The Difference Between Owning A Condo & Co-op in NYC

Unless you’re in the market for a single-family townhouse, you’ll have two choices as a home buyer in New York City: a co-op or a condominium. Broadly speaking, apartments in most buildings built before World War II will be long-established co-ops, while those in many postwar buildings and new construction will be condos. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. Here’s a primer to inform your search.

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Exploring NYC's Greenwich Village With Jay Glazer

This past month I got to shoot a really fun video with Corcoran as part of their ‘Local Next Door’ series―a video series that highlights different neighborhoods and boroughs of New York through the lens of local brokers. Born and bred here, I’ve spent the better part of 33 years in the vibrant neighborhood, and am very happy that I was able to showcase some of the things that I hold dear.

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Why You Need to Stage Your Home to Sell in NYC

Getting your home ready for sale requires effort, time, and a dedicated team of professionals who know what they’re doing. From purging, scrubbing, staging, and shooting, there’s a long list of work you need to do if you really want to present your home in the best possible light - and unless you’re willing to dial down your price expectations, and you aren’t, you’ve got a little manual labor ahead of you.

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How We Sell Homes Faster Than Our Competition: Part 1 - Video Production

When it comes to selling your home in NYC, having a very clear marketing strategy is key to success―and in a market flooded with 'more of the same', having a creative approach can make all the difference. Today, I'll be discussing how creating amazing listing videos is key to cutting through the noise and getting our listings the attention they deserve.

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10 Real Estate Terms You Need to Know

A good real estate agent will guide a buyer through the purchase process from start to finish, but knowledge is power, and speaking the language will make you a savvier home shopper. And just as coffee ordered “light and sweet” means cream and sugar in New York City, the Big Apple has a dialect of real-estate speak with a few unique twists. Prime your vocabulary with these 10 essential terms.

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5 Key Real Estate Negotiation Tips!

We recently went into contract on a home with buyers in what was a really huge win for them. Without going into too many details on the property, per StreetEasy, we are in contract for $350 per foot cheaper than the building average. Given this recent success for our buyers I wanted to share some insight into how we made it happen. Here are some helpful tips for negotiating the best deal…

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3 Decor Trends That Are Already Emerging in 2019

Even if it feels like winter will never end, 2019 is already barreling along, and several of the year’s trends are beginning to crystallize. We’re seeing people work new texture, line, and scale into their spaces in ways that emphasize comfort just as much as style. In short, comfy is in. These three mood boards show some of the themes of what’s trending…

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