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We've been working with Michael Rein for several years now and would recommend him highly.

He is very knowledgeable and responsive. He's found us the exact home(s) we were looking for and sold ours quickly. 5 stars all around!

Helena Plonski

Selling one’s home is inevitably a daunting, seemingly overwhelming challenge, but having Michael and Blake at our side throughout the process offered reassurance, support, optimism and yes, many laughs along the way.

We were especially concerned that our North Barrington home of 24 years was somewhat dated, but Mike and Blake walked through our house with us multiple times and offered the perfect advice as to the quite reasonable adjustments needed to make it actually quite marketable. They provided excellent referrals for the painting, carpeting, and other professional services required. Most of all, however, they were consistently honest, realistic, and upbeat about the process. It was extremely important to us that they obviously loved our house, and believed that it possessed unmatched features and unique architectural details that would make the eventual sale a resounding success. And in the end, our trust was not misplaced. We acquired multiple offers within 4 days of listing, were under contract a day later, and closed 4.5 weeks after that. We are extremely grateful to Mike and Blake for their relaxed, warm, gracious, and exquisitely professional approach to this challenging life event. It goes without saying that we would recommend them without reservation.

Bill and Margaret Akerstrom

Michael sold my home in 4 days!

!! He was nothing but professional in every way. He answered all my calls promptly and made the process as painless as possible. Thanks, Mike!

Deb Gosc

Mike was great from the very first visit.

He came prepared with market data and was ready to get my house on the market. He had a network I could utilize to easily get all of my repairs, cleaning, and landscaping taken care of right away. Mike was proactive about pricing and was able to market the house correctly to get a quick offer. He was great with negotiating and got a great price for my house.

Bradley Veeck

I would strongly recommend Mike.

  He was able to accomplish in a few months what two other brokers were unable to do over a two-year span.

Earl Silver, Bannockburn, IL

Mike was extremely helpful and was an invaluable resource when viewing and evaluating homes.

I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Mike to anyone preparing to purchase a home.

Brendan P. Abel

From the big-mouthed neighbor poisoning the minds of anyone who checked out the property, to the flood insurance difficulties, to the water in the crawlspace, Michael Rein handled it all like a pro.

I knew this sale would be more complex, that's why I wanted to go with an agent, and I'm glad he was the one!

Kevin Sheller

Michael Rein knows the real estate market in the area and is up-to-date on local regulations, sales trends and other factors that influence the market.

he knew why certain houses in the area had not sold, and what prospective buyers would be looking for. He spent al the time necessary to explain to us the best ways to show our house and what could expect along the way. In our opinion, he went beyond the call of duty to help make the sale and closing go well. We are extremely satisfied with Michael and his team.

Miles Hoffman

I have known Michael Rein for many years.

He is the perfect example of how a realtor should act! I wouldn’t have anyone else sell my home. Bonnie Crane

Robert Crane

25 years and multiple transactions later I wouldn't use anyone else

Kat Gerdts

I relied on Mike’s vast experience and knowledge, his awareness of my emotional attachment to the family home I was selling, his honesty, and his accessibility.

He was always available to talk to me no matter where he was or what time it was when I called him with my concerns. He was professional. He was approachable. And, I felt that when I listed my home with him, I could trust that he was working for me the seller and not for the buyer.

The Estate Of Lavonne Jw Engels

Did an amazing job and highly recommend him to anyone.

John Dunat

We felt Mike had our best interest in mind 100% of the time.

He made selling our home (6 days after listing it) a painless, stress-free process! Thanks Mike!

Jason/Sarah Fields

Michael has helped us buy and sell several homes and has been an incredible help on every transaction, from beginning through closing.

He has vast experience in the real estate process and all related issues, and his knowledge of his market is beyond compare.

Lorraine & Brian Fortelka

Michael was awesome, professional and honest.

He helped to sell my mom's house. We had 3 offers in 2 days, he was very confident we would sell the house quickly and we did.

Sarah Novy

Mike did a very professional and competent job.

He followed thru on multiple details. I would highly recommend him without question.

Jane Ehrig

Our experience with Baird & Warner and both Mike Reins was exceptional!

We felt like we were handled with kit gloves from the very beginning. Everything worked so seamlessly! I would not hesitate to recommend you to any of our friends or family!

Paul M. Gosc

Wow I’m very impressed got me my asking price and and was able to close on time!

What a class act!

Cosimo Viscuso

Michael is very professional and has a lot of knowledge.

He keeps up with real estate law and you won't find a more ethically professional! He helped us dealing with a short sale and went above and beyond services--as we did not live in area, he met trades people at the house for us. His years of being an agent broker shows through in how he approaches contracts, and negotiations.

