"Marc Schaeffer is great. He's engaged and tireless. You'll probably be spending a lot of time with your broker, and Marc is knowledgable, friendly, and a good presence to be around. He showed us something upward of 15 homes, and we never had any issues scheduling. He acts quickly and has useful k..."
"Warner was instrumental in shepherding the sale of my NYC apartment through the confusion and uncertainty of the Covid-19 lockdown. From listing and marketing to negotiating the deal and going the extra mile to overcome the various logistical obstacles on the road to closing, Warner and his team ..."
"We first found Marc when he was one of the selling agents for an apartment were interested in.
Although the apartment was not to our liking, we were very impressed by Marc's professionalism
and taking the time to describe all aspects of the market as well as provided a realistic thought
"From the day AnnaLiese met you, Jack, she knew you were absolutely the right agent for her and
you came through for her beautifully. You have acted in a professional and yet personal way with
AnnaLiese that made me feel as though you were acting in the role of a family member in offering
"I was referred to Jack Isquith. I just moved to NYC and he helped me and my daughter navigate
the world of co-ops and getting into our dream apartment. We couldn't be happier. His expertise
and professionalism and knowledge of the real estate market benefited us completely in getting
this deal cl..."
"Ari and his team were extraordinarily professional and responsive; they walked us through every
phase of the process. He helped us think strategically about how best to sell our apartment, and
he was unfailingly supportive when we needed help navigating various bits of bureaucracy. I
would work w..."
"Ari and his team helped my husband and I locate a home in a neighborhood that fit our needs, which by no means was easy. We were moving in together, with plans for children, while also wanting a place in a neighborhood that was 'off the beaten track’. He stuck with us for a number of months as we..."
"We met Ari and Ashley in March, 2014 during an open house on Berry Street. They asked us a couple of questions about our plans, needs, and current home, which led us to meet in person at our home where Ari and Ashley (both residents of Williamsburg) shared their background, proved their knowledge..."
"Knowing what the Manhattan rental market is like, my husband and I were dreading securing an apartment for our student son. Not being NYC residents, we had only a few days in which to find an apartment in a low-end price-range and in a limited area, so we decided to ask Jack to help. Jack weeded ..."
"My girlfriend and I now consider Louie a friend after going above and beyond to get us into our new apartment. We initially met Louie for a different space but he was flexible and worked magic to pivot with our needs and tastes. We returned for additional viewings at least 5 separate times, inclu..."
"I had the pleasure of working with Warner when I was looking to purchase an apartment in Manhattan. Warner was extremely knowledgeable about the various markets in downtown Manhattan. He was also patient and took the time to understand what I particularly wanted in an apartment. When I found the ..."
"My experience with Warner and his team was nothing short of fantastic. From our first meeting where his professionalism, local knowledge and marketing expertise was displayed to the day of my closing, I felt that I had a true partner in him and his team. I had to quickly move hundreds of miles aw..."
"Ari and his team were extraordinarily professional and responsive; they walked us through every phase of the process. He helped us think strategically about how best to sell our apartment, and he was unfailingly supportive when we needed help navigating various bits of bureaucracy. I would work w..."
"We first found Marc when he was one of the selling agents for an apartment were interested in. Although the apartment was not to our liking, we were very impressed by Marc's professionalism and taking the time to describe all aspects of the market as well as provided a realistic thought process g..."
"Louis helped me find a great apartment in New York city and was a joy to work with. He was extremely knowledgeable about the various neighborhoods in the city and was very discerning about which properties we took the time to view. He was always calm and collected, asked the right questions to al..."
"Marc was a great agent. We got the perfect spot, in the perfect location, with the perfect price. The process of finding my current home last several months, and Marc was there for every step of the way. Would recommend to anybody! "Robert P., buyer and seller" My husband and I sold our apartment..."
"We are very pleased with the Harkov Lewis team. They gave us a good analysis of the market and helped us focus our search. They have been very patient while working with us during the search process and were able to advise us during the bidding and co op process. The team has excellent coverage. ..."
