March 11, 2020

When is a Dog not a "Dog"?

This is not a trick question.

A few weeks ago, I arrived early for an appointment to show an apartment in a "No Pet" building.  To my surprise, two dogs pranced through the lobby on what appeared to be their routine afternoon walks.  My curio...

March 10, 2020

My ski accident and follow up surgery have caused me to slow down, analyze what’s happening around me, my business, my clients, with my Team members and my colleagues, and think strategically about next steps and how to advise my clients.  Here are my thoughts.

This pas...

February 11, 2020

The love shared on Valentine's Day warms my heart all month long.

It occurred to me that the steps for finding "The One" romantic love - looking for it, sealing the deal, etc - are the same as a buyer looking for the home of his or her dreams, and a seller looking for "...

January 9, 2020

Take advantage of my 20/20 vision, with corrected lenses of course.  Here is a list of 20 real estate trends I anticipate will affect our clients this year.  Feel free to hold me accountable.

1. The first six months will be busy, carrying over from Dec 2019. The...

December 11, 2019

Most people don't have "buy a new home" on their holiday To-Do list.  Nor is it on their gift list for others.  Truth:  'tis the season (Dec through Jan) for sluggish home buying.

But don't despair.  Selling your home while humming Jingle Bells isn't necessari...

November 8, 2019

Can you imagine any of the following scenarios?

1. An empty nest couple wants to trade the family house in the suburbs for a chic condo in The City.  But they need the proceeds from the sale to complete the purchase.

2. A young couple with a newborn is living in a 1...

October 9, 2019

MARKET STATISTICS, Q3 2019

"It's a bloodbath."  "A harbinger of a new recession."  Do I have your attention?  Certain brokers and media pundits need the sensationalized headlines.

Yes, prices have fallen, but the big reason was a one time occurrence: the huge h...

September 12, 2019

How's the market?

The chatter is all about the economy and the recession that looms ahead.  This fascinates me, especially as to how it relates to the residential real estate business in NYC.  Thank you to the University of Rochester for my degree in economics.

Look...

August 8, 2019

I want to be your real estate broker.  For all of your real estate needs, and especially for anything transactional, residential and in NYC.

If you want to buy, sell or rent a residence, anywhere, I can help.  Location?  Price point?  Property style?  Doesn't matter; as...

July 12, 2019

New York's rent laws changed dramatically a couple of weeks ago.  The changes will have an immediate effect on landlords and tenants and how we transact our business.  The new law will also impact property buyers and sellers, and there will most certainly be ripple eff...

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