I have used Armilene's help for both of my move's in New York City and both times she was exceptionally helpful, professional and attentive to my needs and concerns. I always felt that she made my property search a priority and would make herself fully available throughout the whole process - from finding properties to view online, through to assisting with contract signing and negotiations. She was also an excellent communicator, making sure to keep us updated every step of the way and making sure we understood everything. I would highly recommend Armilene for anyone looking to rent or buy properties in New York and I will definitely use her again for my future housing needs!
- Amanda F.
Armilene was a wonderful help in both renting and buying (we used her twice). She was thoughtful and responsive, guiding us through the process both times making what can be a horrid experience (applying to rent and buy from a co-op!) into a breeze. I would recommend Armilene to friends and family.
- Brandon and Rowena R.
Armilene with us for over a year in finding us a home. We were very specific in what we were looking for and had a budget that wasn’t very flexible. Armilene was so great in working within these parameters in finding us our home and was constantly on the hunt in finding us a place and never wasted our time. During the contract negotiations she was so helpful and supportive and we would not have been able to make it through that stressful time as easily, without her support and knowledge. We highly recommend her 100% and will use her in any future home purchases.
- Guy M. and Billy C.
Armilene is fantastic and a true professional. I relocated from San Francisco to New York for work earlier in early 2018 and knew absolutely nothing about the rental market or neighborhoods in Manhattan. I was very busy with work at the time, but Armilene worked with my schedule (be it during lunch, after work hours, or on the weekends) to show me various neighborhoods all over Manhattan. She is bursting with knowledge about the New York housing market, and she has the patience of a saint --- even I was annoyed with myself about my indecisiveness at times. I recommend her to anyone looking for broker (and I have to my co-worker who relocated!).
- Benson L.
Armilene represented me in finding my rental in mid-town during a down season. She completely exceeded my expectation on many levels:
- Personable: She is very personable and fun to talk with
- Overdelivering: Not knowing how agents work, I met her with the expectation of checking out one place and she had prepared a thorough list of listings to show me over the weekend.
- Responsiveness: She was very responsive throughout the process and helped me with the technical aspects of an excruciating condo rental application process that was 40 pages long. As a result, I was able to meet a deadline to move out of my previous location and timely receive approval.
- Not just about the broker fee: Last but not least, she showed great care about her clients post-approval: when I expressed concern about noise in my new location, she was very proactive in helping me in understanding my options. Although the issue was resolved, I really appreciated her support and responsiveness, which is something she was not obligated to.
I wholeheartedly recommend her to represent you in finding your next dream place.
- Jerry D.
Armilene Burinescu was recommended to me by a business colleague and I could not have been any more impressed with her services! She has extensive real estate knowledge in the NYC area and was a real pleasure to work with. My company relocated me to the NYC area on short notice and I had very little knowledge of the different boroughs and where I wanted to live. Armilene asked the right questions as to what I was looking for in a residence and then showed me properties in multiple areas that would best fit my criteria, all while explaining the positives and negatives of each location (subways access, nightlife scene, etc). She remained very professional and on time with all of our appointments throughout the entire process. I would definitely use her again if the need arises!
- Shawn W.
Armilene was the listing agent in the listing/sale process of my apartment. She proved to be extremely professional, knowledgeable and reliable and in general, went above and beyond addressing my needs and concerns while the apartment was listed for sale. It was a pleasure working with Armilene; I highly recommend her work and expertise to anyone either on a buy or sell side and look forward to working with Armilene again in the future.
- Yelena E.
Armilene helped us find an apartment in the UWS neighborhood of Manhattan in April of 2016. She is extremely professional and knowledgeable of all areas of real estate. I would highly recommend!
- Jessica B.
With extensive personal real estate experience and a completely client-centered approach, native New Yorker Armilene Burinescu is an incredibly knowledgeable partner and a one-stop-shop for buyers, sellers, landlords and renters in both the New York City and Westchester County markets.
Armilene learned the value of property ownership early on and purchased her first New York home just a few years after college. That led to additional investments in Manhattan and the Hamptons,and sparked her passion for real estate and finding hidden gems. "I really love the excitement of finding the right property in a great neighborhood with the potential for maximum profitability," she says.
Armilene has built her reputation on her refreshingly friendly customer care. She has a proven ability to guide buyers in their focused search to obtain the best value for their dream home. She assists sellers and landlords to get the most value for their properties and ensures a smooth, stress-free sale or rental transaction. For her rental clients, many of who relocate to New York, she carefully educates them and navigates them through the entire process. Her clients also benefit from her long career in marketing and PR as she parlays her experience in providing best-in-class service, elite communication and unfailing honesty. A testament to the quality of her service and performance are the strong relationships she has maintained with her loyal clients.
Armilene lived on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side for years before moving to Rye. She earned a Bachelor's degree at Binghamton University, her master's at New York University and holds a Certified Negotiation Expert Designation® through her studies with The Real Estate Negotiation Institute. She is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, the New York State Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors® and Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors®.
Armilene is also on the executive committee of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, and is on the board of NYU's Asian and Pacific Islander Alumni Association. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, wine and food festivals and art shows.