Last week was a crazy week in the equity markets, and depending on what you're reading out there, there are some very scary headlines. Are you wondering whether or not these recent events are cause for concern in regards to the NYC real estate market? Read this blog to find out!Read More
Data shows that optimistic pricing by sellers followed by price cuts is an ineffective selling strategy.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Before you apply for a mortgage, you'll want to get familiar with these key terms.Read More
You scrubbed, you staged, and you baked cookies three Sundays in a row. And still no nibbles. It may be time to reassess your approach—and your agent’s. Turns out, there are a few commonalities when it comes to why an apartment keeps getting passed over by potential buyers.Read More
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.Read More
If there’s one statistic that demonstrates why video marketing is the way of the future, it may be this: consumers retain up to 95% of a message that’s delivered through video compared to just 10% through text. Here’s how we leverage video to promote our homes.Read More
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…
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…Read More
These seven mistakes may cost you the house of your dreams! Here's what not to do when negotiating the price of a home…Read More
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!Read More
Wondering whether it's the right time to buy? Not sure of where to begin, who to speak to or what questions you should be asking? Watch this video to find out the 5 KEY ITEMS YOU MUST CONSIDER!Read More
“DO NOT FIGHT THE MARKET. WORK WITH THE MARKET.
Know your motivation and accept the ebbs and flows of the real estate market.”
We're dropping knowledge 💣’s this Friday morning in episode 31 of #GuidancebyGlazer: How to determine if it's time to make a price adjustment.
Tune in for the 5 items you need to consider!Read More
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.
Selling an off-market home is to real estate as a hole in one is to an amateur golfer: you hear a lot of stories about it happening with others, you want it to happen so badly for yourself, but it seldom does.Read More
Last month I was able to share a few tips on how to get the best possible price and terms as a buyer since we are widely considered to be in a buyer’s market. While this is true there are definitely sellers achieving new price records for their homes, and their buildings.
You’ve heard the news, it’s becoming more of a buyer’s market so why not try to get the best possible price for your new home? I don’t blame you! Let me impart 3 practical tips we implement to negotiate the best terms for our clients.Read More
It’s not new to say that the market has shifted: prices are softening across the board and even ultra-hot markets like Clinton Hill, Brooklyn are starting to slow down. Inventory has ticked up and buyer demand has cooled. What does this mean? Well for one, what it doesn’t mean is that the real estate market is dead or doomed or anything so absolute. It means that everyone will have to be a little more strategic, a little more thoughtful about buying and selling, and work a little bit harder.Read More