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Mel Resnik (TLS Wellness Professional)

We knew that selling our home, after having resided there for many years, and moving out of state would be a stressful experience.

However, thanks to Edward Speck’s knowledge of the real estate market and his professionalism, the entire process was most manageable and not nearly as daunting a process as we had anticipated. Both my husband and I knew we could always rely upon Ed to expediently respond to any number of concerns and questions we had with clarity. Ed was readily available with “spot on” advice! He was present when the house was appraised, surveyed and photographed. The open house was run smoothly as were the scheduled visitations with other realtors and their clients. He even arrived at our home to help us shovel after a snowstorm of several inches. Moreover, his wealth of contacts made our move much less burdensome. Besides his professionalism, Ed Speck has a most caring warmth and friendly nature. My husband and I are so happy to have had Ed as our realtor.

Jill Lubeck

Ed is without a doubt, highly-skilled, knowledgeable, and a true professional.

I've had the pleasure of working with Ed on my recent home purchase, back in November 2017. With his assistance and patience (took close to 1 year), we were able to find the home of our dreams. I will say that the process itself can get tedious and cumbersome. I truly believe that finding your dream home really depends on the team you have behind you. Let me say that Ed has the expertise to help guide you through the process. He was extremely responsive to my inquiries (via text, email, and phone). He was always patient and very attentive to my needs. I felt that he took the time to address my concerns. He is someone you want on your team. Without his assistance, my wife and I wouldn't be in the home we love. We cannot wait to start our family and have Ed to thank for his all his help!

David An (Director- US Department of Labor)

Sarah was my real estate agent for my first co-op purchase and I couldn't ask for any better person to work with!

She is very knowledgeable in her field, and truly cares for her clients. She even went out of her way to help me with an issue that came up right before closing. I can confidently recommend her to anyone and everyone.

Hannah Kim (Intake Specialist)

Sarah was great to work with.

She was very professional and very helpful with getting our home ready to sell. We would highly recommend her services to all our friends and family when it’s time to sell or buy a home. We both are very greatful to her.

Jack and cindy Vitale (Home owners. )

Ed has been amazing with the sale of my moms home and with my home purchase.

If I could give home more then 5 stars ?? I would. He also helped my husband’s aunt sell her home ?? he’s the best

Mary Petsas

Sarah was beyond amazing from beginning to end.

Could not have asked for a smoother process. Highly recommended and definitely looking forward to future business. Thank You Sarah!!!

Edson De la Cruz (Financial Advisor)

Where do I begin to speak of Ed Svec as a realtor?

He is true professional. He guided and patiently worked with me in the selling of my old home and buying of my new dream home. He was my the calm voice of reason when I was nervous and doubtful I could ever sell my home and even get close to my asking price. But he did it! He worked very hard and sought out the correct potential buyers for my home. He would call me daily with updates always keeping me informed as to what was going on. He worked diligently until he found the the right buyers got my home. His persistence and hard work carried through to helping me find my new dream home. I would tell him what my kids wanted for me and he would say “That’s great…but what does Connie want?” He got me! He understood me! His knowledge of the housing market was extensive and impressive. It was very comforting for me to know he had my best interest in mind. He listened to my needs and worked with me till I found a new home. The perfect new home for me. I highly highly recommend Ed Svec and Next Home.

Connie Bove

Ed Zvec is the consummate professional.

Ed guided my wife and I though the sale of our condo and the purchase of a house Before the process got underway, Ed took the time to sit with us and get to know us, including our kids. Ed wanted to understand exactly what we were looking, so he could manage expectations and deliver results. Ed is incredibly patient and attentive. Ed would immediately call us any time there was an update, and he was always available to take our calls and answer our questions. With respect to the sale of the condo, Ed priced it appropriately, drew significant traffic, and delivered an appropriate buyer. Other homeowners in the development told me how impressed they were with how Ed handled himself and the listing, especially during the open houses. With respect to the purchase of a house, Ed made sure to expose us to a variety of types and styles, so we could continuously refine our search, weed out everything we did not want, and ultimately find "the house". Ed has all of the hallmarks of an experienced broker without any of the stereotypes of an experienced broker. Knowledge without attitude. Ed treats you like you are a part of his family and makes you feel like you are his only client. A refreshing reminder that it is possible to find someone in the service business who understands the service business. Quality over quantity. I have already recommended Ed to several people and will continue to do so.

John Whiteman (Client (Seller & Buyer))

Thank you for navigating the sale of my home under such crazy circumstances in 2020.

I appreciate that I was able to leave for my new residence knowing that I could rely on your professionalism and great judgment. Thanking you for taking care of the small things and getting the deal closed.

