Philip Schwartz is a Top 1% producing Chicago real estate agent, recognized year after year for his performance.
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.
In 2015, he started a team, the Philip Schwartz Real Estate Group, forming a dynamic group of brokers to bring a variety of personalities and expertise to his clientele. Their first year, they earned recognition as a Top 1% Producing Team in Chicago. As an individual broker, Philip has been named a top producer since 2010.
Philip 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.
When he is not selling real estate, he is active in his own community, working hard to improve his neighborhood as the Vice President of the Portage Park Neighborhood Association. Currently, he and his wife are restoring their historic bungalow in Portage Park, in the heart of the bungalow belt. He also focuses a lot of time towards some of his favorite charities including animal rights, food for the less fortunate, and blood drives.
A member of the Chicago Association of Realtors since 2005, he is a certified Real Estate negotiator (CREN) and Military Relocation Professional (MRP). Philip has a BS in Political Science from Northern Arizona University. He writes the food blog One Hungry Agent.