Serene's engaging personality, combined with honesty, discretion and a true enjoyment for real estate, brings clients back time and again. She prides herself in being a good listener, in being able to procure the right buyer and identify the perfect opportunity for the purchase of a primary residence or investment property.
Serene and her husband, Josh, comprise the "Powers Team" at Serene Powers Real Estate, bringing professionalism and market savvy to every aspect of the real estate acquisition or sales process. They own property in Long Island City, Queens and New Jersey. They have turned their intimate knowledge of real estate into a growing business. Ever in tune with the exciting and changing New York City real estate market, they strive to invest their time and talent in achieving client satisfaction, trust, and lasting relationships.
Serene hails from Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia, where she grew up a stone's throw from Royal Malay College, the Sultan's Palace and Istana Iskandariah Royal District's most exquisite examples of Colonial-Victorian and Malay architecture. Serene was a professor of computer science at the University Tunku Abdul Rahman in Perak. After emigrating to the U.S., she taught computer science at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y. With over 20 years of technology industries experience, Serene's background as a lecturer, programmer and SAP software consultant allows her to use her skills to research and find the perfect home for her clients.
Serene has business contacts in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and throughout East Asia. Contact Serene today to serve you and your personal real estate interests!
Serene earned an M.S. in Computer Science from Iona College, New Rochelle, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Agricultural University of Malaysia. She speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay, Hokkien, Hakka and English.
English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay