An accomplished real estate investor, developer, designer, broker and mentor for 17 years, EJ Williams has made it her mission to help improve the landscape of communities through real estate. 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. As a multifaceted real estate entrepreneur, her business and creative mind and successful track record has built a brand and reputation clients and investors trust, respect and rely upon.
As a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois, EJ is the co-owner of the real estate brokerage firm Ultimate Real Estate Group, where she serves a diverse clientele of buyers, sellers, and investors to exceed their real estate goals. Over the years, EJ has expanded her portfolio by acquiring income-generating rental properties, while completing numerous new construction commercial and residential projects, commercial build-outs, home. renovations and ‘fix and flip’ properties every year. She also co-owns Ultimate Home Group (UHG) which includes investment and development companies Ultimate Homes Chicago and Ultimate Homes Dallas. In this capacity, her talent for interior design and building wealth through real estate harmoniously co-exists as EJ designs beautiful spaces for homeowners, fix and flips and developers alike. After relocating to Dallas, TX in 2021 to star in HGTV’s new series “Flip to a Million”, EJ garnered national attention and demand for her eye for design. After almost 16 years of designing for investors and homeowners as a small side business, Interiors+ by EJ was launched in early 2023. Interiors+ by EJ is a full service interior design firm serving a national client base. Responding to the increased business demand for real estate based needs, coupled with the lack of minority representation EJ observed in North Texas, she now co-owns a minority and female owned construction company, EJK Construction Services.
Being an advocate for women in real estate and building on a passion for helping other women achieve their financial goals through real estate investing, EJ founded Building Her Legacy in 2019. Additionally, she is also the brainchild behind the Ultimate Real Estate Blueprint (UREB), a unique and successful program which provides seminars, mentoring and consultations for those preparing to start or scale up their real estate investing endeavors. Fierce in her dedication to helping others learn more about the Real Estate Industry, EJ, was creator and co-host of the national weekly radio show, “She Flips, He Flips”, where she shared resources and tips for new and experienced investors.
A native Chicagoan, born and raised on the city’s Far South Side, EJ received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate Investments from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. EJ is also 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 is a charter member of Jack and Jill Inc.’s Magnificent Mile Chapter but currently is an active member in the Greater Frisco chapter serving as the Co-Lead Teen Advisor. EJ also lends her time by serving on the board for L.O.T.US (Lifting Ourselves through US). While in Chicago, for many years EJ formerly served on the board for Cambridge Classical Academy and as Vice Chair of the board for Humble Design Chicago. This dynamic entrepreneur and mother of one teenaged daughter prides herself on being a socially-conscious business leader who is deeply committed to serving and uplifting her community.
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