Roslyn Estates, NY 11576
Bought a home in 2020 in Manhasset, NY.
We just purchased a house with Renee’s help and we are so thankful to have worked with her. Renee is a fountain of knowledge, and therefore is able and willing to help you at every opportunity. We started looking at the start of CoVID and needed someone who was honest and forthright, yet would always listen and would accommodate. We couldn’t recommend Renee highly enough
Bought and sold a home in 2020 in Great Neck, NY.
I highly recommend Irene, especially to first time buyers like us. Her knowledge and unrelenting focus on our goals guided our search and ultimately landed our dream house. And her advice is still helping us months after we closed. A savvy, consummate professional, and genuinely nice person.
Ian Drewe, 15 Whistler Rd, Manhasset, NY 11030
Bought a home in 2020 in Manhasset, NY.
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We moved from the city to Manhasset and found working with Renee to be the easiest choice in our process! Throughout our time working together she was always very honest in her dealings with us and listened to why we liked something or disliked something. We felt that we were in very capable hands and working with someone who understood our (ever so changing!) asks and must haves for our first home! We found her local market knowledge to be exceptional and she had a very good pulse on both the local market but also the overrall market as a whole, which we appreciated as well. Besides showing us what was good and bad about a house, she has a great eye for additions/ improvements that could be made down the line, which is a great vision to have when you are buying a home and need to see how it can evolve with your own needs. When it came down to it Renee was always so helpful and available to discuss everything from market insight to negotiations to post move-in tips and suggestions! She knew we were first time buyers and was always available to speak and offer her input as an experienced agent and homeowner. Our experience working with Renee was very enjoyable and we look forward to future opportunities to work together!
Irene has been a pleasure to work with. She's efficient, on the ball, knowledgeable and a wonderful person. We would definitely use her again and I would most certainly recommend her to any friends or family who are looking for their LI dream home.
27 Cow Neck Rd, Sands Point, NY 11050
With the limited inventory of houses on the market and with time running short, she suggested we start looking for a rental to make sure that our kids settle in before the school year started. With an extremely tight rental market in the summer, Irene not only found an optimal house rental for us, but also managed the multiple offer bidding process. I already mentioned that we were new to the area, and Irene guided us every step of the way from recommending local services like groceries, dry cleaners, hair salons, to best bike trails and restaurants in the area.
While we were settling in the rental, Irene continued the search for the house, and we finally found what we were looking for in the late fall. Irene not only expertly handled the negotiation with the seller, but also helped with getting the contractors in the house to estimate renovations while we were still in contract. She was always available on short notice and was our stand in when we could not make it for an appointment as she fully gained our trust with her professionalism, knowledge and keen eye for detail.
Irene came to the closing to ensure that everything went smoothly, even though she did not have to. And she continues to check up on us to see how we are settling in.
We could not recommend Irene strongly enough to all prospective buyers and sellers. I know we would not look for anyone else. She was not just a real estate agent for us, but a trusted advisor, and a friend
04/19/2020 - A M
Bought a Single Family home in 2019 in Manhasset, NY
Renee recently sold our home and gave us many creative ideas in order to maximize the best price possible.
Renee understands the stresses and anxieties of moving and holds your hand every step of the way. She has knowledge and experience for anything that comes up. Renee has understandably earned her reputation as a top broker. Her attention to detail is meticulous. She is a smart and savvy professional that takes great pride in doing the very best for her clients. It’s our pleasure to recommend Renee as your real estate broker.
Manhasset, NY 11030
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We bought our house with Renee as our buyer’s agent a few years ago, and given our positive experience, we naturally turned to her when it came time to sell. Our house was sold within a week of the listing for over our asking price with multiple offers — that almost says it all. Renee was a pleasure to deal with and guided us through the entire process. She worked around the fact we had two small children at home and made everything go as smoothly as possible. When we began receiving offers, she did an outstanding job of managing them and we felt extremely well advised. If we ever had a house to sell in the area, we would go straight to her without further thought.
