Meet Philip

With 15 years of selling building materials and 12 years of selling real estate, Philip has spent almost his entire professional career around the residential housing market. He has interfaced with architects, engineers, inspectors, and contractors. He brings a unique expertise to every home he markets. With insights in not just the materials used, but the methods employed to build the home, he can assist in evaluating the quality of every home he visits. Looking beyond the flash, Philip can evaluate substance. He works with not just home buyers and sellers throughout the Chicago area, but also developers and rehabbers. 

Philip continues to be recognized among the top Realtors in Chicago. He has been featured in Chicago Magazine, CBS news, and Curbed Chicago offering tips and techniques for investing and flipping homes, as well as home values in Portage Park and Chicago. He and his wife proudly call Portage Park home, and spend much of their time restoring their 1920s bungalow. 

Meet Steve

As a real estate professional for over nine years, Steve has assisted many buyers, sellers, investors and developers. After several years as one of the top leasing agents at Chicago Apartment Finders, he dove into real estate as a residential broker. He was recognized for his success and named Rookie of the Year his first year as a broker.

Steve enjoys working for his clients (many of whom have evolved into friends) to sell their homes, as well as aiding them in finding that perfect new-to-them place!  As a native of the Chicagoland area who has an extensive knowledge of many of its neighborhoods, he takes pride in educating his clients about what is unique about each, helping them decide which one is best suited for them.

His expertise allows his clients to trust his knowledge and guidance. He prides himself on having the ability to recognize and understand your distinct tastes. Whether you are buying, selling, or just simply exploring the possibilities of homeownership, Steve welcomes the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your goals. 

Steve lives in North Center with his wife and two dogs, Oban and Pink. 

Meet Ali

Ali is known for her magnetic, driven personality. She is a born problem solver and advocating for her clients is second nature. Real estate runs deep in her blood: in the 1940’s, her grandmother turned a small real estate investment into one of North Carolina’s premier real estate holding companies--ask her the story! Several family members have followed in her footsteps, and Ali is now proud to carry on that legacy.

With a focus on educating her clients, Ali ensures that the guess work is taken out of the buying and selling process. Her dedication and willingness to go above and beyond, make a once frustrating process, exciting again. Meeting your real estate goals is her top priority. 

Ali resides in West Lakeview, and loves exploring Chicago's many diverse neighborhoods. 

Meet Lisa 

A multigenerational native Chicagoan, Lisa has deep passion for this city and its rich history. Her career in the real estate industry began as a social media consultant for a local brokerage, which evolved into a management position within six months of her tenure there. After 3 years of managing a brokerage office, and helping agents achieve their sales goals, she joined the Philip Schwartz Real Estate Group as a broker, and swiftly began working with buyers, sellers and investors.

As the Philip Schwartz Real Estate Group made its transition to @properties, she took on the expanded role of Team Manager. Lisa is using her creative marketing, organizational, and management skills to push the team forward towards greater success, and to keep their clients’ transactions moving smoothly and effortlessly.

Lisa grew up in the Mayfair Park neighborhood, and spent over 20 years living in West Town. She and her husband reside on Chicago's far south side in the historic Pullman district, with their spunky dog, Olive.


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