Dave works in @properties' Commercial Division and specializes in working with investors. Whether real estate is your primary business, or a secondary income source, Dave wants to be your go-to investment resource. In addition to brokerage services, Dave has an extensive remodeling and construction background. His many business associates in contracting, property management, the legal profession, and much, much more can help to make or break a novice investor. As a real estate investor himself, Dave has done many flips and can provide the service you need to succeed. He has been deeply involved in property management for clients, so can also be an asset for absentee owners who need "boots on the ground" advice. As a member of numerous investor groups, like the Southside Builders Association, his network of contacts can play a critical role, whether you are buying, selling or holding.
Dave's specific areas of Commercial property expertise are 1) multi-unit buildings, and 2) mixed use property sales. While he is comfortable with the market as a whole, Dave is originally from the South Side and knows the South and West Side neighborhoods of Chicago like the back of his hand. If you are an aggressive investor seeking to maximize your investments' cap rates, Dave can discuss the risks and rewards of each neighborhood or suburb. And, if you are considering selling your income property, Dave will give you a no-nonsense, realistic estimate of the price at which it should sell.
Before entering real estate, Dave was the CEO of his own marketing and promotional consulting agency and spent many years in advertising and marketing, honing skills that come in handy in the real estate business. Dave started his career in banking, and spent over five years on LaSalle Street in Chicago and Wall Street in New York as an international commercial banker and cash management specialist. His analytic abilities are a huge benefit to buyers AND sellers of investment real estate. Here is his most recent client referral: "Consider yourself lucky if you are able to have Dave Urbaniak as your broker. He is, by far, the top broker I've worked with in years. His extremely strong work ethic is what's most noticable about Dave and that equates to the assurance that he will bend over backward to take care of your best interest as a client. In every real estate transaction there are obstacles to overcome and Dave was there every step of the way to assure smooth sailing. He comes highly recommended from my experience as his client."
Dave graduated with a degree in Finance and a concentration in Accounting from Bradley University.
Clients are saying:
"Mitch Aronson and Dave Urbaniak are awesome. They bring tons of knowledge to the table, they are very professional and friendly. The level of customer service provided was superb. These two actually showed that they love what they do and only want the best for their clients. They went above and beyond the call of duty."
"Due to my special needs, both financial and medical, Dave proved to be extremely helpful on everyoccasion. He also shared a unique sense of humor through some stressful times that was greatly appreciated. I would happily recommend him as a broker to any friends that might be looking. He is a unique and special asset to @properties.Andrew Reeb"