Category Archives: Tips & Advice

History Repeats in Manhattan Real Estate

Once upon a time, I suggested that a client strongly consider a purchase at 15 Central Park West. That client barked at me that she “would NEVER pay $2,000/sf for an apartment in Manhattan! That is just absurd!” Since then, … Continue reading

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Why I Live in New York City

My wife makes me! That is all. No, seriously, my wife was born and raised on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and made it clear to me that she wouldn’t likely ever have the desire to leave Manhattan. I … Continue reading

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Buying or Selling a Manhattan Co-op

A simple question posed on social media last night made clear that many still long for an explanation of the co-op buying process in NYC. So I am re-sharing this TrueGotham post from November 2009: Here is a step by … Continue reading

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Social Media and Doing Right by Our Clients

This past September I decided to take a break from social media, specifically Facebook. While I missed the pictures of my sister’s kids, the posts from my nephews, in-laws, my mom and many of my friends, I did not miss … Continue reading

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Opinions Aren’t Facts, Just Ask Your Broker

As the current real estate market continues to shift, sifting through information and the opinions of real estate professionals becomes increasingly more relevant. A recent communication with a buyer’s agent reminded me of just how much influence an agent’s opinion … Continue reading

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All Is Well In Manhattan Real Estate and Girls Youth Soccer

I have been struggling all day to come up with something meaningful about which to write. Maybe the writer’s block comes from the anxiety that stills exists ahead of tomorrow’s historic election? Or maybe it is because all I want … Continue reading

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Practicing Professionalism in Polarizing Times

Those who know me know all too well that I have been a very active and engaged participant on social media almost since Facebook’s inception. So, it was shocking to some to discover that I abandoned Facebook back in September … Continue reading

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Meaningful Connections

Last week, I had the privilege of sitting on a panel at the NYC Real Estate Expo with some of my esteemed colleagues from other firms. The topic of discussion was how to be a world class connector. Buzz words … Continue reading

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Hudson Yards on Voice America

This morning I was live on Good Morning New York, Real Estate talk show with CORE agent and co-host Vince Rocco. Vince and I discussed Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in United States history. In the interview, … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Home in a Shifting Market

I have been writing for my True Gotham blog since April 2006. The very first broker blogger in New York City, I have spent the past 10+ years making every effort to be of service to the consumer and the industry … Continue reading

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