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Mission Statement: to provide my clients with current market information and solid expert advice that will help them make informed real estate decisions; to set an individual strategy and action plan that will help my clients achieve their goals and move forward with their plans. 


Who is Arij Kurzum?

Arij Kurzum is your town of Poughkeepsie neighbor. She has lived in Poughkeepsie since 1992 with her husband and four children.  Arij is a well rounded professional real estate agent with great people skills. She is a very attentive listener and understands her clients' real estate and housing needs. Arij Kurzum is loyal, honest and caring. She aspires to provide home buyers and sellers with top quality service in order to achieve their real estate goals. 

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Professional Expertise & Community Involvement

Arij Kurzum is known for her dedication to her clients and her thorough understanding of their needs. Arij was the recipient of the 2009 Houlihan Lawrence Silver Award for her achievements in the real estate business and her contribution to the company. She always seeks to improve the quality of her work by attending various real estate classes and earning new designations which also keep her updated on all real estate matters. 
In addition to her expertise working with buyers and sellers in the town of Poughkeepsie and throughout Dutchess County, Arij's work and community involvement in the Spackenkill area make her the Spackenkill Specialist that you would want to hire when considering buying or selling a home in Spackenkill. Arij is out there in the neighborhood. You can see her anywhere from the grocery store to the soccer field as well as all school functions. Arij feels that this community has given her a lot to be thankful for. Thus she chooses to pay back by volunteering extensively in the community. Some of the posts that she has volunteered for are PTA co-chair and president. She has been a member of the board of education at her children's school district since 2005.

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What sets Arij Apart?

Arij maintains constant communications with her clients at all stages of the home selling and buying process. In several instances Arij was able to get the right house for her clients by showing them the house and presenting an offer on their behalf before other buyers had a chance to even see it. Arij uses technology in order to keep her buyers and sellers up to date on Dutchess County real estate market values and trends so that they are able to make informed decisions. She works with them very closely to determine a strategy that will help them achieve their goals. Arij offer a visual tour and video for all of her listings regardless of price. She markets her listing using best quality cards and flyers. She promotes her listings online through her website, social media and a number of real estate search engines. Arij kurzum seeks to employ all possible resources in order to make home selling and buying a smooth and positive experience for her clients in the Town of Poughkeepsie area and throughout Dutchess County.




Qualifications & Memberships:

  • Licensed Real Estate Agent   
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
  • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
  • Member of the Dutchess County Board of Realtors   
  •  Member of the New York State Association of Realtors     
  •  Member of the National Association of Realtors
  • Member of the Women Council of Realtors (WCR)


Education & Community Involvement:

  • Past member of Spackenkill Board of Education
  • Past member of New York State School Board Association 
  • Past member of National School Boards
  • Undergraduate degree - English & Educational Administration
  • Masters degree - Professional Studies:  Humanistic Education