Xavier was by far the highest performing broker I encountered during my 2 week-long search that brought me to view 22 different units. Responsive, honest, and highly effective in delivering on the exact criteria I laid out for him, he found me a great place - and fast.
This young man is amazing! He helped get me a dream apartment 6 months ago. It was a perfect fit and the he made sure everything was taken care of. I had an apartment less than a week. It was definitely a blessing. A great and safe building with a landlord that is happy to make sure I am happy. This young man will help you anyway he can to make sure you are happy. If you want something in the city, Xavier Quintanilla is the man to go to.
I highly recommend working with licensed real estate broker, Xavier Quintanilla as well as Michael Andrews at the DiGiulio Group, NYC.
They were very responsive, professional, eager, really easy to work with and they got the job done in a timely manner. Without the assistance and guidance of these brokers, my wife and I would still be on the search for a new apartment. Thanks Guys!
Xavier and Ranwa are great to work with. They were able to show us multiple properties that fit our criteria. We are moving from out of town and had a time crunch on finding and apartment. Xavier and Ranwa were positive that we could accomplish this during our short visit, they were correct. My wife and I are very impressed with their courteous and professional service.
A lot of friends told me about the horrible experiences they've had with their brokers, but I got extremely lucky! I couldn't imagine having a better experience trying to find an affordable 1-BR in Manhattan than I did with Xavier and Jake at the DiGiulio Group. HIGHLY recommend these guys!
I worked with Xavier and Justin from the DiGiulio Group when I was looking for an apartment in NYC.
This process can be long and annoying. But I was very pleased with their work. They were really responsive to my wishes and worked fast and efficient to make this happen. It was a real joy.
I would happily work with them again for another apartment
Xavier and his team have helped us find the perfect apartment. Great location. They took their time to actually make sure that we were satisfied with the results. Mike our realtor kept in touch with all us all the way through. He even came with us to see the apartments and made us feel more at ease and comfortable. The paper work was a breeze, but you actually have to be prepared. It really helps and saves time. Plus make sure you have the money available for downpayments and fees. They help you match the prize that you ask for, which is a plus. So make sure you speak up and talk about your ideas. Overall, my husband and I are extremely satisfied. Thank you so much guys!! I definitely recommend the Digiulio Group RE.
Both Xavier and Jake were very helpful when trying to find a spot that met all of the requirements for my roommates and I. They keep us updated on any new listings that appeared and worked with our budget constraints. Would definitely recommend for anyone trying to find a new place to move into in New York City.
I contacted Xavier at around 11pm after I saw an ad for an apartment I liked and he wrote back promptly. I worked with Laurie and saw 2 apartments. The apartment was so amazing I took it on the spot. Laurie and Xavier walked me through the steps and helped manage expectations (this is NYC after all - nothing can be easy) They drove me in their own car to the lease signing AND I got 11 FREE NIGHTS!!! Their relationship with the landlord put my application to the top amongst several applicants. I cannot day enough positive things about my experience. These guys are amazing and I would recommend anyone to seek them out.
From the first phone conversation I had Xavier to my partner and I signing for our dream apartment, we felt like the process was smooth. Xavier was attentive to our needs, budget, and deal breakers . Because my fiancé is a Columbia employee, we qualified for a significant discount on the broker's fee. Xavier showed us
about 5 beautiful and affordable apartments in our price range and desired neighborhood, but there was one place that instantly won our hearts. He was super compassionate around our 5-year-old daughter, who tagged along when we went to the viewings.
Because Xavier knew how much we loved the apartment, he worked
fast on submitting our application. He calmly guided us throughout a process that can usually be stressful and cumbersome. While he couldn't make guarantees that we'd score the apartment (because it was popular), he assured to us that DiGuilio Real Estate's specialty is getting folks approved. Because Digiulio has built solid relationships with landlords throughout the city, we felt confident that we'd get our first choice. The day after we submitted our paperwork, Xavier
incredibly responsive. I'd recommend him to anyone looking for their dream home!
He called to let us know that the apartment was ours. Xavier was someone we trusted from the moment we spoke to him. He was transparent, communicative, and
When I moved back to the city a little over two years ago, I thought I had found the perfect apartment. I called it "My Empire" and loved my newly renovated junior one bedroom with an eat-in kitchen, bathtub, and more closet space than I knew what to do with. Walking distance to work and with every convenience I could think of within a couple blocks, I was so happy with the place and it felt like home instantly. I'm sure I was paying below market value because it was a great size for just me but did not feel cramped when I was no longer alone. Our live-in super took incredible care of the building, was a very nice person, and happened to be a former model. So why would I ever move except if I wanted to buy a place and/or leave NYC???
Well, the building was sold to a new management company which decided that all tenants needed to leave at the end of their respective leases so gut-renovations (as in demolition!) could take place. We were not given much notice and I was in panic mode. Between work, grad school, various social and family fun, self-care, etc., I really did not have much time to look for a new apartment and suddenly realized I needed to leave my apartment in TWO WEEKS! I downloaded the Naked Apartment app on my iPhone (OH BABY!) and saw a posting by Xavier for a place even closer to my office than I am now. I reached out immediately.
My father was a Jesuit so Xavier was a name with significance to him. A family with a son named Xavier moved into one of my family's old homes which seemed like fate at the time, and when I saw that name on the posting, I knew this was going to be good.
I called Xavier on my way to work and within a few hours, he and Kemar had found the next Empire! It even had a few features that were optional to us but much appreciated (ie video intercom), and because I am a student, they were kind enough to give a discount. They also were flexible with my work schedule and just really nice people all around. I was a nervous wreck and my current building is literally a construction site. I was sick a week ago, and decided to take some extra Vitamin C and just go into work because it would be more peaceful.
The hard part is done--I am a minimalist in the truest form as I do not collect things, the men I know tend to have larger wardrobes than I do, and I prioritize art on the walls over furniture. To use my father's words, I prefer to "buy good" and just focus on those items. A friend of mine who is a Zen Buddhist has even marveled over photos of the decor of my current apartment as it seemed aligned to his traditions, although it must be my Scandinavian blood coming through again in my aesthetic taste. Anyway, packing should be a cinch and this Empire is clean (plus they're tearing out the sheetrock anyway). I am beyond relieved that this process was so seamless because even one of my buddies at Dunkin Donuts said I looked uncharacteristically drained. I am so glad I found realtors who made this apartment search so painless. I have encountered other realtors in the past who were aggressive, intentionally took me to apartments that met none of my basic requirements, were insulting, etc.
I was in disbelief when I saw that there really was a real estate agency in NYC with such glowing Yelp reviews but I am proud to give Xavier, Kemar, and DiGiulio Group Real Estate an enthusiastic endorsement too. Thank you so much!!!