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Kristin Ahlness

Ithaca - Hancock Street Office, NY
710 Hancock St
Ithaca - Hancock, NY 14850
(607) 257-0800

Kristin began her career as a real estate professional in Ithaca in 1977, and since then she’s spent over 35 years working in the field full-time in Ithaca and Maine. She also has extensive experience in property management, rentals and marketing. In 1996, she joined Audrey Edelman and Associates, where she has worked for over 20 years.  Kristin moved to the downtown office in 2006, as the company merged with RealtyUSA. In 2008, she joined the Platinum Club, RealtyUSA’s highest level of sales performance, and has been a member of the company’s President’s Council ever since. In 2014 and 2015, she achieved the Top Individual Salesperson Award at the Downtown office.

Kristin has experience in many aspects of real estate. In Maine, she specialized in lakefront property (mostly second homes), and 1031 exchanges. Having owned an organic dairy farm and operated a wholesale whole grain bakery near Ithaca (farm-to-table before it had a name :-), Kristin possesses a unique understanding of business, farms, and rural properties. She closed the largest sale of a Finger Lakes Winery in 2015. She has also owned rental property in downtown Ithaca and enjoys selling property in the vibrant city neighborhoods!

Since husband, Greg Thomas, is founder and Chief Strategist of Performance Systems Development (based in Ithaca and Philadelphia), she is knowledgeable in the fields of energy efficiency, green building, solar, geothermal systems, and building performance. Kristin is the only agent in Tompkins county with NAR’s Green designation and the EcoBroker certification, and is past Chair of the Green Building Committee of the Ithaca Board of Realtors. She holds the GRI designation, and is a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, and enjoys working with seniors downsizing, as this was a process with her own parents, who came to live their last years here in Ithaca…     Kristin and Greg live in a Greek Revival farmhouse on 7 acres with two ponds, just 5 miles from downtown Ithaca. Their two children graduated from Ithaca Schools – IHS and Lehman Alternative School. Both graduated college and have successful careers (yay!).

Kristin thoroughly enjoys life in Ithaca and wants you to know it IS as good as it appears! The vibrant small city, it’s talented musicians, artists, performers, farmers, and food creators add immensely to the quality of life. Cornell and Ithaca college bring the intellectual and cultural diversity we enjoy. And the hiking, waterfalls, parks, and farmer’s market make this wonderful community tough to duplicate!

In addition to devoting herself to her clients, Kristin is an organic gardener and landscaper, who loves music, cooking, hiking, t’ai chi, swimming, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. As her oldest brother is deaf, she is also adept in American Sign Language.

With all her experience and energy, Kristin would be glad to help you through your next real estate move.

 

 

Photo for 1309 E STATE ST
Sold 8/15/2019 $275,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,608
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 317416
Photo for 106 TAMARACK LN
Sold 8/7/2019 $400,000
4
beds
2.5
baths
3,184
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 316141
Photo for 0 Stevens Road
Sold 7/9/2019 $25,000
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Buyer's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 312545
Photo for 541 DRESSER RD
Sold 7/2/2019 $237,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,440
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 316676
Photo for 46 DUBLIN RD
Sold 6/24/2019 $155,000
3
beds
1.5
baths
1,120
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 315743
Photo for 0 Reservoir Hill Road
Sold 6/19/2019 $100,000
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 316062
Photo for 311 WALNUT ST
Sold 6/6/2019 $430,000
3
beds
2.5
baths
1,770
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 316036
Photo for B Chevalier Road
Sold 6/6/2019 $37,500
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 311492
Photo for 41 MURFIELD DR
Sold 5/31/2019 $361,000
4
beds
2.5
baths
2,401
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 315875
Photo for 530 CAYUGA HEIGHTS RD
Sold 5/28/2019 $552,000
4
beds
3.5
baths
3,185
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 316050
Photo for 2281 SPENCER RD
Sold 5/24/2019 $154,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,472
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 316037
Photo for 3060 TAUGHANNOCK PARK RD
Sold 4/26/2019 $226,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,512
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 315807
Photo for 619 RIDGE RD
Sold 3/14/2019 $219,750
3
beds
2.5
baths
2,052
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 314095
Photo for 0B ORCHARD HILL RD
Sold 1/31/2019 $275,000
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 315251
Photo for 0A ORCHARD HILL RD
Sold 1/31/2019 $98,000
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 315250
Photo for 0 N Applegate Road
Sold 1/9/2019 $43,000
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 310466
Photo for 586 TRUMBULLS CORNERS RD
Sold 10/31/2018 $114,896
3
beds
1
bath
1,053
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 314397
Photo for 112 RANDOLPH RD
Sold 10/24/2018 $300,000
4
beds
3
baths
2,178
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 314522
Photo for 740 Conlon Road
Sold 10/24/2018 $182,830
4
beds
2
baths
2,140
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 314027
Photo for 7118 ORCHARD ST
Sold 8/31/2018 $17,000
3
beds
2
baths
1,568
sq.ft.
Seller's Agent:Kristin Ahlness
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 313645

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