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Has Trump Changed the Housing Market?

One of my favorite phrases to come out of finance- and there are plenty of them, given that my works puts me in contact with many men and women in finance- is the notion of “talking your own book.” What this means …

Are You Hate Reading the Real Estate Section?

Ah, the love-hate relationship people have with their New York City real estate.  Right now, I’m hearing a combination of people bashing new development, and people oohing and aahing about it. What I’m hearing: “The designs are amazing.” “These designs are awful.” …

Frozen Markets? Fresh Inventory? Buyers in Search of Value

For this post, let’s try to steer clear of new development and focus on the resale market.  Frankly, there’s enough negativity about the new development market, much of it unwarranted.  Yes, there are a number of new developments that will struggle to secure …

The Great Repricing Begins

As someone who’s default sentiment is optimistic, times like these require a little patience.  Instead of some monolithic market from top to bottom, I am watching lots of mini-markets that do not operate in sync with one another.  We have the most …

Why I Write My Own Blog Posts

Are there weeks and months when it’s slightly annoying to sit down in the middle of a busy market and write blog posts?  Yes.  Is there a chance that I might repeat myself month to month?  Or that I might be wrong? …