Hideko Horiguchi, a Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and Associate Broker with Sotheby's International Realty, is known for her business acumen in residential real estate in Manhattan. She has been with Sotheby’s International Realty since 2001. Hideko has earned a laudable reputation and a loyal following of clients due to her ability to meet their every real estate need.
While Hideko has lived in Manhattan for more than 30 years, she is originally from Okayama in Japan. Hideko attended Kuwasawa Design School in Tokyo where she completed fashion design courses and emerged as an accomplished fashion designer with her own women’s clothing line in Tokyo. In 1986, Hideko moved to New York City to work as a fashion designer for one of the leading Japanese Apparel Companies until she began her career in real estate in 1991. Not only has Hideko’s discerning eye for style and changing trends been a consistent cornerstone of her success, but as has her well-established negotiation and communication skills honed through her frequent travels to Asian countries to oversee manufacturing and production process.
Hideko’s real estate success stems from her extensive network of business contacts throughout Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and includes real estate developers, investors, and entrepreneurs. She has cultivated strong relationships with the affiliates of Sotheby’s International Realty in each region and is well-recognized by the company’s heads of International Marketing for her outstanding success with referral business. Hideko skillfully introduces the New York City market and culture to her clients ensuring their understanding and appreciation of their Manhattan investments.
Hideko’s expertise is in selling new construction luxury condominiums. In addition, she represents both buyers and sellers of co-ops, condominiums, pre-war condominium conversion and townhouses in Manhattan. Hideko is widely recognized for her quiet, strategic approach that achieves impressive results for her clients. Her honesty and insightful advice is valued by her clients as is her hands-on service throughout the complex transaction process. Hideko astutely assesses each clients’ goals and needs, considers their financial strength and lifestyle choices, and creates a well-targeted and time-efficient search.
Hideko’s clients benefit from her established team of professionals in Manhattan including property management, real estate attorneys, accountants, architects and contractors, who are uniquely qualified to address the complete real estate needs of her clientele, whether in the English language or in Japanese.