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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? …

The Hamilton Craze Takes Over Running, too

Like so many of you, I have become relatively obsessed with the Hamilton soundtrack.  And the show, actors and who’s replacing the original cast, ironic t-shirts, biography, etc.  I confess!  I’m also having trouble letting go of double spaces at the beginning …

What’s Noise and What’s News

Are you sick of this presidential election yet?  I am bone weary it.  It’s so ugly!  Of course, in Manhattan, Trump means a lot more than the TV show and his recent circus act, or at least he used to represent other things. …