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Level of Detail Construction
4.9
from 85 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Damien E.
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This guy is the real deal. Quoted me less than one fifth of what some other crook quoted me for some plumbing and got the job done at the exact price he quoted and in the time frame he promised. He's honest, very personable and truly a pro. His work is great too. I'll have him back for sure as he will be my new "go to" guy! Thanks Brian!

Primestar Home Inspections
4.7
from 88 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 123 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannie R.
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I'm a real estate agent and helped my client hire Tom for a home inspection. He was prompt, very thorough and professional. His rate was very reasonable and my client had her full inspection report immediately.

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Emerson Home Inspection
5.0
from 72 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carter J.
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As a real estate agent, I'm always impressed with Mr. Emerson's professionalism and up to date gadget, his full inspection report came in within 24 hours, I will be highly recommend him in the future

Watchman Inspection LLC
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany P.
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Really impressed with Don's report and gave a very detailed response for our home. Real pleasure and appreciated his help.

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan D.
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Super professional super thorough and had no issues showing a potential buyer every bit of the inspection and findings ... Reasonable priced and outstanding reports and pics ...Buyer is happy Real Estate Agent happy, and he found a few things that are in process of being repaired and saved buyer the expense in the long run. Highly Recommended

Bresnahan LTD
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
Adam C.
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Great work, real problem solvers. Friendly fast real pro. No need to look elsewhere.

Home Detectives
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Susan C.
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Dave did my home inspection for a condominium in Hoffman Estates and did a wonderful job. He is very detailed oriented and his report covered everything from going on the roof, to dating the furnace, to checking for mold and moisture, and even checking every outlet to make sure they work properly. Outstanding Job, you cannot go wrong.

Tritan Plumbing
4.1
from 51 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Donna C.
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My only issue was that I would be called about 30 minutes before they got to my house so I could leave work to get there. They called from my driveway. They were very professional and got the job done quickly.

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  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Larry B.
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Bruce was very courteous and knowledgeable about the entire situation. He was able to point out several items in my inspection in a way I could understand. But the thing I liked most about Bruce, was how responsive he was to both texts and phone calls. He even complete my inspection report the very next day! Thank you for everything, you were a real value.

Stoll Real Estate
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
William S.
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Buying and selling a house with Andrew and his team is a breeze. Highly recommend for all your real estate needs

Kimberly Neill
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Eric B.
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Kim is a rockstar! Always positive, always on top of things, very responsive, communicates great and negotiates better than most I've seen in my career! I've been around thousands of real estate agents in my life and Kim is top notch I would highly recommend her. She'll not only get the job done but she'll make it fun and enjoyable. I've worked with Kim before and I plan to do it again Kim, THANK YOU!

B-Line Bros. LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brandy M.
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Jeff Chevalier is a great real estate agent in Chicago. He wasted no time quickly finding properties that met my needs and, budget. He returned calls quickly whenever I called him. I live other state but he arranged on time showing me homes with FaceTime and, didn’t matter outside was sunning or raining. For my own circumstances I have not bought one house yet but I am highly recommended Jeff Chevalier to anyone house shopping in the Chicago area. Sincerely, Brandy Morris

  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Emily P.
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Molly did an awesome job staging my most recent Logan Square listing - and it sold in the first week! She was quick to respond, priced well and very easy to work with. Her eye for design is great - NOT your typical generic furniture - Molly has style! :) Photographed well and showed like a dream...highly recommend!

Andel Appraisals
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Lou P.
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    Working with Andel Appraisals has been a real pleasure. When I needed a fast real estate appraisal for my home they delivered! They were also very quick to get back to me when I had questions on the appraisal. Ray Anderson was very knowledgable and professional. I have also talked to Ray with real estate questions from time to time and he's always very helpful. I will use Andel Appraisals again for any future appraisals should he need arise.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    David N.
    Verified review

    Outstanding service very knowledgeable of the real estate field. Very easy to work with, I will be recommending her to all my friends and family.

    • 26 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    La S.
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    He was available and on time with appointment and final report. I would work with him again and send referrals.

    Real Estate Agent
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 15 years in business
    Annette N.
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    Mr. Waller is a deeply committed young man. He does his job with love. He is efficient, knowledgeable of the real estate busines and eduate his clients without influencing their choice. He makes himself available at your disposal and walks step-by-step through the buying/selling phase. There are not enough adjectives to describe what I observed in him as an agent, as well as a downright "good guy."

    • 15 years in business
    About

    Move Toward Your Dreams! I work with Buyers and Sellers as a Real Estate Broker, primarily in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. My focus is on my Clients' Needs, and my Objective is to Obtain the Optimum Price, whether you are Buying or Selling. As a Broker, I have an e-PRO Certification and utilize Cutting-Edge IDX home search, Technology, Innovative Marketing, Social Media, Professionally Designed Brochures, and Exclusive Property Websites to Maximize Exposure to my Listings. Call me today, and Let's Get Started Today Moving Toward Your Dreams!

    About

    My name is Virginia MacFabe. I am a licensed real esatate broker with Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices in Illinois. I graduated from DePaul University, in Chicago, Illinois in 2010 with a degree in Public Communications. There I was also a 4 year varsity athlete. Working in corporate sales for about three years after graduation was where I learned my passion for business development and solution sales. Common characteristics of my approach to working with any client is dedicating myself entirely to their needs, doing formal research, and bringing as many resources to the table as necessary to make the most discerning realty choice. I look forward to the opportunity to help evaluate housing, for real estate sales, lease to ownership arrangements and rentals.

