Want to know everything there is to know about the Greenwich Village real estate market? You’ve come to the right place.

With a particular focus on Greenwich Village, the Guidance by Glazer show is here to help you whether you’re buying, selling, or simply looking to learn more about the real estate market by keeping you up to date with the latest market news, industry insights, and latest developments here in New York City.

 
 
 
Do you know what the difference is between a ground lease and a land lease? Nothing! What about some of the financial benefits of buying in a land lease building or the potential risks you should look out for? If you answered no, then you need to tune in and watch Jay explain everything you need to know about this topic!
If you're thinking about buying a home, there are a number of considerations to bear in mind when weighing up the pros and cons of each property. While most home buyers may spend a lot of their time considering floor plans, lay outs, and name brand kitchen appliances, the smarter buyers know there are some other less obvious, but more important, items to consider when buying a home.
Established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Opportunity Zones are a new community development program designed to revitalize low-income urban and rural communities across the country by offering tax incentives for investors.
Jay Glazer joins Jason Pantana on stage at Tom Ferry's Marketing Edge real estate conference in Charlotte with guest panelists The Carl Hawthorne Team and Jasmin Bradley to discuss some of the teams successes, challenges, and things he wish he knew when starting out.
Yesterday in a very special election day themed episode of Guidance by Glazer, Jay Glazer and Robert Varvara of the Steven Cohen Team duked it out on one the most contentious topics in Manhattan: Uptown or Downtown. Whose got the better half of the island?
In a special Halloween addition of Guidance by Glazer, we're catching up with our preferred mortgage banker Eric Stam of Citizens Bank to discuss the rising interest rate environment and how it will impact your mortgage and ability to finance.
ATTENTION ALL FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS! Ever wondered how to go about presenting an offer on a home? Unsure where to begin, what's involved or what the process looks like? That's OK! Because Jay is here to break down the 5 KEY STEPS you need to know about if you're looking to do just that.

Are you thinking of buying a home interstate or overseas? Then we've got you covered. Here's why referrals matter and how you can deepen your search by working with us. Also, we've brought back our favorite pair of baby blues 👓

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.

Buying a house is one of the largest financial decisions of your life; but how do you know when you're ready to buy a home? The transition from renter to buyer is a big one, and not something to be taken lightly. Here are the 5 items to you must consider when making the leap!

“Do not fight the market, work with the market. Know your motivation and accept the ebbs and flows of the real estate market.” Every seller wants to get the highest price for their home. That goes without saying. Unfortunately, sometimes what you think your home is worth, and what the market is telling you it's worth, are two very different things. In reality, if your home stays on the market for an extended period of time, and you really want to sell, you're more than likely going to have to consider dropping the price. So when should you do it?

Tune in and we'll identify the 5 items you need to consider when making a price adjustment.

What is a 1031 tax-deferred exchange and do you qualify for one? That's the topic of the day and we're luckily joined by one of our preferred real estate closing attorneys, Andrew Luftig from Chaves Perlowitz Luftig LLP law firm.

Broadly speaking, a 1031 exchange (also called a like-kind exchange) is a swap of one investment property for another. While most swaps or exchanges are taxable as sales, a like-kind exchange will either have no tax or limited tax due at the time of the exchange, and therein lies the benefit of this tax strategy.

If you're interested in understanding the fundamentals of a 1031 tax-deferred exchange, then this episode is a must watch!

Today we're providing you with a market report for what you can expect in Q3, 2018. We're getting a bit more technical this time and will be covering some key market snapshots to give you a sense of what's happening in your market place right here in NYC.
What is an off-market home, and how do you sell one? Today we cover all things off-the-plan property and explain how we were able to sell our client's property without it ever hitting the market. This is becoming increasingly popular with new developments in and around the city, where a number of units are sold prior to the project officially launching or beginning construction.
Choosing a listing agent or buyers broker can be a difficult decision, what with over 30,000 brokers in NYC alone, picking the right one can be an arduous task. But making the right choice can mean all the difference when it comes to maximizing the sales price of your home, or getting the best deal as a buyer.

ADAPT OR PERISH! That applies to anything in life, but in today's episode of #GuidancebyGlazer we'll be applying that to the real estate market and explaining how you can shift with the market to make it work in your favor.

Last week we discussed how you can detect its a buyers market, looking out for the subtle signs in market shifts. Today, we'll look at how you can actually take advantage of a buyers market. Tune in to find out!

