Our Horse Property Realtor Associates


 

Petrina Calantoni

Petrina graduated from Georgia State Universitywith a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance.  She moved to NYC after graduation and worked on Wall Street for seven years.  After moving back to the Lehigh Valley, she went to work with her father as a general contractor on small office building projects.  She presently owns, leases and manages two medical office parks and a large apartment complex.  Petrina’s family has been involved in Real Estate all of their lives. 

Petrina is also an equestrian, and has been riding horses since she was 8 years old, although she took an 18 year hiatus from horses while raising her daughter and working in NYC.  She now lives in the Lehigh Valley with her two retired horses, one young Lusitano, two dogs, and two cats.  Her daughter is also now attending Villanova University.

Now, at Cindy Stys Equestrian & Country Properties, Ltd., she has the privilege of marrying her life’s passion of horses with real estate.

Petrina is also a lifelong animal advocate, and was the founding member of No Nonsense Neutering, Inc. here in the Lehigh Valley.  NNN has spayed and neutered tens of thousands of cats and dogs at low cost to help eliminate the homeless pet problem in the Lehigh Valley.  Presently, she is a new volunteer at the Equi-librium Therapeutic Horse Program in Nazareth, PA and is actively working hard at training her new Lusitano to be the perfect dressage horse.

Email Petrina at petrina@cshorseproperties.com or call her at 484-903-0650   

 

 

 

Brigita McKelvie, Associate Broker

Horses have been Brigita's lifetime passion. Married with 2 grown children who grew up with horses, Brigita owns a cat and a Thoroughbred mare.  

Brigita is a Certified Internet Specialist (e-PRO®), with a GRI (Graduate, REALTOR Institute) designation, specializing in Rural and Equestrian properties and Farms.  She is also a member of the BNI (Business Networking International) Wind Gap Chapter I Group.  Brigita is an active blogger with an impressive online presence on real estate social network websites such as Active Rain.

Thoroughly immersing herself in the local equestrian community, Brigita is an active member of the Lehigh Valley Horse Council, a contributing editor for Elite Equestrian magazine, a 4H Leader of a NorthamptonCounty horse club and a volunteer with the Lehigh Valley Animal Response Team.  She has been a District Commissioner of a local chapter of the US Pony Club and has helped with the Handicapped Riding Program.  She has taught riding, trained horses, and judged some lower level shows, along with owning and managing her own horse farm. 

Brigita is ready to put her real estate expertise and equestrian background to work for you.

Email Brigita at: brigita@cshorseproperties.com, or call her at 610-393-9424

Read what satisfied clients have to say about working with Brigita

I have had the pleasure of working with Brigita over the years on many projects. Brigita is always professional, upbeat and her integrity is beyond stellar. I first got to work with Brigita when I was buying a house that she was representing the sellers. I had no agent representing me. She was diligent and made sure both sides were happy. I appreciated her style so much I hired her sell two properties that we both knew were going to be challenging to say the least. One was a single family house that was below value to what was still owed. Within a short amount of time it was sold and I was breathing easier. The next project was a bit more of a challenge. The bank wanted to foreclose, but we wanted to have a Short Sale. Within two weeks of listing the property we were able to place 5 offers on the bank's desk to consider. Despite the bank being especially difficult with paperwork, Brigita worked tirelessly to get them to accept an offer. Since Brigita was so diligent, we were able to avoid foreclosure and an investor was quite happy with their new project. Also, due to life throwing me a curve ball, I needed Brigita to sell the property that started all this. For all three projects I was out of state, but thanks to technology and tenacity it all got done. I would highly recommend Brigita hands down, whether it's a horse property - which is her specialty- or another type. You will be in great hands.

Thanks again for all you have done Brigita!

Sincerely ,

Shauna Bailey 

 

Brigita,

I wanted to say thank you for all your help. It was so nice to work with someone who was so professional and laid back at the same time. You were never pushy or demanding, and we could go about our purchase in our own way. We have always gone about things a little differently and you dealt with that wonderfully. You always made the extra effort to meet us, even thought the drive was far, and the traffic bad. We couldn't be happier with our experience in finding and purchasing a farm with your help. Looking forward to seeing you out at the shows!

All the best, Briana Yetter

 

Dear Brigita,

Just wanted to thank you so very much for your excellent service in selling our home of 35+ years.  You kept us up to date on everything that transpired throughout the whole process.  And, the settlement could not have gone smoother and easier than it did.  The family that bought our home was wonderful and we feel we left it in good hands. 

Thanks so much again. Lois and John

 

Brigita,

We just wanted to thank you for representing us as our realtor on both the sale of our farm house to the purchasing the new home we are in today.The whole process from listing our home to holding both closing in one day was quite a feat but working with you was a pleasure, your professionalism and demeanor was very calming and reassuring to us when things got a little stressful. You will be highly recommended by us to anyone who is looking to sell or buy a home or horse property.

Sincerely, Ed and Holly

 

It was such a pleasure to work with Brigita McKelvie. She worked with us for over a year to help us find our new home. Seeing property after property was trying at times but Brigita gave us input and hope during this journey. She is a rare combination of friendly as well as very professional and knowledgeable which was essential during this process. We feel as though we now have a new friend. 

