Mark Jak

Mark Jak

ABR, CLHMS - Broker
         
MOBILE
312.330.2340
OFFICE
773.472.0200
FAX
773.472.0202
EAST LINCOLN PARK OFFICE

548 W. Webster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

In the top 1% of realtors based on sales volume, Mark Jak is @properties Go to agent when looking to buy or sell a home in his native city of Chicago. A proud Lincoln Square Real Estate agent and a resident for more than 20 years, Mark has a complete understanding of the uniqueness and richness of each neighborhood on the north side of Chicago. His clients”who he considers partners throughout the entire process”come to Mark for his calm and collected demeanor; his nuanced approach to negotiations; and his reputation for tenaciously protecting his clients™ interests.

Real estate came naturally to Mark, whose family started rehabbing and selling homes in the Chicago suburbs at a young age. Mark is one of only 2% of Realtors who hold an Accredited Buyers Agent designation. Buyers appreciate his ability to temper their excitement with patience to help obtain the most value for the home of their dreams during the negotiating stage. In addition, once his clients move into their dream home they know they can”and do”call him years after the transaction to get advice on renovation projects or other home ideas.

Sellers count on Mark to promote their home to the most qualified pool of buyers. Mark leverages a unique marketing platform that includes both online and offline elements to achieve ideal property exposure, which culminates in a 98% list to sale ratio. Mark's staging expertise has been featured in both realtor magazines and how-to videos. His clients often rely on his knack for tracking down the best, most affordable, tastiest, or friendliest spot in the area.

To date, Mark has achieved over $100 million in career sales. A Chicago Luxury Realtor, Mark is a graduate of The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing. Clients find that his creativity, diplomacy and analytical skills give them the edge in the ever-changing real estate market. His ability to stay one step ahead of foreseeable problems makes him an invaluable asset for buyers and sellers alike.  

Mark is an active member of the community. He is on the board of Chicago based Envision Unlimited, which helps individuals with disabilities by integrating clients into the community. Through his volunteer efforts he received the 2008 Volunteer of the Year award from ARC Illinois. Mark is also a proud member of the Lake View Rotary Club and a member of the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce.  When he is not working or volunteering he spends time with friends in Chicago and at his cottage in Southwest Michigan, playing tennis, walking his pugs, and reading. 





Clients are saying:



"Mark went above and beyond in helping us sell our condo. Our association had issues that had prevented most of the original owners in the building to sell. Mark found a workaround that resulted in us finding a buyer. And even when there were complications with the closing, Mark stuck with it and worked tirelessly to help get the deal done. We are very grateful for his efforts, and highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell property."



"Mark made selling my home as easy as it could be. Not only because of his knowledge of the market but also his great attention to details both big and small. I would definitely recommend Mark to anyone looking to buy or sell a home."



"Working with Mark was a great experience. He was very knowledgeable about everything and knew from our first meeting exactly what I was looking for. He was informative during the whole process and was always available for questions and gave me great recommendations for services even after the purchase."



"Our experience with Mark Jak was outstanding. From the outset he was professional, brought expert insights to our transaction and set us up for success. The others on his team...photographer, videographer, and assistant all brought the same level of expertise and top notch customer service."



"Mark always goes above and beyond, thank you!"


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