"From start to finish, it was an absolute pleasure to work with Ari, Warner, and the team. Ari treated everyone involved with respect and integrity at all times, making the whole process as smooth and easy as it possibly could be. With knowledge of seemingly every lot and building in the area, Ari..."
"Working with Warner and his team was an absolute pleasure. After a less-than-stellar experience with another Broker in the neighborhood, we made the decision to switch to Warner and the Harkov-Lewis Team at Halstead. Our only regret was not working with them from Day One. We were instantly impres..."
"We have nothing but great things to say about working with the Harkov/Lewis team. From a service, knowledge, and experience standpoint, we felt we were working with the best of the best. You all met if not exceed all expectations we had from the very first "consultation" with Ari at our home to f..."
"Louis represented me in the leasing of my Clinton Hill, 2 bedroom rental. I've worked with the Harkov Lewis group for years by turns as a buyer, seller and landlord, always impressed by their responsiveness, thoughtfulness, ethical bearing and knowledge of the market. This was my first time worki..."
"Marc was an excellent person to work with. Not only was he extremely knowledgeable and efficient, he had a knack for listening to what we wanted and helping us identify the best properties for our needs. He was clear and confident while negotiating and made us feel comfortable in the difficult pr..."
"I first met Ari in connection with the purchase of an apartment in New York City. He was very knowledgeable, accommodating and flexible and showed me the apartment several times for taking measurements etc. Subsequently, Ari sold a different property for me in NYC. He was able to negotiate a pric..."
"Ari and his team have supported me in two transactions the sale of a co op in NYC in 2015 and the purchase of a Victorian home in the Ditmas Park area in 2019. I highly recommend Ari and his team for any type of transaction, but I particularly leaned on their expertise, negotiation skills, and ne..."
"Ari and Warner act as a true team with the highest level of professionalism and expertise. They are aware and ahead of the market and honest and supportive through the process. On the sale, they were able to leverage their resources to get the maximum amount of visibility for our listing. Even in..."
"Ari Harkov brings to the table a broad set of skills: attention to detail, analytical abilities, a warm and friendly personality, patience, and a genuine willingness to assist his clients at all times. As a demanding customer, I found that Ari promptly responded to my requests at all times throug..."
"Ari assisted my family with selling our Brooklyn condo. We were relocating across the country and confronted with a soft market. Many homes were taking months to sell. Ari and his team were deeply knowledgeable about the market and presented a brilliant sales strategy based on comprehensive quant..."
"Ari helped us buy our home and lease our family's rental property in Manhattan. Beyond what you would expect of a value added broker in having deep local market knowledge, detailed understanding of your needs and sensitivities, and strong negotiation skills, Ari is your true ally who, if needed, ..."
"We had a terrific experience with Ari and his team who helped us with the sale of our Brooklyn apartment. Going into the process, we were skeptical of working with NY brokers in general given our past experience in working with brokers who helped us find rental properties. Our experience with Ari..."
"Ari and his team are the consummate professionals in the real estate broking industry. Ari is the best real estate broker we have ever come across in our fifteen years of renting/buying in NYC and London. He is very responsive (within minutes, even when on vacation!) and has relevant marketing in..."
"Ari and Warner have represented me twice in buying a home and once in selling it. I could not recommend them too highly. On the selling side, they did an outstanding work. They priced the apartment right, produced stellar marketing material, negotiated skillfully with buyers and dealt patiently w..."
"Warner and his team are absolutely fantastic. Ari, Anne and the rest of the team work seamlessly together and handled every single detail with perfection. From the staging, and pricing strategy to negotiation and logistics, it felt like the whole team was available any time of the day to work thr..."
"We first met Ari years ago at an open house and immediately liked him. His abundant knowledge of NYC real estate and general professionalism were evident right from the start. We kept an eye on the market, randomly emailing him with questions over the years and he was always happy to help. When w..."
