Building Relationships, Solving Problems, and Having Fun. Joel Raynes describes his real estate practice this way: “My business is building relationships and helping your real estate dreams come true.” Others describe him as able to see the big picture without losing the details and, above all, kind. A lifelong resident of the Chicago area, Mr. Raynes knows the local marketplaces inside and out and possesses in-depth knowledge of the real estate business. He provides an exceptional and educational customer service experience. He advises and educates clients on prices, trends, areas, various available property types, and community amenities. This helps his clients understand the process and market to make sound and confident financial and real estate decisions. This is why so many of Joel Raynes’ clients consider him their trusted REALTOR® for life. Joel believes every real estate transaction revolves around a change in someone’s life.