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Your home stands apart, your agent should too.
- Top 100 Agent Sotheby's International Realty 2021
- Ranked One Of Westchester's Top Agents By Westchester Magazine
- Ranked One Of America's Best Agent By Real Trends
- Top Westchester Luxury Agent, Ranked by The Real Deal
- Voted FIVE STAR real estate agent by Westchester Magazine for exceptional service
- NY&CT Realtor
- Member of Greenwich and Westchester MLS
With a strong financial background and proven tenacity, Ellen is a trusted, long-term advisor to her clients. She has earned their respect due to her discretion and ethical behavior, willingness to listen, and consistent performance. Ellen’s remarkable success in a crowded field is the direct result of hard work and client servicing.
Ellen is a welcoming professional who prides herself on listening carefully to her customers to ensure that she satisfies their needs and fully understands their priorities. A full time agent with the energy, patience and drive to help all her clients achieve their real estate goals through a combination of hard work, great communication and business savvy. With 20 years of experience on Wall Street, Ellen has a deep understanding and a wide range of experience working with sophisticated local as well as international customers. She meets every challenge with diligence and determination. Ellen provides concierge service to make transitioning to your new home seamless.
A Rye resident for over 20 years, Ellen and her family are involved members of the community. Ellen’s in depth knowledge of the local real estate market and the communities she serves have produced consistently satisfied customers. With extensive experience in renovations as well as waterfront properties, Ellen will offer invaluable insights to buyers and sellers alike. Ellen believes today’s web based marketing and the critical role it plays in marketing one’s home to the widest audience possible is key to maximizing returns for her clients. Ellen will maximize all available resources to ensure that her clients have what they need to make the best decision for themselves and their families. With her dual licenses in both New York and Connecticut, she is able to provide invaluable perspective which serve to enhance her client’s knowledge base. She feels strongly that it is important to have an agent who can not only sell you a house but can also recommend local service providers and community insights.
Ellen is a member of the Rye-Harrison Board of Realtors, New York State Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and Westchester Board of Realtors. She is a licensed Accredited Buyers Representative who is always available and happy to share her insights.
- Born In Philadelphia
- Lives In Rye
- Favorite Movie The Graduate
- Interests sports, theater, travel, cooking
- Can't Live Without my family including my dog and my morning coffee
- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
- Accredited Buyer Representative
- Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
- Certified Negotiation Expert
- Associate Real Estate Broker
- Accredited Buyer's Agent
My Listings and Sales
Ellen has been a true rockstar helping us with our home search. She has always gone above and beyond in finding the right homes for us to visit, as well as not wasting time on homes that she knew would not be a good fit for our family. Never pushy, and we always felt like she was rooting for us, and protecting us in our home purchases. On top of all this, Ellen is a true delight to work with, she's knowledgable, fun, compassionate, personable, a wonderful person all around. You need someone reputable, strong and fierce in the real estate market these days, and Ellen knows how to deliver to get you your dream home! Both of our purchases with Ellen were extremely competitive, and she got us the win both times!Jana; Canan Gouchev; Coban
Ellen was highly organised, professional and on top of every detail. It was great to have Ellen as a partner as we navigated the time consuming and somewhat stressful process of simultaneous purchase and sale transactions.Martin Alderson-Smith
Ellen was incredible start to finish. Ellen’s knowledge of the market and her do anything attitude had our house listed and sold in less than a week. Ellen was a pleasure to work with. Whole experience was amazing!Maggie S.