Susann Kimmelman

I've worked with Ed for a little over one year, trying to find my perfect home.

Sure enough in March it happened! Working with Ed was a pure pleasure as he made the home buying process as easy as possible. He accommodated my busy work schedule, answered all of my tedious questions and gave me great ideas. Mr. Svec is a true gem to the real estate world. Highly recommended

Gus Gregoriou (Business Operations)

We could not be any happier than we are that we had Ed as our Agent.

Ed’s knowledge of the Real Estate Market, his professionalism & no nonsense approach make him the outstanding Agent he is. From day one to closing Ed was in constant contact, doing showings and communicated with us regularly. If you are looking for a Top notch Agent to sell your home, we highly recommend Ed & we promise you will be 100% satisfied!

Patricia Cerda

Sarah Kim is an all around true professional.

Her knowledge, experience and patience in Realestate enabled my wife and I to make the best decision when we bought our house in September,2018. We trust and respect her work that we are having her sell our old house. I do recommend her to anyone that wants to buy or sell a house. You and your family will be as happy and satisfied with your decision as i did.

Jeffrey Davies (Home owner)

We used Ed for the sale of my mom's house who passed away - He was always available to answer any questions or concerns we had and gave us regular updates which was really appreciated during this process.

He got us a great price and a quick sale of the house. He comes highly recommended and was a pleasure to work with.

Bruce Rowell

David is knowledgeable, reachable and extremely helpful.

He is truly fantastic to work with. He will be a huge asset whether you are buying, selling or both!


Ed was amazing.

This is the second time I used him for a real estate purchase and it was beyond pleasant both times. He was so attentive and easy to talk to and I felt like I’ve known him for many years. He is an absolute professional and amazing at his what he does. He is extremely knowledgeable in many areas of real estate and home improvements And always guided me in the right direction. Like I said before it wasn’t the first time that I used him and Probably won’t be the last. I highly recommend his expertise and guidance.

Greg Payea

I've worked with a lot of Real Estate agents in the past and I must say working with Mary was by far the best experience ever.

She very professional, kind and caring. Highly recommend


Sarah was an amazing realtor.

She was very personable and flexible with our schedule. She was fast and responsive. I would recommend her to anyone!

Michelle Leung (Engineer)

great job your go to guy

nicholas buonomo

experienced, knowledgeable and extremely personable.

I highly recommend . provided fantastic service throughout your buying process! provided with timely feedback, and was responsive to every question you had. made you feel like you are the only clients.

Ken chen (buyer)

Eddie was great.

He scheduled all the open house. Was through in making sure only financially qualified buyers were shown the house. He also made sure all the COVID-19 protocols were followed.

Frederick Tylutki (Owner)

We are very pleased about working with Ed.

He is very knowledgeable, experienced and professional. He went above and beyond to help us find the right house. We highly recommend Ed and hope to work with him in the future.

Jennifer & Xavier Herrera

Ed is extremely thorough and always responsive, never have to wait for a phone call back.

Works extremely hard for his clients and I highly recommend him to clients, friends and family!

Dan Costello (Loan Officer)

Edward Svec is a fantastic real estate agent who treated us like we were family.

He listened to everything we wanted in our new home and exceeded our expectations. He was an absolute pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Ed to anyone else looking for a fair and honest real estate agent.

Susan Bertolini (Home Buyer)

He is kindly aware of our situation and needs And excellent and very professional and great care of our sale and safety by that moment.

To prepare us for a good job executed by Mr Edward Svec I will recommend him to family and friends Thanks Domingo &Paulina Gallardo PS Thanks for a lovely picture

Paulina &Domingo Gallardo (Plans to Sale our Home )

Sarah was informative every step of the way.

She always responded quickly whenever I had questions or concerns. She understood what I was looking for and always accommodated me. She was a pleasure to work with.

LaVelle Taylor

As first time home buyers, we went into this process confused and nervous.

From the moment we met Ed, we knew we were in good hands. He is excellent at his job, very professional, and always there to answer our questions. Ed really listened to what we were looking for and he got us into our dream home. He went above and beyond and you can tell he is passionate about what he does. Can’t thank Ed enough for all he has done!!

Christopher latona

Christopher is incredibly helpful and patient.

You can tell he is truly passionate about real estate and has a wealth of knowledge. He is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure his clients' needs are met.


Ed did an outstanding job from the beginning of buying our home.

To a year and a half later selling our home he’s a true gentleman. He made sure every detail was taken care of and everything got handled

Dave Cannizzo (Owner)

what can I say?

