Overall 5 star rating out of 28 reviews
"Phillip was very patient and always available whenever we requested his assistance"
"Philip is spectacular, I highly recommend him! He'll be completely honest with you about the market and your property, yet remain confident he can find a buyer if his outlook sounds like low odds. My condo had been on the market for 6 months when I came to Philip in October. His research was thorough, his Chicago market real estate knowledge was voluminous and his assessment of the situation ended up being spot-on. He threw himself and his office into the listing, updated me frequently and a month later had a buyer. Stunning. I know he treats all his clients very well because I've met several. Philip is an all-star!"
"As a former real estate broker, I have seen some really good agents, and some really bad ones. Philip falls in the former category. This is the 2nd time we have used Philip to sell one of our properties, and like last time, we were under contract very quickly. Philip excels in communication, market knowledge, and the process. He has been doing this for a very long time, and it shows. I cannot recommend Philip enough."
"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."
"Philip and his team made the entire process very smooth. From the market analysis, listing, showing, and sale, we couldn't have asked for a more professional management team. Strong marketing, quick sale, fair price....we are completely satisfied."
"Philip is proactive, assertive, and very responsive, and he found the best home for my husband and I. This house went on the market one afternoon, and Philip got us in to see it that evening. It happened to be everything we were looking for, which was a lot, and we moved in yesterday. Thank you, Philip, for your dedication, thoroughness, and expertise."
"Philip and his team are extremely knowledgeable of the market and neighborhood. He guided us through the listing, showing, and selling in such a way that we felt confident and relaxed throughout the entire process. The sale was quick, and the price was fair. I would recommend Philip to anyone considering selling or buying a home."
"Simply put, it's frightening to know there are first-time homebuyers out there that don't have a Philip Schwartz in their corner."
"I made poor Philip show me so many homes before we picked out the one we liked. His expertise on building materials came in exceptionally handy when going over the construction of each building we saw. Closing was a cinch. For the first time ever buying a home, Philip sure made it easy."
"Philip and Lisa were a great team of professionals to help sell my house. Several unusual issues came up during the sale, and they went above and beyond to answer my questions or fix any problems quickly and usefully. Also, in a perfect storm, the buyer's lender, and the attorneys on both sides, were not great communicators, and often unresponsive for days. Philip and Lisa kept the wheels turning to the best of their ability, often in the face of frustrating circumstances. I know they must have felt as aggravated as I often did during the period leading up to closing, but they moved ahead positively, and felt like harbors in a storm. Kudos to both--I absolutely recommend them for real estate transactions in Chicagoland."
"Perfect experience with Phillip's team. Very knowledgeable, responsive and effective."
"Great representative for the seller. Helped us get through the process with a solid support system. Thank you Philip and Lisa."
"Philip was very professional on handling all of my concerns. He was honest in his recommendations and thorough about the comps that he collected for me. I highly recommend Philip if you are looking for an honest and knowledgeable realtor."
"Philip went above and beyond for us. He always kept us informed, and was a pleasure to work with."
"Philip (and Lisa) made the selling experience of our non-conforming 4 flat very smooth. They are very responsive and actively took part in all aspects of the process, from talking to our tenants to dealing with zoning certs. It was a pleasure doing business with them."
"I was worried putting the house on the market in the dead of winter would be a hassle, but Philip assured me it would be fine. It was. We had offers on the first day and struck a deal by the end of the week. This transaction went as smoothly as it could thanks to Philp!"
"Philip is the true definition of a real estate agent--extremely knowledgeable, and "professional". Despite all my issues during the search and purchase of my Orland Park condo, Philip made me feel like more than just another client, and he stuck by me!! I will definitely ask Philip to handle any of my (or my family/friends) future real estate ventures."
"Philip sold my house in three days. THREE DAYS! Philip's real estate expertise and professionalism were key in making the process go smoothly from beginning to end. Thank you, Philip!"
"Philip was outstanding to work with and I would recommend him to any friend or family member. He was very upfront about various pricing strategies, where he expected it to sell, timing and what would be required. I believe his staging advice contributed to a quick sale at full price. Thank you Philip."
"Philip was great to work with. He guided me through the entire process and gave me honest feedback regarding the various properties I was considering. He truly made the entire home buying experience as painless as possible."
