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Ian R.
Lindsey C.
Timothy W.
Ben E.
Chet P.
Michael F.
Jacqueline A.
Jason R.
Crystal W.
Marissa O.
Boris P.
Stephanie P.
Brenna W.
Sriram G.
Jun H.
Daniel P.
Rich J.
Eric C.
Ariel G.
Petros K.
Justin R.
Dan W.
Roy L.
Rich L.
Lance F.
William C.
Wenchao W.
William H.
Aaron H.
Arturo M.
Kelly B.
Adam M.
Asheshh S.
Deirdre M.
Marisa K.
Nadia M.
Bill I.

Ian was recommended by a close friend. He certainly did not disappoint. Outstanding communicator with intimate knowledge of New York properties and the specific issues related to co-ops and condos.

— Ian R.

We have used Ian to sell, to buy, and to buy again! He's a great agent, diligent and straight-talking. I have appreciated his knowledge, understanding, and real estate approach. We have used two other agents in the past, and ever since we found Ian we will stay with him and continue to recommend him to everyone we know. He's simply fantastic.

— Lindsey C.

Ian is amazing. It was a real pleasure working with him. My wife and I had some pretty difficult requirements and despite that Ian not only met our requirements but found us a place that exceeded them. He’s patient and honest and dedicated. I’ve recommended him to every friend who’s in the market.

— Timothy W.

Great experience with Ian purchasing my apartment in NYC. He's super knowledgeable, experienced, and very responsive every step of the way.

— Ben E.

Wendy made the buying process extremely easy every step of the way. My initial discussions with her helped me to understand what was involved, and how to best target my search to find what was right for me. I was not in the area during the search process and she went out of her way to preview apartments on my behalf. When I visited she showed multiple options all greatly curated and within my price range...

— Chet P.

I've worked with Ian on two purchases, one sale, and managing a rental property. I highly recommend him to anyone in the NY area who is looking for an agent. Ian is ethical, considerate, and extremely generous with his time. He is highly responsive and proactive on any issues and will make himself available for phone calls, visits, or whatever is needed. All of my transactions have had good outcomes, and...

— Michael F.

Ian is an incredible real estate agent. He is extremely knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything to me as a first time home buyer! He is well respected in the industry (I was even told by the other broker that the reason I got the apt over another offer was because of Ian) and I truly valued his opinion on everything! I can't thank him enough for making the process of buying an apt in NYC su...

— Jacqueline A.

Ian represented my fiancée and I when we purchased our NYC condo in 2021. Ian was very helpful throughout the condo-buying process, providing helpful insights related to NYC real estate purchasing and working with condo boards. Ian is very responsive and is always happy to elaborate on anything or answer questions. He is very analytical and thorough when evaluating how much a property should cost vs its ...

— Jason R.

Wendy assisted me in listing my apartment and finding a new one earlier this year. On both fronts, she was incredibly calm, organized, supportive and responsive. She delivered valuable strategic expertise in pricing my apartment competitively, put together a beautiful listing and helped me secure multiple offers. I'd been anxious about listing my apartment and Wendy made it one of the easiest parts of th...

— Crystal W.

I wish I could give Ian more than 5 stars! Over the past several months, he has gone above and beyond to sell my co-op. This was a very complicated sale, and Ian stuck with it through the end. There was a consistent line of communication and transparency that made this daunting process feel easier. Ian is incredibly experienced and knowledgeable in the field, making me feel confident in the recommendatio...

— Marissa O.

A great, proactive agent that will fight for you. Ian helped us buy and then also sell a place in the middle of a pandemic. Ian's diligence, knowledge, patience, and support have made the process and our experience much easier to take in. Ian acted as our guidance counselor providing an honest perspective while also using his real estate experience to give sound advice. He was excellent in continuing to ...

— Boris P.

Ian helped us to buy our first apartment, a co-op unit on the UWS, in 2022, acting as our river guide through this unique process. He provided constant support and advice, from initial listings to the final close. He was responsive and attentive through every step, attending every showing and answering our many, many questions. He respected our budget, never trying to sell a place we didn't like or downp...

— Stephanie P.

I had an amazing experience working with Ian for my first Co-op purchase! As a first-time buyer, Ian walked my fiance and me through every step of the purchasing process. He made himself available to hop on a call every time we had a question, coordinated and joined all of our showings, and guided us through the board application and closing process. He never once tried to push us above the budget we had...

— Brenna W.

Five stars are not enough. Cannot say enough about Ian, who is a consummate professional and all-around great guy as well. Ian worked with my husband and me to purchase a new condo and then sell our co-op apartment. He stuck with us for over a year, including a purchase that fell through. He helped us negotiate a great deal on our condo purchase, with sponsor concessions we never would have known to ask ...

— Marilyn

Ian worked very closely with us on our purchase of a coop unit in UWS. We were consistently impressed with Ian’s professionalism, his in-depth knowledge of the NYC real estate market, meticulous attention to detail in preparing the board package and above all, his persistence in getting the deal to the finish line. Ian went above and beyond our expectations in helping us find our perfect home. Highly rec...

— Sriram G.

Ian is simply the best real estate agent. He is sharp, responsive and very knowledgable about the market. Years ago Ian helped me with my first dream home purchase in the city, now he is helping me with a home upgrade. Ian is my go-to real estate agent. Highly recommended!

— Jun H.

Simply put, we could have never purchased our flat in NYC (UES/Manhattan) without Ian - his service, sound advice and analytics were essential. We are regularly in touch with Ian for market readouts on best timing, for a planned upgrade we have to larger place and Ian is always helpful and incredibly well informed.

— Daniel P.

