Sarah Kruse

Real Estate License
Overall Rating: 2 reviews
Brokerage: Douglas Elliman
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While originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Sarah spent much of her youth traveling abroad and living in some very unique destinations. “My father was an economic consultant and brought the family along to Rowanda and Albania so we saw the direct relationship of urban planning and economic security in these countries,” she says. “It gave me a tremendous sense of respect for the time and resources of others who make sacrifices to buy their piece of the American Dream.” Sarah helps clients see the big picture when evaluating neighborhoods and buildings. “I feel like I am helping them to tell the story of who they are,” Sarah says. Sarah’s background in interior design stems from running both the San Francisco and New York branch’s of a home staging, interior design, and home furnishings company, (Studio D). One of the biggest assets of having a previous interior designer as your broker, is that interior designers are trained to interpret a client’s personality and verbal desires, into a space. Many times we don’t know exactly what we want until we start looking, but having someone with experience in this technique, can really help jump start the process. “I am notorious for finding those hidden gems in neighborhoods they can grow in.”
A natural adventurer, Sarah is always on the go. “This city is about juxtaposition—I’m not into cookie cutter high rises but I love seeing how people decorate townhomes and brownstones with such charm and attention to detail. It’s a lot like how New Yorkers dress—there’s always a twist of some sort to personalize it.”
Sarah’s extensive knowledge of the city and her appreciation for its wide ranging architectural vocabulary is a help for anyone looking to find the ideal setting for their New York story.

Renter Reviews of Sarah


Elizabeth ****

review date 04/07/2014 overall rating
She was great! Loved the apts she suggested.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.


Amanda ****

review date 03/28/2014 overall rating
I am a difficult client with very specific space needs and preferences. (I am an architect, so I am very particular about my living space.) It was clear from my first meeting with Sarah that she just "gets it." I gave her a brief, somewhat lofty description of the type of space I was searching for, and everything she showed me was precisely along those lines. In addition to being in tune with her clients' needs, Sarah is punctual, articulate, and efficient. Due to personal reasons I decided to delay my move, but as soon as I begin searching again, Sarah will be the first person I call.

I did not rent an apartment from this agent.

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Battery Park City, Bowery, Chelsea, Chinatown, Clinton, East Village, Financial District, Flatiron District, Garment District, Gramercy Park, Greenwich Village, Hell's Kitchen, Kips Bay, Little Italy, Lower East Side, Meatpacking District, Midtown Center, Murray Hill, NoHo, NoLita, SoHo, Tribeca, Union Square, Upper West Side, West Village