We worked with Irene as our buyers agent for a year and a half and she was extremely patient with us as we were very selective with the home and areas that we were looking for.
She was very knowledgeable in the areas that we were looking in (Manhasset/Roslyn) and she was dedicated to ensuring that we found the perfect home for our family. She was easily accessible, always available to show us potential homes and most importantly she always gave us her honest opinion which is something we really appreciated and were looking for in an agent.
Irene was an absolute pleasure to work with and we would definitely work with her again in the future!
1102 Grist Mill Cir, Roslyn, NY 11576
520 Park Ave, Manhasset, NY 11030
We can’t recommend Irene strongly enough! We first met her almost a year ago when we visited one of her open houses while we were just starting our house search on our own. We had been on the fence as to whether or not to work with a broker but felt inclined to reach out to her, as she was friendly, inquisitive and seemed quite knowledgeable. It was the best decision we made, as she proved to be an invaluable resource and partner in our search. Irene was incredibly patient with us, as we must have seen nearly 100 homes and had three accepted offers that ultimately fell through (to no doing of hers) before finding the home we are now in. At no point did Irene rush us into anything or make us feel pressured into making a decision. Through all of the ups and downs, she continued to make herself available for calls day or night and to accompany us to countless open houses and appointments. When we had questions, she sought out answers in a timely fashion and wanted to ensure that we felt equipped to make an informed decision that was right for us.
Irene was a pleasure to have as a real estate agent. She never left any questions unanswered and was available all the time. Irene understood our time frames , and was respectful and not at all pushy . She offered excellent advice and helped us make informed decisions. We thank you for the time and effort you put with us.
Irene represented us in buying a new home and selling our existing home. She was extremely knowledgeable, responsive and supportive throughout the entire process. She was always available to discuss any concerns and/or questions we had. Her advice was always spot on and her judgment, including in negotiating both deals, was impeccable. She went above and beyond in her duties as our agent in every respect. We could not have asked for a better experience and would wholeheartedly recommend her without any hesitation.
My wife and I were fortunate enough to find our dream home very quickly, and that's when Irene's support was crucial. We were very emotionally invested in the home and wanting to make it ours so when dealing with the negotiation process, Irene's guidance was invaluable. She helped educate us every step of the way to ensure of a successful negotiation and seamless transition into our new home and neighborhood. We are very grateful for her expertise, but mostly because she actually cared. We highly recommend working with her if you are searching in the area.
Alison and Maria, Manhasset, NY
Thanks to Irene, we did not have to worry. Her experience as a broker in a very competitive real estate market was evident in the way she handled challenges as they came up. She always conducted herself in a professional manner, no matter the situation.
Irene's attention to detail was amazing, she made it a priority to be up to speed of the status of our transaction at all times, and no detail was too small for her to overlook. She is a seasoned professional and we cannot say enough positive things about our experience with her.
JS and ES
P.E. Manhasset, NY
Kate Ferrantelli, Realtor
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01/03/2017 – DOMLO
79 Longview Rd, Port Washington, NY 11050
As a single woman, it was delightful, as well as, very helpful, to find that in Renee, I had met a person that I could develop a solid working relationship with. Renee was an excellent active listener, who truly heard my concerns, took the time to discuss them fully, and realistically presented the likely market responses to them. Her thoughtful, accurate, and professional information, made it much easier to look logically at incoming offers when arriving at the final decision to sell my home.
-P.T., Port Washington, NY
I'm writing to praise one of your highly skilled, talented, and dedicated agents, Irene (Renee) Rallis.
I had the excellent fortune to be referred to Renee by my attorney when I needed to sell my late mother's home, a condominium unit in The Greens in Manhasset. As you may note from my address, I live in Maryland, at least a five hour drive from Manhasset (when traffic conditions are not worse than usual). Other than this residence of my late parents, I have had no other connection to the greater New York City area for more than 40 years. Therefore, I needed to engage the services of a realtor who both could and would enable the sale of the property and its contents to be as "turn key" as possible, minimizing the number of expensive and time consuming visits I might need to make between my home and Manhasset.
