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5.0 (22 reviews)
(773) 275-3100
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    07/18/2014
    $240,000
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    07/11/2014
    $272,000
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    07/01/2014
    $153,000
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    07/01/2014
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    06/24/2014
    $412,500
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      - Highly likely to recommend
      07/17/2014 - neetalj
      Bought a Condo home in 2014 in Near North, Chicago, IL.
      Sam was a fantastic agent and when it comes to time to buy our next house he will be the very first call. Here are some details:

      1) Professionalism. So few real-estate agents take the time to understand your needs and perform the prep work prior to actually meeting you. Sam was perfect on both counts. Prior to visiting homes, he would send over a detailed schedule of the properties. This was immensely helpful as I travel extensively and this allowed us to be as efficient as possible. Moreover, he was always very accommodating of our choice on properties rather than pushing something.

      2) Negotiation skills. Sam was our trusted adviser. If there was anything that we needed help with Sam came through. This was especially apparent with his negotiation skills. Without him I can honestly say that we would not have been able to get this property.

      3) Expertise. I feel like there is no one in Chicago that Sam does not know. He knew all the real estate agents, all the loan officers, all the right people to make our dream house a reality. We probably had the most competent team that could possibly be assembled and, moreover, some of the nicest people too. This made the home buying process a positive experience.
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      - Likely to recommend
      06/30/2014 - user8159272
      Sold a Other home in 2014 in Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL.
      Sam did a really nice job helping me find my condo. He knew the neighborhoods I was looking at well and that helped guide my search process. He was also responsive and attentive, making sure we were competitive with our terms in a tough buying market. Good organization/business sense.
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      - Highly likely to recommend
      06/27/2014 - mrarus
      Bought a Condo home in 2014 for approximately $325K in Palmer Square, Chicago, IL.
      Sam was a phenomenal Realtor. I could not have asked for someone more thoughtful, knowledgeable and dedicated. Although my purchase was probably one of his smaller transactions he put an extreme amount of time and effort into the process. He always has his client's best interest in mind and I recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.  MoreLess
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