Archive for July, 2013

  Four Houlihan Lawrence Agents Included in Top .5 percent of Nationwide Broker Sales Poll

Each year the REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal’s prestigious Top Thousand list ranks 1,000 sales agents across the nation

NEW YORK, July 2013 – Four of Houlihan Lawrence’s brokers have been named to the nationwide REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand list. Calculated annually, the highly prestigious list features the top 1,000 sales agents in the United States. Houlihan Lawrence agents Nancy Kennedy, Susy Glasgall, Sheila Stoltz and Joan O’Meara made the list based on their 2012 sales volume, showcasing the deep talent pool at the family-owned firm. More than 50 of the family-owned firm’s agents ranked among the top 100 salespeople locally based on 2012 sales volume reported to the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service, despite competition from large corporately-held brokerages.

“Houlihan Lawrence is dedicated to providing each of its agent’s comprehensive marketing, technology and training support, allowing them to reach their full potential and best serve their buyers and sellers,” said Chris Meyers, COO of Houlihan Lawrence. “These ranking agents are passionate about what they do and have deep ties to the communities and clients they serve. This is reflected in their continual success.”

A Houlihan Lawrence standout, Nancy Kennedy was not only included in this year’s Top Thousand list for sales volume, but she also ranked number 74th on the list for individual units sold. Nancy was the #1 Associate for the entire Westchester and Putnam County MLS in 2012 by units sold and dollar volume, and she has been named top agent company-wide seven different times. Boasting over 25 years of real estate experience, Susy Glasgall has consistently been one of the top performing agents for Houlihan Lawrence. Not only was she ranked on the Top Thousand list this year, but Susy was also #1 for single family homes sales by dollar volume in 2012 for all of Westchester County and has received this honor multiple times before. Additionally, Houlihan Lawrence has named Susy its overall top producer in Westchester on 10 separate occasions, and its top producer in Rye 20 different times. Sheila Stoltz is consistently recognized as a top realtor in both Bronxville and Westchester County. Her local expertise and data-driven market insights allow her to deliver the best service to her clients and maintain her top standing over the years. Joan O’Meara is an industry expert that has been specializing in the Rye and Harrison regions for over 16 years where she repeatedly ranks in the top 2% of the Westchester Board of Realtors. Joan strives to exceed each customer’s expectations, and it’s seen in her proven success and frequent top achievements.

REAL Trends is a communications and consulting company widely considered to be the leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage and housing industry. Their Top Thousand list, completed in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, is a highly anticipated national ranking completed each year. Those on the list are recognized as the top .5% of over 963,000 licensed realtors nationwide.

About Houlihan Lawrence

Houlihan Lawrence is the largest area broker serving Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties, and the 17th largest independent realtor nationwide.  Founded in 1888, the company has 25 offices and over 1000 agents. Houlihan Lawrence offers specialization in several key areas: Luxury Country Properties reaches beyond the local marketplace to attract discerning buyers from around the world; Houlihan Lawrence Project Marketing works exclusively with and for developers of single family and multi-family projects; Global Relocation partners closely with local Fortune 1000 companies to provide full-service relocation assistance; Commercial Real Estate Group provides a full spectrum of services to owners, purchasers and tenants of commercial land and property.

About Real Trends

REAL Trends has been the trusted source of news, analysis and information on the residential brokerage industry since 1987. The privately-held publishing, consulting and communications company is based in Castle Rock, Colorado. Residential real estate leaders look to REAL Trends for timely and trusted information and analysis through its monthly newsletter, news updates, conferences and publications. In addition to creating research studies, REAL Trends is a leading provider of high-level business consulting services to the residential real estate industry. The firm provides a wide range of advisory services to international clientele as well as local, regional and national real estate organizations. Areas of expertise include operational analysis, valuations, merger and acquisition advisory services, consumer and business research and strategic planning. For more information, visit http://www.realtrends.com or call 303-741-1000.

Contact: Michele Miller, Quinn & Co., 212.868.1900 x258; mmiller@quinnandco.com

Lara Berdine, Quinn & Co., 212.868.1900 x355; lberdine@quinnandco.com

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1 PINE ISLAND ROAD in Rye, New York

Impressive cedar shingle and stone Colonial on level 1-acre in prestigious waterfront neighborhood in Rye, New York. Enjoy the serenity of the stunning widows walk and gracious water views of Long Island Sound. Extraordinary architectural design is evident in every room in this home most notably in the exquisite millwork and impressive detailing.

If you would like to find out more about this home please visit My Website or email me at jomeara@houlihanlawrence.com

1 Pine Island Rendering

Rye, New York
Offered at $6,495,000

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Active Rentals in Rye City Schools (Single Family Homes from $4,000-$8,000)

  • 14 Goldwin Street – 3bdrms – 2.1 bths – $4,100
  • 91 Allendale Drive – 3bdrms – 2.1 bths – $4,250
  • 56 Clinton Avenue – 3bdrms – 2.1 bths – $5,500
  • 33 Grapal Street – 3bdrms – 1.0 bth – $6,000
  • 89 Old Post Road – 4bdrms – 2.1 bths – $6,500
  • 116 Apawamis Avenue – 4 bdrms – 3.1 bths – $6,500
  • 6 Harding Drive – 4 bdrms – 2.1 bths – $6,950
  • 51 Soundview Avenue – 4 bdrms – 2.1 bths – $7,200

Active Rentals in Harrison Schools (Single Family Homes from $4,000-$8,000)

  • 59 Oak Street – 3 bdrms – 2.0 bths – $4,200
  • 10 Lockwood Place – 3 bdrms – 3.1 bths – $4,600
  • 12 Lockwood Place – 5 bdrms – 3.1 bths – $5,000
  • 2 Merion Drive – 4 bdrms – 3.0 bths – $5,200
  • 214 North Street – 5 bdrms – 4.1 bths – $6,300
  • 5 Union Avenue – 4 bdrms – 4.1 bths – $6,500
  • 563 Harrison Avenue – 4 bdrms – 2.1 bths – $6,600
  • 569 Harrison Avenue – 4 bdrms – 2.1 bths – $6,800
  • 139 Sterling Road – 4 bdrms – 3.1 bths – $7,200
  • 4 Highfield Road – 6 bdrms – 4.0 bths – $7,500
  • 133 Park Lane – 4 bdrms – 3.1 bths – $8,000

For more information on any of the above rental properties please feel free to contact me at jomeara@houlihanlawrence.com or at 914.329.5329.

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From the Houlihan Lawrence 2nd Quarter 2013 Market Report…

“As we enter the dog days of summer, the housing market remains scorching hot in the markets north of New York City. Despite buyers’ having less inventory to choose from, Spring 2013 home sales were up sharply across Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties – more than 20% year-over-year in many areas. The combination of rising demand and falling inventory has generated modest but consistent price gains of 3-5% across most local markets, a relief for weary sellers and motivation for wary buyers.”

To View the Full Report…Click Here.

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