List with Jon: Average List Price to Sales Price: 99.7%, Ave. Market Time 29 days
With over $85 million in closed sales, Jon is one of the top real estate brokers at @properties. He joined @properties in 2008 and is one of the founding agents. Thanks to his follow through and attention to detail, he has developed lasting and trusted relationships with his clients, as well as the negotiation skills he prides himself on. Jon listens and provides straightforward advice. His candor and track record of successful results are why his clients continue to come back to him.
Jon resides in the Lincoln Square neighborhood. As a Chicago native, Jon has lived in several other Chicago neighborhoods including Lakeview and West Town and has a broad base of knowledge of the city and its amenities. Jon is well-traveled and speaks four languages (English, Spanish, Hebrew, and Brazilian Portuguese).
Clients are saying:
"I have purchased and sold 7 properties throughout my lifetime thus far in various cities, and Jon is the best realtor I have dealt with yet! He listens to your needs, asks appropriate questions to narrow down the search criteria, and is completely honest about the pros and cons of every property and neighborhood. He knows Chicago, and can really steer a newcomer (or anyone) to the perfect property and area that suits their personality. He is diligent and resourceful, and as his client I never felt like any request, question or concern was immaterial or trivial. He is trustworthy and highly professional. I know that he had many clients while working with me, but felt like he was my personal realtor. That's how attentive and great he is!"
"Jon Gerstein is a full-service realtor, and we ran to him when we were ready to purchase our second home with him after our family grew. What makes Jon special is his ability to make you feel as though you are his only client, and through the process of buying our home, he's now become a friend.
Jon is conscientious and direct - he represents you as a client, and will give you his direct impression of how things are progressing - both good and bad. That honesty gives you confidence you're making the right decision for your family.
I give Jon the highest regard possible in terms of recommendation. We worked on buying a rehabbed home with him, and he researched everything possible to help us make the right decisions with negotiations. He also has trusted partners in the mortgage and legal side, which is a big advantage. With Jon, I never felt like it was a business decision, he worked with us on every decision, and it felt like he was part of our family."
"Jon was an incredible realtor for us! In the middle of a pandemic, we found ourselves having to move cross country and were in a small, temporary apartment for a few months. We have 2 young kids and desperately needed an outdoor space. Jon sent us properties daily, gave his perspective on each one, and was super quick to jump on hot homes to ensure we were first. Jon was diligent and found us the perfect home here in Chicago and made the entire rental closing process quick, simple and stressful. Would absolutely recommend Jon to anyone!!! He's a phenomenal realtor."
"Dr. Barry and Rosalie Zaransky
Buyer, River North
"When we first started working with Jon, we were quickly impressed by his work ethic and the fact that he actually seemed to care about finding us a condo that we'd love...not just making a sale. We were not even living in Chicago at the time we purchased our condo from Jon, and because of our previously negative experiences with brokers we were very anxious about the whole process, but Jon's relaxed, confident demeanor quickly put us at ease. There were several days we saw 10-12 condos and Jon's ability to schedule all of these showings was quite impressive. Several things separate Jon from previous brokers we have worked with including his ability to thoroughly research a property and clearly present the information he has gathered. His approach is organized and comprehensive, but he manages to do this without the pressure one often feels from salespeople. Jon's passion for his job is also a breath of fresh air, especially at a time when many brokers are burned out and frustrated, often seemingly just going through the motions. Jon walked us through every step of the process in buying our River North Condo, and did it in a way that made us feel both comfortable and confident that we were getting a great deal. We are now happily sitting in our beautiful condo looking at the beautiful Chicago skyline...appreciative of Jon for all his hard work...Thanks Jon!""
"When my wife and I decided it was time to sell our condo, we reached out to Jon. He had success in our area selling condos that were similar to ours. We also received great feedback from those that worked with Jon in the past. Our experience exceeded expectations. Jon is excellent at his job. He is knowledgeable about what needs to get done in order to sell your property, but he is also patient in working with your ability to get those things done. He is excellent at staying in communication with you throughout the whole process. We are very happy to have worked with Jon. His humor, hard work, and attitude were the perfect fit for us. Thanks Jon!"