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!
In her years as an executive with one of the top consulting firms, Ivana became adept at fostering and maintaining relationships with her clients. She brings the same dedication, diligence, research capability and organizational skill to her clients in the residential, rehab and investment property markets. An avid problem-solver and negotiator, she will be your advocate in helping you find and close the best deal possible. Her pledge to clients:" I will always protect and promote your best interest abo
ve any other consideration."
As a real estate investor herself, Ivana likes the entrepreneurial aspects of her career as a Realtor®. She offers an in-depth knowledge of Chicago, particularly in the South Loop, West Loop and Gold Coast neighborhoods, enabling her clients to be well informed and effectively buy and sell their properties.
In her spare time, Ivana is a world traveler who seeks adventure. She runs, hikes, rafts, scuba dives and has even attempted snowboarding. Ivana is also actively involved with her community.
Agent Education: Ivana graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign - Urbana with a degree in Economics.
Area of Expertise in Chicago Area: South Loop, West Loop and Gold Coast.
Sarah is a lifelong Chicagoan and is passionate about real estate. Prior to becoming a real estate agent, Sarah was a successful entrepreneur owning multiple cell phone stores. With her business knowledge and contacts, she was able to transition to real estate becoming a top producer in 2 years.
As a result of being a top producer, Sarah is familiar with a variety of areas that includes Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. She can give you her unique perspective about different areas, school districts, and living in the city versus the suburbs.
Sarah is a Short Sale expert. While other agents can talk about being an expert, Sarah has closed every one of her short sale transactions. Few agents can match her record and even fewer can match her knowledge, experience, and work ethic. Call Sarah today to find out how she can help you with your short sale.
If you are looking for a full service, highly skilled, and results oriented Realtor who is passionate about Real Estate, give Sarah a call today.
After spending a lifetime working for Corporate America, Lydia Gutierrez was ready for a change. Most of her career has been in the areas of Sales/Marketing, Communications and Public Relations. After 10 years of working for a real estate investment trust, she knew that she wanted to work directly with people from start to finish.?
Lydia decided that real estate offered a greater opportunity to serve as your personal guide and advocate to the city she has lived in and loved for so many years. Having grown up in Chicago, she understands the diversity and different lifestyles offered by each of the many neighborhoods.?
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.