Zak Herman seamlessly combines an old-school work ethic with the analytical competency and technological proficiency required of the modern real estate agent. In today's marketplace, agents need to assist buyers and sellers in gaining a competitive advantage by utilizing all available resources at their disposal. Zak strives to be on the forefront of advances in the real estate field to deliver superior results for his clients.
Zak graduated from Indiana University's Kelly School of Business with concentrations in Real Estate Finance and Entrepreneurship and, prior to entering sales, worked in luxury development in the Chicagoland area. His clients benefit from a superior analytical perspective of the local market and the ability to translate that into successful arguments when buying or selling. His background ensures he has the ability to offer a wide range of services tailored to client's specific needs whether they be first-time buyers or seasoned investors.
An understanding of cutting-edge marketing tools and the ability to manage their deployment over various digital mediums allows for an aggressive approach when marketing listings. Zak's use of photo, video, and interactive 3-D tours on all listings and knowledge of their benefits on numerous social media and real estate search websites allows him to use the right product on the right platform and guarantee his clients maximum exposure. Zak maintains a fully functional personal website for marketing his listings which affords him the ability to precisely target, capture, and re-market to prospective buyers with an extreme degree of control and efficacy. He combines this with systems emphasizing customer service, communication, and speed to deliver a streamlined approach to the modern buying and selling process.
In 2011 he appeared on HGTV's House Hunters and has been featured in numerous Chicago Sun-Times articles regarding his experience rehabbing Chicago bungalows. He currently lives in West Town and enjoys Chicago's vibrant restaurant scene and Crossfit.