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Baby Boomers and Their Unloved Houses

I love this article.  It covers so much of what interests me, at the intersection of culture and real estate.  Where people want to live; urban vs suburban; how people want to live; experiences vs things; generational change; what stays the same; investing …

VIDEO: Marketing Real Estate to Women

  In This Month’s Video I discussed the missed opportunity in New York, that is ignoring more than half of the population here.  That is, women! Women are buying properties for themselves.  No one is waiting anymore to get married to buy …

Lessons Learned from a Month of Facebook Live

After 10 years of keeping a monthly newsletter, I have discovered that I still quite like sharing what I’m learning about the real estate market, or from my travels around New York City and the world.  I’ve written about running, new developments, …

VIDEO: Is it EVER About Timing The Market?

  Buyers usually show two sides: The homebuyer side and the analytical side. Usually, it’s the homebuyer side that shows the truth.  A buyer is trying to move forward in her life, for any number of reasons.  Time to expand, time to …

Broker Fatigue & Buyer Opportunity

I’ve written about how buyers have gotten a bit accustomed to TV shows, where every house in Waco, Texas looks like a West Elm catalog.  In the case of New York City, buyers have started to see more, more, and more staged …

VIDEO: When You Bring Your Family To Your New Apartment

One of my favorite times is when my customers, aka my homebuyers, bring their families to see their new apartment for the first time. Of course, some buyers bring a consensus-building approach to their purchases, bringing lots of family members to the …