Posts in Buying
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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My Crystal Ball: Forecasting Our 2019 Real Estate Market

Most everyone wants to know what’s going to happen in the real estate market for years to come. First up is what’s 2019 looking like. While I don’t actually have a crystal ball (shocking, I know), here are my 2019 predictions based on what’s happening locally and globally, and most importantly, from our first hand experiences in the marketplace.

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Interest Rates are Hiking! A MUST READ If You Are Considering Buying or Selling Your Home

In a very spooky HALLOWEEN episode of Guidance by Glazer we were joined by a special guest, Eric Stam from Citizens Bank, one of our preferred mortgage bankers. We discussed the current interest rate environment and its implication on buyers in NYC, a hot topic right now. Tune in to find out where they're at, where they've been and where they're likely heading!

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Q3 Market Report - It's Time For An Update People!

It's time for a recap on Q3, 2018 people! Don't you want to know how many contracts were signed? Why the market has shifted? What the current state of the market is? Or where we're heading in Q4? Of course you do. Which is why you need to tune in and watch Jay break it all down in real terms. No fluff, no nonsense. Just the real deal explained in logical terms. Now that's #GuidancebyGlazer.

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It's A Buyers Market in New York City

Last week on my video series Guidance by Glazer which you can check out on our team’s Facebook page, I talked about the ways in which you can detect it’s a buyer’s market. Given that we are seeing a clear cut shift in consumer command (i.e who controls the market), I thought it relevant to share those tips this week.

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Setting The NEW Price

If there’s one constant that I’ve observed over the years in upward and downward shifting markets, it’s that there’s a disconnect between listing prices and actual market conditions. In an “up” market, sellers and brokers pay too close attention to the comps, eventually pushing prices up caused by bidding wars. In a down market, sellers and brokers still pay too much attention to comps, relying on data of months and years past, which doesn’t accurately reflect what’s happening today.

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Price Drops and Opportunity Knocks

It’s official: the market has changed. We are consistently seeing prices drop across the board, and the real estate market is no longer “frothy.” Don’t get me wrong - a well-priced apartment in a limited inventory market is still moving, and those open houses are busy. But far and wide, the market has slowed, and as a result both buyers and sellers will need to adjust their strategy.It’s official: the market has changed. We are consistently seeing prices drop across the board, and the real estate market is no longer “frothy.” Don’t get me wrong - a well-priced apartment in a limited inventory market is still moving, and those open houses are busy. But far and wide, the market has slowed, and as a result both buyers and sellers will need to adjust their strategy.

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