Why me?

Seems like there are a million other Manhattan real estate brokers out there we can use.

As a top Manhattan real estate broker, and a working Manhattan real estate appraiser, our superior real estate expertise help buyers and sellers see a perspective on price through the eyes of an appraiser.  This ensures YOU a more secure footing to close and a more accurate viewpoint in value.  Most Manhattan realtors or brokers do not have this superior level of expertise.

I can rebut a property appraisal and check it for consistency, logical and appropriate application of analysis and correct calculations and provide my feedback.  Being able to affix a value to a NYC condo or any other Manhattan realestate property is a valuable aspect of any Manhattan foreign real estate buyers.

I have spotted wrong comparable properties used, that were from different and inappropriate market areas; such as a new construction unit being compared to an older subject property; all of which can skew the numbers and can make or break your loan to purchase or close with a potential buyer. This is where my extra knowledge can help circumvent these pitfalls.

I have also worked as a senior loan officer in the mortgage industry. This helped me understand the ins and outs of financing issues such as qualifying for a loan, identifying what you can truly afford, weeding through the mountain of paperwork needed to support your case; possessing in-depth knowledge coinciding with all the pertinent federal laws (like Truth in Lending Act, RESPA Hud) regulating the lending industry, and just having a solid knowledge about the existing norms in this industry.

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Most Manhattan apartment brokers just waste our time.

Being a trained pastry chef, I am highly organized and make the most efficient and practical use of time; thereby wasting less of YOUR time.

Manhattan Properties“I created a Yelp account just to express my gratitude for Jennifer Chiongbian at Citi-Habitats. Really. I had to move to NYC quickly- and dealt with other rental brokers before I met Jennifer. Each one would show me two apartments, and then want to go back to the office to re-group and meet up the next day. I didn’t really have the time for this they moved too slow. I emailed Jennifer within minutes, she had set up an all day agenda of apartment showings that fit my budget, expectations, and Pug requirements. She not only showed up on time, but was professional, fun and tenacious. She knew what I wanted, and MADE IT HAPPEN she was quick and accessible, and told me exactly what to do to get things done quickly. She was a total rockstar, and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. I would recommend her to anyone (especially out of towners)! Rachel S. 8/11/2008


If you are considering an investment in property, here’s why you should by through Jennifer.

If you are multifamily investor and plan on buying an investment property such as a building with multiple rental units; I can help break
down income statements with you and find you the property that gives you the capitalization or return rate you are comfortable with for your investment. In addition, my education and understanding of value principles and mortgage lending is available to assist you in preparing the voluminous paperwork required by commercial lenders and allows you to do it right the first time.


Every NYC real estate broker and NY realty has access to the broker community. Why should I list my Manhattan property with her?

Aside from the traditional marketing methods that everyone uses, I am privy to ultra creative strategies that most brokers don’t even think of, because I am backed by one of the most influential social media and marketing gurus who specializes in real estate; and a team of PR specialists who help get you the best results.

I am also the No. 1 agent listed on Google; with only 8 companies, not people, listed ahead of me, out of 471 million search results! And with 90+% of buyers starting their search online, and 75% of them starting on Google, that gives my sellers an amazing advantage.

Bring certified for search engine marketing strategies and top SEO placement by the Search Engine Academy, New York Metro; enables any and all advertising for your listing on the web, to place in higher rankings for internet searches than the average.  You will receive FREE SEO application on anything that goes out for your listing and have special placement on a top real estate website that garners approximately 2000-3000 hits a month, with 80+% unique visitors.

“Jennifer Chongbian possesses an in-depth knowledge of the real estate market in NYC that is impressive. Jennifer came to Search Engine Academy’s two day Basic SEO course and was amazed at how the knowledge and information she gained could get her web site pages to bubble up higher in search results. We discussed an SEO strategy in great detail for Jennifer to execute in priority order.

She went back the day after the two day course ended, and immediately began applying everything she learned – keyword research, optimizing all web page elements, creating original, useful, high-quality content that Google favors, as well as creating and implementing both external and internal linking strategies. Within a few weeks Jennifer contacted me to say she’d seen positive results already from incorporating what we showed her to do. Based on that, Jennifer came back to Search Engine Academy for advanced SEO training and skills.  She quickly understood how all of the SEO knowledge she’d accumulated could lead to even better web search strategies and results.

Jennifer now knows basic and advanced SEO tactics, processes and strategies to employ not only for her own web pages, but for the web pages of her clients. Coupled with her knowledge of the real estate, Jennifer’s SEO efforts on the behalf of any client will yield results, given time for the search engines to rank and index those optimized pages. Even more, Jennifer understands how to explain search engine optimization tactics to prospects so they understand how her efforts on their behalf will get more them more qualified prospects to their web pages, which will result in higher conversions and more sales.”

Nancy E. Wigal
Owner/Operator, Search Engine Academy Washington DC


Manhattan real estate agents don’t respond fast enough, or if at all to my phone calls and emails.

I employ a rapid response time philosophy to address customer needs and pride myself in this responsiveness, often without prompting. I am readily available by email, phone, text, fax, 800# and Skype for my international clients.

“Jennifer Chiongbian is an excellent agent. She showed me some awesome apartments that were within my limited price range. She was always available, whether by phone, text, email, or fax, even when she was on vacation out of the country; she answered all of my questions completely and followed up without prompting. She is a great agent and will definitely get you what you want!! It has been almost 3 months since I’ve moved into my place and I love it, it’s perfect.” Naciye T. 7/13/2010  yelp.com

Invest in us today and expect a positive experience from start to finish!

Why should I trust her as my NYC real estate broker?

I have worked in a fiduciary capacity for almost 20 years, ranging from working in treasury, handling funds for high net worth individuals, to international real estate without a single complaint filed against me. In addition to this, I am also a notary public who has been certified by the State of NY as a person with good character.

 Invest your trust in our team today and expect success from start to finish!


Manhattan Realtors never listen to me.

Having worked in the pastry kitchens at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and several mega resorts in Las Vegas has provided me with the skill to be a good listener and take good direction, in order to ensure success in my career, just as I continue to do now.

“After working with several other brokers, I was frustrated and getting desperate- no one was listening to what I was asking for, they were simply showing me what they wanted to. UG! Jennifer listened to EXACTLY what I wanted and needed and only showed me the apartments that EXACTLY fulfilled my expectations and needs. We saw three or four places and every time we looked at one, she modified her plans for our next stop to make sure that with every unit we looked at, it was closer and closer to what I wanted. We met once and the third apartment was PERFECT (the other two would have done well, but the third one was PERFECT). Every second of time I spent with Jennifer was time well-used. I was never frustrated or disappointed as I was with other brokers. If you are looking for an apartment, contact Jennifer and you are guaranteed to find your new home without wasting a second of your time.”

Lisa D. 8/17/2008 yelp.com

We are a full service broker with Rutenberg Realty 127 E. 56th St. New York, NY 10022.


Servicing buyers, sellers and renters of New York Townhouses for sale, co-ops, condos, and other residential investment properties in new york city .


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Further Reading:  How to Buy an Apartment in Manhattan and Get the Best Interest Rate

The Importance of Finding the Best Representation When Buying Real Estate for Sale in Manhattan

What Home Buyers Should Consider When Deciding What Type of Manhattan Housing to Buy

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