David DuFault

Real Estate Broker

David embraces a consultative approach with clients involving them every step of the way whether buying or selling a home with consistent updates, feedback, and advice, to ensure the process as stress-free as possible. There are any number of pitfalls buyers and sellers can overlook and “It is very important to me to share knowledge and experience to help my clients avoid them through all real estate matters with transparency and integrity” he says.

When working with buyers or sellers, patience and details are paramount, but ultimately exceeding client’s expectations is David’s top priority.

A BFA Graduate from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, David brings a unique set of skills and talents to the table with a background in design and advertising allowing him to provide design consult for both buyers and sellers. For clients about to list David comes with ready to walk through room-by-room, closet-by-closet to offer helpful tips for sellers to showcase their home in the best possible light. Properly displayed and arranged artwork really goes a long way in staging and something that often gets overlooked.  For buyer clients, it is easy to overlook a bad layout in an empty home.

David has been resident of Lake View for 20 years and affectionately known as “The Mayor of Lake  View” at Chicago Properties.





Reviews From Our Incredible Clients

A small collection of recent testiomonials for clients provided by ZILLOW.



Posted on 2023-11-08

David's work as our realtor was outstanding right from the start. He walked us through the process, gave expert advice, answered any and all questions we had right away, helped us prepare our space and made every appointment convenient for us. David's calm demeanor and professionalism were present for the entire process and it really felt like he was by our side through the whole event. Our place sold quickly and for a price we were very happy with and we so appreciated everything David did for us. You cannot go wrong with this agent!


andrea compher

Lake View,60657,Chicago,Cook County,Illinois

Posted on 2023-05-22

David was such a pleasure to work with on the sale our Southport Chicago condo, we absolutely recommend him! As first-time sellers he made the experience as seamless and professional as possible. From initial conversations and educating us about the current market to staging, listing, negotiating, and closing his expertise was so helpful. Thank you David!



West Town,60642,Chicago,Cook County,Illinois

Posted on 2023-07-31

Working with David to buy our condo in Chicago was the best experience. He was always able to work with our schedule and did a great job at helping us find the perfect place. He had in depth knowledge about each of the neighborhoods we were looking at and really got to know us to help us find the best fit. I would highly recommend David to anyone searching in the Chicago area.



West Town,60642,Chicago,Cook County,Illinois

Posted on 2023-06-11

David was awesome to work with and was super helpful throughout the home-buying process! My fiancée and myself are first time home buyers, and David’s knowledge of the market and attention to detail was exactly what we needed to find our first home. Would highly recommend working with him!



Posted on 2023-10-07

Working with David was a pleasure! He is very knowledgeable and taught us a lot about the dos and don'ts of buying a condo in Chicago. We saw so many different places and David was patient with us and truly wanted to make sure we would love the place we ended up with. It took a couple of months, but we found the one and, thanks to David, had a very smooth closing process. I would recommend him to anyone and we plan on contacting him when we're searching for our next place!



Posted on 2024-01-13

David Dufault is the best agent I've ever hired! He has a humble, yet strong confidence about him that is perfectly integral with the best levels of professionalism, character and experience. He has gone over and beyond for me and came out on top, in comparison to other agents of the past! Even down to the smallest detail, David is thorough! His photographer is absolutely amazing and offers a better eye/perspective then most I've seen. If you want the job done right, get true expert advice and high level service, then put your trust in David!!! Best agent I EVER worked with!



Buena Park,60613,Chicago,Cook County,Illinois

Posted on 2023-08-10

We have worked with David for three transactions, he helped us get a great price for our first condo in 2016 and we used him again to sell that condo and purchase our new house. We were picky and not willing to settle - we searched for three years and David never pressured us into making a decision and would offer a fair perspective when we asked for it. We couldn’t be happier working with him - great communicator and always quick to reply. He worked hard for us and got us a price $50k over asking for our condo and helped negotiate a price under asking for our new home. It was a dream situation and we couldn’t recommend him enough!



Posted on 2023-10-21

David went above and beyond to help us relocate to Chicago and find the perfect home. Not knowing anything about the city, he shared great insight and knowledge of our prospective neighborhoods. We completely trusted him and it couldn’t have worked out better. Five stars, thank you David.



Posted on 2023-07-02

David was so patient with us during our search for the perfect home (we were going on 3 years) and when we finally found it he was a rock star at helping us through the process. David is beyond knowledgeable, totally trustworthy, honest with his professional opinions-all with the goal of us finding the right place. Also super fun and reassuring to be around (very much appreciated during the inherently stressful process of being a first time homebuyer). Highly recommend!!!



Posted on 2023-10-10

Repeat client here. I had the good fortune to work with David again on another buy/sell in an incredibly tight and completive market. David not only helped me make a considerable profit on the condo that I sold, but landed me a larger unit in my first-choice neighborhood and building. He always demonstrated great patience even when I was stressed due to the time sensitive nature of ensuring that my sale align with my purchase. In addition to being a true professional, he is compassionate. In the midst my transactions, I unexpectedly lost a family member. David kept both my sale and purchase moving forward when I wasn’t able to give my full attention to the process. I highly recommend David.

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