Michael Holt

Michael Holt

Real Estate Advisor


Certified Negotiation Expert®

Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Consulting


Former Chairman - Dorill Initiative

Client Testimonials

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"It was a pleasure working with Michael Holt, and I would highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a real estate agent. He was very friendly and knowledgable, and he was quick to respond to all messages. He provided a comprehensive market analysis for all apartments I was interested in, and he was patient with me as I considered many options. He was a big help when it came to negotiating, and he made great recommendations for professionals in other fields needed when purchasing a new home. Please consider Michael Holt for your real estate needs!"

"Selling and purchasing a property in NYC is not for the faint of heart, and Michael Holt is an excellent professional, completely capable of taking one successfully through the process. We were extremely satisfied with our experience."

"Michael was fantastic in representing us on both purchase and sale side. We appreciated his honesty, integrity and professionalism. Michael was extremely responsive and was a pleasure to work with."

"We flew in from Los Angeles, and with Michael's help in navigating through NYC real estate market, we found an condo to purchase within 4 days. Michael also helped us find a reputable NYC real estate attorney to help us with transaction. Michael was very responsive to our questions and very knowledgeable of the NYC real estate market. We closed the deal and the condo apartment was our within 40 days. I highly recommended Micheal Holt!"

"Michael is a very knowledgeable real estate professional, he knows the area well and his experience in the industry is immediately noticeable upon speaking with him. He helped me and my family find a new apartment in New York city to the exact specifications that we desired. He showed us many nice apartments and he had a good sense of what we did and didn't like. If I was to ever look for a new apartment again, he would be the first guy I call. If you are looking for a highly professional yet friendly real estate agent, this is your guy."

About Michael
Renowned for his exceptional expertise and accolades as an award-winning real estate agent, Michael Holt has emerged as a trusted authority in the world of New York City real estate. He's been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and more. 

Michael specializes in sales across both the New York and Florida markets. His extensive market knowledge empowers him with a negotiation edge and pricing expertise, delivering exceptional value to his clients. Michael's commitment to excellence is reflected in his round-the-clock dedication to buyers, investors, land developers, builders, and sellers alike through seamless and successful transactions.

Michael's extensive knowledge of the real estate market contributes to his edge in negotiation and expertise in pricing strategies. He's known for integrating the best tech with real estate which provides a pleasant experience for clients and agents alike. The online "shopping experience" he and his Team provide to buyers is user-friendly and efficient while creating a collaborative experience with their team of agents in real time. Their buying clients include everyone from first-time buyers to investors looking for everything from flips to cap rates. We save buyers tons of time and stress, as we know the ins and outs of the sale process and can provide tremendous insight regarding current and upcoming inventory.

For sellers, Michael uses advanced technology to identify potential buyers while marketing his listings to their specific demographics, interests, and neighborhoods. Strategic digital marketing optimization, digital retargeting advertisements, and priceless relationships within the brokerage community he has are invaluable to a seller. 

Michael co-founded The Holt Team with his sister Lauren, the illustrious, award-winning real estate team at Compass that stands proudly among the top 1% in the entire country which covers New York City, the Gulf Coast of Florida, and Ocala. The team extends to include their mother, aunt, and two cousins, solidifying their status as one of the largest family teams in the industry. The Holt Team stands as a testament to the power of family, commitment to excellence, and a passion for creating unparalleled real estate experiences.

Beyond real estate, Michael is a food enthusiast, avid traveler, and YouTuber. Michael takes immense pleasure in serving his community. In 2020 he served as the board chair of Dorill Initiative, an arts nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth through literary, visual, and performing arts education.

Michael Holt’s Listings

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