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About Us


The OSC Team with @properties is a full service group of Realtors, offering concierge-level service to our clients. With over 16 years experience we are your go-to source for all things Chicago Real Estate.

 

Olin Eargle

Team Lead | Broker | Advisor

A Top Producer with @properties, Olin Eargle is ranked as one of Chicago's top brokers. After receiving his Illinois Real Estate Brokers license over a decade ago, Olin has proven himself in the competitive real estate industry with countless satisfied clients. Olin prides himself on not just intimately knowing the Chicago real estate market but also leveraging that comprehension into repeat success for his clients. This has translated to millions in sales, endless referrals, and the honing of a marketing strategy that is proven to work. Olin's education distinguishes him from most brokers. He has received 4 additional designations after furthering his studies in the Real Estate industry and in 2015 graduated from the National Association of Realtors Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI®). He is also a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, is an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR®), a Certified Negotiations Expert (CNE®),a Real Estate Negotiations Expert (RENE®) and a Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®). He is the team lead for the Olin Sells Chicago team.

After working in this industry for over 12 years and working with renters, buyers, and sellers, Olin creates marketing strategies that leverages his knowledge of how buyers and renters think, what they look for in a property and what motivates an offer. With a degree in Advertising and Marketing, combined with a strong work ethic, Olin knows how to position a property in this market, thereby creating maximum exposure and attracting qualified buyers.

Prior to becoming a broker, Olin worked for Oprah Winfrey, and HARPO Studios where he became an expert at dealing in high pressure situations. There, he gained a unique skillset including a knack for savvy negotiations, strong communications, and the art of professionalism, each of which has served him well in the real estate industry.  His Motto is "Offering Concierge Level HOUSE-pitality to all clients".

As an investor in Real Estate himself, he understands how to find a property that will not only hold its value but be a solid income producer; his goal is to continue building a portfolio of properties in Chicago.  Olin currently lives on the Northwest side of Chicago with his partner and 2 dogs. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Advertising and a minor in Theatre Arts. He also sits on the Executive Board for the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois.

 

Luis Catalan

Broker

Before joining @properties, Luis spent over a decade working as a freelance musician performing with orchestras in the US as well as Canada, Austria, and Italy. A Georgia native who relocated to Chicago in 2014, Luis began his career in real estate as a virtual concierge for a Chicago-based Airbnb company. Luis comes to the @properties and the OSC team as a buyer and seller's agent specializing in Lakeview, Edgewater, and Lincoln Park. Luis brings a dynamic approach to real estate by tailoring custom marketing and negotiation strategies to maximize profits while minimizing the stress of the home buying process.

In his spare time, Luis enjoys cooking and entertaining friends, experimenting with new dishes for Supper Clubs, exploring Chicago's expansive food scene, and spending time at the beach with his miniature Siberian Husky. He lives in Boystown in a one-of-a-kind 3 story converted warehouse.

*se habla español 

 

Chad Schayes

Broker

Chad gives the guidance and support necessary through every step of the buying and selling process. Joining @properties with a background in hospitality management, visual merchandising/marketing, and fitness instruction, Chad brings a wide range of skillsets to the table to achieve his clients' successful transaction. His excitement for building lasting relationships, planning creative marketing, and real estate overall will be evident when you meet.

After graduating from Kent State University in Ohio, Chad has made his home in Ravenswood for the past seven years. Aside from real estate, he is an passionate cyclist and runner, participating in charity events such as the AIDS/Lifecycle, Ride for AIDS Chicago, and the Chicago Marathon. If he is not in the office, you can find him biking around all of Chicago's diverse neighborhoods.

As a homeowner himself, Chad understands the buying and selling experience is unique and personal.  "It will be a process, but my goal is to make this moment enjoyable and successful" he says.  Once you become a client, you are joining a team of people dedicated to your success.

 

Nick Jenness

Client Service Manager

Nick comes to The OSC Team at @properties with a background in marketing and customer service. As the Client Service Manager, he works alongside the team with all aspects of the clients journey of home buying and selling. Offering Conceirge Level HOUSE-pitality is the team motto and doing just that for our buyers and sellers is Nicks goal. We intimately walk clients step by step through the process of buying or selling a home, offering our conceirge service for those moving into Chicago from elsewhere in the city or out of state and always being available to service our clients. 

After graduating from The University of Missouri, Nick made his way to Chicago and worked for onPeak where he supported marketing account managers by assisting with the planning and creating of client marketing programs as well as managing a portfolio of over 30 events. This background in the ever evolving world of marketing will help in creating and implementing marketing for The OSC Team and keeping them ahead of the game in Chicago.

 

Vendors

We have a team of professionals who work hand in hand with us from the beginning of your search to the closing and beyond. If you're in need of a mortgage lender, attorney, or someone else to help you in your home buying process, click here. Tell them Olin sent you.

Clients are saying:



"Olin is a dream to work with when buying or selling a home. This is our second time working with him because he and his team are an invaluable resource to both buyers and sellers. This most recent time, Olin helped us sell out home. Olin is attentive to detail, quick to respond, and his personality immediately puts you at ease. Olin does his research and makes sure that you are comfortable with everything throughout the selling process. I cannot recommend him enough!"