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The Company

Whether you're seeking a New York City Rental, or purchasing a coop or condominium home, Benjamin James is your ally.
All of our agents have access to one of the most robust listings databases in the City. Our in-house listings department maintains a proprietarydatabase, updated every day by a staff of five, in order to ensure that our agents have a strong picture of the entire residential marketplace. As leaders in the Real Estate Board of New York, we share exclusive listings with over 450 other firms citywide.

James Ferrari  Benjamin James was founded in 1993 by entrepreneur, James Ferrari. During our first decade,
  we grew from a twelve-person office in Union Square to a leader in the residential 

  marketplace, adding two more locations, opening offices in Soho and Chelsea, and specializing
  in residential 
rentals and onsite marketing while developing an active sales force in the coop and
  condo market.
 
HUGE LISTING DATABASE - Thousands of Residential Listings at Your Service

Mandela and Ferrari FamilyBenjamin James leverages the latest innovative technology to make your home search more efficient and less frustrating. Each agent has access to one of the most robust databases of rental and sales properties in the city. This ensures that every Benjamin James agent will be able to, quickly and accurately streamline your search through our vast collection of listings. Our agents can pinpoint the homes that match your housing needs. As a leading member of the Real Estate Board of New York, we participate in a network of over 435 Manhattan brokerages that share listings. This means that any Benjamin James Agent can get you into any apartment listing by any REBNY member firm. One Stop Shopping! From luxury homes and high-rises to value priced rentals, from the Upper West Side to Tribeca and the Financial District to Harlem, Benjamin James' agents have the tools that they need to find you the perfect home.
 
SKILLS AND KNOW HOW - We are People with an Acumen for Closing Deals
Benjamin James agents are dealmakers. Whether securing prime leases for qualified tenants or bringing contracts to closing on residential sales, we are expert mediators in Manhattan leasing and closing processes. Our strength is simple: we know how to match our clients with the right landlords and buildings. This means that we are able to counsel you prior to beginning a search so that you don't waste your time or money. Whether buying, selling or renting, you can have confidence that your Benjamin James agent will make the right deal happen for you.
James Ferrari and Senator Hillary Clinton at a meeting of the Real Estate Board of New York
 
TOP QUALITY AGENTS - High Energy Professionals With a Focus on Service
Our agents are hard working professionals with a reputation for service. A recent New York Times article praising the skills of a Benjamin James agent illustrates how careful listening combined with access to the right listings can make all the difference in your housing search. Moreover, our agents are part of the fabric of New York: many are involved in arts and cultural organizations, have worked on Wall Street, in the Entertainment industry, Advertising and Public Relations, Architecture and Design, and Urban Planning and Community Renewal. Our agents are truly a reflection of the city itself. We benefit greatly from repeat business and referrals because of the strong relationships that our agents forge with their clients during the apartment search, application, and approval process.
 
UNPARALLED ACCESS to HOMES and APARTMENTS - Benjamin James Offers Access to the City's Prime Rental and Sales Properties
With thousands of exclusive listings, Benjamin James offers you unequalled access to the city's finest apartments and homes. New Yorkers are busy people and searching for a new home can be a time consuming and frustrating process. Benjamin James has relationships with hundreds of landlords and property managers across the city. This means that you can see more apartments in less time and reduce the stress of your search when you work with Benjamin James.

Benjamin James Real Estate knows New York City (aka: Gotham / Manhattan / Amsterdam) and all its neighborhoods.  The city is vast and broken up into many wonderfully unique areas.  To learn about properties or a local business/event in these neighborhoods click on any one of these links, pick a property, call a knowledgeable agent and prepare to delve into one of NYC’s diverse communities. 
 
Chelsea  SoHo Greenwich Village Gramercy TriBeCa Murray Hill   NoLita  West Village East Village Lower East Side Midtown East Hells Kitchen Upper West Side Upper East Side Financial District *You can read up on local highlights on any of these neighborhoods here: http://neighborhoodnyc.com/tag/neighborhood-highlight/

Renting an apartment in NYC can be daunting and time consuming
.  Benjamin James real estate knows this and has prepared some documents that offer tips to help you rent your next Manhattan apartment buy a new home or even sell that piece of property that you own.  Go ahead and read them over (there is no obligation) and if you need qualified help moving forward on your next rental, home purchase or real estate sale then feel free to contact us.

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Benjamin James Real Estate has an array of professionals here to help you! Speak to us today about rentals, purchases, listings or even just to go over some of the ins and outs of navigating the New York City real estate market.  The listing agent is born and raised in NYC.  Our agents speak different languages (Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese…) and enjoy many different lifestyle activities which you may have in common.

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Benjamin James Real Estate embraces the internet and social networking.  Feel free to Tweet with us on Twitter or how about we become friends or you “fan” us on Facebook.  Looking for some light reading or have interest in what’s going on in your neighborhood than subscribe to our Blog(s)…better yet, subscribe to the Benjamin James Real Estate Blog RSS feed or NeighborhoodNYC RSS Feed

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You real estate search ends here:  Click any one of these links to conduct a detailed search : Looking for a Duplex Looking for a Loft Looking for a Brownstone Looking for a No Fee Apartment • Looking for a 1 Bedroom apartment • Looking for a 2 Bedroom Apartment   Looking for a Studio  Looking for a ???  Looking for a 1 bedroom between $2500 & $3000 Looking for a Studio Apartment between $1500 to $2000  Looking for a Large Luxury Manhattan Apartment

Our real estate offices are conveniently located in the Heart of Chelsea on 21st street or on the border of SoHo and the Village on Houston Street easily accessible by car, train or foot…stop in to speak with a professional agent/broker or maybe just to say Hi!

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