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                         WELCOME TO

       DESIGN REALTY OF LONG ISLAND

                         “Where Success is By Design”

 

"A revolution in real estate is taking place and is accelerating rapidly. Buyers have access to more information and expect  greater professional service and advice from Realtors than ever before! Buyers and sellers alike are looking to us to be their trusted adviser for all things real estate and beyond"  Mike Costanza

Design Realty of Long Island was created to serve these needs. For anyone who has watched a flipping TV show and wondered what it would be like to get in on the action, Design Realty is the opportunity for homeowners to improve their own homes for profit! Our 100+ point home improvement and market analysis and our referral partners make recommendations to help you improve the equity position of your home! We show you how you can net an extra 2-5% on the sale!  These are some of the added benefits you get with Design Realty. Of course we deliver all the other services you would expect from a conventional real estate company and it is not necessary to do anything extra to work with us. However....If you would like to add 2 to 5% to your net sale, let us show you how!

Why Choose Design Realty of Long Island?

When asked, "What do sellers want from the broker that represents them?"

1- Experience- Someone who is an expert at pricing a home correctly, slotting a home and positioning a property for maximum sales price. They want someone who knows the inventory and the territory!

2-They want a company that has a great marketing plan to get the property in front of lots of serious buyers.

They want to be treated with loyalty,  honesty, respect and a fair commission so they net the most amount of money in the shortest amount of time or whatever their time frame is! 

Sellers want advice on how to stage their home and improve it for a quick sale at top dollar! 

*Today’s buyer does not want to do any work. They expect move-in-ready condition from sellers. We guide you through our unique experience in remodeling for profit to enhance your property to sell faster and for more money.

*Interest rates, at an historic low, show that most buyers want their houses in turn-key condition avoiding huge outlays of cash and allowing buyers more house for the money.

*The flippers  in every market are making homeowners improve their properties to compete for buyers.

Mike Costanza and Eleanor Mastrosimone are the real estate experts you can put your trust and confidence in! 

The result is a real estate company paying attention to the needs of the market…DESIGN REALTY OF LONG ISLAND!

The Design Realty Custom Marketing Program Includes:

*Interactive custom branded floor plans of our listings

*100+ point remodeling, construction, and marketing program custom designed for every seller

*Recommendations and referrals of home improvements designed to increase our client’s equity position

*Selling homes faster and creating multiple offers through our use of

*Super Open House Parties

*Video Tours

*Use of social media including video blogs and loads of useful information on our custom website.

*Our exclusive 97 point plan in attracting buyers and broadcasting our listings! 

Design Realty of Long Island works tirelessly on our clients’ behalf to ensure that buying or selling their home is a stress-free experience by managing each step of the process and troubleshooting on their behalf. We consider it a privilege to represent you . You can be confident that we will take the utmost care to handle all aspects of your real estate goals. We are detail oriented and our decades of experience and hundreds of transactions has taught us how to avoid the landmines and pitfalls before they happen!

Design Realty of Long Island welcomes an opportunity to share with you what we do differently that will have a huge impact on the sale of your home.The way in which we implement our marketing  sets us apart from conventional real estate companies. Most of the huge real estate companies are years behind in what is happening in today's fast changing real estate environment. The bigger the company, the slower the reaction!

About Mike

Mike Costanza Owner/Broker is about Creating Clients for Life! Everything he has done in sales and the real estate business has led him to create this dynamic innovative real estate company Design Realty of Long Island “Where Success is by Designempowering homeowners to sell for more money by maximizing the potential of their property and helping buyers maximize their equity position after the sale. A WIN, WIN, WIN for everyone!

Mike Costanza Owner/Broker of Realty 3000 properties, Inc. has closed over 1,000 real estate transactions, totaling over $200 million dollars in sales helping Long Island buyers and sellers live their dream since 1991! Mike is a NYS Licensed Real Estate Instructor who has taught Realtors and attorneys short sale techniques and avoiding foreclosure. Mike’s designations include:

  CCPM:  Certified Construction Property Manager: The "gold standard" in personal credentials in evaluating property and  construction costs. A RARE COVETED DESIGNATION.

  SRES:   Senior Real Estate Specialist: Specially qualified in working with those age 50+ Specializing in taking great care in their particular concerns, circumstances and relocation. We recognize that your home is your most precious asset, filled with memories and as a fellow baby boomer I will do everything in my power to make sure you are well served!

  CRS:   Certified Residential Specialist: Recognition of this designation says you are one of the best of the best in your field. You must pass some stringent requirements to obtain this recognition.

  GRI:    Graduate of the Realtor Institute:  Nationally recognized real estate designation for outstanding achievement .

An Innovator – Mike has always built his business based on the needs of the market and filling it. Mike always seems to know exactly where the market is and where it’s heading. In the super-hot market of the early 2000s, Mike started a flat-fee program designed to save his clients thousands of dollars in commission. In 2006, he sounded the alarm of the real estate bubble and in his webcast “Mondays with Mike”, he was educating buyers and sellers with the market statistics that would prove to be prophetic. While the market was plummeting in 2007/ 2008, Mike educated himself in short sales and pre-foreclosures and became one of Long Island’s foremost authorities on working with distressed property. Mike became a NYS Licensed Instructor in this field, teaching hundreds of realtors and attorneys. Mike then turned his attention to helping homeowners avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes. He then began investing and flipping, helping to beautify our local communities one house at a time!

Fast forward to today. Mike has conferred with other real estate innovators, coaches, educators, and top producers to once again be on the forefront of the next real estate revolution. Design Realty of Long Island "WHERE SUCCESS IS BY DESIGN" is the dynamic concept based on the needs of today’s buyers and sellers with an eye on the future of real estate!

About Eleanor

Eleanor Mastrosimone Owner/Agent has a long history in real estate and construction dating back to the 1980s when she began investing in real estate. Eleanor has been involved in multiple renovation and new build projects across Long Island. This experience gives her the expertise and knowledge to help guide the most discerning buyers in finding their dream home and to help sellers meet the demands of the most discerning buyers.

Our knowledge, service, and commitment to our clients sets us apart from conventional real estate companies.  You can have confidence that we have your best interests in mind when representing you and are capable of facilitating a smooth and successful transaction !  We provide moving experiences!