Category Archives: A Broker’s Job

Finding and Embracing Small Town Manhattan

With over $1.6M residents densely packed into a shy 34 square miles, it is probably difficult, no, nearly impossible for the non-New Yorker to appreciate the small town appeal of this city. But ask most New Yorkers the names of … Continue reading

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Can You Trust Your Real Estate Agent?

Although the bar continues to be raised in the residential real estate industry, marginal agents remain the scourge of the industry’s reputation as a whole. From big ego to misinformation, it is all too often that an agent is an … Continue reading

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NYC Real Estate Market Data: Discerning Real from Fluff

The Daily News headline on Friday read “Apartment sales hit three-year low in January as NYC felt winter freeze.”  A very misleading headline given that the referenced report issued by StreetEasy is a CONDO report that does not include the 400+ co-ops … Continue reading

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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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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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Upper East Side Market Sees New Trends

Currently underway on the Upper East Side is work on the Second Avenue subway, a nearly $4.5 billion project that will ease crowding on the Lexington Avenue line and improve connections to Midtown and Downtown. The digging is almost done … Continue reading

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Rentals in Demand in Manhattan

The Upper West Side and the Upper East Side are playing Switcheroo when it comes to the most in-demand Manhattan neighborhood with renters. At the beginning of September, the Upper West Side grabbed back the number 1 spot, and the … Continue reading

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First Time Home Buyer Loan Guide for NYC

If you’re in the market for a home, navigating the range of home loans to find the one that’s best for you can be difficult, particularly if it’s the first time. To make things easier, the federal government and most … Continue reading

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Manhattan Buyers Struggle in a Seller’s Market

In a city like Manhattan where only sellers’ brokers have exclusive contracts, representing the buyer can be a pretty tough job. And during these times, it can be tougher than ever, thanks to the ongoing inventory shortage affecting New York … Continue reading

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Trump Tower Condo Lists for $14.3M

Carlos Peralta have made it to the Forbes’ 2003 billionaires list, who happened to mention his interest in hydroponic tomato-growing process and baseball. And this guy also has a good eye for a plush real estate. Home Features According to … Continue reading

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