"Ari Harkov is a rare professional. His market intelligence is unmatched and his approach to our sale was the exact candor my wife and I were looking for. We dealt with several members of the team at Harkov Lewis including Jack and Emily who were both great to work with and made a complicated tran..."
"Marc Schaeffer is an honest, experience real estate agent who is a pleasure to work with when searching for a new home. He has strong ethics, is honest and has deep knowledge about the NY real estate market. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a home in the NY area. He is a great listener, p..."
"Simply put, Warner is a pro. His knowledge of an extremely dynamic market is impressive, and was vital in our decision to list our apartment. He was able to devise a strategy that met our needs not only with price, but with closing times to accommodate our eventual move. Everything played out exa..."
"Marc is amazing and helped my fiancé and I buy our first home in NYC. When we weren’t really sure what we wanted, he helped us narrow down our must haves and then quickly found us matches to look at. He scheduled full days of visits and after each day checked in to continue to help narrow the sea..."
"I was relieved to have a colleague refer me to Ari after two deals fell through. Ari brought a strong point of view on the market due to his deep knowledge of the dynamics and advised us on how to aggressively pursue a property that met all of our requirements. When Ari set our expectations on wh..."
"There's nothing more important than partnering with a first in class real estate professional and organization to sell an apartment in this challenging environment. From the moment I met Ari, I knew he was going to be the perfect person to help me market my apartment to success. Ari has a keen un..."
"While shopping for an apartment in the city, we met Ari when he represented sellers at one of the places we came to see. We immediately liked his measured, gentlemanly style, a generous sharing of information, and a total lack of pushiness. We asked Ari to become our buying broker, which he remai..."
"Annie is dedicated to finding her clients a place they want to live rather than just closing a transaction. She works extremely hard to figure out what someone is focused on in their home search and then matches this up with what is available. Her enthusiasm energized the process of seeing open h..."
"Ari is a true professional. After dealing with numerous other brokers, working with Ari was a refreshing experience. As first time buyers, we were extremely cautious. Ari was not only knowledgeable, but more importantly, he was patient and a straight shooter. He helped guide us through the proces..."
"Ari is an impressive broker. He is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of real estate and is a shrewd negotiator. We used Ari to sell our home and we would recommend him to anyone who we know because he is smart, strategic, reliable, honest and very professional. We also used him when we we..."
"After dealing with several frustrating brokers, we lucked out and met Ari. We were looking for something very particular, and Ari understood our needs right away. Being first time homebuyers, we had a lot of questions and concerns, and it was a relief to have someone with knowledge and experience..."
"Ari and his team are a first class organization. Their collective experience, real estate market knowledge and guidance throughout the process made the purchase process very smooth. Start to finish Ari and his team provided excellent guidance and advice while their level of communication was impe..."
"I was referred to Jack Isquith. I just moved to NYC and he helped me and my daughter navigate the world of co-ops and getting into our dream apartment. We couldn't be happier. His expertise and professionalism and knowledge of the real estate market benefited us completely in getting this deal cl..."
"Deciding to sell my first apartment was a difficult and stressful situation. Warner was extremely helpful and supportive. He was very receptive to my concerns and was always flexible and considerate of my schedule. Most of all, Warner is so honest and hardworking. He kept me very informed with co..."
"Ari is not your typical real estate broker with whom you feel you have to second guess everything they say. He's smart, practical, and very knowledgeable on the New York market and Williamsburg in particular, where he not only works, but also resides. He is extremely responsive and no question is..."
"Warner Lewis is a consummate professional in his field. From the moment he was engaged in the sale of our property, it was clear he was wholly invested in doing everything he could to get the best possible result. The result was not just the sale of the townhouse but the entire process leading up..."
"While I like to think I am pretty good at handling stressful situations nothing quite prepared me for purchasing my first home. Warner was an invaluable asset in navigating both the emotional and financial waters that go into home ownership. Throughout the process he was truly there every step of..."