As an agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home
Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.
A Little About Ricardo...
Ricardo began his career after graduating from the Indiana University School of Business with an emphasis in Marketing. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to each real estate transaction, having worked in Chicago real estate brokerage since 1999. His expertise in marketing, technology, customer service, and win-win negotiation skills have made him an invaluable asset to his clients.
Ricardo’s clients have ranged from first time buyers to CEO sellers to portfolio investors and high end renters. He has extensive knowledge of the single-family, multi-unit, townhome, condo, new construction, and rental markets. He also frequently assists his clients that move out of Chicago by connecting them with experts in other areas. Ricardo is also fluent in Spanish and can provide expert guidance and translation to the Latino market.
His areas of expertise are as diverse as Chicago’s neighborhoods, including South Loop, West Loop, River North, Gold Coast, Streeterville, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Roscoe Village, Lincoln Square, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukrainian Village, Logan Square, etc. When working with sellers to market his listings, he harnesses the power of technology, social media and a strong online presence in order to sell his properties for the best price in the shortest time possible. His finger is always on the pulse of the Chicago market, enabling him to stay ahead of the curve of the constantly evolving real estate market.
Ricardo has lived in Chicagoland all his life and is a great neighborhood resource for the best in Chicago, including schools, restaurants, street festivals, cafes, dog parks, etc. His hobbies include home improvement projects, playing drums, running with his dog, biking the lakefront, cooking, photography, and raising his two sons to be the best boys they can be.
Work with Ricardo and you’ll gain more than a real estate agent - you’ll gain a guide and advocate throughout the real estate process.
Ricardo Sells Chicago!
Designations: Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)