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John Durso
Keller Williams
Realty Partners
2 Old Tomahawk Street
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Direct: 845-591-5274
Office: 914-962-0007
Email: JohnSoldMyHome@gmail.com

Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. I have plenty of information and resources available to you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. I would love to hear from you and tell you how I can serve all your real estate needs.

About Me

My name is John Durso and I am an Associate Broker at REALTY EXECUTIVES.

I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to

-   go over your Real Estate needs

-   update you on current market conditions

-   help devise a plan that will get your home sold


All Realtors are not created equal! I am a Top Producing Realtor that sells more homes than 97% of other Realtors. I can & will get your home sold. In this more difficult market you need a Realtor experienced in your area who will get your home sold for full market value in a reasonable amount of time.  As proof of my experience, you will receive an unconditional listing agreement that you can cancel at anytime with no fees to you. I get paid when you get paid, AT CLOSING.


Do You need to sell your home but owe more than you can sell your home for? I am Certified in Short Sales (Selling for less than you owe) by America’s Home Rescue - Certified Default Resolution Specialist (CDRS) program. Do not trust a Short Sale to just anyone. These are complicated sales different from a standard sale. Ask me about the “Help for Homeowners” Making “Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) program.  Also, FHA, VA, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Short Sale programs.



I was born and raised in Brewster (Putnam County) and moved to Southern Dutchess County around 1995. I have been Self Employed all my life in various businesses in the local area and as such have always paid close attention to marketing. This experience has helped me in my Real Estate career and shows in my ability to "Think Outside the Box" along with my unique marketing systems. I have been a Realtor since 2003 an I am currently working for the #4 company in Dutchess County and I am a Top Producing Agent ranked in the top 3% of all Dutchess County Realtors. I consistently close many millions of dollars of Real Estate Sales per year.


I specialize in representing my clients in the purchases and sales of single-family residences and income property within the Towns of Poughkeepsie, Wappingers Falls, Fishkill, East Fishkill, Hopewell Junction, Lagrangeville, Beacon, Pleasant Valley, and Hyde Park. I specialize in Southern Dutchess County but I also represent clients in all of Dutchess County, Putnam, along with areas of Westchester, Orange and Ulster Counties. I keep current of all transactions in these areas, and I'm also very knowledgeable with the local schools.

Certifications and Recognitions

I am an Associate Broker with Realty Executives... An Associate Broker is a licencing enhancement held by only 10% of Real Estate Salepeople. I have received the Realty Executives 100% Club Award Multiple Times. I also take Continuing Education courses every month for your benefit as well as my own. I have completed taking a series of courses for the Graduate of Realtor Institute Designation. I have already completed and I am an Accredited Buyers Representitive and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. I have also taken courses in 1031 Exchange, Appraisal, Inspection, Enviornmental, Negotiation Techniques,and many others including intensive Boot Camp and Starmakers training courses. Most important for todays Real Estate enviornment I am a Certified Default Resolution Specialist, helping people sell their homes that owe more than their home is worth.


I can't begin to thank you enough for helping us find this fantastic home. I would have never guessed that our first home would have been so perfect. From the first moment I set foot in my house I knew I was "home". It is because of your attention to our needs and wants that we were able to find our dream home so soon. You treated us with a combination of care and professionalism that is so greatly appreciated and needed when searching for a home, not to mention a family's FIRST home. You provided answers to every question we had and evaluated every house so meticulously that it instilled a sense of security knowing you had our best interests in mind. We want to thank you so much for this wonderful addition to our lives and know that your role in that process has never been forgotten. Kim and Angel Nieves
John has been one hundred percent helpful and accommodating to us. John put us at ease as soon as he walked through the door. John has an extensive knowledge of the community that he lives in and takes great pride in. He is aware of what is desirable to a buyer. He is constructive in suggesting changes and complimentary to the efforts we put into our home. He is very accommodating with requests, getting us help, and responding to our calls and e-mails in a very timely manner. John uses his Chelsea Cove homeowner status as a benefit to us. He let a workman in for us, checked our appliances, and turned up our heat on those colder days that have snuck up on us. He has kept us updated on our townhouse on weekdays, weeknights, and weekends. I have called him more than once on the weekends and heard a cheery and helpful voice on the other end of the phone answer my questions. I highly recommend John as a realtor for Chelsea Cove. If we had property elsewhere, John would be our first choice, also. His knowledge of real estate in general and his pleasant can-do attitude make us happy to have him as our realtor. Catherine Notz
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ABR - Accredited Buyer RepresentativeGRI - Graduate, REALTOR® InstituteMLS membershipREALTOR® certificationSRES - Seniors Real Estate SpecialistShort Sale Success Certified

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