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How Much Is a Washer/Dryer Worth? VIDEO

  This month I’ve been thinking about washers and dryers.  What are they worth in a property?  What is the discount if they aren’t allowed?  This is such a NYC video.  Almost everyone outside of New York City has laundry in their homes, …

A Gap in the Real Estate Market, filled by Empty Nesters

Certain buyers are drawn to certain homes.  And some properties are more universally appealing, being a bit more generic, like 1-bedrooms or Studio units. In some cases, having a limited audience can be quite challenging when it’s time to sell.  I am …

The New Mansion Tax

The 1st quarter of 2019 was a big dud.  Though prices increased on average in the first quarter, it was “solely due to a jump in luxury new development closings, including a record-setting $240 million sale. The average price for just resale …

How TV and Media has Changed Buyer Expectations

There have been a lot of theories about why there’s been any kind of slowdown in the New York City Real Estate Market:  Higher Income Taxes, Higher Real Estate Taxes, Rising Mortgage Rates (though not presently), Donald Trump, Uncertainty, a Rising Stock …

The Randomness of Real Estate

Let’s Talk Buyers Getting buyers get educated and confident about the market is my number one job. I do a deep dive with homebuyers to understand who they are and what they’re looking for.  I get to know them, their dog(s), their …

Hudson Yards, Revisited, and Open!

Hudson Yards is open! Not a week before the launch (March 15th), I sat on the 45th floor of 10 Hudson Yards (opened nearly 2 years ago at 30th and 10th avenue) in a board room, listening to a Related executive begin …