Ed is awesome!!!!! I was in a very uncomfortable situation, living with my sister almost 5 months after we sold our home and needed to move out within a month and Ed was able to find us a home right away! He did his research and based on our criteria, he narrowed down to the one house that he felt would meet our needs. We saw the house and made an offer and Ed worked his magic and got us the house. We will never be able to thank him enough. his experience and professionalism go above and beyond. Thanks Ed!!!!!!

Yvette Soto-Mazzuoccolo (SVP)

I'm honored to count Sarah Kim as a dear friend who's help and encourage was a true blessing to me and my family as we painfully considered selling the only home our family had known for something greater.

Sarah's enthusiasm is infectuous and her smile in the face of any adversity gave our family great comfort as we navigated unfamiliar waters in selling our co-op while purchasing a home, at the same time! Sarah was in the forefront of what we were able to accomplish and there is no one else I would refer someone to who is in the market to sell or buy a home; they would be in the best hands.

Ismael Fuentes

Extremely detail orientated and very knowledgeable.

Would recommend Ed to anyone looking to sell or purchase a home.

Orlando D'Aniello (President)

Ed did a great job in helping us purchase our first home.

He was patient and understanding with all of our questions and helped talk us off the ledge when dealing with a difficult seller. He really looked out for our best interest the whole step of the way and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.


It was a pleasure working with Mary.

She is very dedicated to her clients and always goes above and beyond to meet their needs.



Edward Svec epitomizes what a Real Estate Broker should be! He is professional, extremely knowledgeable, and is a Team Leader! I highly recommend him!

Sarah Kim (Licensed Real Estate Agent/Salesperson)

Working with Ed was an absolute pleasure.

He’s an outstanding agent, extremely attentive to our needs and wants, and is very knowledge. He made sure to only bring us to see homes that had our wishlist items. He was there for the house inspection, contract signing, walk through, and closing. We are first time home buyers and he made this process very enjoyable and easy to navigate in this crazy market.

Amanda Bertolini (Registered dental hygienist )

Ed was a great realtor to work with.

He was patient, explained the process, and answered many questions. He was easy to get in contact with, and returned calls/ emails in a timely manner. After a positive experience selling my home, I will be reaching out to him again to help me find a new home.

Glen McAleer (Home Owner )

Sarah is a gift sent down from the heaven if I could say it any more bluntly.

She is more than a realtor, a true , kind, caring friend who understands the dynamics at play when it comes to selling a property and all the pressures one can be under when dealing with such events. Prior to meeting Sarah, my apartment was on sale for 2 years and nothing came off of it from the other agents. When Sarah took over and began representing my property, it was sold in no time at an incredible price too. She made the process so amicably easy for me and my family. I recommend her incredible work to anyone I come across with.

Foad Faridzadeh (Filmmaker )

If you are looking to sell or buy a new home but don’t know where to start, I highly recommend Sarah Kim.

Sarah walked us through a very difficult REO deal. She helped my husband and I navigate through an unfamiliar and complicated process with incredible ease. She was always available and worked as one of the strongest advocates we’ve ever had. Her knowledge of the business, industry contacts, her tireless work ethic and unwavering commitment to her clients make her one of the best brokers in New York. I highly recommend her!

Chrissy Langella

Christopher is not only patient, but truly cares about the people he is helping.

It also doesn’t hurt that he absolutely loves the hunt for a perfect home. Couldn’t recommend him for all real estate needs enough. 10/10

Hayley Ross (Producer )

Sarah is outstanding She sold my home and walked with me through every step.

When I needed an appartment for rent she diligently helped me look. She is honest,hard working and trustworthy

Fawn Greenbergakins (guidance counselor )

Working with Ed to buy our next home could not have been better!

He was knowledgeable, patient and in constant communication. He really listened to what we wanted and was able to find us a home we never would have expected to love - but he knew what we wanted and needed better than we did ourselves. He was always available to speak to, has great connections and his willingness to work for us at any and all times helped get us ahead of the game on home offers during what is such a difficult time to be a buyer. The only negative to him finding us a home we love so much is that we won’t be able to work with him to buy or sell again for a very very long time!

Jessica Santagato

Ed did an amazing job helping us find a home.

He did all of the leg work for us and made sure that we were in a great position to purchase our home. He had all of the answers to our questions before we even asked them and was able to have solutions for any issues that potentially could arise. I would recommend Ed as a realtor to anyone who wants a no hassle home buying experience.

Sossio Mazzuoccolo (Homeowner)

If you're looking for property, especially during a time like this, Chris LeBlanc is your go-to guy.

Knowledgeable of the market and ready to answer any questions you may have, Chris made the process of locating our home seamless and arguably enjoyable. He's a very nice person and will not stop unless you're absolutely satisfied with what you're looking for. 10/10 would recommend consulting Chris and asking for his expertise!

