About Us

We provide win-win solutions to help homeowners get out of their sticky situations… like Foreclosure, owning a burdensome property, probate, or anything else.

How We Work With Homeowners

If you have any questions about how we work, what the process of selling a house or having us help you avoid foreclosure, or just want to learn more about us… don’t hesitate to contact us anytime!

We provide win-win solutions to help homeowners get out of their sticky situations… like Foreclosure, owning a burdensome property, probate, or anything else.

ValuQuest Invest is a real estate solutions company based out of Metro East Illinois.  We’re a locally owned real estate company and have been in business since 2004. We are proud of our reputation in the community and have a A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. We have established this reputation by focusing on helping homeowners like you find solutions for your problem whether you’re going through a foreclosure, can’t sell your property, or just need to sell their house for all kinds of reasons.

Our Team

 President Jim Nantell, GRI, e-Pro, Managing Broker

Jim Nantell is the founder of ValuQuest Invest/ValuQuest Realty, Inc.  Jim specializes in providing solutions to homeowners who need to sell their home. Just a few of the situations we can assist with is vacant houses, homes in foreclosure process, over leveraged properties, fire damaged homes, inherited homes or probate, little or no equity, and short sales.
ValuQuest Realty Inc. / ValuQuest invest has strong roots in the local community since 2004 and earned an excellent reputation for treating clients fair and honest.  Jim looks forward  to helping distressed homeowners find a solution to their problems.


Mark Pulliam, ABR, SFR,   Residential Real Estate:
Mark is known for his honesty, integrity and knowledge of the local real estate market. Mark is our listing and buyers agent for ValuQuest Realty, our sister company that offers excellent real estate c commission’s and ever better service!  Here is a customer review from Zillow.com, I think this says it all. “Mark is a great agent when assisting with purchasing a home. He understood our needs and showed us homes that stayed within our budget. He made himself available whenever was needed and always returned phone calls. He has been very knowledgeable and helpful during various transitions of home buying and selling. Mark will be the first agent I call when looking for my next property.”


Matt Langenhorst, Realtor/Transaction Coordinator
Matt is the glue that holds the office together and her positive can-do attitude makes her a pleasure to work with. Matt’s eye for detail and excellent work ethic makes her the ideal office manager and transaction coordinator. Matt makes even the most complicated real estate challenge run smoothly, and has recognized potential precarious situations and alerted us in time to save the deal.


Sally & Opie:  Office Security

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5 Ways To Stop or Avoid Foreclosure In Today’s Market – FREE Guide:

Need more information on the foreclosure process and How To Stop Foreclosure?  Download our FREE Stop Foreclosure Guide here. Or, you can always feel free to Contact us anytime if you have questions, want a no hassle Situation Evaluation, or want to just learn more about how we can help homeowners avoid foreclosure or sell unwanted properties for cash.