Anthony Rouches, founding broker at @properties and co-principal at Urban Realty Works. With over two decades of real estate development, management & brokerage experience Anthony and his team at Urban Realty Works serve as Advisors to the Real Estate community at large, consulting residential & commercial clients, developers and private equity firms. As long-time real estate investors, we own and manage residential & commercial properties in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin & Greece.
Our disciplined business approach and industry expertise have gained the trust of our clients resulting in a multitude of successful projects & purchases throughout the Midwest. Whether master planning a mixed-use development, staging a home for sale, sourcing third party vendors or underwriting a proposed restaurant venue, we will provide thoughtful and unique perspectives to each project.
Our high level of professionalism, thorough knowledge of the residential and commercial markets, and attention to detail ensure you of a pleasurable and prolific real estate experience. We will never lose sight of the fact that the sale or purchase of a home or investment property is a significant event in the seller's or buyer's life. We will not regard your transaction as just another deal.
Born and raised in the Midwest and proud to call Chicago home for the past 20 years, Anthony has developed an affection for Chicago's diverse population and can stake claim as one of the few brokers in the city to have sold a home in every one of the 77 neighborhoods. Anthony's business development and management background along with a deep understanding of construction and renovation bring a wide depth of insight to your overall real estate experience, providing expert advice throughout all phases of the buying/selling process and skillfully handling any situation and negotiation.
Our passion for architecture, innovation and design enable us to help buyers see beyond the obvious and our sharp aesthetic sensibility along with our deep understanding of construction and renovation allows us to counsel sellers on preparing their properties for maximum exposure.
Anthony enjoys Chicago's numerous cultural offerings and its top-notch dining scene and is always eager to talk about the vibrant and tough to beat restaurant landscape in Chicago. A serial entrepreneur with a passion for "food, beverage and everything in between," Anthony continues to invest in the food and beverage industry where he had a successful 15 career working with some of the top operators, chefs and hotels in the country.
"The most rewarding part of my position is the appreciation shown by our clients after the closing and the trust they place in us by referring their closest friends and most important associates," says Anthony. "That's how I know we are doing a good job."
Contact Anthony Rouches and Urban Realty Works to help you achieve your real estate goals and prepare yourself for an unparalleled level of service.
Clients are saying:
"I would recommend Anthony Rouches to anyone looking for a real estate broker!In my case I used Anthony to sell a condo.He helped me greatly before I signed on to using his services by giving me the name of a charity that would empty out the entire condo which many other charities would not do.Anthony was recommended by a friend who used Anthony to sell a property after another broker failed to do so.
When I signed the contract I gave Anthony the keys and I left the rest to him!He followed through and he made sure the punch list post inspection was taken care of..He was realistic as far as pricing the unit and all told it was two Months from the signing of the contract to the closing,fantastic!
Once more I highly recommend using Anthony who is also a down to earth great guy!"
"If you're looking in the HPK area, he's the man. Anthony is a genuine broker whose only agenda is his clients' satisfaction. Knowledgable, level-headed, and down to earth; I'd recommend him to my closest family members--oh wait, I already have!"
"My wife and I had a fantastic home buying experience with Anthony Rouches. He met with us and discussed our situation, goals and what we were looking for. He kept in contact and was easy to communicate with. He brought us options that were what we were looking for and has great vision and taste. We closed on the property we were looking for and he took us all the way. We strongly recommend Anthony to anyone. Great experience."
"Anthony is the best!"
"Anthony's always looking out for clients' best interests. He's extremely knowledgable and a straight shooter. Consummate professional. This is the guy you want helping you buy or sell a house."