Mike Rein embodies the professional, experienced, empathetic and effective traits that has led to the success and achievements of all of those customers and staff that surround him.

On top of that, he answers his phone calls, and takes care of business promptly.

Dennis Uchimoto

Michael has been a real pleasure to work with.

He has gone far above and beyond what is expected. I highly recommend him as an agent. He was even able to help coordinate wirk with an estate sale company.

Mike is the only realtor I would use either buying or selling.

His knowledge of the market and his negotiating skills are second to none. He gets the job done

Michael Carlino

Tina W

Although this was a smaller deal, Mike treated it with the same attention and detail as if it were a million dollar transaction.

I really appreciate all he did, and look forward to working with him again.

James Ehrig

Mike Rein represented us, and we couldn't have felt better prepared to take on the crazy real estate market that is 2021.

He found us plenty of houses to view in spite of low inventory, and he found us a diamond in the rough. He even came up with an offer that was under asking and surprisingly the buyer accepted, unheard of nowadays. We ended up with our dream home in the end, and we couldn't have done it without Mike's help each step of the way.

D W

"Michael was extremely helpful throughout the entire process of listing and selling my home, as well as locating a new one.

He is very knowledgeable on all things related to buying and selling a home, as well as knowing the local community availability. He responded quickly to any and all of my questions and guided me along the process every step of the way.I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a competent, caring, and highly motivated realtor!"

Thanks for telephoning me - sorry I have not responded sooner.

Yes, I would enjoy a lunch at Beelow's anytime. I thanked john Sfire and Father Ryan for referring me to you to sell the house. Your market analysis was on point - identifying the realistic structural issues and obstacles to sell the house. The number of actual showings was a surprise to me and to get an acceptable offer in a week was the result of good marketing. The process of selling the house was painless for me (except for my work in cleaning out the house) and very professionally completed. I thank you and Cathy Wifler for a job well done. John Uriell

John Uriell

Michael has extensive knowledge of the housing market in the area.

He knows how to set the best price, and which repairs need to be done to sell the home. He was an excellent guide through the house selling process! I highly recommend it.

We felt Mike had our best interest in mind 100% of the time.

It made for a seamless, stress-free process.

Jason Fields

I found Mike through the Ramsey network, and it's easy to see why he's an endorsed local provider.

I made Mike work for my business by completing an interview to get a feeling for fit and then asking for two references to confirm their experiences. From the beginning, Mike made me feel comfortable even when I asked seemingly silly questions, and that continued through the buying process. Mike found my wife and I a gem of a house in this crazy real estate market, got it as a reasonable price, and saw us through to closing. He even guessed the appraisal value of the home to with $100. Incredible. I'd recommend Mike to anyone willing to work hard to find the home or investment property that's right for them. He'll find the right one for you.

David and Emily Wright-Hammer

Thanks for telephoning me-sorry I have not responded sooner.

Yes, I would enjoy a lunch at Beelow's anytime. I thanked John Sfire and Father Ryan for referring me to you to sell the house. Your market analysis was right on point - identifying the realistic structural issues and obstacles to sell the house. The number of actual showings was a surprise to me and to get an acceptable offer in a week was the result of good marketing. The process of selling the house was painless for me (except for my work in cleaning out the house) and very professionally completed. I thank you and Cathy Wifler for a job well done. John Uriell

John Uriell

Mike Rein is the BEST.

Definitely 5 Star ! He is knowledgeable, professional, personable! He was always available and responsive to my questions and concerns by email, text or phone. Even when out of town on vacation !! He made a very stressful experience manageable and pleasant. Thanks Mike ! Couldn’t have done it without you !

Tina M. Warren

Mike provides excellent service.

We felt he had our best interest in mind 100% of the time, and it made for a painless, seamless process.

Jason Fields

Michael is one of the most professional, cordial, efficient and honest realtors that I have had the pleasure of working with.

All of these platitudes result from many years of experience, and a thorough knowledge of the marketplace, effective negotiating, and people skills. I would recommend Mike to anyone seeking the best customer service, backed up by a wonderful staff of experienced support people. Based upon his success in selling a single family residence, I have already enlisted Mike's help in marketing my rental property portfolio, i

Dennis Uchimoto, CPA (retired)

Mike does it again.

Another property moved in no time. 11 showing and under contract in 1.5 weeks and Mike was great at helping us negotiate and then move on from the first “low ball” offer and we ultimately sold at 98% of asking. A++

Jarrod Cunningham

Mike took care of us.

We highly recommend him.

Steven Lynn

Always a pleasure Mike!

!! Thank you again for everything!

