Posts in Buying
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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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 2018 NYC Real Estate Market Report

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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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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