James Lohieness

Ricky was an amazing resource in my home purchasing journey from start to finish.

His professionalism coupled with his knowledge of the space and caring spirit made the process flow seamlessly. He was willing to go the extra mile to advocate for me in every aspect! I highly recommend his services.

Fran Bardio

There are so many great things to say about Ed but I’ll start by saying that when working with him, you know there’s someone there that always has your back.

He goes above and beyond to make sure the home buying experience a great one. He’s very knowledgeable and responsive. I would use him again and recommend him to any and everyone.

Allison Hunter (Paralegal)

My husband and I cannot say enough good things about our experience working with Sarah!

We recently sold our first home and were nervous about the process to say the least. Sarah was extremely knowledgeable about the market, the process and her experience made us feel comfortable every step of the way. We're both very pleased and would definitely recommend Sarah to everyone we know!

Taina Parker

Ed sold my mother's house with a process that was well planned and effective.

He did all the leg work and actually made it feel quite simple. He was tireless and ALWAYS available. I couldn't recommend him any more highly.

Glen Rowell (physical therapist)

Sarah was there from the moment my family and I decided we wanted to start looking where to lay our roots.

She guided us and explained the process of purchasing a home step by step. She kept us informed every step of the way. She is professional, ethical and fantastic. If she is your agent, you are very lucky to have her and know everything will run smooth.

Eliecer Garcia (Assistant General Manager)

Ed worked with my husband and I with finding our 1st home.

He was extremely patient and always listened to the things that we were looking for in a home and he always delivered. He was always professional and we were so happy to have worked with him. If you are looking for a place to call home, Ed is definitely your guy!

Kayla Reid

Got our first home in LI thru Sarah.

Always helpful and a pleasure to work with.

Gianfranco Leuterio (Buyer)

Dave is very knowledge.

Understand and no high pressure tactics he is very personable and focused on you, the customer.

Bryan F (Marketing Manager)

Christopher is seriously one of a kind!

I’m confident any real estate transaction would be safe in his hands. Buying or selling a home is an important process - Chris understands that on that deepest level and prioritizes the people he works with in an incomparable way!


Over the last couple of years we had the opportunity to work with Ed on three different transactions and the main takeaway was we were so glad to find a professional!

Purchased and sold, it is a process finding the right house for the right price and can be a challenge but Ed narrowed the field and made it enjoyable. Selling a house - great pictures, 3D tour, thorough market evaluation, good communication and a cute orange dog on your front lawn. Hope you get an opportunity to work with Ed and if you are lucky like we were a facetime tour of his house by his 4 yr old son

Mark Agulles (VP Engineering, Partner)

Sarah was very patient with me in selecting my new home and accommodating to my schedule.

I never felt pressured into buying just any home. I’m very happy with my purchase and will be for many years to come.

Jess Gutz

Working with Sarah Kim on the sale of our home was a wonderful experience.

Sarah's cutting edge marketing plan, detailed strategy, excellent refferals and exceptional insight are what sealed the deal for the sale of our home. A slow down in the housing market in our area due to COVID was not a detterent because of her tireless dedication and optimism. Sarah's professionalism, integrity, accessibility and genuine concern for her client was refreshing. Professionals like Sarah Kim are unfortunately a rare find in this industry. We are also working with Sarah on the purchase of our new home and look forward to yet another successful closing. Therefore, it is without hesitation that I recommend entrusting Sarah KIm with the purchase or sale of one of your most valuable possessions, your home.

Lisa Castillo (Engineering Support )

It was a great pleasure working with Ed.

He is very professional and knowledgeable. He was very responsive to our calls and questions, and was excellent in walking us through each step throughout the whole process. We thank Ed for finding us our first home and highly recommend him!

Daniel and Victoria Tessitore

Sarah did a great job helping to sell my house.


David was able to help me through the entire process with ease.

Highly recommend.

George VanEron

Mary is an extremely knowledgeable, professional, and always a pleasure to work with.

I would definitely recommend her

Benny Williams (Owner, Operator at Wax On Wheels NY)

Sarah was very professional and thoughtful from the open house to the closing.

She was always accommodating and helpful to us, the buyer, even though she was the seller's agent. We would highly recommend her.

Doyeon Y.

Edward was great, the whole process was painless.

He took care of everything and kept me updated every step of the way.


Our overall experience with Edward exceeded our expectation.

He is very knowledgeable,informative and very professional.he was able to help us choose the perfect home. Highly recommend him as an agent!

Nick Luzis (Sales Manager)

Ed did a wonderful job.

We had some issues come up and he ran down each one. He is diligent and a creative problem solver. Highly recommended.

Tom Mealiffe

First I would like to say that Ed Svec is a great person.

He has compassion for others and is true to his word. Because of that, he sold our parents house and walked us through and helped us step by step through the process that we had no idea how to start. He is honest and dedicated to his clients. Now that he is finished selling our parents house, he will be helping us buy our next home :)


Sarah did an awesome job walking us through the whole sales process of our new Co-op.

From the moment we met Sarah at the open house, she was very professional and informative. She took the time to explain exactly what documents were needed, told us what to expect at every step of the process and was always available to answer any questions we had. If you are looking to buy or sell your property, Sarah is the right person to turn to.

Jose Guerra (Client)

Ed Svec is definitely the “go to person” when selling/buying a house.

From the start of the process of selling our house, Ed Svec had a wealth of knowledge as to the real estate market. His guidance and presence throughout the process from advice as to staging, having professional photography, the contract, appraisal, open house, visitation by realtors and their buying clients, to the final walk through and closing was most professional. Furthermore, he was readily available to answer our questions as well as keeping us up to date with information from the buyer’s realtor. Ed exudes with warmth and caring for his client. My wife and I recommend him highly.

Drew Lubeck

Edward Svec was my broker in the sale of my home.

He is a consummate professional and extremely knowledgeable. Despite the array of issues that came up in the sale process his positive "can do" attitude was comforting, reassuring and accurate. Even my very experienced attorney was thoroughly impressed with Edward's knowledge and efficiency. I can not recommend him highly enough. I am very grateful for having the good fortune for having engaged Edward as my broker.

Monica Yuknek (Executive Assistant)

Sarah was a great help to me finding my new home!

She was very helpful and knowledgeable as well. She made my experience as a first time homeowner smooth and very exciting. Sarah was always sending me updates of new homes on the market that fit the area I was looking for, the type of house I wanted, and other amenities that I preferred. If you’re looking to buy a new home/ sell your home then ask for Sarah! She is truly one of a kind!

George Jaronczyk (Firefighter/Dispatcher )

It is hard for me to describe with words how great Mr.

Svec was. He is knowledgeable, hardworking, responsable and humble. He was a great help in general, would definitely work with him again or recomend to anyone who is looking to have peace of mind when finding their home.

Elaudy Diaz (Orthothics )

Sarah is so friendly, professional and compassionate, well organized and a true go-getter.

She was a pleasure to work with. She helped us sell our house and purchase two coop's. She was quick to return our calls, answer our questions and advise us on matters concerning selling and buying our homes. She went above and beyond to make sure that all the paper work was in order, deadlines were met and that our closings went smoothly. We are pleased to recommend Sarah Kim to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. She is hands down the best in the business in our opinion and if we ever need to move again she will be our first choice in the real estate agents. She also makes a wonderful friend! The Ferreira Family

Jennifer Ferreira

Just bought a home using Ed as our realtor.

It was an absolute pleasure working with him and I highly recommend using him.

Gianpaolo Daniello

Wonderful experience finding a home with Ed.

He was always available and took us to see houses that matched our needs. We really appreciated his kindness and experience in our house searching journey! Would def recommend and use again as our realtor.

Christine Healy

Ed was fantastic in helping us purchase our dream home!

He went above and beyond and answered all our questions. Highly recommend!

Jackie Ryu

Honest and transparent.

I highly recommend her and would definitely refer her to anyone i know. She is also patient, knowledgeable and professional in what she does. Thank you for all your assistance throughout our coop purchase Sarah! You are amazing person.

Stan (Assistant Vice President)

Ed deserves 1000 stars not just 5!

He is reliable, honest, committed and most importantly he is PATIENT. If you are looking to sell your current place or buy a new one he is the guy to call.

melania napolitano

Sarah Kim did a grate job as my agent selling a Co-op Apartment.

She is diligent at what she does. She is reliable, professional and honest. She kept me updated on the progress of the deal at every step and got me the best price for the apartment. I highly recommend Sarah for sale or purchase of your next home.

Mark Novin (Property Manager)

Ed did a wonderful job selling my apartment for the price I wanted.

He had beautiful pictures taken . He keep me updated on everything. My apartment was sold within a reasonable timeline.

Patricia Hogan

I highly recommend Ed.

He was great to work with. Very knowledgeable and was able to answer all our questions as first time home buyers. He was flexible with our schedule and always available on the weekends. Great communication and answered texts at all hours. Ed is very trustworthy and made us feel comfortable going through this overwhelming process. I would absolutely use Ed again if I ever need another home.

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