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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 …

What’s Happening Under the Hood?

February is a short month, and time is moving fast!  But January numbers are in, and what do they show?  What’s going on under the hood? Sellers are still struggling to adjust to recent closed sales, and are negotiating in lieu of …

Will Streeteasy Remain the Premier Real Estate Portal?

You may not know that Streeteasy is shifting its focus on March 1st.  Their relationship with brokerage agencies will become more adversarial, and buyers will have less transparency this week. In the rest of the country, if you’ve ever looked for a …