A Few Words From Happy Clients

It was a pleasure to work with Lou Zucaro during our home search and purchasing process. He was extremely responsive and knowledgeable (without being pushy) and had a keen eye for design and architectural elements. He was patient when we needed time and happily showed us several properties until we found our match. Once the buying process kicked in, he constantly encouraged the process forward so we could close in a timely fashion. My wife and I would absolutely recommend Lou to anyone looking to buy a home in the Northern Chicago suburbs.

Rebecca & Jake Butman (purchased in Highland Park)

Lou was extremely professional at all times. He went into great detail to explain how he came up with his market research to develop a recommended selling price for our Mid Century Modern home. He’s very knowledgeable about our style of home which was a great advantage in selling it to prospective buyers. He was very responsive in answering our questions either via phone on via e-mail. Would highly recommend Lou to anyone selling their home.

Melodee & Bob Russow (sold in North Barrington)

Lou! You were the perfect person to sell our family home. Your appreciation and knowledge was sincere and always beyond helpful. When you are selling a special home you need a special person to take good care and to pass that information on. The nuts and bolts of information ranging from stove top knobs to 50 year old plumbing was a godsend. We truly enjoyed you spirit and the excellent job you did. So many thanks!!

Starr Hagenbring (sold in North Barrington)

From the outset and throughout the process, Lou made himself extremely available to us. It was extremely gratifying to work with someone who genuinely appreciated the unique house we were selling and its many special features. (One reason we chose to work with Lou was his passion for modern architecture. We soon discovered another compelling reason: his clear love of what he does and full commitment to it.) As buyers, Lou never tired of our requests to see houses all over the place in style and location. He “got” our sense of urgency, had valuable input in all phases of the process, and demonstrated knowledge and creativity (e.g., of architecture, renovation, structural issues). He was warm, funny, and enthusiastic. We would recommend Lou to anyone who is considering buying or selling in the Chicago suburbs.

Penny & Richard Wasserman (sold in Barrington, purchased in Lincolnshire)

Lou was extremely helpful in our home search from the very beginning all the way up until the very end. This was our first time buying a home so we had a lot of questions. I work in an industry where you’re often answering a lot of questions for people who don’t understand your industry at all. Lou nailed it. He never once made us feel dumb or that we were being sold something we didn’t want. Lou knew exactly what we wanted and helped us find it right within our budget + timeline.

Dhani & Adam Enger (purchased in St. Charles)

Lou was a fantastic resource for us while finding a home in Lake County. We looked for months as we learned about the area and he was familiar many of the North Shore communities with modern homes. He accommodated our schedule and always had well organized plans in place prior to showing. Lou is trustworthy, honest and hard working. We now consider him our friend.

Katie & Matt Faletti (purchased in Highland Park)

Lou listened very well and incorporated our story into the marketing plan. The exposure was exemplary. The price was right. Lou is a professional and we will recommend.

Ann & Lee Peterson (sold in Palatine)

We first heard about Lou from a letter we received saying how much he loved our house and his association with the Modern Illinois organization. After reading his letter and learning more about his love for mid-century architecture, we knew when the time came to put our house on the market, Lou would be our broker. Well that time came and Lou became our listing agent in June 2017. We thoroughly enjoyed working with Lou on both the sell and buy and we cannot say enough good things about him. His innovative sales methods, amazing personality and professionalism throughout our entire journey made it an absolute joy. Lou kept us well informed and always made it a point to be at the showings to ensure the potential buyer and their agent knew the history of the home and the uniqueness of the property. In addition, Lou was always available for our questions and concerns throughout the process and when it came to close the deal his negotiation skills were exceptional. We would highly recommend Lou to anyone out there who needs a realtor no matter what type of home they are looking to buy or sell.

