Investing in real estate has been a lifelong passion of Lane Berkwit, who has been building, buying and selling properties in the Hamptons for over 30 years. A part and full-time resident of the East End for over 40 years, she possesses an in-depth knowledge of the market and a passion for the neighborhoods she sells.
Lane currently resides in Sag Harbor, where she is living in one of the recent homes she has built. Since making real estate her profession, she has listed and sold hundreds of properties that stretch from Southampton to Shelter Island to Amagansett. She has great negotiating skills and has mastered the art of matching customer to property. Lane knows how to get the job done. Not surprising she has achieved Top Producer status over her past ten years in the business as a result.
A former commercial photographer, Lane previously owned and operated a thriving studio on 5th Ave., in New York City where she established lasting relationships with such Blue Chip clients as Revlon and American Express. The highly visual nature of her work in photography has given Lane a unique sensitivity to aesthetics as well as a sharp eye for detail. This has enabled Lane to assist her customers in making important home altering decisions when necessary.
This experience also taught Lane the value of loyal business relationships. Today she continues to conduct her real estate business with an emphasis on building trust and confidence. She takes the time to get to know her customers, by listening to them which helps her to understand what they truly want and need. Her vast knowledge of the area enables her to save her customers valuable time. She prides herself on the fact that many of her customers have returned to her again and again, knowing that she will always go the extra mile. Many have confidently referred her to friends, knowing they'll be in safe hands. Lane's celebrity customers particularly appreciate her discretion and respect for their privacy.
In addition to selling real estate, Lane has been developing properties on the East End for over 25 years and has an outstanding reputation. Her latest project was on Fieldview Lane in Easthampton, where she built a 4,500' Modern Home which can be seen on her website at www.hamptonslanda.com and sold in two weeks for $5,200,000 in 2008. She is also collaborating with several of her customers to do extensive renovations on their present homes. With her trained eye for details, you can be sure that she will not miss a thing, when it comes to protecting her customers when buying or selling properties.