Category Archives: A Broker’s Job

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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TriBeCa Hotspots in Manhattan for Buyers

Tribeca is a neighborhood located in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Its name is an acronym of “Triangle below Canal Street”; the triangle is bound by Canal Street, West Street, Broadway, and Vesey Street. This charming community is comprised of … Continue reading

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Seller’s Market Sees More Pocket Listings in NYC

There is a growing number of New Yorkers that are venturing into Pocket Listing when it comes to selling their homes. Also known as “executive listing”, “quiet listing”, or “off-market listing”, this real estate term restricts access to a house’s … Continue reading

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Rental Guide to Manhattan Rentals and Leasing

If you are thinking about renting in New York City, there are a few things you should think about and prepare in order to secure an apartment.  Here’s a look at what you’ll need – and need to know – … Continue reading

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