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This is an encore and revised post that I wrote a few years ago. Since it is a new year it is a good time to prepare for successful open houses. In Manhattan open houses work. I realize in some markets they don't work. This post is about working an open house not whether they work or not. How to ...
Happy New Year 2013 2012 ended in Manhattan with a very strong real estate market. There was increased activity during the last quarter. One of the busiest holiday seasons I've experienced. Activity was seen in all price ranges from "affordable" to "luxury" activity continued right through the ho...
For Buyers: Negotiating 101 Some important questions to ask your agent and why you should ask them* Property Specific:  How long has the property been on the market? Why: The length of time a property has been on the market may indicate the seller's willingness to negotiate.  Have there been any ...
Have Yourself A Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season. All my best wishes for a happy healthy and prosperous New Year!   Hope to see you in Manhattan in 2013! Enjoy Some Christmas music and Manhattan Holiday Pictures Taken Around Town during the Holiday Season  
Manhattan Condos with Pools | Condos with Pools in Lincoln Square | Columbus Circle | Hell's Kitchen Last year I published a popular blog about condos with pools on the Upper West Side. Due to the popularity of that post, I was asked by buyers to expand the post to include more neighborhoods and ...
Every year around this time, I am asked about New York City holiday tipping etiquette, especially for Manhattan apartment building staff.Here is my take on the situation:So many ask, “why tip at all for someone who is merely doing his job?” An additional reward for work well done is a welcome gif...
Affordable Housing in NYC - The New Chic! Open Houses Sunday December 16th 517 West 144th Street Apt #8  Mint Renovated 3 Bedroom 1 Bath @ $349,000* Open House 12 noon - 1:00pm (Hurry take the "A" train or (#1, B or C) - the quickest way to get to Hamilton Heights, way up in Harlem   11 West 108t...
(iPhone photo Courtesy of ©Mitchell Hall 12/8/2012) Menorah at Broadway Mall 86th & Broadway Upper West Side, Manhattan   The first night of Hanukkah begins tonight Saturday December 8. During the eight nights and days of Hanukkah, we commemorate the ancient re-dedication of the menorah, lit onc...
Hamilton Heights is located between 135th and 155th Street. Hamilton Heights in Upper Manhattan was the home of Alexander Hamilton from 1802 - 1804. Today Hamilton Heights is mostly a housing fusion of palatial 19th century brownstones, spacious pre-wars and tenement walk-ups. The Harlem sub-nei...
 Q:     What’s hot and new on the Upper West Side Right Now? A:   Food Cupcake Mania!  Magnolia, and newcomers Baked By Melissa and Crumbs 16 Handles (16 flavors of self-serve frozen yogurt, sold by weight, with tons of toppings Momofuku Milk Bar, Trader Joe's. New Columbus Circle restaurants: Th...

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