Maria V. Kafetzis delivers exceptional service in Residential & Luxury Investment properties, defining extraordinary in every sense of the word. As a Luxury Real Estate Broker in NY & South FL and Certified Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist, Maria is always committed to excellence. Her business model is providing superior knowledge, service & grand attention to detail to her clients. With her immeasurable work-ethic and perseverance in challenging negotiations, some of the terms her past clients have used to describe her are “high-energy”, “personable”, “knowledgeable”, “enthusiastic”, “capable”, “dynamic”, “analytical”, “driven”, the “Creme de la Creme of Real Estate”. Her ingenious marketing, sophisticated approach, wealth of knowledge and extensive dexterity in Real Estate and Law, have continuously earned the admiration of her past & present Clients, colleagues & peers. Maria is multi-lingual, proficient & well-versed in English, Spanish & Greek.
Prior to Real Estate, at the young age of 17, Maria lead the administration department of a large well-known Law Firm in Garden City, NY, where she proudly merited 5 promotions. Obtaining her Paralegal degree, moving on to manage & practice at a Corporate Law Firm, also in Garden City, NY, she led negotiations of large Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Placements, Formation & Dissolutions, Sales Leasebacks & administered Contract Negotiations with large Corporations and Fortune 500 Companies. This education & training contributed to Maria’s leverage among her peers in the Real Estate Industry. Receiving her Real Estate License in 2001, at 21 years old, she has closed multi-million in sales since and consistently managed to remain a preeminent Broker throughout her career.
Maria prides herself on “relentless determination” to accomplish her clients’ goals. When people ask what she does for a living her answer is “I exceed expectations daily in accomplishing people’s most important personal & financial goals”. She is not just selling a home. She is living in the moment with her clients & customers. She takes times to understand the needs of her individual clients & their families, is available on a full-time basis, which in Maria’s world, includes late nights and lengthy weekend days. Whether a client is upsizing, downsizing, relocating or investing, she customizes a well-thought out strategy to deliver successful results every time. She combines her immense experience and abundance of conglomerate professional resources on each transaction, in both States. Maria Kafetzis together with Douglas Elliman Real Estate are Industry leaders in both locations, having exclusivity to Premier Properties & Superior Selling Power. Maria is the RightRealtor4u & your family & friends.
“My passion & intention is providing an admirable distinctive Real Estate Experience. I reward every one of my clients by exceeding your expectations, adding value in achieving your desired goal, while consistently practicing with superlative standards of professionalism & integrity.” ~Maria V. Kafetzis
TRAINING, CERTIFICATIONS & DESIGNATIONS:
>Realtor - Multiple MLS
>Licensed NYS Real Estate Broker
>Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
>Short Sale Certified Specialist
>RSPS-Resort & Second Home Specialist Designation (Luxury/High End Market)
>SRES-Senior Real Estate Specialist Designation (Senior Real Estate Consultant)
>Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation (Nationally Recognized)
>Million Dollar Guild Recognition (Nationally Recognized)
>Long Island Board of Realtors
>Realtor Association of Palm Beaches & GFLR
>Miami Board of Realtors
>New York State Association of Realtors
>National Association of Realtors
>Institute of Luxury Home Marketing
>Aventura / Sunny Isles Beach Chamber of Commerce
>Aventura Marketing Council
>Kiwanis of NE Miami-Dade
>Sunny Isles Beach Women's Club