Crystal Hayes

Real Estate License
Overall Rating: 5 reviews
Brokerage: Bond New York
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Knowledge...that is how Crystal Hayes continues to successfully help her clients find homes in a virtually painless manner during her 9 year tenure as a New York Real Estate Agent. 

Originally from Pennsylvania, Crystal has always understood the need for strong bonds in business relationships and offers an in-depth understanding of both landlord/seller and renter/buyer needs. An Ivy League graduate & Top Producer, she took the real estate world by storm with her friendly demeanor and incredible fortitude for serving her clients; whether they are relocating to New York City for the first time ... or are native New Yorker’s looking for a different experience. 

Crystal excels at assisting her customers in renting and buying only the best apartments, whether one is looking for a quiet studio, or a sprawling penthouse, the first step is simple. 

“…the first place that (Crystal) showed me was THE ONE! Even though there was a small time table to say whether I wanted the apartment or not, I never felt like she was pushy or trying to just make the sale…” - Caroline G. 
“…(Crystal) very quickly understood what I wanted and didn’t try to convince me to see places she knew I wasn’t interested in. It’s a very tough market and … she helped me find the exact apartment I was looking for....” - Vinicius V. 
"Crystal was excellent from start to finish, personable and professional… It was obvious that Crystal had a keen knowledge of the market ... When we had found the right place for us Crystal walked us through the application process and was able to answer all our questions and concerns. We couldn’t be happier ..." – Ana P. and Paul D. 
“Crystal is not only knowledgeable … she’s energetic, helpful, prompt, professional … We found our apartments twice through Crystal , and twice found a renter to sublease our apartment…” 
– Pascal C. 
“Crystal is extremely … knowledgeable … displays high energy, patience … She definitely came through (with) flying colors when she won my apartment for me before it became available!” – Christina Y.

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Manhattan, NY  12/3/2012 I don't know about any of the other reviews, but I worked with Crystal Hayes and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a professional and knowledgeable broker. 

I recently relocated from Chicago and was looking to move into a nice studio in NY as soon as possible. After our initial consultation, Crystal showed me a range of apartments all within my budget, in a variety of locations downtown, and was able to accommodate my busy working schedule. I never felt rushed to make up my mind. 

Crystal's approach was great because 1) she set up a ton of appointments for apartments that fit my wish list based on our initial consultation, 2) she always asked for my feedback on what I liked and didn't like from each of the apartments we saw, and kept that in mind when deciding what apartments to show me next, and 3) answered any and all questions I had about the different NYC neighborhoods, what my commute would be like to work from a particular apartment, etc. As a first-timer to NY, I felt much more educated about the real estate market after looking at apartments with Crystal. 

Luckily I was able to find my perfect apartment (a spacious studio in Greenwich Village with a doorman, high ceilings, a terrace with a view, and a short commute to work) within a week of my initial phone consultation. Crystal was extremely accommodating, super nice and friendly to work with, and I always felt like she had my best interest in mind. 

All in all, I'm very happy with my experience with Crystal and I would recommend anyone frustrated with their apartment hunt to give her a call!
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Manhattan, NY  8/29/2012 Me and my roommate Alicia were fortunate enough to get places in the hands of Crystal Hayes. We just moved from Sweden to Study at Newschool in New York and thought that it would be a nightmare to find an apartment especially us being international and students and having a fairly low budget. 

When we first met Crystal we described our dream apartment and location etc. She immediately responded " I promise to find you your perfect apartment", and she sure did! After looking at about 4 apartments the last one was the perfect one for us and we immediately decided on it! 

Crystal was amazing to work with! So helpful and funny and she really picked up on our taste and what we were looking for! I can really recommend her! She fought for our apartment and was so determined to find us the perfect one! 

We will for sure use Crystal again and we recommend anyone who is looking to work with someone professional to do the same!!
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Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NY  7/25/2012 I contacted Crystal Hayes from Bond after seeing an apartment she posted on http://nakedapartments.c…

Crystal responded within a half an hour of my first inquiry regarding the apartment. She was very efficient in contacting the landlord of the building to make sure my roommate and I could rent the apartment - as we are both students and first-time renters. We were able to visit the apartment that day, and Crystal helped to get things turned over very quickly for our approval. Any question or concern we had was immediately addressed and answered. The pictures she posted of the apartment and the price were both completely accurate...which is not always the case with some brokers. I highly recommend working with her!    
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New York, NY  7/5/2012 I don't know how Bond gets bad reviews, y'all must not have worked with Crystal Hayes.

