Paul Swanson

Closer To Home



5430 W. Devon Avenue

Chicago, IL 60646

PHONE 773-775-1855 FAX 773-775-7224

We get it.

You don’t build a record of success in the industry without knowing your market and keeping it local and personal. Chicagoland is more than a market — it’s home.

About Paul Swanson

This is your home. This is a big priority for you and potentially the largest investment you will make in your lifetime. You deserve an agent who listens, cares and communicates.  You also want an agent with market expertise, who is proactive, features award-wining marketing & promotion and follows-through.  Paul's clients use words such as positive, persistent, accessible and detailed. His managing broker uses words like passionate, skilled and knowledgeable to describe his approach to his clients. 

Paul's superior level of customer service, attention to detail, and ability to focus on his client’s best interests are just a few of the qualities that highlight his success in real estate.  Whether it is negotiation, preparation or your approach to buying or selling, Paul pulls from his 20+ years in entertainment marketing which included managing multi-million dollar concert sponsorships. Artists, managers, promoters and his Fortune 500 clients used words like honest, driven, dependable, focused, genuine and professional to describe him and his work ethic. 

Paul is a member of:

  • MRED-Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC.
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Illinois Association of Realtors
  • Chicago Association of Realtors
  • Director, Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce - Board Member

Through additional study and education, Paul has also earned the following credentials as recognized by the NAR, IAR and CAR.

  • PSA - Pricing Strategy Advisor
  • SRS – Seller Representation Specialist
  • e-Pro – Social Media, Online Marketing and Technology
  • CNE – Certified Negotiation Specialist
  • 2016, 2017, 2018 Five Star Professional Award Winner
  • 2017, 2018 Baird & Warner - Chairman's Club

Whether you have a question or are ready to begin your home buying / selling process, contact Paul and get started.  Because “When You Work with Paul, You're Closer to Home.”

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