I have been working with buyers and sellers in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island metropolitan areas, in general, and the Baldwin, Freeport and Uniondale aeas of Long Island in particular for over 30 years as a Realtor.
I provide superior customer service to families by working honestly, with integrity and a broad knowledge base, discussing short-term and long-term housing and lifestyle goals, helping with financing, managing capital gains, tax implicaions of owning, selling or exchanging real estate, housing options and the changing needs of families, assisting in forming the "A Team" of real estate professionals which include a real estate attorney, accountant, financial planner, home inspector/engineer, mortgage consultant and movers, personally either conducting the marketing and sale of the home or ,as a certified buyer representative, guiding prospective buyers through the home buying process, reviewing housing and lifestyle options, help client in transition and relocation to new home
To supplement my knowledge base in service to the community, I have undergone the following training and received the indicated certifications and designations
Resort and Second Home Specialist (RSPS) Designation-with concentration in real estate exchanges, capital gains and second home transactions Certified Buyer Representation (CBR)-representing the interest of the prospective buyer as her or his representative (fiduciary) Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)-addressing the unique housing needs and options of maturing adults and their families Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR)-to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales and as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure properties FHA 203K Specialist-help prospective home buyers and current homeowners with the financing of home improvements and repairs thru FHA 203K financing
I am also a Certified HUD Foreclosure Broker, and would be happy to help with any Hud home foreclosure purchase. An article in New York and Long Island Newsday detailing the work of the Senior Real Estate Specialist can be accessed from the highlighted link. A client and her family that I worked with was one of the Seniors interviewed.
Empowering clients thru education, a stress free transaction and an excellent service experience are my goals.
Associations and Memberships
American Association of Retired People (AARP)
Senior Advantage Real Estate Council
Long Island Board of Realtors
New York State Association of Realtors
National Association of Realtors
My areas of expertise include
Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Certified New Home Specialist
e-Pro 203 K Specialist
Resort and Second Home Specialst Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Specialist Certified Buyer Representative IMSD
Serving Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the New York Metropolitan area for over 30 years Specialties: Seller/Buyer, Senior, FHA 203K Short Sale, and Foreclosure Representation