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2012 a Banner Year at Gloria Zastko, Realtors

Gloria Zastko and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of Gloria Zastko, Realtors announce that once again the firm met its goals and surpassed its marketshare.  In 2012, its top producing agents sold and closed in excess of 350 closed transactions, more than a deal a day; once again establishing itself as a top-ranking agency in Central Jersey and, year after year, #1 in North Brunswick real estate.

A good part of what makes the Zastko firm so consistently successful is its ability to stay on top of the market.   The firm remains committed by emphasizing and advertising how today’s unprecedented interest rates and stabilized pricing create the greatest affordability in years, once again, making the “American Dream” of home ownership possible!

Zastko believes as the economy continues to improve and with continuing low interest rates, pent-up buyer demand will spur the 2013 real estate market, cautioning, however, that interest  rates could, of course, rise.

The family-owned business which began in 1991 when Gloria Zastko collaborated with her son, Andrew, and a select group of Realtors, will celebrate its 22nd anniversary on March 15th, which is also Zastko's 41st year in real estate.  "I feel my biggest accomplishment was when I opened at almost 60 years of age, and 1991 was a tough real estate year.  We were, however, an instant success and it worked out great.  We weathered the 1991 tough market, we worked harder and we worked smarter.  "Certainly, the vast experience we gained throughout the years is paramount to today's market", Zastko states.  "Actually, there is a great similarity in real estate in the 1991real estate market and this one", Zastko says.

Since the beginning, the Zastko firm has been dedicated to excellence in real estate sales, providing service to the communities it serves, striving to provide "the local connection" so often overlooked in today's real estate market.

Gloria Zastko, Realtors handles residential homes, townhomes, new construction, commercial, as well as bank-owned and short sale properties.  It also handles relocation throughout the country.  The full service agency sells to individuals, investors and developers.  The firm provides a free market analysis, an entire marketing plan, as well as profile and resource information with a click to www.zastko.com.

Presently the firm is marketing new construction sites:  The Estates at Dunham's Farm in South Brunswick, Mae Brook Estates at Farrington Lake in North Brunswick, Farrington Woods in East Brunswick, The Pointe at Turnbury in South Brunswick, and Hartland Square in North Brunswick, as well as many individually built new home construction.  Information and specifications are available at www.zastko.com.  Buying a new home has decided advantages.  In many cases, today's low interest rates can be tied in until time of closing, allowing one to hold the price, as well as the interest rate.  Call the Zastko firm for further information.


A Gloria Zastko Realtor can relocate a buyer or seller around the corner and around the world,  through its membership in "Leading Real Estate Companies of the World".  A Zastko agent can assure the same local expertise throughout the country.  Ginger Boyle, Broker-Associate with the firm, serves as the firm's Relocation Coordinator.   Boyle can be reached at 732-297-0600, Ext. 24.

Zastko says the consistent success of the agency lies in the team approach and in the dedication and attention to every detail by both the sales and administrative staff.

For 21 consecutive years, Andrew Zastko, co-owner of Gloria Zastko, Realtors, received the Middlesex County Multiple Listing System President's Award for the overall greatest number of listings taken and sold, ranking him #1 in the county for 14 years.  Zastko serves as chairman of the annual North Brunswick's Heritage Day.  In 2010 he was chosen Associate Realtor of the year for Middlesex County.

In 2012 Gloria Zastko, Realtors welcomed three well-established and experienced real estate professionals to the firm; Maria Reynolds, Broker-Associates, Ext. 40; Joseph Fiorino, Realtor-Associate, Ext. 27, and Kevin J. Shamy, Realtor-Associate, Ext. 50.

Gloria Zastko continues, "We have grown in numbers, we have grown in size, and we have grown in knowledge, and we know we couldn't have done it without you, our buying and selling public.  We thank you for your repeat and referral business and we thank you for, year after year, allowing us to remain the No. 1 Hometown Broker."

Over 6,000, desk calendars for 2013 were mailed to its past, present and future clients.  The firm also distributed Gloria Zastko, Realtors' yellow (go-green) shopping bags.  To request either a desk calendar or a yellow shopping bag, click zastko@zastko.com, leave your name, address and zip code, and you will receive same promptly, or simply call the office at 732-297-0600. 

In a Home News Tribune Reader’s choice contest, Gloria Zastko, Realtors was again voted Best Realtor for 2012.  Gloria Zastko and Andrew Zastko, co-owners of the firm, are delighted with this award which the firm has repeatedly received.  Zastko states, “Every day, every hour, we strive to be the best”.  Becoming “Best of the Best” is an awesome feat…Remaining “Best of the Best” is an every-day challenge.”  Seeing longtime competitors and now the new kids on the block copying our innovative sales and administrative programs, must mean we are doing something right”, Zastko added.  “Independent, Trusted, Powerful are the keywords to our firm’s success,” cites Zastko.

This year again, the Home News Tribune Reader’s Choice Contest added a category for the Best Real Estate Agents in Central Jersey and Andrew Zastko was voted Best Real Estate Agent for 2012, as he was in 2011.  A newcomer to the Best of the Best is Zastko’s own, Joyce Ann Staples, who was voted One of the Best Real Estate Agents in Central Jersey.  Staples can be reached at Ext. 24.

The firm contributes to the community in many ways.  In 2012 it awarded its 22nd annual scholarship to a North Brunswick High School graduate excelling in business administration, as well as a scholarship to Gloria's almamater, New Brunswick High School.  During the year, contributions were made to various community food banks and donations to many of the firm's favorite charities.  This year the entire team, spearheaded by Maria Reynolds, participated in the 2012 Women Aware Holiday Gift Shop.

Zastko's website provides access to the entire agency's listings.  The firm enjoys a solid reputation in Central Jersey and with a single phone call can relocate one around the corner and around the world.  Open seven days a week, it is located on the Route 130 corridor in Farrington Plaza.  It's website, www.zastko.com prides itself as "Everything you want to know about Real Estate".  To reach the firm, email zastko@zastko.com or call 732-297-0600.
 

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