"My wife and I were having difficulties with our previous agent and I asked our mortgage broker, who is a friend, for the best agent he knows. He recommended Philip highly, and we were not disappointed.
We were a little nervous since we were looking in the suburbs and he is based on the city, but our mortgage broker said it didn't matter and he was right.
He is the most thorough and responsive agent we have ever worked with. He is extremely knowledgeable about building materials and has a very objective eye. Our house was a complicated foreclosure in Lake Forest, but he was on top of everything, and if it wasn't for him and how responsive he was, I think the other agent would not have not chosen our offer over the other multiple bids. We will have Philip sell our condo and found our agent for life. He is a true gentleman and professional."
"I felt I was in very good hands with Philip. I knew he would advocate for me and provide me the best possible outcome, no matter how much effort was needed. He is a fine businessman who possesses a high level of integrity."
"If your looking to buy a home or sell your existing home, Phillip will produce the results you are looking for. I have had the pleasure of working with him, and seeing how caring, detailed,and his vast knowledge and professional approach to reach the best end results for his clients. Philip by far is one of the best in the business, I will not hesitate to work with him in the future"
"Phillip was wonderful to work with. He gave us the information we needed to make informed decisions. He was at all times professional and attentive. I would definitely utilize his services again."
"Philip was great. Very detail oriented and stayed on the buyer until the deal was done. Glad we used him!!"
"Philip was constantly on top of the process and communicating with me as the seller. He helped to evaluate the offers and proceed to a swift close. The transaction was for a two-flat in a depressed neighborhood."
"My husband and I had a great experience with Philip. He's very knowledgeable on Chicago neighborhoods/ north suburbs and flexible with times he can meet you out. He helped us create a game plan for purchasing our home and was very patient with us..walked us through the entire process and transaction by connecting us with the right people to obtain financing.
We were shown numerous houses in the area over the course of a few months.
He was always willing to take the time to answer all of our questions.
We looked at a number of places and he gave his honest feedback and we never felt pressured
Phil, made an otherwise tedious process go smoothly and he is truly one of the best Chicagoland brokers we know.
Will definitely use him next time we are looking to buy or sell. Couldn't ask for anything more!"
"Philip has helped me with two home sales in recent years (one townhouse, one condo), and his expertise is truly unmatched in my several experiences with real estate agents. His expertise in pricing is particularly impressive, but I also appreciate his deep knowledge of not just real estate, but also building quality. He also has a great network of experts to tap throughout the process. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Philip Schwartz as a real estate agent and would hire him for buying or selling properties in a heartbeat."
"My husband and I were referred to Philip by a friend after our longterm agent took a hiatus from real estate. My husband and I are real estate investors. We live abroad and rely upon Philip for all of our real estate needs, including finding properties, viewing them (without us, of course) and breaking down the net return figures for us. I prefer a direct, no nonsense approach, and that is what Philip brings. He is always available to answer questions and view properties on our behalf. He walks us through the entire process and has set up a team of professionals to guide us from offer to closing. I trust him at his word. I never feel like I am one of many clients. I always feel like I am his only client. I can be a pain in the ass and he hasn't called me one yet, at least not to my face. So, if you want to buy a house, apartment building, townhouse, condo, or seek recommendations on some of the best taco places in Chicago, call Philip."
"Philip is amazing. He is very professional and knowledgeable about the Chicago marketplace. He is a straight-shooter with impeccable character. While each situation is unique, my home sold in 3 days at a very reasonable price. If you want someone you can trust with your hard-earned money, then stop searching and contact Philip today."
"This is the guy you want on your side. He is metric driven and direct; he won't waste your time.
When we received the first offer on our place (after only the second showing), he counseled to not accept. He ran numbers on the buyer's agent and projected the price range that her clients typically pay. They came back with an offer the next day that was at the high end of the range his model predicted."
"Philip helped us sell our home very fast. He is very professional and knowledgable. Followed up with us and/or our attorney on every question or concern we had during the process. We highly recommend him."
"Philip helped us close on a great house at a fantastic price. He was very knowledgable about everything, and taught us what we needed to know to buy our first house.
I would highly recommend Philip to anyone looking to find their perfect home in the Chicagoland area."
