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Joseph Branco
BRANCO GROUP INC

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Renter Reviews of Joseph

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Ashley ****

review date
06/28/2015
overall rating
Excellent, professional broker!

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Jay ****

review date
11/04/2014
overall rating
Never responded to my inquiry.
Joseph Branco Responded:
We tried many times to get ahold of you and we never received a call back. Please contact us and we will help you asap. Thanks!
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Aliya ****

review date
08/26/2014
overall rating
I found it interesting that he was showing pictures of MY apartment, which was NOT ON THE MARKET, and I know for a fact that the management in my building would never use a sketchy broker like him! He shows pictures of nice apartments that are not available, and then likely tricks people into coming to view sub-par properties (if he responds at all). It's unclear how he is allowed to show anything on this website at all. Someone seriously needs to shut him down.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

Joseph Branco Responded:
Aliya, your landlord sent us pictures of a vacancy in their building that has the same appliances and renovations as yours. Often apartment buildings have apartments that look the same because they are buildings that were built by the same builder/architect. Thanks.
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Meagan ****

review date
07/11/2014
overall rating
Never responded to my inquiry.
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Rubilanna ****

review date
01/18/2014
overall rating
Never responded to my inquiry.
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Amy ****

review date
07/24/2013
overall rating
If I could give this guy negative stars, I would. My room mate and I had an appointment to meet with him at 10am today, and he simply never showed up. Not only was no apology or explanation offered, but we were made to feel like we were being unreasonable for expecting this man to be around at the time when he had set the appointment. We were kind of handed off to another man in the office named Richard, who could only have been more unhelpful if he had also not shown up. He informed us that one apartment we were scheduled to see was no longer available, and the occupants of the other apartment we were supposed to see were not answering their phone. So, if we wanted to see it, we could wait around the office all morning until he was ready, but otherwise we were out of luck. Given that we had both already taken the morning off from work to be there, this wasn't appealing to either of us. It seemed that no effort had been made by Joseph or anyone else in his office to prepare for the appointment which we had made a week earlier after a long email exchange. I'm familiar with brokers' games, and all of the nonsense that can be played, but this was more just stunning incompetence. In the end, it was probably all for the best - the idea of paying a commission to these blockheads is too much to bear - but it's still always disappointing when someone is compltely satisfied to waste your time, effort, and cab fare without so much as an explanation.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Bas ****

review date
07/22/2013
overall rating
He posted an apartment which simply wasn't available at all! He copy-pasted some pictures from an older listing from another agent for a much lower price just to lure people in!. Although the information provided at the listing was a bit vague and seemingly too good to be true I could distinguish which building it was supposed to be and I contacted the exclusive leasing agent for the building confirming that the particular unit wasn't available at all (and hadn't been for MANY months).

Initially his junior assistant tried to persuade me to come to their office at the UWS to fill out docs and later once after I kept asking them to confirm we would visit the exact unit he mentions USD 4,250 while it went for 6,400 according to streeteasy. com) then finally a second junior colleague said the listing was suddenly "gone". BTW, its still on this site as we speak!

No; the listing NEVER has been there and you copied/pasted pretty pictures for a fake listing. This is called a scam and would recommend everybody NOT to deal with this company.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Valerie ****

review date
06/09/2013
overall rating
Joe really seemed on top of things. We met at his office which I was originally reluctant to do, since so many other brokers had wasted my time with office visits, but Joe went through listings with us and put together a customized itinerary of units to view immediately. We were then passed off to one of his junior agents, Ashley, who overall was nice and easy to work with. Ashley didn't really know the neighborhood that we were looking in very well, but her easygoing nature and great attitude made up for that. It was her first day on the job and we were so impressed that that early in her broker career she was very capable. When we finally chose a place with Ashley, Joe moved quickly with all of our paperwork ensuring that our application was perfect and submitted immediately. Joe was super transparent throughout the whole process. We couldn't be happier with the apartment they found for us and with working with Joe. Highly, highly recommend if you're looking for a pleasant high-end experience while looking for affordable housing in NYC.

I rented an apartment from this agent.

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Rita Soledad ****

review date
06/01/2013
overall rating
Cares about providing quality customer service

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Christina ****

review date
02/23/2013
overall rating
Incredibly unprofessional. Didn't even show up for the appointment.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

Joseph's Apartments

$2,0501BR, 1BA
East 83rd Upper East Side
Reduced fee: 12.0%
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Reduced fee: 12.0%
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$2,9953BR, 1BA
West 162nd St Washington Heights
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Joseph's Specialties

Manhattan

Roosevelt Island, SoHo, Upper West Side, Washington Heights, West Village