Gus Lafkas graduated from New York Institute of Technology with a BBA Degree in Business Administration intending to become an entrepreneur. Gus became an owner of a Restaurant which gave him the organizational skills, the patience and the caring that is so needed in business.
Little did he realize back then that his life would take a turn in a different direction. He sold the business and began his mortgage career in 2002 followed by his passion of selling homes in 2008. To Gus, this feels natural and not like work!
In September 2008, Gus joined Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which he calls HOME!
Many wonderful people with big hearts believed in Gus and gave him an opportunity to succeed. He is bilingual (speaking both English and Greek). Gus is 100% devoted to ALL his customers giving them the service they deserve making himself available 24/7/365.
Gus has received multiple awards recognizing his success in Real Estate. Some of the awards are:
Leading Edge Society Award (2009-2014), President’s Circle Award (2015-2016) and Gold Circle Award 2017,18,19.
The best professional advice Gus can offer to anyone beginning their career or to seasoned agents is to "NEVER GIVE UP" because Anything is Possible!
Commercial * Residential * Rentals * Executive Home
First Time Buyers * Investment * Move-Up Home
New Construction * New Home * Relocation
Coops/Condos * Short Sales/Foreclosures
Certified Residential Specialist - CRS
Certified Buyer Representative - CBR
Certified International Property - CIPS
Licensed Real Estate Broker
As a dedicated real estate agent, I am qualified to guide you in buying or selling a home. I believe in using my skills in finance, contracts, negotiation and marketing to your best advantage.
Buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions in the lives of many people. Because of that, it is important that you work with someone you trust and feel is a market expert with integrity. People trust me with their most-valuable asset. It's a responsibility I take very seriously. I know that your success is my success.
I offer local expertise in a home market tailored to meet your needs. As a local professional, I know the neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, zoning regulations and local economy. I will do the leg work, keeping you up-to-date with new listings and conditions as they impact the market. I will make the process as pleasurable and stress-free an experience for you as I can.
I don't measure my success through awards received or achievements, but through the satisfaction of my clients. Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, I will provide sound and trustworthy advice to help you achieve your real estate goals.
Let me guide you through the complexities of buying or selling your home, eliminating hassles and stress. I look forward to working with you.
* Member of National Association of Realtors
* Member of New York State Association of Realtors
* Member of Long Island Board of Realtors
* Bachelors in Marketing
* Masters in Business Administration
* Over 15 Years of Sales Experience
* Fluent in Greek/ Full Time
*Available 24/7 by phone or Email (Blackberry),Computer Savvy
* Member of the NY Banking Department
* Certified Buyer Representative (CBR)