Month: November 2011

New Development Round Up

A very quick New Development Round-Up.  There have been some very interesting properties which have hit the market in the last few days.  I will be seeing: 130 w 12th, 374 Broome very soon. We’ll touch on a building which I had …

Jobs vs. Bonuses and perception of Value

The question I am thinking about is this: What will drive the Real Estate Market more, strong employment, or better bonus season?  Conversely, will weak employment and a down bonus season destroy any RE market momentum we have here?  I would argue that …

Mortgages and Flat Tires

As a Real Estate Professional, I complete a number of Continuing Education hours every year or every other year.  Last week, the instructor spoke of using metaphors and stories to make your point.  With mortgage rates, there seems to be no shortage …

The 1% of Apartments, 1% uptick in Employment

As I write this, Zuccotti Park is getting powerwashed.  This evening, we should see a fairly strong rainstorm doing the rest of the job, while also sadly sweeping away some of our beautiful yellow, red and orange Autumn leaves across town.   By tomorrow …

In Case Anyone Is Out There for the NYC Marathon!

Friends, Clients, Colleagues: Want to pop out and say hello Sunday?   Here will be my estimated whereabouts: I’m BIB #20486   Click here to see where I will be: 2011NYC Marathon Pacing & Info You can also track my real-time progress via the …