Colleen Leeman

Real Estate License
Overall Rating: (10)
Brokerage: CITI HABITATS
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Originally from New Jersey, Colleen herself has moved nearly 10 times in the last seven years she has lived in New York City, which gives her a first-hand understanding of just how daunting, overwhelming and unique the NYC real estate process can be. She therefore likes to make the experience as simple and informative for her clients, by managing expectations from day one to be sure they are as prepared as possible, both mentally and financially, to embark upon their search. "I will find the best compromise for my clients between their wants and needs and what is realistic, and be sure they are educated as to why that compromise make sense." A graduate of the University of Scranton, Colleen holds a BA degree in Communications with a minor in Business. She loves to travel, has studied abroad in Seville, Spain, plus lived and worked in both Costa Rica and Oaxaca, Mexico. Colleen has been performing and writing comedy for years, and loves to make people smile. Her other favorite pastimes include being outdoors, running, doing yoga and hanging out with her dog.

Renter Reviews of Colleen

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Marion ****

review date 04/22/2014 overall rating
We found Colleen through this site and even if she didn't have the exact listing we were after, we are so glad we got in touch. We had met a couple of brokers and weren't sure about what we wanted or where we could live. She listened, advised, used (a lot of) patience suggested places and came up with great ideas... On top of all this, she is friendly and very good fun to be around. Now we can't wait to have a drink with her on our rooftop! Call Colleen, she'll save your life... Or at least time and hassle and you'll have a great time.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Kelley ****

review date 12/21/2013 overall rating
Colleen Leeman was swift to reply initially and remained consistently responsive throughout the process. She was extremely thorough in her search for us and has demonstrated outstanding follow-through as the lease signing and final details are wrapping-up. Her congenial nature took the sting out of looking, a process which for many people is challenging and her meticulous attention to administrative details took the potential migraine-quotient down to zero. We highly recommend Colleen, someone who is clearly committed to her work.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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LORRAINE ****

review date 11/04/2013 overall rating
From start to finish Colleen has done a superb job helping us find a great apartment and secure a lease. Looking for an apartment in NYC is challenging and stressful and Colleen made every effort to make the process go smoothly. Colleen is a good listener and she quickly understood what sort of apartment we were looking for and showed us a number of suitable places. When we found the place we wanted she helped us with the application and lease-signing too. Colleen is also upbeat and bright so fun to hang out with.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Kavé ****

review date 10/08/2013 overall rating
Colleen helped me find an amazing place in Brooklyn in just one day of searching. She is incredibly honest and forthright and has a casual, though effective, style of apartment hunting. She was helpful, responsive and made the process easy and fun.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Nick ****

review date 09/25/2013 overall rating
Colleen was a delight from start to finish. We had 2 days to find an apartment and she took us by the hand and guided us through the mass cobwebs of the NYC rental market to find a lovely home in the neighborhood we wanted. I will miss those days walking around in the heat of the city.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Matt ****

review date 09/16/2013 overall rating
Colleen helped my girlfriend and I find a gem of a spot in East Harlem. Over the course of about 2 weeks of communication between our initial inquiry and when we signed our lease, she was always easy to reach and more than ready to help us in any way she could. In the end she walked us through the daunting application process and helped us get the place we wanted! I would highly recommend Colleen to anyone looking for an apartment in this crazy city of ours. She will fight for you!

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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David ****

review date 08/28/2013 overall rating
Colleen is a rare breed of real-estate agents who genuinely cares about helping you find the perfect apartment. She is always prompt to return my text/emails and was in constant contact with me throughout the entire search process. Finding the right broker is definitely an important decision that many newcomers (like me) undervalue, and for that I'm glad I found Colleen :)

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Oriel ****

review date 08/27/2013 overall rating
Great personality and great listings- my experience with Colleen was quite a special one. The beggining of my search was a nitghtmare- I've contacted a few brokers on makedapartments who turned to be deceitful and the apartments they showed me were far away from what the pictures they posted. Colleen showed me about 15 apartments in 3 days before I decided on my new studio in the UWS. Most of the apts she showed me were really awesome and answered exactly what I requested- a quiet block, close to the subway, not above 3rd floor walk up. Apart from the fact I had so much fun with her (she's got the greatest energy and she cracked me up) she was also very patient and honest. If we looked at a place that I didn't seem excited about she didnt force it on me or tried to sell it. She even told me once "yeah... you dont seem crazy about it- let's continue to the next one" I was shocked.... A broker who doesnt want to waste your time?! She always kept it real and has some really good insight about renting apts in the city which kept me positive. She presented the pluses and minuses about every place and I felt like I could talk to her and tell her what I didn't like about a place without feeling like I'm complaining. Also- she responded very quickly to my texts (even late in the evening) and made sure to keep in touch with me at all times. I feel lucky I found her on here and I'd reccomend her to any one of my friends.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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David ****

review date 08/27/2013 overall rating
Colleen genuinely cares for you, which is a pretty rare thing to see in brokers. She's very quick to respond to texts/emails, and serious about finding you the best place possible.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Joshua ****

review date 08/27/2013 overall rating
Colleen was responsive, helpful and paid attention to what I was looking for in my search in Williamsburg. If you are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly broker, I'd recommend Colleen!

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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