The Thomas Downing Group

The Thomas Downing Group

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Overall 5 star rating out of 18 reviews



"If I could give more stars, I would.Thomas Downing not only made this experience easy, but his personality and over all professionalism took all the stress out of trying to find the perfect home for my family. We can't thank you enough!"



"Thomas was an excellent Realtor to work with. He provided great insight into the local market and worked hard to market our property which enabled us to secure a buyer with 2 weeks. No hesitation in recommending Thomas as your realtor."



"Incredibly hardworking and knowledgeable Broker who is both friendly and professional."



"Great guy, and his experience came in handy when the buyer's lawyer tried to throw some last-minute curve balls. I'd gladly recommend him."



"Tom Downing is excellent at what he does. More importantly, he is a person of great integrity. He guided us through our home search, offer, and closing. He made the process understandable and provided valuable guidance along the way."



"With smile and an easy-going nature, @properties helped me throughout the entire process of buying my new home. Julie is the best. Her expertise, zero pressure, and open communication made things very smooth and worry free."



"Very professional, very satisfied!"



"Ever since we started thinking about buying our first home all our friends and family couldn't help themselves telling us about their stories of what a full of stress overwhelming experience it is, we met with some realtors and were still hesitating about starting the process until we meet Julie from @properties.

Our experience with Julie Schultz from @properties can only be described as wonderful and with a great happy ending, YES, we are home owners for the first time!!

Julie makes the perfect questions in order to understand her clients' needs and provide the best options in the market. She is very realistic when it comes to making an offer and her assessment of pros, cons and probabilities is very professional.

Her experience makes her a very knowledgeable and trust worthy voice when it comes to real state. She took a great amount of time with us and honestly we never felt overwhelmed, Julie is so kind and generous, she explain us every single detail of the process with great specificity and we always felt we had all the information we needed to move forward.

We recommend Julie Schultz and Thomas Downing @Properties with our eyes closed, finding our new home with Julie "having our back" was a memorable experience that we share with friends and family, we hope many other families in the area can have such a great experience in such an important process as finding the house you are going to make it your home."



""With smile and an easy-going nature, @properties helped me throughout the entire process of buying my new home. Julie is the best. Her expertise, zero pressure, and open communication made things very smooth and worry free.""



"It's clear Thomas is very passionate about what he does - his enthusiasm, tireless support and deep knowledge was amazing."



"From start to finish, I knew we were in expert care. He was extremely knowledgeable about the process, was VERY good at helping us negotiate the best price possible and was great to work with. Highly recommended!"



"I always felt like I was in good hands and that Tom has my back. He anticipated my needs and always delivered. Thanks Tom!"



"Awesome knowledge about homes, how the buying/selling process works. Very helpful and resourceful."



"He actually made the entire process fun! Not only did we feel like we had great representation during price negotiations, his calm, professional attitude kept us at ease the whole time."



"Tom went the extra mile in taking care of us (scheduling the inspection, being present at the inspection and closing, walking us carefully through the documents - even meeting with our mortgage broker!)"



"Tom was kind, friendly and helpful during the process of buying our home. He was very responsive. I'm super busy at work and Tom made it easy to navigate all of the details."



"I am new to Chicago and Thomas was referred to me by a friend. He is extremely knowledgeable about the current market, various Chicago neighborhoods and the ins and outs of the entire real estate process. Not only was my experience a huge success, it was a lot of fun working with Thomas. I couldn't be happier with my experience and will definitely recommend Thomas to anyone in need!"



"Thomas was wonderful to work with he was attentive and prompt. I got everything I wanted through negotiations. I just wish I was able to house hunt the North Shore longer together because we had a blast. I would definitely recommend Thomas."



"We met Thomas at an open house, while we did not like the particular home, we immediately knew this was the right personality and temperament to help us pursue our home search. Thomas was honestly exceptional. We would highly recommend him (and have). We hope to remain local friends as both my wife and I really appreciated the effort Thomas made to make us feel welcome and at home in a new part of the country!"



"Tom was fabulous through and through. He was organized, informative and made us feel like we were truly being taken care of every step of the process. We couldn't have dreamed of a better realtor."



"Tom was fantastic from day one. Exceeded all expectations and has already been highly recommended to our friends."



"Exceptional service. A broker who goes above and beyond. Would highly recommend to anyone buying or selling."



"Thomas is an outstanding realtor! He is without a doubt the most professional, caring, hard-working and thoughtful realtor we've ever had. We've sold a number of properties on the North Shore, but no one has else has shown the dedication, knowledge and integrity that Thomas possesses. He guided us through the process with clarity and empathy, understanding we had a cross-country relocation ahead with lots of moving pieces. He was communicative and accessible and always engaged with a tremendous sense of humor and graciousness. We were extremely pleased with the sale of our home and felt Thomas went above and beyond to deliver a wonderful result for our family."



"The absolute finest experience I've ever had, the ultimate pro."



"Tom is a true professional! He knows the market, listens to his customers and makes the experience fun. Thanks Tom!!!"



"Thomas has an honest passion for what he does. From beginning to end, we knew we were in good hands. We received the exact terms we were looking for and in a much faster timeframe than we anticipated. On top of that, his good-nature and humor actually helped make the whole process stress free. Thank you Thomas!"



"For my first real estate purchase, I don't think I could've asked for a better guide than Tom. He was very reassuring and caring every time I panicked and didn't think I could find what I hoped I'd be able to afford. He was always available to answer questions or just to check in during the process and made sure that I understood each step and that I was as comfortable as I could be. I highly recommend Tom for any of your needs, and I will be using him again, without a doubt, for my next purchase when the time comes!"



"I've worked with numerous realtors over the years. Tom is one of the best! He is extremely knowledgable about the market and goes above and beyond for his clients. Plus, he's a pleasure to deal with! Great, great realtor!"