Hans Volk is a consummate, experienced sales professional, who is able to provide clients with personalized, premiere real estate services.
Hans strives to be and do the best for his clients’ success and satisfaction.
“I love helping people with their real estate needs. I want to be their real estate resource person, and as a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), I understand how to work with both the local and international communities. My goal is to work with clients not just for “a transaction”, but rather, for all their and their family’s future real estate needs as well”.
Hans has integrity, is ethical, a man of his word, and enterprising. He will work hard to help get you “HOME”.
Hans was born in the Netherlands, spent 18 years living and working in Australia, and, upon marrying, he moved to Chicago and, later, the western suburbs. He has worked in the worldwide arena his entire brokering career and has visited over 45 countries.
Hans is fluent in Dutch, German, and Flemish. He is skilled in the nuances of doing business internationally, and locally, and he brings a unique global perspective useful to clients in both local and international real estate property deals. Whether looking for a second home or investment in another city, state or country, a long term international vacation rental, relocating for an international job, or selling or buying a home around the corner, Hans can facilitate the process to help you get to you where you want to live or invest.
Hans has also recently been certified as a Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA). This has given him mastery of the Competitive Market Analysis (CMA) to assess and determine strategic pricing of properties to assist either a seller in determining a suitable listing price of their property to get it sold; or to aid a buyer in determining a fitting offer price to purchase their dream home. Combined with his excellent negotiation skills, his PSA certification can be a positive force for both seller and buyer
When Hans is not doing the job he loves serving the needs of his real estate clients, he enjoys travel, walking with his family’s Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Carly, and watching soccer and football (Go Bears!). Hans is also a practiced chef, an avid sailor, and volunteers with various organizations in the local community.