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Chicago Heights Real Estate Agents

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Lofty
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Amy H.
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After living at Amli River North for 2 years my husband decided it was time to look for other options. Lofty Real Estate was our choice to help us find something new. I was skeptical at first but Aleyda and Andrew understood my concern and specific needs right away. They were quick to show me many options that met my needs. They turned what I thought was going to be a disappointment into an enjoyable process of finding a new home. Thanks Lofty Real Estate!!! I would recommend them to anyone.

Durante and Rich Real Estate
4.5
from 15 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Li Z.
Verified review

Ms. Kimberly Carlson is nice and professional person, who is working on my properties. She is always trying to help me, whenever I need the help and give me the professional advice during buying the property and rent it, too. She did great jobs. It could be better in the future that Kim or D & R can provide more advice for the potential tenants and locates the new tenants quicker if possible.

B-Line Bros. LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brandy M.
Verified review

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

Jake C.
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I have used Gershon for multiple transactions in Chicago. I have been, and continue to be, very impressed by him. His background as an asset manager for properties in court-ordered receivership definitely gives him a huge advantage over your average real estate agent in any type of negotiation. Also, I feel that Gershon really treats the listings as if they were his own. He has been at almost every showing, even in the case of an occupied investment property, and he works hard to find the right contractors/vendors if any work is needed to complete the sale. All in all, Gershon provides much more of a "concierge service" than your average real estate agent.

  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Susan H.
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Molly, herself, was flexible and accommodating during the processes of setting up and moving out. Her furnishings and materials were quality, her ideas stylish, and her understanding of showing off spaces was good. There was a fun flare to some of the things she did that was quiet enough to not offend and yet positive enough to create good feelings in potential buyers.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas L.
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I've used Marcus for both Personal and Commercial real estate help and have been very satisfied with his services. He really helped me understand the whole process and when it came time for negotiations he was able to get the lease on our terms by approaching the lessor in the right way. Marcus actually found the property for us through his connections and drove us to each listing for viewing. He was so cool and easy to work with, always professional. I was very impressed with his experience

Anna McCrerey
5.0
from 1 review
    Roberto D.
    Verified review

    Anna is the best realtor that I have met. She can understand very well your needs, she is very trustable and available. I couldn't find better realtor. I reccomend her for your real estate needs.

    Sue N.
    Verified review

    Anne Marie was an absolute pleasure to work with. We sold our house and purchased a house using her. I might add it was a very difficult and unique transaction with a rent back situation. She was always working for us!!! We would absolutely use her again!

    Jeff Matyszka Real estate
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Alex R.
      Verified review

      Jeff helped us sell our home in a little under 30 days! We really appreciated his honesty and dependability! If you want to sell your home Jeff is you guy!

      About

      Jean Wright Real Estate remains a tradition on Chicago's North Shore, offering consistency, quality, and the ongoing commitment to excellence that their blue ribbon logo symbolizes.

      About

      After attending the University of Minnesota to obtain a Bachelor's in Psychology and a Master's in Human Resources and Industrial Relations, I spent nine years progressing through HR leadership roles in several Fortune 500 companies before joining Best Chicago Properties. My ability to connect with people at all levels of the organization, understand their needs, and negotiate creative solutions to meet those needs, allowed me to progress very quickly in the corporate world, and I'm now utilizing those same skills to help clients with their real estate needs. During my corporate years, I relocated five times (twice to Chicago), and grew to understand how critical it was to have someone who knew the city I was moving to and help me navigate the challenges of finding that perfect place to call home. Since moving back to Chicago four years ago, I've really enjoyed re-familiarizing myself with the diverse neighborhoods that Chicago has to offer and have been effectively using that knowledge to help my clients find their next home and sell or lease their properties. If you're a buyer, seller, landlord, or tenant, I will strive to provide exceptional knowledge, integrity, and dedication in meeting your real estate needs. Thanks very much, and I look forward to working with you!

      • 9 years in business
      About

      Trust. Experience. Integrity. We believe in "service before sales"...truly helping our clients with one of their biggest assets. I love working with buyers (1st time to seasoned), sellers and investors. We manage small properties, condos and homes.