His breadth and depth of knowledge gave us the piece of mind to make educated decisions, and there was no question too big or too small. Ian is patient and takes the time to walk you through all the pros and cons and nuances of each step of the process, which is crucial for such a life-changing decision as investing in a home. He is eager to work hard to satisfy his clients, from tracking down listings t...

— Rich J.

I have worked with Ian on two purchases and one sale in the past seven years and have recommended him to others as well. Unlike most other agents, he will always offer his honest opinion backed by experience and data. While other agents will happily agree to everything you show interest in to make a deal, Ian will always play the devil's advocate and actually work in your interest. Always candid and pati...

— Eric C.

Ian is an excellent realtor. He recently helped my fiancé sell his apartment while also helping us buy our first home together. Ian helped us with the whole process from start to finish. He assisted us to make sure our old place was staged beautifully for prospective buyers and being very conscious of our WFH schedules. Ian also helped to walk us through all of the paperwork and helped to make sure our m...

— Ariel G.

We recently completed a purchase with Ian, and of all the people involved in the process, he proved to be the most trustworthy, professional, and genuine. His expertise is amazing, and his willingness to help is infinite. I trust him blindly and would recommend him without hesitation.

— Petros K.

Ian made sure to advise me on all of the small details I missed in each apartment, and is smart enough recognize when an apartment's online listing isn't a fit for my own goals. When I finally decided on an apartment, Ian coached me through every step of the way to ensure I had a flawless board package. I'm extremely grateful for his help, his attention to detail, and responsiveness throughout. He made t...

— Justin R.

Ian was incredibly helpful during our purchasing experience - we couldn't have done it without him. He carefully guided us through each step and we were lucky to have him as our broker. His knowledge of the field is deep and his suggestions were spot on. We recommend!

— Dan W.

Ian was extremely helpful and attentive as I navigated the New York market. He did extensive research on the options in my price range and geographical preferences, he patiently took me to numerous places, negotiated extremely well, and was very forthright throughout the process. One of the true good guys in the industry.

— Roy L.

Ian Katz is by far one of the best brokers in New York City. Ian helped me purchase and sell on two different occasions. His knowledge of the market, his professionalism and responsiveness makes him stand out from the rest.

— Rich L.

I used Ian to sell my NYC co-op and from day one he was all class. He has a deep understanding of the different neighborhoods in NYC and came prepared with a game plan on the best way to market the co-op. I would highly recommend Ian as he removes all the stress from the entire process of selling real estate.

— Lance F.

Ian Katz and his team did an incredible job selling our UWS apartment. His market insight, preparation, staging, and overall sales skills were impressive and apparent in our final sales price. Whether you need step by step hand holding, someone with an extensive rolodex of buyer/sellers, a person with experience/market expertise, or just someone with vision who is great to deal with, Ian Katz is your guy!

— William C.

House hunting with Ian was AWESOME! He is super knowledgable, sharp and responsive.He went above and beyond helping us understand the process as first-time buyers. Highly recommended!

— Wenchao W.

Ian is an incredible real estate agent - knowledgeable, responsive, detail-oriented. I worked with him on recommendation of a friend and would gladly recommend him similarly.

— William H.

Ian helped us find the perfect apartment on the Upper West Side in 2017. He was very knowledgeable, professional, and responsive, and we would absolutely use him again to buy or sell.

— Aaron H.

I had the pleasure of working with Ian several times for my NYC Real Estate needs. Ian is very professional, thorough, and makes sure that he understands his client's needs. He also communicates well and proactively keeps his clients informed of status and progress. On each occasion that I have worked with Ian, the experience and outcome has been most positive.

— Arturo M.

Ian was tireless in helping me find a wonderful new home in Brooklyn. I was new to the process of buying a co-op and he walked me through every step of the way in great detail. It was a tough market but with his expertise and guidance, I found a great place that I truly love and plan on staying in for a long time.

— Kelly B.

I first learned of Ian as he had sold another unit in my building. His approach and working style seemed to be very genuine and trustworthy. We interviewed Ian and another agent in our building and choose Ian for these reasons. He has an excellent working style and is extremely focused and thorough. He does what he says he is going to do. He follows through, follows up and keeps in constant communication...

— Adam M.

Ian did a great job in working with us leasing our property in NYC. Once it came time for us to sell, he was very good at implementing a successful strategy for us to maximize our value and working through the challenges of selling to a foreign buyer.

— Asheshh S.

Ian came highly recommended from a close friend and colleague, and was the perfect navigator throughout the entire apartment-buying expedition. After a brief but detailed phone conversation in which I told Ian the neighborhoods I was interested in, the price range I'd be willing to spend, and my list of "must have" and "wish list" amenities - Ian went right to work. Not only did he immediately start send...

— Deirdre M.

Ian expertly and patiently assisted my husband and I through the entire home buying process, from finding our apartment to completing the co-op board package and closing. Ian truly has a vast knowledge of the New York City real estate market and is a pleasure to work with.

— Marisa K.

Ian is an expert on the NYC market and makes an effort to know his clients' tastes and preferences so that every unit he shows fits into that criteria and does not waste his clients' time. Ian did an excellent job of narrowing the available market for me. I have recommended Ian to a number of friends looking for places across the city. In addition, Ian has been a great resource and advisor even after the...

— Nadia M.

If you need a great realtor in New York you should go directly to Ian. I was extremely happy with his exceptional and detailed level of service, and his personable, can-do style of professionalism. He skillfully helped me sell my co-op apartment in Midtown and then found me a great new home just up the street. Not only is Ian great at what he does, he is also a great guy to just hangout with in between y...

— Bill I.


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