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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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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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Understanding 1031 Exchanges With Andrew Luftig

Joining us today in EP30 of Guidance by Glazer is my very special guest, 
Andrew Luftig, from Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP law firm, one of our preferred real estate closing attorneys. Today, we're discussing 1031 exchanges, a tax-deferred strategy many investors use when buying and selling in NYC.

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The Impact of The Trump Presidency on the NYC Housing Market

I think it’s safe to say that not many of us here in the (mostly) blue state of New York were expecting Donald Trump to get elected president. Political opinions aside, it’s the new reality, and with such uncertainty and surprise, there are surely to be ramifications top to bottom on the political, economic, social, and ecological stages. Having said this, we are here in New York City, and we are homeowners, so let me get down to brass tacks on how I think his election will affect our housing market.

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My New York Homecoming : Coming Back to Manhattan

Yesterday, October 3rd, marked a homecoming for me. As a native New Yorker and a native to 12th street in Greenwich Village, I consider downtown Manhattan my hub. I, like so many of us, am a creature of comfort and despite living in a “big” city, feel right at home in the Village. Not to mention my office is on 14th street and 5th avenue. So after around two and a half years in Brooklyn, my girlfriend and I moved back to Greenwich Village yesterday. 

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You Before Me: Why We Need to Return to Old Aged Values

I believe we are living in the ME age – everything is centered around being in the spotlight, being the center of attention. We have presidential candidates who do everything they can to grab the next headline, and reality tv shows that attempt to glorify the mundane – bringing attention to housewives, love seekers, and real estate agents alike. Yes, let's not forget shows like Million Dollar Listing, which has brought so much attention to the life of an agent often times making it seem larger than life.

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