Harry Cicchetti & Jim Muszynski (sold in North Barrington, purchased in Lake Barrington)

My husband and I recently had to move to the North Chicago area from Atlanta, GA and were looking for a Mid-Century Modern or Contemporary design dream home. We were so fortunate to find Lou Zucaro from an online search and were thrilled to find someone specializing in MCM and modern design. Lou was so communicative, helpful and thorough in his dealings with us prior to our house-hunting visit to the North Chicago area. He took the time to understand our wish list for our dream home, and he used that information to find additional listings we might want to see and to put together a schedule for us to view homes. It was so easy working with him remotely, which was so comforting to us being so far away. When we finally got to meet Lou in person, he could not have been more personable and professional. He is very driven by his passion for modern design, and his enthusiasm is truly contagious. House hunting with Lou was not only productive in terms of finding us the perfect home but was also informative and actually a lot of fun! Lou is so knowledgeable about MCM homes that my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed picking his brain and learning more about the architects in the area. Lou helped us find the perfect home, in the perfect location, and we are so grateful for his expertise and guidance! There was a lot to navigate with the purchase of the home, which was not easy to do remotely from Georgia. Lou bent over backwards to act as our proxy, overseeing home inspections, making recommendations for legal counsel, and coordinating vendors to give quotes for work needed on the home. He gave us solid advice every step of the way, and we knew he had our best interest at heart. We are so thankful to have had the fortune to work with Lou, and we couldn’t be happier in our new dream home. Even now, weeks after the close on our new home, Lou is still checking in on us to make sure we’re settled in and don’t have any further questions. Truly superb customer service. We could not recommend Lou more highly.

Kathy & Sean McDonald (purchased in North Barrington)

He does more than helping you sell/ buy houses. He has extensive knowledge of MCM and that’s his passion. Every step of the way he was very helpful. Occasionally we got out bid and didn’t get an offer and discouraged, he was there to encourage and motivate us. We highly recommend Lou.

Ayako & Nick Pianetto (sold in Des Plaines, purchased in Mount Prospect)

My wife and I had not been involved in any type of real estate transaction in over 20 years so when it came time to sell my parents home we not only had the stress of not being familiar with the “process” involved in selling a home but for me, the emotional stress of selling my parents home, the home I grew up in; in stepped Lou Zucaro. Lou was extremely patient and informative throughout the process, when we were faced with a few “challenges” during the closing Lou thoroughly explained the options and helped us overcome the challenge. An example was having to address the issue of radon. Never in my life have I had to deal with radon and Lou helped my wife and I through the remediation process, providing recommendations for companies, and helping accelerate the remediation so that we could complete the closing as scheduled. I can’t imagine having gone through the sale of my parents home without Lou’s help. If ever my wife and I need a Realtor, there is no needing to decide who to choose, it will be Lou.

Colleen & Matthew Wings (sold in Mundelein)

When our family decided to move to Chicago, we had concerns that we would not be able to find a home that met our design sensibility and budget. We were so lucky to have come across Lou’s website and posting for mid-century modern homes – we had found our realtor!  Lou found our absolute dream home.  The house was actually under contract when we found it but because he knew the listing agent and was persuasive, we were able to see the home and propose a back up offer.  The stars aligned and Lou helped us purchase our perfect mid-century modern forever home.

Our entire lives have been leading up to this city and this house.  Lou helped make it happen.

If you want a dedicated and passionate realtor who will be relentless in finding you your dream home, then Lou Zucaro is the broker for you.

Claudine & Giorgio Lostao (purchased in Olympia Fields)

We had the privilege of working with Lou Zucaro as our realtor when looking to purchase our home in McHenry County. Along with helping us find our dream home, he also provided us with a vast amount of knowledge and information to successfully place our town home for rent. Lou possesses all the attributes necessary to be an excellent broker. He knows the market extremely well and tirelessly supported us through the entire process. Lou makes home buying, from start to finish, feel effortless. He has a built in network of people, just as great as he is, to draw upon for any additional assistance during the entire home buying adventure.

We can’t thank you enough for your professionalism, expertise and hard work in helping find our home in Algonquin. We love our home, the neighborhood and the community! We would recommend your services to anyone.

Melissa & Paul Bak (purchased in Lake in the Hills)

Lou exemplifies a real estate agent – personable, knowledgeable & professional!

Lee & Rick Althans (sold in Long Grove)

Lou was awesome from beginning to end!

Lou listened to us and understood our needs. He gave us space when we needed it, and did everything he possibly could to resolve problems when they came up.

Jane & David Stone (sold in Algonquin, purchased in North Barrington)