Basel Tarabein was born in Damascus, Syria, in 1970 to a very successful real estate family. One could say real estate “ran in his blood.†In 1990, Basel moved from Syria to the United States to settle in Madison, Wisconsin, and start his own business. He earned his success early on, and moved to the Chicagoland area to embark on a new career. In 1999, Basel began his real estate business working with a RE/MAX brokerage in Bloomingdale, Illinois. In 2000, just months after his initial licensure, he achieved the RE/MAX Northern Illinois “Rookie of the Year†award, with sales totaling $10.6 million. Additional awards followed every year: the Platinum Club award (8 years in a row), and the Hall of Fame award in 2004.
After his first year in real estate, Basel opened his own brokerage, RE/MAX At Home in Rolling Meadows, IL. The responsibility of a brokerage was the natural progression for success after achieving a stellar Rookie Year. In May 2007 moved into a 26,000 sq. ft. facility with the ability to accomodate over 75 agents. Basel also devotes his time to real estate investing. He is confident in using real estate to achieve financial growth, and bases this confidence in years of experience. Basel currently owns several million dollars in real estate investments. He loves to share his skills with others and allow his clients to experience the same satisfaction in well-invested money. The entrepreneur in him cannot resist the excitement of a great investment, or the satisfaction in helping others build wealth. Basel’s focus on relationships is how he built his success. He finds that investing in others not only benefits them, but is the most worthwhile way for him to spend his time. The more relationships he builds, the more opportunities he gains in business. Basel’s “win-win†outlook creates positive energy and secures success wherever he brings his business.More Less