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Managing Broker/Partner, e-PRO (9 years experience)
Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Fulton River District, Chicago, IL.
I can't recommend Matt more highly. He was able to find me the perfect place quickly and for the right price in the West Loop. He's great to work with and I completely trust him. He'll point out the good and bad points in each place. He's responsive and friendly. He takes the anxiety out of the process, especially since I was a first time buyer.
I would recommend anyone and everyone work with him.
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $1.175M in Gold Coast, Chicago, IL.
met Matt last fall. We discussed my needs. Within a couple of showings he got what I was looking for -- which was a tall order given desired mix of size, amenities, location and budget. Matt didn't push anything that wasn't right for me; helped me understand the market and continued to look for my next home. In early summer we found a terrific condo, however, the pricing gap was too big. Through patience and discussion we got the price to an acceptable level over the next 60 days. I give credit to Matt for his handling of the realtors on both sides; the bankers and lawyers; and the deal itself. Matt worked very hard for me and its clear he works hard for all of his clients. Very responsive. I would send him emails at 11pm so I could get a response the next morning; and I typically had a reply at 11:03! Excellent job and excellent staff. Would highly recommend him to my friends.
Sold a Condo home in 2014 in Lake View, Chicago, IL.
Matt knows the real estate market and the business. He's extremely responsive and will always answer all your questions or concerns. He's personable and really easy to work with. You can't go wrong with choosing Matt!
Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Graceland West, Chicago, IL.
Matt is a fantastic realtor who made our condo purchase a smooth process at a a great price and a quick pace. We met him through my sister-in-law who was in the market for two condos in the Chicagoland area to rent out from CA. Matt's great attitude and knowledge base made a huge impact on my husband who wanted to work with him when we were getting out first place. Matt checked with us several times a week to make sure we were in the loop with the sellers and his team. I highly recommend him and will definitely work with him again!
Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Near North, Chicago, IL.
Since this was my first home buying process I was nervous from the start, but that did not last very long. From the first email I sent Matt he responded with in minutes introducing him self and wanted to schedule a sit down. Once we sat down and talked all my nerves were gone because he was not your typical "salesmen". He was always on time and could us in to look at any condo i wanted. Once we landed on the one i loved he got me an awesome price and stayed in contact throughout the whole process. Any questions i would have he would always have the answers for me. When i go to purchase my next home there is no other person i would consider, i would highly recommend Matt to anyone in my family or friends.
I found Matt randomly online. When first meeting him, , I was skeptical (as many people are of unfamiliar agents). He proved to not only be professional, but also very knowledgeable about the Chicago real estate market. As a test, I brought 10 properties to get his thoughts. In short, he knew 9 of the 10 buildings and backed up his responses with tangible, material comments (not your typical real estate bs).
Over the next two weekends, he showed me about 20 different properties from which I decided to move forward with one of them. He was very good with the negotiations and we settled at good price point. After agreement of purchase price, Matt continued to be involved to ensure that everything proceeded smoothly, including q&a, and utilizing his network of contacts in the industry.
In short, I highly recommend Matt and feel I was lucky to find him.
Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $200K in Gold Coast, Chicago, IL.
Matt is excellent at what he does! He is quite knowledgeable about Chicago, the buildings, and investment value. He helped my wife and I in the purchasing of our first condo and I would recommend him to anyone that needs a Realtor. We wanted to make sure that we were getting the most bang for our buck and he helped us realize just that. We will definitely be working with him again in the future and look forward to it, especially since he is very responsive and attentive to the utmost detail!
Matt is incredible. This is my second time buying a home, and the experience with Matt is unmatchable. I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation. A little bit of our background: both my partner and I are finance professionals with advanced degrees, and we are impressed by Matt’s professional knowledge. The things we like about him is that he is caring, direct, energetic, responsive, and embraces technology. Going into the buyer’s market for the second time, I looked up internet reviews, and found him and another agent standing out. We contacted both of them, and met with him that afternoon. By the time we met him, the other agent hadn’t set a meeting time yet, so we decided he is our guy. Every time before a showing, he prepared a spreadsheet showing where we are going and when. After seeing each home, he would comment on whether he thought it was a good value and why. It’s rare among agents that he would actually tell you if something is not good! We went in the market conservatively, and kept looking at bigger and more expensive places. What impressed me was Matt kept reminding us that what we were seeing was above our original budget. We really appreciate that! Also, he never pushed us to make an offer. Looking at how many closings he has on Facebook, we were surprised because we felt he was working only with us. He made himself available all the time. One more thing is he follows up after an offer is accepted. Most other agents don’t do that. He even contacted us after the deal was completed just in case we needed anything.
This was my first home purchase and Matt did a great job of guiding me through the process, and then sealing the deal. It was reassuring to know that I had someone as experienced and professional as Matt working on my side.
Matt puts the client first. He was very prompt in his communication and made himself available at all hours of the day. If he ever got tired of answering my endless questions, he didn't show it. And when the pressure was on, whether to see a property or negotiate a deal, he and his team always came through.