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Claudia Lagalla

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Professional. Kind. Warm. Honest. Intuitive. Creative. Innovative. A good listener and a Pit-bull at the negotiating table. This is how clients describe Claudia Lagalla.

In their 175 Zillow recommendations (and counting), clients have enthusiastically awarded her five stars, and her transaction numbers confirm these stellar reviews. In the last few years Claudia has guided more buyers with their home purchase than any other agent in the Ithaca area (many of which were first time home buyers). Moreover, sellers have time and again expressed their delight with her above-and-beyond services. 

To what does she attribute her success and her clients' satisfaction? "I take my clients' goals to heart; it's my responsibility to help them achieve their goals while protecting them, and guiding them on what is for most the largest investment they will ever make. I commit myself to giving my all to every client."

A graduate of NYC High School of the Music and Arts (of "Fame" fame), a degree in jewelry design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, a BA in political science from Alfred U, and 20 years' experience in marketing at NYC investment banks, equips her with a wealth of experience ("Real Estate is by far, the most enjoyable, fulfilling career I've ever had.") Past experiences, unbridled drive and enthusiasm are just part of what has contributed to her significant achievements on behalf of her clients. Add to that an innate talent that just can't be taught; an ability to understand and find ways to help people achieve their goals. "For me real estate is not a sales job – it's about understanding the needs of my clients, and providing them with good solid guidance and advice. I view my role as counselor, and trusted advisor." 

In what remains of her time, Claudia enjoys social dancing of all kinds, from zydeco to swing; gardening; time with her grandnieces; and animal care and rescue -- she has fostered alpacas, rescued an injured chipmunk, and has enjoyed the companionship of dogs, cats, and chickens. 

New to the area?  Ithaca and its surrounding towns and counties are known for their abundant natural beauty, for a multitude of waterfalls tumbling into Cayuga Lake, state parks, music, theater, arts, farmers' markets, wineries, restaurants, for intellectual vigor, and youthful exuberance.

Ithaca has been ranked one of the best in several quality of life categories:

• America's number one emerging city

• Top college town in the U.S.

• One of the two most eco-friendly cities in the nation

• One of the five best places to buy a retirement home

• One of America's five best mountain biking towns

• America's most enlightened city and one of sixty best American Public Places.

No wonder you're considering moving here!


Call Claudia now so you can begin the work of fulfilling your real estate goals and dreams: 607-342-3749, or email me at Chinese buyers feel free to call: 中文服务请联系 (607) 379-0696.


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