      About

      Communication with my clients is unparalleled and a major contribution to my clients' success in real estate.

      About

      I provide real estate services -- buy, sell, rent, investment and commercial properties and manage.

      About

      Newman Realty is a boutique family-run residential brokerage operating out of Downtown Chicago in the Fulton River District neighborhood. We specialize in buyer and seller representation, landlord and tenant representation, short sales, and foreclosures. What sets Newman Realty and its agents apart from the competition is our experience, knowledge, and results. Most importantly, it's our passion. Passion is that intangible quality that makes it impossible for us to accept anything less than 100% client satisfaction and makes it so we refuse to stop until every last option or possibility is exhausted. Simply stated, the word "average" isn't in our vocabulary, and that commitment to excellence will be the first thing you notice the second you sit down with anyone of our award-winning agents.

      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.

      About

      We are the top-selling real estate team for Northwest Indiana, servicing Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, and Newton counties. We sell more real estate than any other agent in Northwest Indiana. The reason we've continued to be successful in a slow economic and real estate environment is with top-shelf customer service and satisfaction. We put our efforts where are mouths are by offering guarantees. Our two most popular guarantees are "your home sold guaranteed, or we sell it for free!", and yes, you read that right! Also popular for homebuyers is our "love it or leave it" guarantee. The guarantee states that if after buying your home, you decide you don't like it, just give us a call, and we'll sell it for free. We also offer free buyer and seller videos located at NWI Realty Guy. On the site, you will also find a free home search tool that gives our clients access to all of the homes listed for sale in Northwest Indiana. Along with a huge selection of home video tours, which offer our buyer clients a look inside our listings from the comfort of their computer. The videos are very popular with our seller clients as well because it gives them unfair advantage in the marketplace. Call today to also find out about our "insider" information for home buyer grants. These grants offer down payment assistance for people buying homes in Indiana. Ninety-nine percent of licensed agents are unaware these grants exist. If you're thinking of selling your home, our offers and services are even better. Call today to find out all the details!

      About

      We are a real estate firm specializing in real estate sales, rentals and leasing in the Greater Chicagoland area.

      About

      Working seven days a week, I am a full-time real estate agent. I always put my clients first. My aggressive marketing techniques bring results to home-sellers, while my commitment, determination, and ability to listen bring success to my buyers. I have the energy needed to get the job completed, and the expertise to do it well!

      About

      We offer real estate appraisal services including residential and small income properties. We are also real estate brokers. We have over 45 years of service in Northwest Indiana including Lake, Porter, Newton and Starke Counties. Our turnaround time is usually 2 days. We also do assessment appeals, estates and expert witness testimony. Appraisers include Bob Falcone and Michael Falcone. We pride ourselves in providing a great service, and we are FHA approved.

      About

      We know the business, and we have many years of service. Your satisfaction is our motivation. We guide you through the entire business process. We offer free consultation and counsel to assure you that you are on the right path, in the direction of your goals and dreams.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      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.

      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.

      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 do real estate agents charge?

      Real estate agents typically don’t charge a set rate to their clients, but rather earn a commission on the price of the final home sale. In traditional real estate, there is a buyer’s agent and a seller’s agent. The two agents receive 5 percent to 6 percent of the final home sale price and split it evenly, meaning they each earn roughly 2.5 percent to 3 percent of the total home sale. If you are a home seller, you may have fees associated with the sale that are above and beyond the commission the agents earn. The real estate agent may have you pay marketing fees, MLS fees, early cancellation fees, or more. Always ask pricing details before signing a contract so you clearly understand your financial obligations. Here are some of the average (and common) costs that can arise when selling a home:

      • Home inspection: $200-$350 or more, depending on region.
      • Home appraisal: $250-$400 or more, depending on region.
      • Professional real estate photography: $275-$550 or more, depending on photographer, square footage of house, and special requests like sunset shots.
      • Closing costs: Often split between the seller and buyer. An average range for the buyer to pay is between 3 percent and 4 percent, with the seller paying a lower fee at 1 percent to 3 percent of the home’s price.
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