October 2017 by Julie K , Jackson Heights
Russell Dinstein and cohorts were efficient, friendly, professional and effective in finding me a pleasant apartment that worked for my purposes, in my budget, and in the neighborhood in which I wanted to be located. If you are either moving to New York, or around New York and need to locate an apartment that will work without spending weeks in the process, I recommend Russell and colleagues.

May 2017 by Kathy L. , Park Slope
Francesca and Russell were WONDERFUL. Francesca was the main broker helping us. She was extremely responsive and honest, and not at all pushy. We were happy with each apartment she showed us, because she listened to our requirements and didn''t try to sneak in places that were out of our price range or otherwise that we wouldn''t like. As a result, every moment we spent talking to her and seeing apartment with her was well spent, and we love the place we ended up :)

April 2017 by Jimmy C. , Soundview
We came back to NY after a failed relocation to Texas and our credit was not good and I had just been hired for a job and Tyrina Jones was so very helpful and very sympathetic to our situation. We got the apartment and we are very happy. Red Sparrow, Russell Dinstein and Tyrina Jones were amazing and I am very grateful to them for helping us. I would definitely recommend Red Sparrow Realty Group.

February 2017 by Katherine , Upper West Side
April 2016

Russell introduced me to the UWS because he felt like it was a perfect fit for me---he was right! Its been almost a year since I''ve been living in the neighborhood and I couldn''t be happier.

Finding a place to call home in NYC is not easy, unless you work with an agent like Russell. He''s honest, trusting, patient, and extremely dedicated.


January 2017 by Kristin Blizzard , Astoria
In particular, Russell was helpful when I was having difficulty getting in touch with the building management company. He was available to field questions and has followed up with me to ensure the move went smoothly.

January 2017 by David S. , Rego Park
Russell Dinstein and Francesca Pepe were very helpful in finding an apartment for me. They constantly updated me on their progress, and would not give up until they found what I was looking for. They made a great effort to get the job done.

December 2016 by Krystal & Ron , Bedford Park
Emily Ramroop and Russell Dinstein help My fiancé and I as we were trying to move quickly with our daughter. They have helped us find a beautiful apartment, very smooth process and so prompt with all general information we needed. Thank you for your services.

December 2016 by Reid M. , Astoria
Russell delivers exactly what he advertises. He''s very professional (and friendly) and I didn''t feel pressured when working with him like I have with some other brokers.

Most importantly, I''ve been living in the apartment he helped us sign a lease with for 2 months now and the place is exactly as he said it would be. Incredibly quiet (this was critical for me) with a great live in super. I''ve lived in a lot of different places in NYC over the years and our new apartment is by far the best I''ve experienced.

The scariest thing about signing a new lease in NYC is uncertainty for such a high cost transaction. With Russell there are no surprises after lease signing. You get what you''re promised with him, which makes the whole process much less stressful.

Oct-16

December 2016 by BRIAN MACDOUGALL , Inwood
Russell was extremely generous with his time, both on the phone, advising me how to better qualify for apartments, and also when he showed me many apartments. He was extremely knowledgable about the area of the city that we explored, and made sure I saw a wide variety of apartments. An excellent agent.

December 2016 by Yennifer , Inwood
I had the pleasure to meet and work with Russell and Emily, they were super helpful throughout the entire process of renting out my current apartment. Everything went smoothly and quick, would definitely recommend them to my friends and family.

December 2016 by R.E. HENRY , Brooklyn Heights
An ancient Asian history the Sparrow signified the bearer of good tidings, a harbinger.

Red Sparrow Realty, under the stewardship of Russell Dinstein, has the know-how and competent personnel to compete with the "BIG BOYS."

Small in size, like the sparrow, giving you the personal touch, and like the sparrow, Red Sparrow Realty has been my harbinger of good tidings, an offering fulfilling my housing need.

And the color RED, it stands out !!

R.E. HENRY
(a satisfied client)
July 2016

December 2016 by Adam Kern , Midtown West
Russell at Red Sparrow is exactly what you look for when you are searching for a real estate agent. He showed me a great range of apartments in my price range (in Hell's Kitchen and Greenwich Village), was incredibly thorough, and was very thoughtful in responding to all the questions I had as a first-time NYC renter. Most importantly, Russ genuinely looked out for my interests; he didn't try to play any tricks, pressure me, or steer me into a quick lease or an apartment I couldn't afford. All-around great guy.

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