Licensed in both Illinois & Michigan
The most important factors in choosing a realtor are:
- Expert knowledge of The Real Estate Market
- Strong negotiation skills - Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
- A dedicated professional who works exclusively by referral and past clients.
- Exemplary Customer Service
- Honesty & Integrity
As a native of Chicago's north side, Santiago has experienced first hand the positive changes and market appreciation in many of Chicago's neighborhoods. A graduate of DePaul University with a BA in business administration and finance, Santiago chose real estate as his career and became a Realtor in 1998. Santiago has consistently been listed in the top 10% of all Chicago realtors for the past 24 years with total career sales exceeding $200,000,000. The average List Price to Sales Price Ratio for all of his listings for the past 12 months ending December 2021 was 98% of list price with an average market time of 22 days.
In addition to selling in Chicago, Santiago is also licensed in Michigan where he assists buyers buy their first or second home. Knowledgeable with the Michigan market, Santiago helps sellers get the highest and best price for the sale of their home.
Santiago attributes his success to always putting his customer first. Santiago is very dedicated to his clients, which is why 95% of his business is by referral and repeat clients. Santiago is dynamic, customer-focused and has a personalized approach. Santiago prides himself on his sense of urgency. He is a detailed oriented individual that ensures the home buying and selling process is fast and easy for his clients. Santiago also heavily markets his properties via social media using Instagram, Facebook, Linked-In, Adwerx and other on-lineresources.
As a resourceful professional, Santiago is quick to recommend his inner circle of proven vendors and tradesmen to ensure his clients' ultimate satisfaction before, during and after each transaction.