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- Some Career Highlights More on Request 2004 Chicagoland Sales Superstars From Chicago Agent Magazine 2004 Chicagoland Sales Superstars From Chicago Agent Magazine Chaz Walters Hot Property, Lakeview $55,000,000 "Motivation, to me, comes from closing the deal, and from seeing other agents in the Hot Property offi ce closing deals. Their energy takes me to the next level. Opening my own offices in 2004 gave me the freedom to go to the next step as an agent. It’s exciting to see both newer and experienced agents joining the company and using the same tools that have made me successful. My continued success, as well as the successes of the agents around me, will keep me motivated for a long time. If there is a day I am not motivating myself, Janice Corley, my managing broker, makes sure I get back on track."
- "What can I say? Chaz is a house selling genius. I appreciate the miracle he worked selling my home in Lake Forest in this economy. I only regret not contacting him a year ago!" Joan Reardon Wed Sep 22, 2010 "There are definite advantages to working with a cutting edge boutique firm like Hot Property. Before Chaz started Hot Property, I always wondered why he would work for someone else when he has all the talent, ideas, follow-through and marketing. Everyone in the Chicago area knows Chaz and Hot Property. My family worked with Chaz to sell their property 10 years ago and we've been committed to working with him ever since. At that time, they had their property listed with another agent (on the market for 8 months) and the agent wanted my parents to sell their house at a low price. My dad knew how much he had invested so he was skeptical. I introduced Chaz to my parents and my dad immediately felt comfortable. Chaz was really ambitious but realistic about what the
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- Unique Marketing a Key to Success I’ve heard the buzz around various water coolers; because of his unorthodox ad campaign, some people in the business believe that Walters is a vain egotist. Well, I hate to kill your buzz, folks, but he is just the opposite – humble, polite, self-effacing. He is also keenly observant; more than his casual, down-to earth demeanor lets on. He discovered at a fairly young age that exposure (in any business) works, and that it takes money to make money, also, that marching to a different drummer gets you noticed. “If you’re with a group of five thousand people walking north on a sidewalk, how are they going to distinguish you? The only way is if you walk in the opposite direction,” says Walters. “When I started working in Chicago, I thought ‘how can I possibly compete with five thousand agents?’ You have to do something pretty outlandish to get somebody’s attention. So I came up with the billboard campaign. I talked to everybody, even my old manager a