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Anthony Rouches, founding broker at @properties and co-principal at Urban Realty Works. With over two decades of real estate development, management & brokerage experience Anthony and his team at Urban Realty Works serve as Advisors to the Real Estate community at large, consulting residential & commercial clients, developers and private equity firms. As long-time real estate investors, we own and manage residential & commercial properties in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin & Greece.
Our disciplined business approach and industry expertise have gained the trust of our clients resulting in a multitude of successful projects & purchases throughout the Midwest. Whether master planning a mixed-use development, staging a home for sale, sourcing third party vendors or underwriting a proposed restaurant venue, we will provide thoughtful and unique perspectives to each project.
Our high level of professionalism, thorough knowledge of the residential and commercial markets, and attention to detail ensure you of a pleasurable and prolific real estate experience. We will never lose sight of the fact that the sale or purchase of a home or investment property is a significant event in the seller's or buyer's life. We will not regard your transaction as just another deal.
Born and raised in the Midwest and proud to call Chicago home for the past 20 years, Anthony has developed an affection for Chicago's diverse population and can stake claim as one of the few brokers in the city to have sold a home in every one of the 77 neighborhoods. Anthony's business development and management background along with a deep understanding of construction and renovation bring a wide depth of insight to your overall real estate experience, providing expert advice throughout all phases of the buying/selling process and skillfully handling any situation and negotiation.
Our passion for architecture, innovation and design enable us to help buyers see beyond the obvious and our sharp aesthetic sensibility along with our deep understanding of construction and renovation allows us to counsel sellers on preparing their properties for maximum exposure.
Anthony enjoys Chicago's numerous cultural offerings and its top-notch dining scene and is always eager to talk about the vibrant and tough to beat restaurant landscape in Chicago. A serial entrepreneur with a passion for "food, beverage and everything in between," Anthony continues to invest in the food and beverage industry where he had a successful 15 career working with some of the top operators, chefs and hotels in the country.
"The most rewarding part of my position is the appreciation shown by our clients after the closing and the trust they place in us by referring their closest friends and most important associates," says Anthony. "That's how I know we are doing a good job."
Contact Anthony Rouches and Urban Realty Works to help you achieve your real estate goals and prepare yourself for an unparalleled level of service.
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Angelo is pleased to be affiliated with @properties, Chicagoland's leading Real Estate marketer. He has extensive experience in both Residential and Commercial properties having sold single family homes & condominiums, in addition to retail & multi-unit investment properties throughout the entire Chicagoland area. Being a Chicago native, and having lived both in the city and the suburbs, has helped Angelo develop into a very versatile real estate broker. His ability to equally adapt, to both the suburban and Chicago markets, has become the foundation of his business. Maximizing his clients' profits, by selling their property for the best price in the shortest amount of time, is Angelo's ultimate goal. When working with homebuyers, Angelo works diligently with his clients to: ensure that they make an informed decision about the property they buy, find the best property that meets all their needs and structure a contract that will secure that property at the best possible price and terms.
Angelo is a proven leader who has excelled in all his business ventures including managing a multi-million dollar food manufacturing & distribution business. Stemming from a diverse business and educational background, which includes a B.A from De Paul University, Angelo has developed a strong work ethic and the mindset that hard work, determination and enthusiasm are the driving force and a necessary means for success. Having owned his own business, previous to his career in real estate, has allowed him to acquire the necessary skills and leadership qualities required to persevere in the highly competitive world of Real Estate.
"I love Real Estate, and I especially love assisting my clients in making prudent real estate decisions. As I grow my business, the greatest compliment I can ever receive is a referral from my family and friends! If you or anyone you know needs assistance in the sale or purchase of a property, then please have them contact me at any time for additional information or with questions or concerns."-Angelo G. Apostolou
Angelo currently lives in the Western Suburbs with his wife and 3 sons. He has a passion for coaching football and playing guitar and composing music. He spends his free time mentoring children on the football field by teaching them the fundamentals of the game while teaching them important life lessons along the way.
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Per brings to his position a wealth of experience in real estate and related fields, including restoration of vintage homes, development of multifamily housing, land development, and construction, both residential and commercial.
Having obtained an M.A. at the University of Minnesota in Humanities, he taught for a number of years at the City Colleges of Chicago, where one of the areas he taught was the History of Architecture. After that he joined his father in building houses, and worked as a builder and contractor, specializing in historical restorations.
From his years of doing land development in Will County, Illinois, as well as in Tennessee and Indiana, Per is very familiar with the approval process for subdivisions and infill projects. He has worked with several condo projects, both as developer and as broker, and has a good instinct for appropriate marketing approaches.
Per's deep knowledge of construction issues and solutions, together with his extensive knowledge of both the Chicago Building Code and the International Building Code, makes him the logical choice for a listing broker.
An early adapter of all things Apple, Per focuses his marketing on the Internet. He is particularly taken with the potential reach of Adwords, and social media advertising, and supplements @properties internet advertising with his own customized websites and internet campaigns.
A resident of the Logan Square area for a number of years, Per now lives in Hyde Park where has lived for thirty years with his wife Vivian. He is an avid racquetball player, and one of the founding members of the Land Conservancy of Will County.