How lucky we were to find Ellen to help us with our out-of-state move to Westchester County. She was incredibly helpful from day one. She took care of us 100%. We couldn’t be happier!Kelly and Erik Duffield
This was a complicated sale and Ellen went the extra mile, gave great advice, and was relentless. 5 stars!! And big thanks! We got a good price in a tough market.Jim Heekin
Ellen Stern afforded us exceptional representation. Her professionalism and attention to detail was impressive and appreciated.Charles S and Marilynn J Lisberger (Lisberger Family Trust)
Ellen was awesome and extremely helpful every step of the way. Wouldn’t have been possible without her.Najeeb Ali
Ellen was fantastic to work with and I've work with her again on any real estate transaction! She guided me through quickly preparing my home for the market and once I identified a new property, was extremely helpful in the mortgage process. I really appreciated her no nonsense style and assessment of the marketplace. I'm a Fan!Mary D. Houghton
Outstanding in all respects. Helped us tremendously in buying and selling our house and getting us moved in. A real superstarCharles and Naomi Porten
Ellen was phenomenal -- such a pleasure to work with, incredibly helpful and very knowledgeable! We will buy our future homes through Ellen!Ryan and Ashley McManus
Ellen is amazing. My wife and I moved to Rye in September 2019 and could not have done it without Ellen's expertise and knowledge of Rye and the surrounding areas in Westchester. She is extremely committed to her work and was available to us 24/7 - even taking calls on vacation. We simply would not have been in as good of a situation without her. Additionally, she's knowledgeable across a variety of transactions and we have purchased as well as rented with her as our representation. A+ and highly recommended.Charles Luke
Ellen Stern is the best real estate broker I have ever worked with, and I have worked with many. Throughout our entire search for a county house which spanned ten months start to finish, Ellen was extremely knowledgeable, helpful, patient and really had a wide range of expertise to share. She understood completely what we were looking for and never wasted our time on anything that didn’t have potential for us . She never tried to push us in to anything that would have not made sense for us, and was really open to exploring many types of houses so that we could really understand what would most meet our needs . She was never pushy but always straightforward in a way that any client would want . My husband and I could not have been happier with her services as a broker and highly recommend Ellen to anyone looking to buy a home in any of the areas Ellen works . She is honest , fair , and also a lovely person to be around during what can be a stressful, though ultimately rewarding experience . We could not give her a higher rating ! 5 stars for sure !Margaret B
Ellen is the hardest working, smartest broker out there. She works tirelessly on your behalf and is knowledgeable about all aspects of the business, beyond just showing houses. She is a great negotiator and makes all aspects of the process go smoothly. In fact, we were out of the state when we bought and sold a house. This is all due to Ellen's tireless effort and round the clock service. I do not hesitate to recommend Ellen for all your real estate needs. She is fantastic!Rye Buyer
Ellen truly embodies the word professional”. An excellent broker, Ellen represented and mentored us as we made our journey out of NYC to Westchester. Ellen is very knowledgeable of the area, resourceful, comprehensive, methodological, strategic, straightforward and never pushy – characteristics and an operating style that we certainly appreciated as two busy working professionals (with two young children) in NYC. Ellen was quick to assess and understand our needs, and went far and beyond to educated us on how to best conduct our search and transition to a suburban lifestyle. From day one, we always felt assured that Ellen had our best interest at heart and kept us on track to find and contract our home in just a few months. We can honestly say that the best part of our home search is finding our perfect” home (after looking at over 30 houses in the tri-state area) and working with Ellen as our broker and advocate during our search.Rye Brook Buyer
Without a doubt, Ellen Stern is the most professional, hard working, and insightful agent with whom I have worked over the last two decades on multiple home transactions. Now more than ever, with the complexity and competitiveness of the market, it matters who you use. Ellen has exceptional knowledge of the marketplace but what truly separates her is her unique ability to understand the specific needs and wants of my family from the beginning. I know that I would not be in my current home without her experience and skill. I don't know when my next move will be but I know exactly who the agent is.Greenwich, CT
Ellen truly embodies the word “professional”. An excellent broker, Ellen represented and mentored us as we made our journey out of NYC to Westchester. Ellen is very knowledgeable of the area, resourceful, comprehensive, methodological, strategic, straightforward and never pushy – characteristics and an operating style that we certainly appreciated as two busy working professionals (with two young children) in NYC. Ellen was quick to assess and understand our needs, and went far and beyond to educated us on how to best conduct our search and transition to a suburban lifestyle. From day one, we always felt assured that Ellen had our best interest at heart and kept us on track to find and contract our home in just a few months. We can honestly say that the best part of our home search is finding our “perfect” home (after looking at over 30 houses in the tri-state area) and working with Ellen as our broker and advocate during our search.Rye Brook Buyer
Ellen recently sold my home and was an absolute joy to work with. She knows the area's real estate market like no one else. I worked with and interviewed other realtors and Ellen was by far the best. She sold my home in a timely manner and for price that made me and family very happy. Ellen will be my go to realtor on all my future real estate transactions.Rye Brook Seller
Ellen is fantastic! High energy, smart and very knowledgable of the market. She analyzed our property and was able to accurately price our house to generate serious interest and buyers. Her commitment of her time, personal attention and presence for open houses was greatly appreciated. Her follow up with potential buyers and her professionalism make her a pleasure to work with. Anyone looking to sell or buy a house should give her a call!Rye Seller and Buyer
Ellen helped make our move from NYC to the suburbs seamless. Her knowledge of the area, amazing personality and diligence to find us the best home was unmatched. We will use her (and recommend) her without question. We love Ellen!Sarah
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