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A life long resident of Chicago's norther suburbs, I am unconditionally committed to providing excellence & integrity to my clients before, during & after each sales transaction. I strive to set the standard for service & endeavor to make a difference in the lives of my clients; to treat my clients the way I would like to be treated. I counsel people just like you on how to achieve their real estate goals and maximize the gain on their real estate investments. Your real estate needs and goals are among the highest of my priorities.
- National Referral Network
Whether you are moving across town or across the country, it's important for you and your famiy and friends to have an agent you can trust. I am part of an exclusive network of real estate professionals that operate throughout North America and are committed to serving and providing value to their clients before during and after each transaction just like me. My elite network of Realtors is responsible for nearly 1 in every 8 homes sold in North America; that's a stagering number! Let me know if you need help outside of Illinois.
Michael Cell holds notable designations and has won the following awards:
- Five Star Real Estate Professional Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016
Five Star Professional partnered with Chicago magazine to determine the real estate agents in the Chicago area who provide exceptional service and overall satisfaction. Those who participated in the research provided the name of a Realtor and rated that individual according to criteria such as integrity, communication and customer service. The Five Star award goes to less than 7% of real estate agents.
- GRI- Graduate Realtor® Institute
Graduate REALTOR® Institute designees have taken a minimum of 90 hours of specialized real estate related courses. Nationally recognized as top performers in the real estate industry, GRIs are dedicated to bringing you the knowledge and guidance you need to make your transaction go smoothly.
- ABR- Accredited Buyer's Representative
The Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC), an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
- Nominated for the 2016 NAR Good Neighbor Award
For having collected and delivered more than 7 tons of non-perishables to local food pantries in Northfield and Deerfield since 2006.
Michael is also actively involved in the Habitat For Humanity organization. In 2006 Michael flew to Baton Rouge, LA to help build 4 homes in a one week blitz for families whose lives were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. There he worked side by side with not only the families who were going to move into the homes, but also with 100+ Realtors from all over the country with a common goal and interest.
Clients are saying:
"From the moment I met Michael, I knew I was in good hands. He was very sympathetic to what we needed done, given we were selling my recently deceased's mother's home. The home needed some work and Michael had a resource list that was quite extensive. Each person on that list did an absolutely wonderful job, whether it was the painters, junk removal, estate sales people, carpeting, general handyman or attorney to help with the closing. Once the home was ready to be listed Michael suggested a competitive listing price and of course, we had a contract within a week of listing it! We sold the home in the fall, the slower period in fact. I am certain that were it not for Michael, we would still be trying to sell my mother's home.
Thank You Michael!!!!"