Karla Carrington

Karla Carrington

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Astute, enthusiastic and attentive are just a few words used to describe Karla Carrington. As a New York Real Estate professional, she is passionate about finding the “perfect” home for her clients and strives to exceed their expectations in every step of the process. Karla is focused, driven and committed to not only hearing the needs of her clients but continually meeting them. Through her dedication to excellence and professionalism, clients state that working with her is not only refreshing but also enlightening.

Originally from North Carolina, Karla personally and all too quickly learned the intricacies of the NY Real estate market and the stress of the “typical” broker experience. When she became an agent, she determined to optimize every real estate experience for her clients and make it the pleasure that house hunting was designed to be. Although her dynamic personality and southern hospitality are some of her greatest attributes, Karla prides herself on being both market savvy and ahead of the curve on property investment. She has made it her business to scour New York City for the best real estate that it has to offer in every price range.

While remaining personable and extremely service oriented, Karla has not only established a respectable reputation as a broker but also a fiercely loyal client base. With 80% of her business by way of referrals, Karla endeavors to go above and beyond the call of duty to achieve the greatest results for her clients. Whether buying, selling or renting, Karla is committed to devote the time and energy needed to get the deal done successfully. Having fiercely negotiated procurement deals for more than 20 years, Karla has learned two very valuable lessons that serve her clients well--time is money and money is money. To that end, she is intent on making the most of both for each and every client.



  • 152 E 118TH ST, #8R

    East Harlem
    Exclusive
    $1,025,000
    2 BR / 2.5 BT
  • COURT

    Boerum Hill
    $4,000
    Commercial
  • E 25TH ST.

    Flatbush
    Exclusive Sold
    $525,000
    4 BR / 2 BT
August 2014 by Doris Brman
Karla Carrington helped me to buy the penthouse and is now selling it for me.
She is a very professional woman, with a humane touch. I like working with her and would recommend her to anybody, who needs to buy or sell property.

May 2014
Karla Carrington helped me buy me this "castle in the sky" I trust her and enjoy working with her . She is professional, kind and understanding, besides always on time and moving affairs along swiftly.
thank you looking to working with her and you.
Doris Berman

December 2013
Ms. Karla Carrington has been the most effective and helpful Broker in my 10+years here in New York City.

Karla has helped me in my most challenging moments here in the city! She is awesome kind and sincere. I''m greatly appreciative with all your help.

Karla has always understood my taste and listened to my needs. She will be

the broker I''d use here. I''m glad she truly has been extremely helpful throughout my years here in this Great City!

Thank you Karla! Your hard work and new friendship is greatly appreciated! One day when I''m ready to buy my first place I hope we can find that best place. When that time comes.

Thanks you Rock Karla!

The New York Times (11/27/2015) - Home Sales Around the New York Region

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/11/29/realestate/29Real-Estate-Matrix-Graphic.html?ref=realestate&_r=0

New York Times - Home Sales Around the New York Region - November 27, 2015


Observer (03/13/2015) - Homes of Notables Often List for Top Dollar, But Their Sale Prices Are Another Matter Read more at

http://observer.com/2015/03/homes-of-notables-often-list-for-top-dollar-but-their-sale-prices-are-another-matter/

 

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The New York Post (06/13/2014) - Take it to the Top: Penthouse Deals Around Town Offer...

Take it to the top: Penthouse deals around town offer splendid views and deluxe amenities that are surprisingly affordable

The high life isn't only for Rupert Murdoch -- Downtown, East Harlem, Murray Hill and Gramercy have penthouses in the $1M range

 
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
 
Friday, June 13, 2014, 2:00 AM 
 
 
 
InteriorGAMUT PHOTOS INC.This Harlem penthouse is way more affordable than similar Manhattan pads

 

East Harlem

The Upper East Side is notorious for its expensive penthouses, but venture a little farther uptown to E. 118th St. and you’ll find this colorful two-bedroom pad for $1.02 million.

The eighth-floor pad’s owner, former Austrian pop princess and artist Doris Boris Berman, bought the two-bedroom co-op spread for $779,873 in 2011 but is now moving to Berlin, said her broker, Karla Carrington of Bond New York.

The big selling point: The apartment has its very own north and south-facing terraces, which Berman has brightened up with some cheerful-looking garden furniture.

She snagged the unit with money she got from selling her interest in a real live castle in Austria.



Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/penthouse-market-doesn-top-dollar-article-1.1824023#ixzz34oKtSbDzBOND NEW YORK

New York Observer (05/28/2014) - Castle in the Sky? Austrian Pop Princess Lists Harlem Co-op for $1.02M.

Castle in the Sky? Austrian Pop Princess Lists Harlem Co-op for $1.02 M.

A ozy...

Cozy and cute… the anti-castle.

In the early 1970s, before the oft-frightening German industrial metal band Rammstein (that’s “battering ram” for those of you following along at home), made a kind of inadvertent parody of the phrase “Du hast,” the formulation was available, free of spikes-and-leather associations, to other pop stars. Among those to make use of it was Austrian teenager Doris Boris Berman, who under the name Isabell Domin recorded such wholesome favorites as Du Hast So Recht Gehabt, Mama and Meine Kleine Welt. (You Were So Right, Mama and My Little World, respectively.)

She did not, perhaps, reap quite the royalties that Till, Ollie and Christopher “Doom” Schneider have. But Ms. Berman’s take was at least sufficient for a nest egg that would one day finance an Austrian castle, which she sold a few years back to buy a Harlem co-op at 152 East 118th Street that she’s just put back on the market for $1.02 million

“This building opened in 2011 and sold out rather quickly,” said Bond New York’s Karla Carrington, who is handling the listing. “Mrs. Berman was one of the first purchasers and she’s probably one of the oldest residents of the building. It has a lot of artsy, downtown people who came north because of relatively low prices at the time. Mrs. Berman has decided to move back to Berlin. Her children live here but they’re grown up and she’s decided they don’t need her in the way that she thought they would.”

The bed looks

A pop of red… how very Northern European.

Ms. Berman picked up the two-bedroom unit for just $625,000 and stands to make a healthy profit if the apartment moves for anything close to the asking price, but Ms. Carrington told us—without an explicit mention of the co-op’s size—that the listing meshed comfortably with local demand. “A few blocks away at Lex and 113th, they’re selling for $900 plus a square foot, and without outdoor space,” she said. “We could have actually priced it higher in view of the current market.”

The apartment features two terraces, the southerly-facing of which enjoys views extending to the Empire State Building. There are 9-foot ceilings and an open kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances and Caesarstone counters. Windows are large and floors hardwood; the master suite enjoys access to both terraces, to accommodate even the most fickle morning moods, and the building, known as Embelesar 118, has its own community garden.

This is the new Harlem, after all. The Harlem of million-dollar co-ops and castle-dwelling Austro-pop princesses. If those boys from Rammstein come around, we’ll go ahead and point them toward outer Bushwick.



Read more at http://observer.com/2014/05/castle-in-the-sky-austrian-pop-princess-lists-harlem-co-op-for-1-02-m/#ixzz33UUUPHqc 
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The Real Deal (12/16/2011) - Priciest, Cheapest Units to Hit the Market

 

Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

December 16, 2011 12:00PM

 


The priciest property at 19 East 82nd Street and the cheapest at 675 Academy Street
 
The priciest Manhattan listing to hit the market this week is a 10,683-square-foot, renovated Beaux Arts mansion at 19 East 82nd Street, asking $34.8 million. As The Real Deal previously reported, the mansion came online after its owner, the popular Adelson Galleries, announced it would be relocating to another Upper East Side space. Nicholas Judson, Stuart Ellman and Helene Fagan of Judson Realty have the listing. 

The second and third priciest listings are both in a condominium building at 2150 Broadway on the Upper West Side. The first, a 10-bedroom, 7,100-square-foot, triplex penthouse with a 2,600-square-foot terrace, features a fireplace and hot tub, while the second is slightly smaller at 6,800 square feet. The apartments, priced at $22.67 million and $18.64 million respectively, are both listed with Shlomi Reuveni of the Brown Harris Stevens Select team. 

The least expensive property to hit the market this week is a 600-square-foot studio in an elevator building at 675 Academy Street in Inwood, asking $190,000. Eliety Lopes and Jospeh Grosso of ArdorNY have the listing. 

The second and third cheapest listings are both co-op units in a Central Harlem building at 100-106 West 141st Street, asking $190,000 and $195,000. Both properties, which are listed with Karla Carrington of Bond New York, are three-bedroom units. -- Katherine Clarke



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