Rafael Murillo proudly represents buyers, sellers, and renters in the Downtown Chicago area specializing in the River North, Gold Coast, Streeterville, The Loop, West Loop, and South Loop neighborhoods. As a native of Chicago, Rafael Murillo began his career in real estate in early 2012, where he joined Evolve Bank & Trust as a mortgage banker helping people fulfill their dream of owning a home. This gave him valuable insight on market trends and an edge when it came to understanding his client's needs. Whether representing buyers, sellers, or renters. Rafael looks out for his client's best interests and makes sure that each transaction is handled in a very professional and efficient manner. In 2015, he proudly joined a small boutique real estate firm. Rafael specialized in luxury rentals and was able to build strong relationships with the developers and property managers of buildings that he visited frequently. Most recently, he joined The Skowron Group a division of @properties to focus and specialize in the luxury real estate market. The Skowron Group has established themselves as one of Chicago's most successful luxury brokers. The Skowron Group has received numerous industry awards, represented high profile clients including CEOs, entertainers, athletes and is one of the highest-producing teams at @properties. Prior to real estate, Rafael worked in the hospitality industry specifically in the Client Relations department at The Mid, ROOF on the Wit Hotel, and most recently, at Parliament and The Kensington Roof Garden & Lounge.
Why work with Rafael Murillo?
Rafael Murillo and his team The Skowron Group have achieved over $250 Million in sales since 2014-2016. Whether you're buying, selling, or renting. Rafael is able to find the best properties available and has the persistence to gets deals closed.
He's a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. As a member, he has been recognized as a knowledgeable professional who has undergone extensive training in providing quality service and effective results in the luxury market.
Global Exposure in China
Rafael Murillo has an exclusive partnership with Caimeiju which focuses on connecting real estate professionals with high-end Asian consumers. Caimeiju is a platform that allows U.S. real estate agents to market their properties to the exploding Chinese market. Chinese buyers are playing an increasingly large role in purchasing U.S. luxury real estate. All of my listings over $1M are translated into Chinese by professional linguists, making our properties and company information searchable in China. Our listings are then shared through Chinese social media, real estate, and video sharing websites, and can be found on top Chinese local search engines like Baidu, Google China, Bing.CN, and Yahoo Taiwan with top Chinese keywords. This is an exciting new addition to my International Marketing Program that enables me to be fully represented in Asian markets.