My girlfriend and I were looking for our first apartment together, kind of a big deal! I must say, we were fortunate enough to have Crystal Hayes from Bond NY be our broker. We started our search working with several brokers from listings on websites ranging from Craigslist to NakedApartments. Our experiences with other brokers weren't horrible but with Crystal it was fantastic. Once we met Crystal we worked exclusively with her. We provided a range we are willing to spend and the neighborhood we wanted to be in (SOHO). Crystal found multiple places around the area we wanted and was very flexible to show us the apts when we had time, often late afternoon, weekends, and through 4th of July. Once we found our perfect place in the heart of SOHO, Crystal was very diligent on sending the application and following up with us and the landlord through the lease signing. We found a terrific apt and were very lucky to work with Crystal during the process. Douglas Wagner, her manager was also very flexible and great to work with. Thanks Crystal and Bond NY.
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LONG ISLAND CITY, NY  1/31/2012 I want to share here my experience working with the incomparable Crystal Hayes to find and be approved to rent my current apartment. Crystal listened to what I wanted and worked from there, instantly, which really wowed me. As soon as I told her what I was looking for, I knew she heard me and that we were on the same page - she delivered, and when she showed me a place that I loved at a price that fit the bill, it was in hot demand, and she went straight to work preparing the strongest possible application for me, without which I never would have been able to get the apartment. Most impressive, Crystal was in touch every day, and I know that her commitment was for the reason that she takes pride in delivering great results to her clients. I can''t recommend her as a renter''s agent enough. She is absolutely excellent. I love where I am living and I wouldn''t be here without her!
 
 

Renter Reviews of Crystal

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Thomas ****

review date 03/04/2013 overall rating
Crystal was very friendly, easy going, and focussed exclusively on the kinds of apartments I wanted. Awesome experience!

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Danielle ****

review date 11/03/2012 overall rating
Crystal helped us find a studio in Sunnyside about six months ago which met the criteria we sought. She was extremely attentive during the entire process and very quick at answering any inquiries, so we chose her among the three or four other brokers we were working with at the time.

My move-in date had to be extended and she worked with the landlords directly to arrange this. She also answered some additional inquiries we had many months later regarding the lease. We are certainly planning on contacting her again once we have to look for a bigger space at the end of our current lease. Highly recommended.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Ashley ****

review date 07/25/2012 overall rating
Crystal responded within a half an hour of my first inquiry regarding an apartment. She was very efficient in contacting the landlord of the building to make sure my roommate and I could rent the apartment - as we are both students and first-time renters. We were able to visit the apartment that day, and Crystal helped to get things turned over very quickly for our approval. Any question or concern we had was immediately addressed and answered. The pictures she posted of the apartment and the price were both completely accurate...which is not always the case with some brokers. I highly recommend working with her!

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Diego ****

review date 07/05/2012 overall rating
My girlfriend and I were looking for our first apartment together, kind of a big deal! I must say, we were fortunate enough to have Crystal Hayes from Bond NY be our broker. We started our search working with several brokers from listings on websites ranging from Craigslist to NakedApartments. Our experiences with other brokers weren't horrible but with Crystal it was fantastic. Once we met Crystal we worked exclusively with her. We provided a range we are willing to spend and the neighborhood we wanted to be in (SOHO). Crystal found multiple places around the area we wanted and was very flexible to show us the apts when we had time, often late afternoon, weekends, and through 4th of July. Once we found our perfect place in the heart of SOHO, Crystal was very diligent on sending the application and following up with us and the landlord through the lease signing. We found a terrific apt and were very lucky to work with Crystal during the process. Douglas Wagner, her manager was also very flexible and great to work with. Thanks Crystal and Bond NY.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Louann ****

review date 06/05/2012 overall rating
This is a full service agent! I was completely satisfied. From the first contact with her to the signing of the lease she was with us every step of the way (even a follow-up call to make sure the move went well). Always prompt, always courteous, always helping. We were moving from out of state and hit a few bumps along the way and Crystal handled them all with complete professionalism. We were very lucky to have met her and we could not have been in more competent hands. God speed Crystal and Thank You from the bottom of my heart!!!!!!!!! Louann Fruge

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Crystal's Apartments

1br, West Village, $2,500

1br, West Village, $2,500

Can Be Seen Now
Pets Allowed
5 Days since update
1br, SoHo, $2,595

1br, SoHo, $2,595

Can Be Seen Now
Small Dogs & Cats
20 Days since update
Loft, East Village, $2,750

Loft, East Village, $2,750

Doorman, Elevator, Dishwasher
~ 3 Hours since update

Crystal's Specialties

Manhattan

Chelsea, East Village, Flatiron District, Gramercy Park, Greenwich Village, Little Italy, Meatpacking District, NoHo, NoLita, SoHo, Tribeca, Union Square, West Village

Queens

Sunnyside, Woodside
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