about Straight-A Properties, LLC

Straight-A Properties, LLC was founded with the mission to assist individuals, communities and investors with building wealth through ownership.  Consistent with our company name, we pride ourselves on delivering superb customer service.


Michael Applegate, also known as "Real Estate Applegate" is an accomplished Loan Officer and the Founder and President of Straight-A Realty, Straight-A Property Management and Straight-A Properties.

Michael Applegate has a B.A. in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from Saint Xavier University in Chicago. As a true advocate of exceptionalism, Michael has been a Straight-A student since the 6th grade and graduated from both undergraduate and business school Summa Cum Laude.

Michael's well diversified real estate knowledge, passion for helping others and belief in the higher purpose has fueled his mission to become a pivotal leader in the Chicagoland real estate community.