Zak Herman seamlessly combines an old school work ethic with the analytical competency and technological proficiency required of the modern real estate agent. In today's marketplace, agents need to assist buyers and sellers in gaining a competitive advantage by utilizing all available resources at their disposal. Zak strives to be on the forefront of advances in the real estate field to deliver superior results for his clients.
Zak graduated from Indiana University's Kelly School of Business with concentrations in Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship and, prior to entering sales, worked in luxury development in the Chicagoland area. His clients benefit from a superior analytical perspective of the of the local market and ability to translate that into successful arguments when buying or selling. His background ensures he has the ability to offer a wide range of services tailored to clients' specific needs whether they be first time buyers or seasoned investors.
An understanding of cutting edge marketing tools and the ability to manage their deployment over various digital mediums allows for an aggressive approach when marketing listings. Zak's use of photo, video, and interactive 3-D tours on all listings and knowledge of their benefits on numerous social media and real estate search websites allows him to use the right product on the right platform and guarantee his clients maximum exposure. Zak maintains a fully functional personal website for marketing his listings which affords him the ability to precisely target, capture, and re-market to prospective buyers with an extreme degree of control and efficacy. He combines this with systems emphasizing customer service, communication, and speed to deliver a streamlined approach to the modern buying and selling process.
In 2011 he appeared on HGTV's House Hunters and has been featured in numerous Chicago Sun Times articles regarding his experience rehabbing Chicago bungalows. He currently lives in West Town and enjoys Chicago's vibrant restaurant scene and Crossfit.
Clients are saying:
"Zak exceeded our expectations for our first home buying experience. Not only through our home search but throughout the entire process all the way to closing."
"Zak is simply amazing. Well rounded and knowledgeable. When he says I have a person that you can use, trust him! It will make your process so much quicker. Great Job! Thank you, Zak."
"Zak was a fabulous broker and helped us through the home buying process. He was always available when we had questions and brought his personal flare to the home search and knew what we were looking for. I would recommend Zak to all my friends and family."
"Zak was phenomenal to work with. He made the home-buying process very simple and was there to guide us each step of the way. We appreciated his responsiveness and in-depth knowledge. Would recommend him to anyone!"
"Zak was the best part of our home buying experience except for actually finding our dream home. He was very patient and informative as we were first-time buyers and helped us find exactly what we wanted, where we wanted it, when we wanted it. He helped guide us through the ambiguous process and would absolutely recommend him to any and all in need of a superb realtor."