An esteemed real estate developer, managing broker, and investor for over 15 years, Jason Williams has successfully closed countless transactions ranging from local neighborhood sales to luxury multimillion-dollar properties in Chicagoland. He has a passion for redeveloping communities that have been long forgotten about, one house at a time. This passion helped revitalize neighborhoods across the Chicagoland area by creating new home ownership, increasing property values, and teaching generational wealth through home ownership.
Jason is known as a leader amongst his peers in the real estate development community, with a gift for structuring deals for maximum profit and building relationships with local residents to ensure the inclusion needed to drive neighborhoods forward. These skills led to the creation of a successful partnership with the Cook County Land Bank Authority. Over the years, Jason, along with his wife and business partner, has expanded their portfolio by acquiring income-generating rental properties while completing numerous renovations and “fix and flip” properties every year. As a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in Illinois, Jason is the co-founder of Ultimate Real Estate Group, a boutique brokerage firm, Ultimate Homes Chicago, and Ultimate Homes Dallas, investment and development companies. He is also a mentor for the Ultimate Real Estate Blueprint (URB). URB provides seminars, mentoring, and events for aspiring real estate investors.
Jason was born in Chicago and grew up in the Chicago south suburbs, and has lived in the Hyde Park and Bronzeville neighborhoods for over 20 years. This industry leader, husband, and father of one daughter is focused on fighting for change and creating more real estate developers to move the community/ culture forward. Jason and his family have recently expanded their business and home life to Dallas, TX, to continue their blueprint for real estate development. He is a proud member of the 100 Black Men of Chicago and serves on the board for Giving God the Glory Ministries, where he mentors college students. Jason received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Wilberforce University, where he learned his spirit for entrepreneurship.
An accomplished real estate investor, developer, broker, and mentor for 16 years, EJ Williams has made it her mission to help improve the landscape of communities through home ownership and residential redevelopment. Although she is esteemed as the “Queen of Flips”, EJ has also mastered structuring deals for maximum profit with lenders and partners alike. Her business acumen has been instrumental in her success, as well as the prosperity of many new and seasoned investors. Over the years, EJ along with her husband and business partner has expanded their portfolio by acquiring income-generating rental properties, while completing numerous renovations and ‘fix and flip’ properties every year.
As a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois, EJ is the co-owner of Ultimate Real Estate Group, a real estate brokerage firm, where she serves a diverse clientele of buyers, sellers, and investors to exceed their real estate goals. She also co-owns Ultimate Home Group (UHG) which includes Ultimate Homes Chicago & Ultimate Homes Dallas, which are investment and development companies. In this capacity, her eye for interior design and building wealth through real estate harmoniously co-exists. EJ designs beautiful spaces for homeowners, fix and flips, and investors need her talents for their projects. Being an advocate for women in real estate, EJ founded Building Her Legacy, based on a passion for helping other women achieve their financial goals through real estate investing. She is also the brainchild behind the Ultimate Real Estate Blueprint (URB). URB provides seminars, mentoring, and consultations for those preparing to start or scale up their real estate investing endeavors. For the past two years, EJ was the co-host of a national weekly radio show, “She Flips, He Flips”, where she shared resources and tips for investors. Recently EJ and her husband and partner Jason accepted a television opportunity that expanded their business to Dallas, Texas. The new series is called, “Flip to a Million”, due to air on HGTV in August 2022.
EJ is a native Chicagoan, born and raised on the city’s Far South Side. This dynamic entrepreneur, wife, and mother of one daughter pride herself on being a socially-conscious business leader who is deeply committed to her community. EJ is the founder of You Go Girl!, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to impact and transform the lives of inner-city girls by teaching health and life skills. She also proudly serves on the board for Cambridge Classical Academy and as Vice Chair of the board for Humble Design Chicago. EJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate Investments from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.