New York Casas, Ltd was founded in 2012 when Philip Hordijk connected his international experience to the New York real estate market. With over 20% of buyers in Manhattan being foreign, there was still no place to go where they could find the professional advice in their own language.
New York Casas, Ltd is now the premier online real estate agency for foreign nationals to buy, manage and sell their New York investments. Growing at 100% year over year, New York Casas is set to become one of the top players in real estate in the city.
Our team is comprised of agents from all 6 continents who have lived in New York for at least 5 years and speak several languages. We value outstanding service, the highest level of trust and a personal approach in everything we do.
You need people that know it inside out and really care about you and your goals: investment property or a home.
To help you find and/or manage your home or investment property in NYC.
Real estate advisory is a people's business. We listen to your stories first, and take you to the right places after.
We value outstanding service and we won't waste your time.
We speak your language and understand how to live well in New York City.
Philip Hordijk is a real estate broker specialized in condominiums in Manhattan and Brooklyn. A flying Dutchman with fluency in four languages (English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese), he has worked with many clients from around the globe in their quest for real estate in New York. Uniquely experienced in assisting internationals that roam the New York real estate market, Philip has visited global clients in such cities as Buenos Aires, São Paolo, Rio, Bogota and Mexico City.
Gabriela Behrens is a passionate real estate salesperson dedicated to her high profile and often international clients. Born and raised in Venezuela where she had an accomplished career as a banker with ABN AMRO and later BBVA. She moved to New York in 2011 and now resides on the Upper East Side with husband and son. Her financial expertise helps clients not only find the property they want but also connects them with a mortgage banker, matches them with the right attorney or manages the investment on their behalf.
Solange Merdinian currently resides on the Upper West Side. Originally from Argentina, she has been in New York City for more than 20 years. Honest, dynamic and deeply knowledgeable about the city, Solange is keen on customer service and makes lifelong relationships based on trust and effective communication. She specializes in both rentals and sales. Fluent in English, Spanish and French, Solange can also communicate in Italian and Armenian. When she’s not selling real estate, Solange continues to perform and is also the Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of New Docta International Music Festival, a music festival/foundation in both Argentina and the US.
Maria Fernanda Roda has lived in downtown Manhattan since 2016. As a corporate lawyer in Bolivia, her home country, she represented large corporate clients including Kimberly-Clark and 3M. After several years of successful practice, she decided to move New York City to pursue a career in real estate. As a licensed real estate agent, Maria Fernanda specializes in finding rental and investment properties on behalf of high net worth individuals and international clients.
New York Casas is thankful to its clients and ambassadors, and is devoted to pay it forward by donating 10% of its profits to a charity of the client's choice. Each year we donate to dozens of new charities all over the world so we can truly say our business has a global impact. These are the charities we currently support: