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February 2012

February 17, 2012

Home staging tips from Open House NYC

In this Tips of the Trade segment from Open House NYC, stager Cathy Hobbs gives us a common sense walk-through on the importance of properly presenting a property for sale. Staging on my exclusives can range from working with me to make recommendations on painting, and tweaking your presentation— to more industrial strength work with professionals, who are able to create a complete home, in a vacant apartment; and all points in between. There are some tips worth watching in here.

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February 6, 2012

A stable Manhattan real estate market

Here is the latest real estate sales data in the forth quarter 2011 report on the Manhattan market. Download the full report here, with a breakdown of by sub-markets. Here's my take. Condo inventory shrinks, coops are where the deals areSales began to slow toward the end of 2011, however in prime downtown markets like Chelsea, the Village, and Tribeca, there was a distinct lack of quality inventory in almost all sized homes. Indeed, market wide Q4 inventory shrank by...

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February 4, 2012

Tiered terraces in teriffic Chelsea triplex

My first new exclusive of 2012 is a truly unique triplex apartment at Slate in Chelsea. It has just come to market. Pictures will be shot this week, but check out the floor plan here now.

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