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How’s 2019 Shaping Up?

If you ask sellers, you may hear that the real estate market is horrible If you ask the New York Times, you may hear that the real estate market is capable of producing BOTH horrible results AND the highest sales prices ever …

What Makes Your Home a Home? VIDEO February 2019

This month, I take a look at a pristine property in the West Village and think about what home means to people.  We continue to brand our listings in this way, just as we “brand” our buyers as we help them find …

VIDEO: A Home For Mavericks

Powered by OpenReel This month, I took a slightly different tack for the video.  I’ve been way too darn serious!  Instead, I wanted to let you behind the scenes, giving you some insight into how I go about branding an apartment and …

2018 4th Quarter Real Estate Reporting in NYC

What do you need to know about the 4th quarter 2018 report (link is here)?  Here is the official BHS Brokerspeak: “Manhattan’s median apartment price fell to $1,050,000 in the fourth quarter, a 5% decline from a year ago. While the average …

L Train will no longer Shut Down- What That Means

So, a lot of gnashing of teeth, plenty of concerns in the real estate community have all come to a halt; the L train, which we expected to shut down for 18 months or likely longer, now will remain open, mostly, except …

Buying and Selling in NYC vs the World

This Savills report was super interesting and worth sharing.   Vancouver, Hong Kong and Singapore have the highest costs of the cities analyzed here. All three have recently added additional stamp duties on foreigners. Some details: Hong Kong first introduced an additional 15% …

VIDEO Where a Broker Adds Value

Powered by OpenReel happy holidays to you all. I’m in a gorgeous 9-room Park Avenue property that’s coming to market in a few weeks – feel free to contact me for More details- because otherwise, it’s still top secret… This month let’s …