Tara Alicea

Michael did an excellent job and was great to work with!

Anthony J. Loessl

Mike Rein represented us, and we couldn't have felt better prepared to take on the crazy real estate market that is 2021.

He found us plenty of houses to view in spite of low inventory, and he found us a diamond in the rough. He even came up with an offer that was under asking and surprisingly the buyer accepted, unheard of nowadays. We ended up with our dream home in the end, and we couldn't have done it without Mike's help each step of the way.

David Carl Wright-Hammer

I already did this survey and left a very positive testimonial.

Mike was great! He explained anything we didn't understand and stayed positive even when our first buyer backed out. We are very happy with everything the staff did for us at the Baird and Warner office. Thank you all!

Douglas R. Ahlgrim

I had a tall list of ‘wants & needs’ with a very limited budget and I’m sure it was a difficult task to tackle, howerever we searched & searched until we found that perfect match.

Diana M. Holland

Mike is personable, experienced and cares about his clients.

He was always responsive, although a few times issues should have gone through our lawyer first and not have the lawyer informed after the fact. Overall we are very happy with Mike Rein and would definitely consider using him in the future.

Becker Ruth Rf & Linnea P Trust

Thank you Michael for helping our family move to Lake Zurich all the way from Pittsburgh.

Your knowledge and experience helped us tremendously to find the right house for the right price even during a pandemic. We appreciate your insight throughout the process to make this a smooth process. I would highly recommend Michael to anyone looking to buy their next home!

Jae J Cho

Mike was a excellent communicator between the potential realtor for the eventual renter.

His skills and knowledge went a long way to the success of the deal.

Joseph Salemi

I already did a survey last week.

My experience with MICHAEL was excellent which I expressed in the last survey I participated in. He was very professional and took care of all of my needs.

Please do not send me any more survey

We felt comfortable working with Mike.

Mike did his job very well. Thank you Steve and Melissa Holecsek

Steven Holecsek

We were very pleased with the service Mike provided.

He was thoughtful yet honest and directed us in the right direction. I would suggest to anyone that they work with Mike. He was always responsive to our questions and concerns. He went beyond what other realters we have dealt with were willing to do. THANK YOU MIKE!

Jeff & Susan Pathmann

Mike couldn't have been smoother!

Having never sold a house before, Mike was informative and positive. Even after our first offer backed out, he thoroughly explained why and focused on the next offer. He has a great reputation and we saw why first hand. We ended up receiving our asking price and we can't thank Mike and his staff enough. To the entire office, Awesome Job and Thank you!

Doug Ahlgrim

In this crazy market, Mike Rein is the ONLY reason I managed to buy the perfect house for my needs within my budget.

He not only knows the NW burbs like the back of his hand, he knows construction and can point out red flags of potential problems. I think he knows every realtor in Illinois, perhaps the entire US, and knows what is about to hit the market before the sellers have even told their mom. His assessment of which houses are good and which are bad rivals Santa's accuracy. Come to think of it, he's quite jolly, too. I wonder.... I've bought and sold a few houses in my life and Mike is the first Realtor who made me think the profession is underpaid. I encourage you to use him. You can thank me later.

Lavonne Kuykendall

Michael was the ultimate professional throughout the process of listing and selling my home.

He evaluated my home's condition, advised on some minor repairs and provided a contractor to make these modest improvements. Once the listing was activated, he monitored and updated me on all viewings and customer feedback through and including the final offer and acceptance. My sale closed on April 14th and Michael stopped by my new home to congratulate me and drop off my settlement check (rather than my having to visit the attorney's office to procure payment). He was immediately available to answer any questions during the short time it took him to market and sell my home. He certainly exceeded all my expectations. While I do not anticipate listing my current home anytime soon, Michael would be my first choice to handle any real estate transaction.

Steven Stephanidis

It was indeed a pleasure working with Mike Rein for the sale of my home.

His expertise, knowledge on how to present my home, and his genuine caring about what my needs were during the process are sincerely appreciated. Thank you to Mike and his team for making this process seem effortless.

Linda M. Johnson

Michael was knowledgeable about selling our home, explained his approach clearly and answered our questions.

He maintained contact with us, had several open houses and was always prompt, respectful and friendly. He was easy to work with and conveyed a sense that selling our home was as important to him as it was to us.

Patricia A. French Trust

We are so thankful for Mike!

In this crazy market Mike made this process smoother than we could have hoped for. With his help we quickly sold our home and got into a nicer home than we thought we could. He is the best realtor we have ever worked with. He's both professional, knowledgeable, and personal. Hands down we would not only work with him again but highly recommend him and his team.

Bethany Bubis
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