Rick Ratajczyk

Rick Ratajczyk

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About Me

Everything is negotiable in suburban Chicago real estate except choosing the best broker and the best brokerage to bring you buying and selling success!


Born in Chicago and raised on the North Shore, Rick Ratajczyk has been a product of ˜knowledge meets determination™ his whole life. A three-sport, all-conference athlete and football scholarship winner, Rick's work ethic and competitiveness were formulated at a young age and translated into a ˜win-win™ philosophy for his real estate career. ˜Win-win™ accurately describes his supportive, team-oriented yet determined approach to helping you buy and sell with confidence and success.


Rick Ratajczyk understands the delicate balance between ˜home™ as a financial investment and ˜home™ as an emotional investment. He is a true partner, advisor and advocate for your suburban Chicago real estate needs, for any property type at any price point.


Supporting Background Information:


  • Member, National Association of REALTORS®
  • Member, Illinois Association of REALTORS®
  • Member, North Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS®
  • Former financial planner and investments strategist, New York Life Insurance Company
  • Former business owner and entrepreneur
  • Negotiations specialist with concentration in B2B contracts
  • Bachelor's degree, Columbia College, Chicago IL



Rick has an absolute passion for what he does and offers a very high level of client service. He™ll be your representative in one of the most important decisions of your life. If you are a buyer, seller or investor, he will be responsive and on top of the market's conditions, listening closely to gain a complete understanding of your requirements and firmly negotiating on your behalf. 


Selling a property is both a price war and a beauty contest. We have to make sure your home outshines the competition and attracts buyers with my artistic background and aesthetic sensibility for homes.


Contact me when you want to ˜win™ in the suburban Chicago real estate market!


Clients are saying:

"Rick was an absolute pleasure to work with. He helped relieve my stress and guided me every step of the way. He sold our condo for more than I thought it was worth! I’m so grateful to have used such an experienced and talented real estate broker. Thank you Rick!!!!"