Though she originally hails from Mumbai, India, Shaida Khan has been a resident of the Tri-State area for over three decades, with deep roots in the region, having raised her three children here. Shaida earned a degree in hospitality and management in Mumbai and served as the Executive Director of a Long Island nonprofit organization for over 15 years.
Shaida has owned investment properties for over 20 years, with experience in multiple purchases and sales. She also has a keen eye and loves walking into a space – no matter what the condition – to see its potential and spin ideas on how to transform it to work for her clients.
Shaida has been on both sides of the rental and sales markets. Because she knows how to listen, she can point you in the right direction with access to the best resources for creating your perfect home. “I thoroughly enjoy finding that diamond on the rough, and sharing my insights on what a space can become to find solutions that are creative and cost-effective. Buyers and sellers both benefit from this—my services also include staging and presenting properties to sell.”
An excellent communicator, Shaida speaks fluent English as well as Hindi, Urdu and Farsi. Talk to her about international travel, her passion, if you are looking for new exotic destinations. She is dedicated to women’s causes, and her work has been recognized with numerous awards.
- "Shaida helped me find my first apartment in NYC, which I absolutely love! She was beyond amazing unlike any other realtor. She genuinely cared about my needs and about how I was feeling as we went from place to place. Shaida listened and made me feel comfortable with my budget. She also worked against the clock during Thanksgiving holiday. She has made this milestone move an incredibly pleasant one, and I appreciate her greatly for it!"- Maya H.
- "Shaida was amazing! She saved me a lot of time by showing me only apartments that were a good fit for me in terms of size, location and price point. She was with me through the entire process, answering any questions or concerns I had. - Loryfel N.
- "Shaida is professional, attentive to detail and very easy to work with. She is diligent and honest. I can highly recommend her to anyone seeking a true professional in the city."- Fabrizio U.
- "Lauren and I want to tell you what a superb agent Shaida is. She made apartment renting easy and pleasant in every way. She remained calm and cordial while dealing with the other agent who was not so. Shaida patiently showed us several places and answered our many (repeated:) questions. She is sincere, informed and trustworthy. She was very conscientious and always put our interests first, making sure we did not leave ourselves vulnerable in any way. She is a gem of a realtor! - Lauren & Stacey R. "
- It's officially been one month in our new apartment and we love it! Thank you so much for helping us find such an amazing place. We wouldn't have been able to do it without Shaida's help. We really appreciate all the time and effort you took on our behalf!" - Rhea & Javi