Susie and Israel

Susie and Israel


2571 Waukegan Rd. Suite 135
Bannockburn, IL 60015

About Susie Raffel & Israel Friedman ~ Susie and Israel have worked together as a husband and wife team for over thirty years and have been recognized continuously for being among the top Real Estate brokers in the Chicagoland area and throughout the United States. They are dedicated to helping sellers and buyers achieve their Real Estate goals and dreams ~ whether that means purchasing their first home or building their ultimate dream home, selling their property, relocating, retiring or investing in Real Estate. If you have any Real Estate questions, or need the services of experienced professional Realtors who will take the time to listen and put your needs first, please feel free to contact Susie and Israel. You will soon discover why Sellers and Buyers who work with Susie and Israel call them their "Favorite Realtors". 

There are many qualities and skills that go into being excellent real estate professionals ~ integrity, in-depth market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are indicative of how they work. In their experience as Real Estate professionals, they have also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting clients first. This means keeping themselves accessible, being good listeners as well as good communicators, and responding quickly to your needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been their approach and it requires them to continually improve their skills and ways of doing business. In addition, they have found that the latest technologies are enabling them to do everything they have always done, much more quickly and efficiently and have allowed them to extend the range of services they provide to their clients.                                                           


We always appreciate your referrals, and consider them the highest compliment we can receive!

Clients are saying:

"Susie & Israel were absolutely fabulous. We were relocating from out of State and Susie and Israel made the transition effortless as we moved across the country to be close to family. Susie and Israel really have heart in getting the perfect home for us. I so appreciate their skill set, knowledge and their over the top professional patience in finding our landing place. Thank you so much for caring about us. You both mean the world to us. Thank you!"

"For the last 20 years, Susie and Israel have been our go-to real estate professionals. They have represented us for both selling and buying homes. In 2019, in a terrible market for our area, they guided us on staging and pricing, and we followed their directives. They created beautiful marketing pieces, prepared a marketing strategy, and reached out to their vast network. We sold our house in less than one day! Then they used their expertise and relationship building to help us with a very tough and complicated negotiation on our new home – concluding with the exact results we were hoping for. They are real pros, and lots of fun too! We highly recommend Susie and Israel for your real estate needs!"

"Israel and Susie has helped us with selling one home and buying another. They are fantastic at what they do and no job is too small. They have always made us feel special as if we were their only client even though we know their realtor business is huge. It has been two years since we bought our last house and several times they helped us with issues that was way beyond the call of duty. They are both terrific to deal with and I HIGHLY recommend them as your realtor!"

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