Real Trends ranks Laura White among the top 98 realtors on its 2018 list of America's Best Real Estate Agents, New York, by sales volume, and she ranks in the top 1% of all agents nationwide. Laura combines a distinguished 35-year real estate career with unflagging energy and fresh enthusiasm for each new deal. Her vast experience through both booming and challenging markets gives her a unique perspective to guide buyers and sellers to maximize their goals. A seven-year member of Saunders & Associates, Laura's prior real estate experience includes 16 years at Allan M. Schneider Associates, where she was continuously a top 10 producer.
Laura moved to Southampton in 1976, earning an Environmental Sciences degree from Southampton College and pursuing graduate studies in Regional Planning at Stony Brook University. She subsequently joined the Nature Conservancy and documented their holdings on Shelter Island. Laura's strong background in environmental planning and zoning regulations gives her an edge in real estate to understand the building potential of various properties, especially waterfront locations. Designing and building more than a dozen speculative ventures in the Hamptons in addition to other building and renovation projects along with her late husband, a respected architect, honed Laura's skills in evaluating houses, land and subdivisions.
Laura pioneered many early developments of the Hamptons ranging from four to 35 lots, always keeping intact the integrity of the natural landscape. Her well-rounded experience includes major high-end deals as well as assisting first-time home buyers with follow-through even after the closing, earning her a broad base of repeat clients and referrals.
Laura is also a consensus builder, having organized neighbors around a valued reserve to preserve an organic farm. Along with her personal integrity, she brings her trusted team of ancillary advisors to help clients and customers make the most informed decisions.
An avid sailor, member of the Sag Harbor Yacht Club and former Vice Commodore of the Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor, Laura shares her enthusiasm with customers to show them properties from the water side as well as on land. Never one to rest on her laurels, she keeps her eyes on the next Hamptons real estate horizon.
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