Fraida Varah: Realtor Qualifications

Fraida Varah: Realtor Qualifications

Full time experience:
Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York State - 31 years
Opened Fraida Varah Real Estate Group in August, 2000

Professional designations:
CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute)
SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist)

Closed transactions (2016): 60
(average agent closed 5 last year)

Closed transactions (career): 2432

Average days on market (2016): 55
(2016 Albany County market average was 60 days)

Average sale to list price (2016): 98.6%
(2016 Albany County resale market average was 98.6%)

Percentage of listings that sold (2016): 90%
(2016 Albany County market average was 80%)


  • Leader in career closed transactions in Albany County 
  • Listed in Realtor Magazine's Top 300 Agents in closed transactions 2000, 2001, 2002 (the only three years this list was published)
  • Ranked #3 (of 1100) Re/Max Agents in NY in closed transactions 1998, 1999
  • One of 12 Realtors in North America selected in 2006 to be interviewed by national real estate educator, Howard Brinton (selected from top 1% of Realtors in North America)


  • Member of Greater Capital Association, New York State Association, and National Association of Realtors
  • Member of the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Better Business Bureau  (AAA rating)


  • Hometown is Montreal, Quebec
  • Has lived in Albany since 1982
  • Has also lived in Toronto, Vancouver and Westchester
  • Has three grown children
  • Fraida's hobbies are gardening, biking, reading and knitting