John Youker brings over 10 years real estate experience to the team. Licensed first in Ohio in 1999, and a broker in 2001, John has built and ran a full service residential and light commercial real estate team. Areas of expertise include new construction and residential development, real estate investing, and pre-existing home sales. John has also focused the past four years on distressed properties, short sales, and bank owned REO homes. John is a master listing agent and listed and sold between 50 - 100 homes per year on his team, the SW Ohio Realty Group, LLC.
In 2008, John moved to Chicago and took over leading an entire Keller Williams Realty office with a team of over 50 agents, consulting the agents in his office and all over Chicago how to list homes in a shifted market and economy and how to handle the distressed property market - including short sales and bank owned properties - which is a large part of our market today.
John has written an eBook on short sales which has been distributed nationally and is the basis for short sale training in many offices of the country. John has previously been elected to a director position on his Board of Realtors - The Dayton Area Board of Realtors in Dayton, OH, taught professionally for Keller Williams Realty in Dayton, OH, Chicago, IL, and Indianapolis, IN, coached several agents on distressed properties, short sales, REO listings, working with investors and teaching new investors the basic principles of wealth building through real estate investing, and listed and sold well over 50 homes per year until becoming a Team Leader and CEO for the Chicago office.
John is a short sale expert and master listing agent. John is a team builder, educator, teacher, business coach and consultant.