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August Distractions from the White House

There’s been so much noise and news over the last 2-3 years.  How can you separate the two?  I mean, I have tried to ignore it, to stop watching TV News, to ignore political Twitter, you name it.  It is hard not …

What’s Next For The NYC Market?

What’s Next? We are in the waiting period between the end of summer, when there’s not much new “data” to chew on.  Many people are away, weighing options of what they want to do in the Fall.  Buy, sell, rent, move to …

Don’t Forget About Condos! Scott’s VIDEO JULY 2018

This month I come to you from 107th street and broadway, sitting in a three-bedroom condominium that will be coming to market in a few weeks.  These views and finishes are amazing, from a high floor looking west, south and east. So – …

100 Years since the “Prewar” Building Booms Began

Happy Summer.  You’re thinking about your beach vacation, and I am thinking a lot about what most people think about as “Prewar” apartment buildings in New York City.  And beaches, too. On the Upper West Side, and in most neighborhoods, there were …

A Month of Mixed Messages

For those who look at the New York City Housing Market all the time, like me, it would be nice if there were some better sense of a direction in which the market is moving.  However, it has been a month, perhaps …

What Coops Boards Can Do To Increase Sales- VIDEO

Embed Code Powered by OpenReel Happy Summer!  I’m Scott Harris from Brown Harris Stevens, your New York City residential real estate thought leader for over 15 years. My favorite part of this video, besides the content, is how the lighting makes my …

Where Are We In the Real Estate Cycle?

Where are we in the real estate cycle?  I recall a cult-classic movie “That Thing You Do” in which the record label producer wanted to keep the songwriting upbeat and snappy… I have lamented at times when there is not  that much …