Sincerely, Jane and Mike 

 

Hi Brigita

Ironically, I received an e-mail from a realtor that we worked with prior to you. Specifically, he specialized in properties (farm and "unusual") in Northern NJ, and southeastern counties of NY State. He checked back in to ask our status and I filled him in on our potential closing on Friday. He is impressed that we found a property that appears to fit our needs. He asked if we would recommend the services of our realtor, as I informed him of our long, difficult journey thus far. Should he need to refer anyone to your area in PA, he would be interested in your name and contact to pass on, if we were satisfied. Well, OF COURSE, I will give you the highest recommendation and hopefully it will lead to future, painless, property sales! The realtor is Duane Paul, from the Vernon, NJ area.  I suspect that you will not object to my recommendation and forwarding your contact information. :^)  I will do so later today.  That is the good news of the day for you! - Debra

 

 

 

Dieter Metzger

Having spent years in Europe and Manhattan, Dieter came to realize that rural life in eastern Pennsylvania was what suited him best and has made it his goal to help others appreciate the region his immigrant parents adopted decades ago.  He’s found it offers the best of both worlds – quality country living and easy access to his network of associates in New York. Before being an active realtor, he worked in public relations for high-profile clients in the entertainment and healthcare industries and, prior to that, was involved in many aspects of the restaurant business. His career experiences fostered an astute sensitivity to the needs of people with diverse backgrounds and lifestyles.  He and his wife own an early nineteenth-century farmhouse in Monroe County and fill their spare time with landscaping and restoration.

Dieter is an avid animal lover and volunteers his time and support to several animal rescue organizations. He has great enthusiasm for horses and the equestrian community. He also believes strongly in the conservation of Pennsylvania’s natural beauty and vast open space and so has focused his real estate career on the marketing and sale of larger properties.  He enjoys working for a more specialized real estate company because it enables him to dedicate more time to his clients.

Dieter is an active member of the National Association of Realtors and the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors.

E-mail Dieter at dieter@cshorseproperties.com or call him at 917-913-7873.    

Read what satisfied clients have to say about working with Dieter:   

Thanks again for all you did to allow us to own our beautiful property. Honestly, if it wasn't for your diligence and extra help I don't think this would've ever happened. You truly are very good at what you do. If you ever need a reference or someone that would like to know your skills, please have them get in touch with me. William Kozlansky

 

We cannot recommend Dieter Metzger enough if you're looking for a top-notch real estate agent. As prospective buyers living over 150 miles away, it was important for us to choose a realtor who not only knew the area well, but also had a good idea of what we were looking for. Dieter carefully screened houses for us and with his flexible schedule, we were able to look at these properties when it was convenient for us.The only time he encouraged us to change our schedule was when he told us that he found a house that he thought we would love, and he was right. We put a bid on it right away and Dieter skillfully negotiated a price we were very happy with. After this was settled, Dieter walked us through the process and was always available to us whenever we needed him. Up until closing time, he handled all aspects in a timely and professional manner, while always maintaining his friendly demeanor. In what normally is a very stressful process, he left us 100% confident that all the bases were covered and there were no surprises. Even after settling into our new home, Dieter has been helpful to us in acclimating to the Pocono area and always tries to point us in the right direction with any of our needs or questions. We would recommend Dieter whole heartedly.

– Susan and Donald Halmy

 

As some of you know we just listed our home for sale a few days ago. It sold for full price in less than a week after signing with Cindy Stys Equestrian & Country Properties. The agent was Dieter Metzger. It only took 9 days. Thank you… You are the best and I really appreciate your professionalism in dealing with clients like me in this stressful time of uncertainty. – Prudence and Joseph Percoco 

 

We love our view – thanks to you! – Patricia and Louis Giannobile

 

Thank you for your help in the involved process of finding a house. Your endless efforts and professionalism is greatly appreciated. You thought of every detail and you were always accessible. Our heartfelt thanks goes out to you for your help and expertise. We will recommend you!

– Barbara and John Wenninger

 

Dieter Metzger is the best realtor we have ever been fortunate to have working for us to get our dream home. Through his determination and guidance he helped us find a competent home inspector and a mortgage bank. Dieter encouraged us and literally called daily to make sure we were happy and involved. Also, he has an amazing attention to detail and professionalism. - Eric and Tina McRobie

                                                                    

 


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Graphic Designer

Kinga's keen eye for design and technological knowledge bring our marketing materials to life! You'll see her artistic touch on our postcards, websites, brochures, and flyers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allison Stitzinger

Marketing and Administrative Assistant

Licensed Pennsylvania Real Estage Agent

Allison brings with her years of equestrian experience, from the local level to international competition. Horses have been her passion since childhood, and she loves being able to help fellow equestrians with one of the biggest decisions of their lives - buying a farm!

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Equine Studies from Delaware Valley College, and has worked at the United States Equestrian Federation in Gladstone, NJ where she actively participated in preparations for the World Equestrian Games, Pan American Games, and Olympic Games. She has competed in eventing, hunters, jumpers, equitation, and dressage, and has extensive knowledge of upper-level eventing. Allison resides in Bucks County with her husband and her German Riding Pony, Caradino.

Email Allison at allison@cshorseproperties.com, or call her at 215-982-0211

 
 

 

 


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