At my first (and only!) face to face meeting with Renee, I realized that I had been referred to a consummate professional. Her in-depth knowledge of the local market and its idiosyncrasies, sources of ancillary services that I would require, and efforts to assure me that she comprehensively understood both my requirements and my attitude towards possible future needs to adjust the offering price gave me total confidence that she was someone who cared greatly about satisfying her clients. Her meticulous attention to detail was evident to me and little did she know at the time that such behavior by a broker was an absolute selection prerequisite for me.
Renee did not disappoint. She was extremely conscientious about keeping me informed by phone and e-mail of all relevant developments but avoided involving me in petty issues that would have no material effect on the sale. She helped greatly by offering suggestions when it was apparent to her that something could or should be done to improve sales prospects that might not be apparent to me, but always was loyal to my decisions. The property was not an easy sell. The condo had never been renovated or redecorated since construction in 1979, in contrast to other units selling at The Greens and in the nearby area. Despite the length of time before the unit went to contract, and the need to sequentially satisfy the concerns of two potential buyers and their separate engineering inspection reports, Renee continued to go out of her way to do what was needed to preclude my need to travel to Manhasset.
Renee referred me to several estate sales agents, but only did so after she first communicated at length with each to make sure that she could make the referral with confidence. When we compared our independent rankings of each agent on her list, we had ranked the same agent best and second best. Clearly, Renee had an excellent sense of my personality and my requirements.
With great mutual regret, Renee's well deserved vacation abroad coincided with the closing date for the property. She placed me in the competent hands of Ms. Maria Bolen only after taking Ms. Bolen on a tour of the condo and ensuring that she understood how to operate the central alarm system. Considering Ms. Bolen's ease of participation and success in helping resolve some extremely tricky last minute issues that appeared to threaten the closing, Renee must have given Ms. Bolen an excellent "turn-over" report.
I believe that Renee deserves all the recognition for which she may be eligible, including possible promotion and/or receipt of awards for exemplary performance. She would make a superb mentor and supervisor if she has any interest in such a career path. In my opinion, her competence, genuine sincerity, honesty, and desire to please her clients puts her on top.
If I was interested in purchasing or selling a property in the Manhasset/Port Washington area, I wouldn't consider using the services of any other broker than Renee Rallis.
P.K., executor Estate of SMK
Herbert Dicker 37 Sandy Hollow Rd, Port Washington, NY 11050
03/09/2018 - talar8
Bought a Single Family home in 2018 in Manhasset, NY.
Renee is one of the best real estate agents here on Long Island! We used Renee’s services to purchase our very first home, and we were so satisfied, that 14 years later, we used her AGAIN to buy our second home! She guided us every step of the way through the buying process, and was very responsive anytime we had questions or concerns (whether it was by email, texting, phone, etc!). Renee is detail-oriented, professional, smart, attentive, and always in-tune to our needs. I would highly recommend Renee as your real estate agent!
Highly likely to recommend
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Consulted me on buying or selling a home in Beechhurst, Queens, New York, NY 11357.
Irene took a look at our house and told us to change some little things and our house was sold in two days and over list Price. Her knowledge and experience showed I would definitely recommend her and use her again.
Sold a home in 2017 in Bayside, Queens, New York, NY 11361.
Irene Rallis far exceeds her stellar reputation. Her professionalism, knowledge, dedication and sharp negotiation skills allowed us to actualize our dreams. She was always available and represented us every step of the way and turned the process of buying and selling into a seamless one. Throughout the entire process I knew that she was always representing my interests and even felt her happiness when we found our dream home. We even had many laughs along the way. Not only would I recommend her to anyone looking for an agent but I will use her again in the future
Sold a Single Family home in 2018 in Glen Cove, NY.
