Congratulations to Realtor Mario Greco of Prudential Rubloff for earning the No. 1 spot among all Chicagoland agents! Check out his impressive stats:
How many hours a week do you work? 80.
How long is your typical workday? Roughly 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Do you specialize in a neighborhood, and if so, which one(s)? Not really, but we’ve been No. 1 to No. 3 in Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Irving Park, Lincoln Square and Uptown for the past several years, including No. 1 in Lakeview, Irving Park, Roscoe Village and North Center in 2013.
Do you specialize in a buyer profile? No.
What percentage of your listings is new construction? 10 to 15 percent.
List-side transactions in 2013: 232.
List-side volume in 2013: $99.92 million.
Buy-side transactions in 2013: 114.
Buy-side volume in 2013: $57.86 million.
Total volume in 2013: $157.78 million.
What prospecting technique garners the most leads for you? “Under Contract” riders on signs and “Just Listed” and “Just Sold” postcards.
Which website do you find the most effective for marketing listings: realtor.com, Zillow or Trulia? Realtor.com.
What year did you enter the real estate business? 2002.
What year did you form a team? 2002.
How many team members do you have, and how many are full-time? I have 23 team members, and 21 are full-time.
How many hours do they typically work? My full-time staff works 40 to 50 hours per week; part-time staff works eight to 10 hours per week.
What’s your marketing budget? $150,000 per year.