â€œI enjoy finding the right home for all my clients and to just look on their face when they close on the deal and how happy and excited they are and what a great service I gave them,â€? she says. Carol also helps clients looking for office space and ground floor store fronts. After working for Douglas Elliman for a few years, she recently joined the prominent firm, Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy
Caption: Carol Commissiongâ€¦makes the right deals
Carol Commissiong says her clients like her because she always goes â€œabove and beyond the call of duty,â€? when helping them find the right home. â€œMy specialty is getting them exactly what they are looking for and finding the best in that area so they can get the best for their money,â€? she says. â€œFor first time home buyers, I hook them up to great brokers. I can even help them find 100% financing,â€? she says. Carol was born in Jamaica. She came to United States at age 11 with her family and was raised in New York City. She attended junior high, high school and New York Universityâ€™s Tish School of Arts, where she majored in Dramatic Arts. After modeling for a short period in Paris, Carol returned to New York to continue her education at Marymount Manhattan College and Saint Johnâ€™s University.
Majoring in advertising and communication led her to a career in real estate. Carol specializes in selling residential real estate in New York City, ranging from luxury hi-rise white glove buildings, Lofts, Brownstones and Town Houses. â€œI enjoy finding the right home for all my clients and to just look on their face when they close on the deal and how happy and excited they are and what a great service I gave them,â€? she says. Carol also helps clients looking for office space and ground floor store fronts. After working for Douglas Elliman for a few years, she recently joined the prominent firm, Coldwell Banker Hunt Kennedy. â€œI am a very good negotiator. If I find them a property that they really want, I can get that them that home at the price that is good for the market, meaning not under the market value but not over the market value as well,â€? she says. â€œI would never let them overpay for a property at all. While it is going to contract, I have an appraiser come to make sure that it is priced right.â€?
Carol is a member of Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the Manhattan Association of Realtors (MANAR), and National Association of Realtors (NAR). â€œThe strength of a successful residential broker is in the careful in-depth planning, marketing, and strategizing of a property, to ensure that the right product is offered at the right price and to the most qualified buyers, providing a resourceful comprehensive service,â€? she notes. She says sellers who list their property with her will benefit from a powerful dynamic customized marketing plan positioning their home to be sold quickly at the right price. â€œI conduct meticulous research to find the home that best fits my buyer’s needs,â€? she says. â€œIf youâ€™re looking for a true professional in the real estate industry, Iâ€™m your broker.â€?
To see available listings go to:http://www.carolbooking.com/lofts.htm and http://www.cbhk.com/agent/AgentDetail.asp?CEQ_AgentMLSCode=13506
Please call (212) 481-7745 or click on the â€œsubscribeâ€? button on the homepage to get the newsstand edition of The Black Star News, the worldâ€™s best Pan African publication. Donâ€™t forget to e-mail this article to a friend.