Hilary Evans


Associate Real Estate Broker with Houlihan Lawrence Katonah

  • #1 Local Expert on StreetAdvisor in Cross River
  • #2 Local Expert on StreetAdvisor in Somers
  • #2 Local Expert on StreetAdvisor in Lewisboro
  • Local Expert 154 points
  • Reviews 0
  • Questions 0
  • Answers 5
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About Me

15 Years Experience in Residential Real Estate Sales & Marketing, working with both Buyers & Sellers; Licensed Associate Broker, Accredited Staging Professional; Certified Relocation Specialist for both Buyers and Sellers; Certified Ecobroker, 2008; Completed the approval process and sale of a 55 home subdivision in 1997;
Houlihan Lawrence and Westchester County Top Producer
And Before Real Estate...
Vice-President and Associate Publisher at SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.
My A+ Marketing and "Stress-Reducing" Management Skills are now used Enthusiastically for the Benefit of My Sellers & Buyers !

My Expertise

Real Estate Sales & Marketing for Buyers & Sellers, Accredited Staging Professional (ASP), Certified Relocation Specialist, Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Buyer Representative (CBR)

My Awards

Platinum, Gold & Silver Sales Achievement Awards;
Board of Directors, Westchester County Board of Directors (WCBR, 2007 & 2008); Chairman, Education Council (WCBR, 2006 & 2007); Vice Chairman, Education Council (WCBR, 2005); Director, New York State Association of Realtors(2008-2010)

My Designations


My Groups & Associations

Westchester County Association of Realtors....now part of the "Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors"; New York State Association of Realtors; National Association of Realtors

My Service Locations

Bedford, Katonah, Lewisboro, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers


156 Katonah Avenue, Katonah, NY 10536 (Google map)



3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
Just now

"About Cross River..."

The best description (my opinion only) of Cross River is that it is a "suburb" of Katonah, and a car is a must ! Cross River is about 5 miles from the hamlet of Katonah, home to John Jay Middle School & High School, 5 minutes to the Lewisboro Park & Pool Complex, home of the Ward Pound Reservation which is great for walking & hiking. About 10 mins north is North Salem, great for riding lessons, trails, boarding your horse(s). Michelle Estates is an established neighborhood with many professionals & kids, very close to John Jay. There are condos & homes, both large & small. There is a shopping center with Deciccos Grocery Store, Haiku for excellent Asian food; an excellent new Yogurt Spot, Post Office, Nail Salon, Drug Store etc etc There is also a very popular Italian restaurant in Cross River. Most commuters use the Goldens Bridge train station, but early commuters could also drive to Katonah & use the non-resident parking lot. Ridgefield, Ct. is about a 20 minute +/- drive with good shopping & restaurants. Rte 684 & the Saw Mill Pkwy are a drive of about 10 minutes heading toward Katonah, unless you catch the morning commuter traffic. Cross River is country living and a touch of suburbia.
  • country living with a touch of suburbia
  • great schools
  • Peace and Quiet
  • Great parks
  • must own a car
  • no night life
  • Must travel to find things to do
  • no real shopping
5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Just now

"Katonah is More Than A Wonderful Hamlet...."

Katonah has a reputation for being too expensive for many people who would love to love in this wonderful community--it actually stretches way beyond the village that we all love. Just letting you know, it's more affordable than you think ! As of today (July 13, 2012), there are 219 single family homes on the market throughout the Katonah/Lewisboro school system and the prices range from $199,500 all the way up to 14 million. The median price for the most recent full year (2011) was $596,000. So go online to your favorite real estate website and check out the area, you'll be surprised ! And if you love the outdoors and dogs, horses, riding trails, lakes, parks, open spaces -- as well as proximity to cultural events & places (music at Caramoor; art at the Katonah Museum; Books, computers, speakers & more at the wonderful Katonah Library) dining, shopping, movies & theater-- it's all here.
  • Arts and culture
  • great for commuters
  • cute shopping area
  • very peaceful; lots of quiet
  • beautiful parks and recreation
  • real estate priced from low to high
  • little night life
  • must have a car

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