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Mortgage Rates in a Sluggish Market

The question that I continue to be asked is why the market in New York remains sluggish.  One agent told me he thinks it has actually been slower for longer than it was in 2008 into 2009. One factor which could cut …

Millennials and Student Debt

I have been reading a lot of articles about millennials and their issues.  Specifically, I think about those issues that impact their ability or interest in buying apartments. What Did I Find? Recently, a lot of conflicting articles.  Are millennials having trouble …

Great Minds Think Alike

I love when I pitch an idea to the New York Times and it runs.  I love it a lot less when I don’t get quoted, and my amazing properties aren’t featured! All I will say is that I wrote about the …

The Missing Spring Season

In years past, we have seen a very active “Spring” market starting as early as February.  I’ve seen a busy buying season that didn’t miss a beat all the way through the summer, when it felt like no matter when a unit …

The Streeteasy Fiasco Two Months On

I love thinking about the bigger aspects of the Real Estate industry, and I went a little out of my comfort zone last month when I ranted quite a bit about Streeteasy, without question the #1 platform for buyers to start their …

Waterline Square- April New Development Eye Candy

Earlier this month I was very happy to be sitting in a terrific presentation about Waterline Square, the last undeveloped parcel of the 57th-72nd Street Stretch along the Hudson River. What can I tell you?  Under development by GID Development based in …

Overpricing vs Oversupply- Will Sellers Get Wise?

The Spring Market is typically our strongest in NYC, and as I’ve gathered from most housing markets, the strongest everywhere.  People want to buy so that they can move in during the summer months, do small renovation work, and get settled before …