Richard Burt

Richard Burt

Full Time Realtor - Put me to Work for YOU!

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • 815-715-9332
  • 815-730-1199 ext ext1636
  • 815-730-7996
  • 815-730-1199
  • 1020 Essington Rd
    Joliet, IL 60435
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  • Military Relocation Professional
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist
  • Realtor



I am a Full Time REALTOR® focused on residential real estate in the Chicagoland area. I focus on the needs of my clients, whether buyer or seller, first time home buyer, looking to downsize or relocate. My approach is to educate, assist and to make every transaction seamless, smooth and enjoyable. 

I earned the Century 21 Affiliated "Rookie of the Year" Award  (illinois) for 2016!

I hold the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) and the Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) certifications, and has completed the "Pathway to Success" with the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®.   

As a retired member of the United States Air Force, I understand the needs of Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard members.  I want to help you take advantage of the Veteran's Benefits  you have so rightfully earned.  Benefits to you are: it's easier to qualify for a VA Loan, no down payment, no Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), and lower monthly payments. 

As a FULL TIME REALTOR®, I keep up to date on the latest advocacy issues and industry trends in the ever changing Chicagoland market.

I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Education, and Associates degrees in Resource Management and Instructional Technology. 

Whether you are selling your home, searching for your next home, or have any questions about the process – I look forward to helping you!

Start Your Home Search

You have the capability to start a home search right here on my website.  If you look at the upper right corner of this website you will see  "SIGN IN".  Click on the words and your search will begin!  You can SAVE your searches, RECEIVE email notification, MANAGE your own saved searches, set up and manage your FAVORITES folder.

You're welcome to search on your own without signing in, or let me know what you want to look at and I can set you up on an auto-search which will send you properties; DAILY, or 2 to 3 times per week.  Your choice!

The Internet  and Real Estate Professionals  are your two top resources when searching for a home. As a Century 21 agent, I can offer you extensive knowledge regarding neguhborhoods, schools community activities and market conditions.  I am connected with mortgage specialists who can assist you with the financing to make your purchase.  I can offer you multiple technology resources to give you an edge in your search.


Ready to Sell Your Home?

Are you "ready to sell"?  You have come to the right place! I have Century 21's state-of-the-art technology and resources to get it done.  The key to getting it done is putting these resources to use.  We can showcase your home on over 600 websites across the country.  A majority of buyers tell use that they use the internet to search for homes and that the pictures they find there are an extremely important part of their decision making. Let's get started and SELL your home for the price you want.

Personal Background

Maybe you need to know this and maybe not!  But I personally enjoy knowing something about the people I work with.

  • I hail from Jackson, Mississippi and grew up in a military family

  • My Father was a Marine and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force. 

  • My brother and I (I'm oldest) followed in his footsteps and retired from the Air Force. 

  • My wife, Jen,  is a computer programming analyst with Joliet Community College and we reside in Joliet, Illinois.  Jen is from Alabama (ROLL TIDE).

  • My daughter, Jaimee Ruth, recently graduated high school with big plans for a future working in the area of mental health.  Jaimee was born in Georgia and claims to be a Georgia Peach!

  • I have had opportunity to live in Texas, Mississippi, Georgia and Germany. 
  • I enjoy sports, though I don't play like I once did.
  • Jen loves her crafts and photography.  
  • Jaimee is a dancer - having been on her middle school and high school dance teams.
Contact Me

My Listings

995 Timber Springs Court, Joliet, IL 60432
Beds: 3 / Baths: 3
1,850 square feet
1410 Root Street, Crest Hill, IL 60403
Beds: 2 / Baths: 2
1,380 square feet