It is with great pleasure that I recommend Irene Rallis for ALL your real estate needs. She is extremely knowledgeable, authentic and sincere with her advice and recommendations. Her approach in helping me with the search for my new home was done with care and compassion as I was not the only decision maker in this very important process. She attended to everyone's need and was very professional in the entire process, including the sale of my current home. Her recommendations for other professionals, including lawyers and inspectors, were of great benefit during this overwhelming process. She made the entire process go much smoother and it clearly was because of her expertise. She gave 100% and was timely with phone calls, appointments and communicating between parties...she always had time for a question and for me, that was very important! She is an outstanding professional and is a fine example of what to look for in a realtor....Brava!
Sold a Single Family home in 2018 in Manhasset, NY.
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Irene did a fabulous job in selling my mom’s house in Manhasset after her passing. Irene was extremely professional, knowledgeable, courteous, organized, and hard-working. Her advice regarding asking price was spot-on, as was her guidance on home-sale preparation. She made the process easy by referring me to reliable and thorough junk-removal and cleaning services, and she checked on the house for me while it was vacant. Despite many issues with the house, Irene garnered multiple offers very quickly, and we wound up closing the sale, at the full asking price, within three months of the listing date. Irene is a true professional.
Irene happened to be the broker for one of the homes my husband and I came across (but were not interested in). From the very beginning, she was friendly, helpful and enthusiastic. She asked us for preliminary details about our search and I could tell that she just *knew* what we were looking for - our style, price point, desired neighborhoods. It is obvious that she is an expert on our general area of Long Island (Manhasset, Port Washington, Roslyn, Syosset, Jericho, etc. - can't speak for other areas as we did not look elsewhere).
Over the past year, Irene has diligently looked for homes for us. She always sends us emails with promising homes, makes herself available whenever we were interested in seeing homes, and even got to know our whole family (mom, dad, etc.), who often came along to provide their opinions on the homes we were seeing. She is always patient to hear everyone's opinions - one could say there was too many cooks in the kitchen but she is so skilled in handling us all!
My husband and I are extremely picky about what we're looking for (we're looking for a very particular neighborhood and style of home at a specific price point) so the search went on for many months - to NO fault of Irene of course since she was absolutely a star in giving us all the information about what was out there and showing us basically everything available!
Even when the search stalled (due to a slow summer...), Irene still kept in touch via email and text, which was awesome. She didn't just give up and forget about us just to "move on" to the next client. The level of service you get with Irene is really next to none when it comes to a real estate broker.
Something that was also extremely refreshing was that despite Irene's expertise, she was never pushy with us on any homes. I definitely get the sense that she really does want to find the best home/fit for her clients above just getting paid and getting a deal done as quickly as possible.
The bottom line is - if you want someone who is an expert, friendly, patient, and will WORK HARD for you to find you a home (and probably sell your home too if that's what you're looking for), there's no better choice than Irene. This is coming from someone (and a family) who has sold/purchased many homes through the years through brokers. If we ever need to purchase again or sell our home in the future or if any friends need a referral, Irene will be the obvious choice.
Renee is an absolute pleasure to work with and I would happily work with her again. She manages to simultaneously be effective and warm — critical when dealing with such an important decision. It was particularly stressful because we were trying to buy and sell within a very tight window. Thankfully, Renee is a pro and knew the how long each end of the process would take to protect us from getting burned.
This is a bit strange to put in a review, but she seems to have a sixth sense about a lot of things that pan out in uncanny ways. From the flakiness of a particular buyer to temperature of a bidding environment, everything is instinctual for her. Renee earned our trust very quickly and strengthened it throughout the process. While completely optional, she attended both our closings, putting a bow on our experience together.
If you're ever looking for someone who will understand and look out for you, don't hesitate to contact Renee.
It was a pleasure working with Irene. She was very knowledgeable about the area as well as very responsive via text, email, or phone call. She was also very patient - my fiancé, father, and I have different schedules and we wanted to revisit a couple properties more than once but she always made the arrangements without any issues. We also felt like she was genuine when we asked for her opinion. I would highly recommend working with Irene