You've probably heard it in the news: the real estate market is shifting in NYC to a buyers market. Apart from all the obvious signs (i.e. higher levels of inventory, longer days on market etc), there are some important subtle signs to look out for when identifying whether or not the market truly has shifted. Here are some of the lesser known signs to look out for!

If you live in NYC, you're probably well aware of the difference between a co-op and condo building. Each has its own merits. But today, we'll be discussing the 5 main benefits of buying in a co-op and why you should consider this type of home!
The New York City housing market is a beast of its own, completely unique and distinguishable from other market places in its housing make up. That being said, understanding the differences between each is a crucial component of any home owners knowledge base.
You'd be surprised at some of the simple things you can do to help market and sell your home quickly, which is exactly what we'll be talking about today. The reality is that selling your home, whether in a buyers market or sellers market, is a stressful time for any home owner.

There's a lot of moving pieces when it comes to finalizing an offer and completing the purchase process on a home, so it's best to break it down into manageable pieces. Jay highlights the 7 CRITICALLY IMPORTANT benchmarks you need to know.

In New York City, every little inch of floor space counts. But what's actually included in square footage of a home? Sometimes, things aren't always as they appear, and bigger is not always better.

As much as we'd like it to be, in reality, pricing a home to sell is not an exact science. And more over, what you'd like a home to sell for, versus what it's actually worth, are two very different things. Ultimately, the market decides the value of your home, and if you're overpriced, you'll soon find out!

How long does it take to sell a property? Today we look at the 5 top indicators of listing performance which should give you a good idea as to how long it's going to take to sell your home.

Buying a home is an exciting time in ones life. It can also take longer than many people would expect! Legal and financial qualification steps can all add up and checking off the boxes can accumulate into months long endeavors depending on various factors of an individuals unique circumstances.

Are you wondering whether your home is going to sell quickly? In this weeks episode of Guidance by Glazer, we take a look at 5 top secret indicators of listing performance that every home owner should look out for.

While selling your home by yourself without using a broker may seem like a great way of saving money on a commission fee, the fact is that most potential for sale by owner (FSBO) sellers end up costing themselves much more than they would've saved in the long-run.

A highly misunderstood subject among many of our clients, obtaining pre-approval & finance prior to beginning the house hunt is a key consideration that every buyer should keep in mind.

Perception is everything. Did you know that 52% of buyers are willing to offer more for a staged home compared to those that aren't staged? This is because buyers have a very difficult time imagining themselves in the space if it's full of your personal belongings, or cluttered with unnecessary furnishings and furniture.
Having a finance contingency in place protects the buyer in the event that they are unable to secure approval for a loan. It can be very specific about certain terms and conditions, but the main goal is to ensure that the buyer is protected and not penalized for being unable to get financing and completing the transaction.
Welcome to 100 Barclay, a downtown landmark and the epitome of historic loft buildings in Tribeca. Solid and graceful, the Art-Deco tower has been completely recrafted to feature sprawling loft residences with high ceilings, custom details, and the highest standards of construction.
More often than not, offering a home's asking price is just the starting point in negotiations; and in a competitive environment, you're likely to find yourself competing against multiple offers. So what do you do to stand out from the rest, and how do you gain a competitive advantage to ultimately secure the property?
The NYC real estate market has seen some considerable changes this year with several shifts across the board. Being aware of these shifts and understanding why they are happening is something every buyer or seller should be across. Join us as we discuss how these changes may impact you and your real estate in 2018.
The home buying process is long and arduous. It can take months searching for the right home before making an official offer, and once that offer is made and accepted, there are still several more hoops to jump through before the sale closes.
One of the most common questions I get asked is, "what's the best neighborhood to invest in." Ultimately, while I try to answer, the majority of people don't want to invest in a neighborhood they don't actually want to live in!

If you're new to the home buying process, chances are, you'll be met with a slew of terms you might not be familiar with when reviewing your real estate contract. Given you're about to sign a legally binding document, it's important to know what you're agreeing to!

When it comes to presenting an offer to purchase a home, more often then not, you'll be coming up against multiple offers from other would-be home owners. That being the case, knowing how to play the game and outbid your opponent is an important skill you'll want to master if you wish to be successful.
The process of buying and selling real estate in New York is unlike anywhere else in the world. It can be highly complex and nuanced. Therefore, having a quality legal team by your side is crucial to the success of your transaction.
What is an over improved home? By definition, an over-improved home is where the expenditure on improving the property does not make the best use of the property, or is excessive in comparison with the improvement of similar properties.
The age old question: is it a good time to sell your home? The answer to that depends on a variety of factors, many of which are specific to your unique set of circumstances. First, you have to consider your own needs and those of your family.