Since 2002, Dick Barr, has been deeply involved in Chicago area real estate as an agent, developer, broker, manager and investor involved in thousands of transactions. Customer Service, negotiation skills and advanced knowledge of the markets are the cornerstones to his approach with clients, as is apparent from the online reviews of his service.
Mr. Barr serves on the North Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS’®, Government and Political Issues Committee. The committee focuses on establishing and maintaining relationships with government officials and candidates for office who reflect the Real Property Owner point of view with respect to the relationship between Government and Real Estate.
Mr. Barr also serves as a Commissioner on the Round Lake Beach Planning and Zoning Commission, as well as on the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center Foundation Board of Directors, and is very active in the communities and schools of Lake Villa and Round Lake Beach.
In 2010, through a special arrangement with the Chicago Field office of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Mr. Barr was selected to participate in the 8 week, hands on “DEA Civilian Training Academy,” where he learned about the tough work and vital mission in the fight against illegal drugs.
In 2012, Mr. Barr was featured on the HGTV network’s international hit television show, “House Hunters.”
In 2014, Dick was presented with the Governor’s Hometown Award in recognition of “Outstanding Achievements to make Illinois an ideal State in which to work, live and conduct business.”
Dick lives in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago with his wife and 4 kids.