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Graph with data showing the listing count and sales volume for 5+ Unit Commercial Apartment Buildings listed on LoopNet and MLS in Chicago during 2022
Where Is Your Commercial Real Estate Being Marketed?
LoopNet/CoStar are important marketing platforms for commercial apartment buildings. Any broker/agent...
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4 Commercial buildings with the Chicago city skyline in the background
How to Buy Commercial Real Estate (2023 Edition)
In this post, I'll give you some foundational knowledge on how to buy investment properties, specifically...
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6 flat brick building in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood
2853 W Palmer Commercial Apartment Building Sale
The commercial brokerage team at Root Realty represented a client selling his 6-flat building. MLS history...
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Apartment buildings on Martin Luther King Drive in Chicago
Selling Your Commercial Real Estate (2023 Edition)
This post is about how to sell your commercial property. The focus will be apartment buildings, also...
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Picture of Kevin Itima - Commercial Real Estate broker in Chicgo who specializes in the sale of commercial apartment buildings, development sites, and mixed use buildings.
Hi! I'm Kevin
nice to meet you!

I'm a commercial real estate agent and the Sales Director at Root Realty in Chicago. 70% of my sales transactions are apartment buildings, the rest being development sites or mixed-use buildings. I've brokered millions of dollars of investment sales and leased over 100 units, but educating owners is one of the most important aspects of my job!

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