    About

    Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Foreclosure, Short-Sale Hello, My name is Toni Farriols a Real Estate Broker serving the Northwest Indiana Area Market. I love Real Estate Market and assisting my clients find the right home. My schedule is designed to meet the needs of my clients as I am available evenings and weekends. When you are ready to see a home, I am ready to show you a home. Stop looking for an agent give me a call today to set up an appointment to discuss your Real Estate needs- Thank you! Toni Farriols Real Estate Broker- Se habla Español

    About

    Get Chicago real estate listings from Chicago's #1 real estate brokerage firm. @properties is dedicated to bringing you updated real estate information, so you can turn your dream home into a reality! We can tell you that we became the #1 Chicago real estate brokerage in only eight years, because we did. We can tell you that @properties has invested millions to ensure that we stay on the leading edge of technology and marketing, because we have. We can also tell you that our agents are held to a higher standard of service, professionalism, and performance than any other brokerage in the business, because they are. We can tell you all of that. But what matters most is that you experience it. In short, we make it our goal to provide you with expert, caring, and candid advice throughout one of the most important transactions you will ever make. That is our commitment to you. It is a commitment we deliver on every transaction we make, one that supports our continued success. Your complete satisfaction is our priority, one that we are continually dedicated to. For us, it is simple; we just won't accept anything less.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a home inspection?

    A home inspection is a visual inspection performed by a trained professional to determine the condition of a home’s main elements. The inspection usually takes several hours, during which the professional takes multiple photos and notes, tracking information for a final report. After the inspection, the pro will create a printed report, complete with photos and detailed information, summarizing the condition of the house. A home inspection is often used by potential home buyers prior to purchase to determine if there are larger issues (such as dry rot or a faulty foundation) that are not immediately visible to the untrained eye but that would cost a lot of money to resolve. Home inspections are also used by real estate agents and home sellers to address any concerns before putting a home on the market. Longtime homeowners can also schedule a home inspection to get a snapshot of their current home condition and identify any issues that need to be addressed. A home inspection is not a legal document that can be used for divorce or estate settlements, nor can it be used to secure loans or mortgages.

    What does a real estate agent do?

    Real estate agents help their clients buy, sell, and rent commercial and residential properties. There are also real estate agents that sell industrial and agricultural real estate, but the majority sell residential properties. To become a real estate agent, you must be at least 18 years old, successfully complete real estate courses, and pass a real estate exam. Be sure to check for any required licensing, too. Often real estate agents will earn 5 percent to 6 percent of the total home sale price for their work in representing their client. Typically this commission is split equally between the buyer’s agent and the seller’s agent. Here is an overview of what a real estate agent does, according to the United States Department of Labor:

    • Represent clients who are looking to buy, sell and rent properties.
    • Stay knowledgeable about regional real estate prices, mortgages, market conditions and related information, and advise clients accordingly.  
    • Determine competitive market prices by comparing properties.
    • Create and publicize lists of properties for sale, including details such as location and features.
    • Market properties through advertisements, open houses and listing services.
    • Show prospective buyers or renters properties.
    • Present purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
    • Mediate negotiations between buyer and seller.
    • Ensure that all terms of purchase contracts are met.
    • Prepare documents, such as loyalty contracts, purchase agreements and deeds.

    How do you find a good home inspector?

    A home inspection should tell you the true condition of a home. A competent home inspector closely inspects your home’s structure and foundation, looks for termites and signs of problems like mold, checks the wiring to ensure it’s in good condition, and investigates the HVAC system, among other items. To find a good home inspector, first research whether home inspection is licensed in your area; not all states require licensure.

    If there is no regulatory body that licenses home inspection in your state, there are other ways to make sure you are hiring a trustworthy professional. Carefully look into the person’s reviews and ask for references. Ask if they are committed to continuing education, and whether they are active members in any reputable home inspector organizations. Some organizations that recognize and/or certify home inspectors are the American Society of Home Inspectors, National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, and American Home Inspectors Training. Don’t be shy about asking to see credentials and licensing.

    What's the difference between a real estate broker and an agent?

    Real estate agents and real estate brokers both help clients buy, sell, and rent residential and commercial properties. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, real estate brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Real estate agents cannot have their own real estate office and must work under a broker. Real estate brokers often have real estate firms and employ real estate agents. Those real estate agents may be employees of the firm, or they may work on contract and earn part of any commission they bring into the firm.

    If you are a homeowner ready to sell or a buyer in the market for a new home, either a real estate broker or a real estate agent can help you achieve your goal. What is more important than their title is their track record and client success stories. When interviewing real estate agents or brokers to help you buy or sell a home, ask about their recent sales history as compared with the original listing prices. If you’re selling a home, ask how they would market your home and what price they would list it at. Whether you hire an agent or broker, you want a professional who will have your best interests at heart.

    What should you look for in a real estate agent?

    When you’re hiring a real estate agent you want to find a qualified pro who can negotiate the best deal for your home — whether you’re buying or selling. Reading reviews will help you weed out obvious bad operators; you want to work with someone who treats their clients with fairness and respect. That said, you also want someone who can play hardball and maximize your real estate deal. Ask for references from recent clients, and be sure to call them.

    Experts encourage you to interview more than one prospective real estate agent before hiring. A home sale or home purchase is a big deal — sometimes the biggest deal in a person’s life — and you want to find an agent who will work hard for you. In today’s market, having a real estate agent who is social media savvy and has an attractive online presence is critical. Ask the agent how they plan to market your house. Review their listings, and ask yourself if they have professional photos with homes that are professionally staged. If the answer is no, they might not have the marketing savvy you’re looking for. Ask what price they would list your house at and why. Pay attention to how they communicate with you during your initial interviewing phase. Are they too busy to respond for several days? Are they clear and helpful? This information is a clue to how they’ll engage during the entire process.

    Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.