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With 15 years of selling building materials and 13 years of selling real estate, Philip has spent almost his entire professional career around the residential housing market. During this time, he has interfaced with architects, engineers, inspectors, and contractors. He brings a unique expertise to every home he markets. With insights in not just the materials used, but the methods employed to build the home, Philip can see beyond the flash, and evaluates the substance.
Philip and his team continue to be recognized among the top Realtors in Chicago, having sold 90 million dollars in real estate, and counting.
A member of the Chicago Association of Realtors since 2005, he is a certified Real Estate negotiator (CREN) and Military Relocation Professional (MRP). He has been featured in Chicago Magazine, CBS news, and Curbed Chicago, offering tips and techniques for investing and flipping homes, as well as home values in Portage Park and Chicago.
Philip’s family has roots in Chicago dating back to the Great Chicago Fire: his great-grandfather was a Chicago fireman. When he is not selling real estate, he is active in his own community, sitting on the board of the Portage Park Neighborhood Association. Currently, he and his wife are restoring their historic bungalow in Portage Park, in the heart of the bungalow belt. He spends much of his free time gardening, cooking, and on his motorcycle. He also focuses a lot of time towards some of his favorite charities including animal rights, food for the less fortunate, and blood drives. Philip has a BS in Political Science from Northern Arizona University. He writes the food blog One Hungry Agent.
Clients are saying:
"After multiple buy and sell transactions with Philip, I wouldn't consider looking anywhere else."
"Phil took care of me and did everything he could to make the process as straightforward as possible. I was very impressed with his level of professionalism and focus on relationships."
"Agents Phillip Schwartz & Steve Davis were terrific throughout our process. They key, for me, was they listened us. The information they provided was spot-on, and we developed an ideal working relationship. Phillip walked us through the whole process & answered ALL of our questions. Job well done."
"I highly recommend Philip Schwartz! Philip recently helped me sell my 2-flat, and I look forward to working with him in the future on other real estate transactions. His background in building materials is invaluable, as are his many successful years in the real estate industry. I commend his attention to detail, his tenacity, and his professionalism."
"It was great working with Philip. He has a in depth knowledge of the market and his guidance is perfect. We had a great experience working with Philip and would recommend him to folks wanting to buy, lease or sell property. He is direct and has a straight approach which is always the reality."