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A-LIST BROKERS

Susan Breitenbach

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

THE CORCORAN GROUP What is it about you that attracts so many A-list clients? They all want the very best, the most experienced, knowledgeable, professional and honest agent. I feel that that is what I bring to the table: 24 years’ experience in this market, during which I’ve consistently been at the very top of my profession. I am very straightforward, and they also love the fact that I am a workaholic and a perfectionist. What advice would you give someone looking to buy real estate as an investment in your area now? I think the time is right to buy now while there’s still a good amount of inventory to choose from. I believe the market will continue to improve; and as we all know, when the inventory starts to deplete, the prices go up. Buy the best property you can afford in your price range. Remember, you can always make improvements to a home, but you cannot change the location. What professional accomplishments are you proudest of? I’m proudest of consistently being ranked so highly by the Wall Street Journal. It’s a nationwide ranking by sales volume. Already I was ranked No. 2 in 2011 and No. 12 in 2012, making me the the only agent ranked No. 1 in the Hamptons for two consecutive years! And . . . this year I have done well over a quarter of a billion dollars in sales volume and am looking forward to one of my best years ever!

What would you recommend to those trying to sell their home? What are the little things they can do that really go a long way? Price is most important. You don’t want to chase the market. Price competitively. We would much rather see you turn down offers than not receive any. Presentation of your home is also important. Fresh paint, de-cluttering of your home, updated appliances and clean rooms are all important. If you have a new home or one that is unfurnished, it is extremely helpful to have it staged or furnished. What current listings are you particularly proud of? I am currently marketing quite a few extraordinary properties. First is a brand new stunning oceanfront: 3 acres in East Hampton with a pool and “party house,” tennis court plus cabana, right on the beach. Second, I just listed an incredible and unique custom modern home with 30 foot ceilings, all the bells and whistles on almost 3 acres in Southampton near the ocean. Third is a unique 17-acre compound in Bridgehampton south of the highway, which includes a new large custom home with two 2.1 acres building lots with oversized pool and jacuzzi, sunken hydro har-tru tennis court, 2 outbuildings with sliding glass nano doors, bar, outdoor TV, fireplace, incredible outdoor kitchen, golf hole and putting green and 13 acre reserve with endless possibilities.

Bridgehampton (Pictured Above): A very special offering south-of-the-highway compound, this property defines luxury and uncompromising quality, with attention to the smallest of details. It is a unique property that will appeal to buyers seeking exclusivity in the Hamptons. This magnificent compound expands across 17.5 acres and includes two single and separate building lots that are approximately 2.1 acres each, plus an abutting 13.4-acre agricultural reserve. WEB#11114 Ocean Rd.

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