Author Archives: douglas heddings

Blame the Broker?

With all of the parties that are involved in a New York City real estate transaction, it still amazes me that when anything becomes uncomfortable, everyone looks to the broker’s commission to make things right. Consider this: there are a … Continue reading

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The $50M Home Market

Manhattan real estate has become so incredibly sexy.  From the dramatic “reality” shows to the media reports of billionaires and foreign investors gobbling up property, it has never been a more exciting time to live in NYC. Today, Curbed ran an interesting … Continue reading

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Buy/Sell or Sell/Buy?

I share my thoughts on how to best time the intracies of a sell/buy or buy/sell (that’s the point) move in this excellent Brickunderground piece.

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True Gotham is Back

I am back and so is True Gotham! It has been way too long since I have played an active role in the content and life of this blog. 6 years of running The Heddings Property Group kept me away … Continue reading

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Can A Real Estate Agent Afford a Social Media Hiatus?

As an early adopter of social media in all of it’s forms (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, SnapChat and so on), I have always believed in the incredible power of the medium to build and foster relationships. As a … Continue reading

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Upper West Side Luxury Condos and Real Estate

Upper West Side Luxury Condos and Real Estate Attract Interest Upper West Side luxury condos and real estate bring premium prices because the neighborhood is seen as one of the most desirable locations in the New York City area. It … Continue reading

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Shooting “Selling New York” – RSVP Required

  Selling New York and The Heddings Property Group cordially invite you to join usfor cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, with live entertainment by pianist Ion Ionescu, as we shoot an episode of “Selling New York”.   WHEN: Thursday September 27th … Continue reading

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Where is the market HEDDINGS?

The million dollar question, or perhaps billion dollar question if you ask the new owners of condos at One57, is “how’s the market?’ First I would say it depends on who you’re asking and second it totally depends on the … Continue reading

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Flatiron District NYC in Focus

The real estate market in New York City is recovering fast. The changes happened mostly in 2011 while many places have started to seem attractive to the buyers or the rent seekers. Flatiron District is one of those places that … Continue reading

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Brokers Counsel Manhattan Home Buyers Against Too-Low Offers

With the summer selling season in high gear, brokers are up against an unwelcome obstacle: uninformed buyers who insist on submitting lowball offers. Brokers say they struggle to educate buyers accustomed to controlling the market — some of whom made … Continue reading

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