Investment· 20 years old when first purchased condo· Understood the importance of investing at an early age
Construction· Wood work· Brick layer· Drywall· Going from construction side of real estate to sales side
Military· Joined Sept. 2002· Deployed to Afghanistan · Combat engineer· Leadership courses· Field-grade promotion to sergeant · Received combat action badge
Large family· One of nine children, 3 of which reside in the West Loop· Born and raised in small town 60 miles outside of Chicago
Born and raised in a small town sixty miles outside of downtown Chicago, Steven Powers has thoroughly enjoyed making the transition from rural to urban living in the West Loop after having gained significant experience in finish carpentry and residential construction as well as having served in the Illinois Army National Guard for 8 years. Since purchasing his first home at the age of 20, Steven realized the importance of investing in real estate and decided to pursue his passion for sales after returnin
g from an active duty deployment to Afghanistan in 2009.
Stevens extensive experience in building custom homes helps him to identify and target properties that make sound investments. His talent to visualize cosmetic changes, room rearrangements, and design upgrades allows him to help his clients see what their home can become.
Having joined the Army in September of 2002, Steven dedicated himself to his fellow comrades and his country. Stevens leadership and discipline were recognized while serving in Afghanistan where he received a field-grade promotion to sergeant. His commitment to the military has carried over to his clients needs. He encourages an open line of communication so that the clients experience is rewarding, informative, and pleasant.
One of nine children, Steven fully understands the importance of family. A family gathers, celebrates, and makes memories in a home. By choosing a knowledgeable realtor like Steven, you can ensure that you will find the perfect fit.
A lifelong Chicagoan, Armando received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Real Estate has been one of his passions for the last 8 years. Prior to joining Century 21 S.G.R., Armando was the director of finance at Jones Lang LaSalle, an international commercial real estate firm.
He managed a 70 property, 3,500,000 square feet real estate portfolio for ComEd in addition to providing due diligence, process improvement, and benchmarking analysis for McDonalds, Harris Bank, Citibank, Hewitt Associates, and others. Looking for a morepersonal connection to real estate, he joined Century 21 S.G.R. in 2004 to pursue residential sales which he thought would allow him to make more of a difference in peoples lives.
Armando brings his complex business background, analytical skills, passion, and positive energy to his clients. His love for the city and urban living is evident in his knowledge of emerging neighborhoods and their attributes. As he has said "I love thistown and truly appreciate the character of each neighborhood.
He sees obstacles as an opportunity to demonstrate his value and always has his clients best interests come first. His problem solving and analytical skills gained in his career are evident during each phase of buying and selling a home, including marketing the property effectively, matching the right property with the right buyer, negotiating the contract, and ensuring an efficient, hassle-free close.
He attributes his success to high ethical principles, having a plan and willingness to constantly make adjustments along the way. Armando is also a commercial and residential property manager as well as controller of Operation Homelink, a non-for-profit organization devoted to providing free computers to the families of our soldiers serving around the world.
Armandos other passions are his family, baseball, jazz/blues, traveling, and beach volleyball. When not working, youll catch him around town at restaurants and North Avenue Beach.
If youre looking for a full service, highly skilled, and results driven Realtor with a positive attitude, look no further and give Armando a call!
Bienvenidos a Century 21 McMullel Real Estate, Inc. Su fuente de Bienes & Raices en Chicago!
In todays competitive real estate market, timing and communication is everything. Speaking Spanish and English allows me to do both better than most in the area. Many good homes are sold before they are ever advertised. Beat other homebuyers to the hottest new homes for sale in the Chicagoland Area with my New Listings Notification!
I hold a Bachelors Degree in Marketing with a 12-year sales track record in national and international markets. Having worked in highly competitive markets, I have learned the importance of identifying customers needs. My focus is uncovering those needs coupled with prompt follow-up and excellent customer service. To me, this is fundamental to ensure my customers satisfaction.
Having resided in the Chicago area since the age of six, I have come to appreciate all that this great city has to offer. Chicago and the surrounding suburbs are truly the greatest places to live. The area offers a myriad of living styles. Whether youchoose to live in a skyscraper, an apartment building, a modern subdivision, residential complexes or a historic neighborhood - you will find all of them in Chicago!
Whether you are buying or selling real estate, hire someone like me, who wants to earn your business. I invite you to contact me as I would be happy to assist you with this important transaction. In addition, if you have general questions about buying or selling real estate in the Chicagoland Area, I am more than willing to help.
2014 MASTERS DIAMOND AWARD 2013 EDISON PARK TOP PRODUCER 2013 MASTERS DIAMOND AWARD 2012 EDISON PARK TOP PRODUCER 2012 CENTURY 21 EMERALD AWARD 2011 EDISON PARK TOP PRODUCER 2011 CENTURY 21 MASTERS AWARD 2010 DOUBLE CENTURION® OFFICE AWARD 2009 EDISON PARK TOP PRODUCER ? 2008 EDISON PARK TOP PRODUCER
I graduated in 1981 from Western Illinois University with a degree in Finance and began my career in the insurance industry. When I returned to the work force after taking time to start a family, I became a REALTOR® specializing in residential sales in Chicago's North and Northwest neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs.
I joined CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc. in 2000, and am a multi-million dollar producer. A lifelong resident of Chicago, I currently reside in the Edison Park neighborhood. Served 10 years on the Board of Directors for the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce.