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Mara Flash Blum, senior global real estate advisor, is the #1 individual agent in the Sotheby’s International Realty Downtown Manhattan Brokerage and nationally ranked among SIR’s top 25 brokers, a position she has held since rankings began in 2009. Mara is consistently ranked among Wall Street Journal’s top 250 agents nationally by closed sales volume. Over her 25 years of selling luxury Manhattan real estate, Mara has amassed intimate market knowledge, a keen sense for trends and an extensive network.
Among Mara’s notable accomplishments are the record sale of a trophy townhouse on Central Park West and the Puck Penthouses in SoHo. As a top agent in Sotheby’s International Realty Downtown Manhattan Brokerage, Mara was pleased to recently combine forces with her longtime partner, Nikki Field, as Head of the Downtown Division of The Field Team, Global Portfolio Advisors. In concert with her uptown/downtown partnership with Nikki, Mara was a key member of the top-producing sales team in the successful sellout of Madison Square Park’s premier new condominium conversion at 212 Fifth Avenue.
Mara consistently performs for sellers and developers, expertly positioning their properties to realize the highest possible price while delivering a smooth and efficient sales process. Staging, pricing, negotiating, and closing are her strengths. Recognized as a preeminent downtown expert, Mara regularly advises developers seeking real-time market intelligence regarding supply/demand and pricing conditions. With a record of achievements across a broad array of Manhattan’s premier neighborhoods, Mara earns enthusiastic referrals from her loyal client base who buy and sell with her time and time again. Whether she is representing the sale of a one-bedroom apartment or a luxury penthouse, she has a client centric approach, providing a full spectrum of services to meet her clients’ needs. Downsizing or upgrading, her joy comes from servicing her clients and transitioning them to their new homes and new beginnings.
Premium service, innovative marketing strategies, unparalleled ethical standards, and superior negotiating skills are what distinguish Mara as a leader in the industry. Her unique marketing vision and real estate acumen, coupled with the venerable branding and global reach of Sotheby’s International Realty, make for a powerful combination.
Mara earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University, School of the Arts. She resides in the Flatiron District with her husband. She has two accomplished sons and feels fortunate as they both reside in Manhattan. Mara can be seen on various episodes of NBC’s Open House NYC, CBS Living Large, and was featured in BBC’s Super Homes, a documentary film on buying and selling Manhattan real estate. This globally distributed documentary highlights Mara’s insights and passion for the New York real estate market. She is a member of the New York Residential Agent Continuum and the Real Estate Board of New York.
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