"We can't say enough great things about Philip. We just bought our first home in Chicago, and thanks to Philip (and Lisa!!) we found the absolute best place at the best price - and the process was absolutely painless!
Philip is your guy if you are looking for a home in the Chicago area, he is knowledgeable about the market, basically any and all Chicago neighborhoods, and will be able to give you the run down on all things buying and selling - as well as restaurants and things to do in the area. He is honest and direct, which we appreciated so much...if a place you are looking at is not for you, he will tell you! He will not tell you to buy a place if it is not a good deal, or there are issues with the building, or HOA if you are looking for a condo in the city like we did. He is not looking to sell you a house simply for the sake of the sale.
While looking for our new house, we could always call, text or email with any questions and Philip was quick to respond - and he will check in to check on how things are going and guide you through the entire process. I always knew where we were at in the process and what we could expect next, from our first meeting to signing on the dotted line at closing.
Great service, great guy - look no further if you are looking to buy or sell!"
"When starting the real estate search, I used Zillow to connect to local agents to see if I can find some one that is good to work with. After going through a few agents, we found Philip. He was very professional and knowledgeable and very helpful starting from our first encounter. As a first time homebuyers, I do not think the experience would have been as good as it has if Philip and his network were not evolved.
He has earned my business and loyalty and I'm sure he will earn yours if you give him a chance."
"We were first impressed with Philip on an interaction with a different realtor. We saw how professional he was and knew his stuff so we pursued him. We are lucky to have had him. He had access to listings that hadn't yet hit the market which was truly vital in our search. Philip knew what houses were worth scheduling a viewing for and what weren't just by looking at the listing. He was very knowledgeable in the walk through for each place we looked at and could easily identify areas for improvement and associated costs. He also did well in preserving our interests and conditions while being realistic with us at the same time. Philip is truly a closer and gets the job done. We will refer anyone looking to buy his way!"
"Sold our house quickly and aggressively. It was a real fixer-upper, but Philip knew what to do and we got our full asking price. He also stopped me from pouring more money into the house, which saved us in the long run."
"Philip 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."
"After multiple buy and sell transactions with Philip, I wouldn't consider looking anywhere else."
"Philip did an outstanding job and it was a delight to work with him. I was referred to Philip by a good friend who purchased a home though him with utmost satisfaction. We surely had the same experience and satisfaction level. Philip was professional, honest, patient, and very knowledgeable of the market and what to pursue for a good deal. He was very responsive and went out of her way to assist clients. I highly recommend him."
"Philip was wonderful. He is very knowledgeable about homes and neighborhoods. He was very patient with us as it took us a very long time to find the home we love. He was always available even with very short notice. He also responded to calls and texts within minutes. He was a pleasure to work with. We have already recommended him to three other family members who all also enjoy working with him."
"Philip was an outstanding partner for us throughout the sales process. He guided us through setting a price (using well-researched market data), negotiating a final price once we had an offer, and everything that came afterward. He also made sure we had beautiful pictures of our home and a full 3D tour. The best thing about working with Philip is that he does not mince words: he tells it to you straight, whether it's good, bad or ugly. This is critical in an agent so that you, as a seller (or buyer) can set your expectations realistically. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend him or his team to anyone."
"Philip worked with us vigorously to earn our trust. From providing data driven advice on whether a property was overpriced, to giving us advice on a property's potential issues with its structure or finishes, he truly cared about our goals.
We felt that Philip's communication style, speed of response to any questions we had, and knowledge of the buying and financing process met the highest of standards. This allowed us to work very efficiently and provided us with peace of mind.
We highly recommend Philip for his professionalism, work ethics, deep knowledge of the real state industry, and very personable and pleasant demeanor.
Leo and Julie"
"Philip helped us buy our first home. He is easy to communicate with, and is responsive. We had several "must haves" for the home he wanted, and he was patient with us. We were even involved in a Fannie Mae HomeStyle Renovation, and he guided us through it. He's very knowledgeable about craftsmanship, finishes, and the housing market we were looking to buy in."
"Philip made the selling process as simple as possible. He laid out clear expectations for the selling process and when we hit roadblocks, as always happens, he was quick to offer up options. All in all a very positive experience."
"Philip was great through the whole process. He was there every step of the way. If you're looking for what I consider one of the best, Philip is that guy! Thanks again."