ECOBROKER - Broker
2007-2014 Top Producer, Awarded by the Chicago Association of Realtors Michael Kaplan has earned the title of Top Producer with the Chicago Association of Realtors for the last eight years, and has sold over $100,000,000 since 2002.
His 23 years of experience includes both residential and commercial properties. Michael prides himself on being an expert in analyzing the market and he utilizes the most sophisticated internet technology to sell properties faster. In 2013, he was able to sell his listings 3 times faster and 10% more than the competition, receive 106% of list price, and increased his production by 164%.
Michael enjoys working very closely with buyers, and he makes sure they find exactly what they are looking for. Sellers work with Michael because of his heavy emphasis on marketing, and dedication to getting the highest price for his clients. He also insists on meeting every buyer at the property to ask detailed questions and get accurate feedback to his sellers. Having worked exclusively with buyers in his first 5 years in the business, he knows the mind set of the buyers. His diligence and expert analysis ensures that the whole selling process will be handled smoothly & professionally. He helps to manage clients' expectations by detailing the entire process up front. He also has a team of professionals to assist him with the home buying/selling process to ensure it goes right.
Michael puts his clients' needs first from the initial needs analysis to the assembly of the team that will result in a successful closing.
Michael is happily married with 2 children. His activities include krav maga, kung fu, fishing, bike riding, scuba diving, and music.
Clients are saying:
"Michael was there for us every step of the way providing excellent guidance, enthusiasm, and knowledge of the purchase process. I highly recommend his services!"
"Michael did a great job in selling our place, it sold in 4 days! He was straightforward as we discussed what a realistic price was and went with it. He was spot on with his recommendation for list price and sale price. Michael was very professional and always answered phone calls and emails promptly. I am glad I used Michael to sell my house and would use him again without question. I highly recommend him for all your Real Estate needs."
"We have used Michael twice to purchase our homes. Michael is diligent regarding finding what we want. We have used his services in both the city and the suburbs. What we really like about Michael is his honest feedback, even if it isn't what we want to hear. Michael's response time (emails, texts, phone) is extremely quick - this is of immense value to us. We will definitely choose Michael as our real estate agent should we move again."
"He is a knowledgeable and experienced agent.he was always on time to the appointments and when he met us the first time he become friend for life. He listened and found the perfect loft for us ! He enjoyed his job and it shows ;) if I have to buy another place I will be calling him fior sure"
"Micheal was very professional and responsive. Micheal utilized technology to assist in the execution of documents and setting appointments. Outlook calender's invites were provided to ensure that my wife were both available for showing. Micheal coordinated the purchase of new home and sold my existing home, not just once, but twice! Technology for coordinating is a plus, however Micheal picked up the phone to provide immediate feedback on showings, open houses, or negotiations."