When you are looking to buy property in New York City, you need the best professional help that you can find. Many buyers use sales agents and spend time shopping through untenable properties, sorting through misinformation, and blindly negotiating.
Real Estate sales agents are helpful when you’re selling a property, but their goal is to sell properties regardless of whether the properties are ideal for your needs, budget or lifestyle. When you are buying real estate, you need a buyer’s agent who will work exclusively for you to find an appropriately priced, desirable property that matches your expectation
Elika Associates is the premier New York City firm that specializes in exclusive buyer representation. Our agents are experienced professionals who can help you find the perfect property for the right price. Whether you are a US resident or foreign investor we cater our services to your specific real estate needs and best of all our service fee is paid by the seller.
How are we paid?
We are compensated as any other Broker and paid through the proceeds of the sale. Customarily, fees for real estate brokerage have been “built in” to the purchase price of the property. This means that a typical purchase will result in no additional out-of-pocket fees for you!
The question is: Would you prefer to pay to have someone work for you or for both you and the seller?
When an apartment sells, half of the 5% or 6% commission is paid to the real estate company that brings in the Buyer and the other half is kept by the company listing the property for sale, representing the Seller.
But when the real estate company who lists the property also brings in the Buyer, that real estate company keeps both the sides of the commission.
You may be thinking the higher the price you pay for the home, the higher our commission will be, so how does this work? We have a fiduciary responsibility to get the home at the best price for you, not the highest commission for ourselves.
We know that our business expands more with satisfied clients, and recognize the long term value of their equity position.
Talk to an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent today who can help you.
Elika agents offer serious advantages by giving you a structured, informative view of each property. We focus on delivering an assessment of actual real estate value. As we gather information about various properties, we will cut through marketing copy, clever home staging and other sales techniques that often lead to a bad deal.
We also make sure that we’re not wasting your time by presenting substandard properties that don’t fit with your plans. As our brokerage firm works exclusively with buyers, we ask our clients detailed information about their goals and lifestyles. We use this information to suggest options for each buyer.
To schedule an appointment with a buyer’s agent, or to find out more information, please contact us, or call 212-590-0540.
Help you spot misleading information in a property listing
Identify overpriced properties and discourage impulse buying
Professionally negotiate on your behalf to cut property prices
Speed up the closing process, board applications and other common delays
At Elika, our goal is to give our clients a new real estate buying experience. Every part of this experience offers improvements and advantages that would never be possible when buying a home through a more traditional agency.
Inexperienced buyers often make embarrassing, costly mistakes, especially when buying New York City real estate. An experienced buyer’s agent saves you money by giving you the information that you need to make informed decisions prior to submitting any offers.
Elika’s agents also work to save you time and to make the buying process a much less stressful experience. We will make offer recommendations, handle tough negotiations and prevent high-pressure sales agents from leading you into a bad deal. We draw on decades of combined experience to make sure that you have a real understanding of each property and of the New York housing market as a whole.
“A conflict of interest is more likely when a real estate firm that represents sellers assigns you one of its brokers as a buyer agent. That’s why many people believe an ‘exclusive’ buyer broker is preferable.” - Business Week
Buyers are often confused or frustrated by certain aspects of real estate. We give you easy-to-understand property valuations and handle many aspects of the buying process internally, saving you time and money. You will make better buying decisions, as you’ll have all the information that you need laid out clearly, but you’ll also spend less time making those decisions.
To make the purchasing process easier, our exclusive buyer’s agents move quickly to present you with concrete facts about multiple high quality properties. As our firm doesn’t handle sales in any capacity, we have no conflicts of interest when providing:
Home Evaluations – We have experience in the New York housing market and always find essential information about properties before we show them to our clients. Buyers need to know whether properties are likely to gain value, and by carefully screening the market and previewing properties before showing them, we’re able to spot excellent real estate deals that match our clients’ needs.
Negotiations – Many home buyers are uncomfortable with negotiations, and when buyers have only worked with sales-oriented brokerage firms, it’s easy to understand their reservations. Elika agents have experience with dozens of home negotiations and will make sure that you’re not oversold on a property. Learn more: Comparable Market Analysis
Sundry Services – Mortgage brokers, lawyers, home inspectors and other professionals can easily add to the cost of your home purchase. We source the best professionals and help you make the necessary arrangements to purchase your home quickly and easily.
Our buyer’s agents offer a new way to view the housing market and to find your dream properties. Save yourself time, money, and stress by using buyer’s agents from Elika for your next home purchase.
As a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), we have access to all listings in New York City.
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