Languages Spoken: TURKISH
Betul Ekmekci believes that the right home is integral to a person’s happiness and that finding—or selling—one should be a pleasant, productive, and positive experience. She is committed to helping you find the home best-suited to your needs—or to selling your current home—while providing you with the best service and expertise possible.
Betul was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, and has made New York her home more for more than a decade. A resident of Union Square who specializes in rental and sales in Battery Park, her focus is on Downtown but she can help you with other areas as well. When not working with her clients she loves her adopted city and knows it well—from its distinctive neighborhoods and great architecture and parks to its world-class museums, restaurants, and other services and amenities. She has a wealth of resources and information at her disposal, but even more importantly, Betul enjoys sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm with others.
Betul’s multifaceted background also includes experience in cultural affairs, the arts, business, and travel world extensively. She speaks Turkish, English, and French After completing her B.A. in Art History and a Post-Graduate Certification in Tourism Management) at Istanbul University, In New York, Betul earned a Master’s degree in Near Eastern and Museum Studies from NYU and worked in the fields of art and visual coordination and presentation for a textile manufacturer, an art gallery, and a prominent department store corporation.
In addition to her real estate career, Betul is also a certified Feng Shui consultant and the owner of Life & Space consulting services – the perfect complements to each other as they show her comprehensive understanding that finding a home is not just about facts and figures but also which apartment or house makes you feel most comfortable and “at home”
Betul is a member of NAFE and a member of Real Estate Board of NY.
Whether you are looking to buy, rent, or sell a home, it is important to work with someone who possesses both the practical tools of real estate as well as the sensitivity to your personal needs Betul is here for you!
Halstead Manhattan, LLC
The following are selected closed transactions in which Betul Ekmekci represented the buyer, the seller, or both:
New York Times - Sunday, March 05, 2017
Wall Street Journal - Friday, August 16, 2013
Brokers Weekly - Wednesday, May 14, 2008
New York Post - Thursday, July 19, 2007