Ted and Katie collaborate on over 80% of home purchases, ensuring a seamless and efficient experience.

A Team of Experts

The Kat Fish Group prides itself on a well-rounded team of professionals. Their team includes a Director of Operations, Buyer Specialists, Team Attorneys, Professional photographers, Professional Stagers, highly-recommended Inspectors and a list of trusted contractors.  This robust support network ensures that clients receive comprehensive assistance at every stage of their real estate journey.

A Legacy of Success

With over 30 years of experience in real estate, Katie Fish confidently assures her clients that they are “Moving You With Experience.” Her career began in new home sales with Pulte Homes and Centex Homes, where she honed her skills in sales, sales management, recruiting, training, and mentoring. These roles equipped her with lifelong tools and expertise, making her a formidable force in the real estate industry.

Katie’s journey with Keller Williams Inspire has been marked by remarkable success and fulfillment. Specializing in Residential homes, she has also excelled in Rental and Commercial properties. Her dedication to her clients and deep knowledge of the Chicagoland area make her a valuable asset in the real estate market.

A Personal Touch

Katie’s personal connection to the Fox Valley area, particularly St. Charles, where she has lived for most of her life, gives her an edge. She is intimately familiar with the local neighborhoods, schools, and community, providing her clients with an insider’s perspective. Katie’s knowledge of homes, construction, and property values enables her to help clients sell their homes quickly and find their dream homes with ease.

Innovative and Client-Focused

Katie Fish distinguishes herself as a “research-based sales consultant,” leveraging technology to keep clients informed and educated. This approach helps clients understand market values, aiding in making well-informed decisions. Her proactive and data-driven strategies ensure that clients hit the right price points from the beginning, creating competitive offers and successful transactions.

Advice for Home Buyers

Katie emphasizes the importance of working with a knowledgeable Realtor who understands the area inside and out. She advises clients to act swiftly in today’s fast-paced market and assures them that The Kat Fish Group will provide exceptional service to meet their needs.

Personal Interests

Outside of her professional life, Katie enjoys attending Cubs games, practicing Pilates, and spending quality time with her family. Her passion for the Chicagoland area is evident in both her work and personal life.


Katie Podl Fish and The Kat Fish Group are committed to providing top-notch real estate services in the Chicagoland area. With their extensive experience, diverse services, and client-focused approach, they ensure that every client’s real estate journey is smooth, successful, and satisfying. Whether you’re buying, selling, or managing properties, The Kat Fish Group is ready to move you with experience!