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for sale or rent: announcements & updates about my homes for sale or rent. see all current properties in 'browse listings'

April 6, 2013

Experience Harlem

165 West 126th Street, NYC

I'm pleased to announce the first showings of my brand new townhouse exclusive at 165 West 126th Street, this Saturday and Sunday, April 6th and 7th from 11 AM to 3 PM. We'll be open to visitors both days showing this fully renovated, two-family brownstone. It's a luxurious home featuring an owner's garden duplex with finished basement, and an income producing upper duplex too. This building is in excellent condition mechanically, with nicely updated kitchens and baths. Its location is exceptional, sitting on a beautiful brownstone row, and convenient to great shopping, dining, and transportation; 15 minutes to mid-town. This townhouse can be delivered vacant or with income producing tenants in place. The Real Estate Board of New York's Harlem Open House Expo features over 45 properties on view, and we're proud to be a part of it. No appointment needed, please stop by!

Asking price: $2,500,000 |  4 stories | legal two-family | real estate taxes $923 monthly 

See the full listing for 165 West 126th Street »

Harlem Open House Expo info »

April 22, 2012

A Co-op With Elbow Room, The Times covers my work again!

buyer's brokerThe New York Times' The Hunt covers the often intense ups and downs of people searching for homes in New York City. For the second time this year, I'm privileged to have my clients profiled. It was an exhausting apartment hunt that I brokered, poetically culminating full circle, with my customers Evan and Natalie buying the apartment literally across the hallway from the one where I had met them months earlier, at an open house for one of my exclusives at 350 E 77th Street. It was a real roller-coaster of a search. Times writer Joyce Cohen tells the whole story in A Co-op With Elbow Room, in today's Real Estate section.

We saw over 50 Upper East Side apartments, had three accepted offers, with wrenching disappointments as two of them didn't work out. Throughout the process, I built a strong client relationship with Evan and Natalie. Few things motivate me to be on my best game more than the loyalty and sincere appreciation of customers like these. They relied heavily on my expertise as I helped to guide them through a fairly complex maze of available inventory. Helping to validate coop values, making strategically savvy offers, negotiating well, and closing on a great value for them. We encountered everything from difficult coops to sellers rescinding their acceptance. In the end we had a few laughs, and great satisfaction as we closed on their perfect, first, NYC home.

read the full article in The New York Times: A Co-op With Elbow Room

April 21, 2012

Springtime in Chelsea never felt better

165 W 18 #1A Terrace

condo for saleWe've just redecorated, planted, and improved the asking price by $105K to $2,395,000, on this unique Chelsea triplex. Massive terraces on two levels are what makes this boutique property the perfect home for entertaining al fresco. Imagine barbecuing with your friends and family, on over 900 square feet of terraces, connected by outdoor and indoor stairs, providing great flow throughout the apartment. Step inside and you'll find three floors with 1800 square feet of living space, with designer finishes by Andreas Escobar. Modern to the core, it has the feeling of a small townhouse, but comes with the services of a luxury condominium, like a full-time doorman, private gym, pet spa, bike room, and a full-time super. This unit comes with a deeded storage room too. This is one of the first resales at Slate, 165 West 18th Street, off Seventh Avenue; built from the ground up as new construction in 2006— there is truly nothing else like it on the market downtown. Check the full listing for the latest open house schedule, or contact me for an appointment.

see this listing: 165 West 18th Street, #1A »    Download a fact sheet

165 W18 #1A interior

March 6, 2012

Building Sold! 12 West 104th Street at Central Park West

facade_orig-300x452.jpg headroomI'm pleased to announce that I've closed a deal for a 16 unit apartment house on West 104th Street right off Central Park West.The seller had his choice of eight offers on the property. Selling close to asking price, with an all cash buyer. My office at Corcoran specializes in the marketing of small buildings, including multi-family and mixed-use properties. Starting with owner's advisory services and local market intelligence; then driving that into a real marketing strategy with true global reach.

I achieve these kinds of results for my sellers by pricing correctly, co-brokering openly, and negotiating with discipline. But I provide them with a unique edge on their business with my office's unique design and marketing capabilities. It's where real estate agency meets advertising agency. Delivering essential information to decision makers, putting it in context, and using the language of design to speak about quality, in ways that words and numbers alone cannot. It helps my clients' properties stand out from the crowd, attracting attention and bidders. Dedication to my client's success has consistently ranked me in the top 1% of our agents nationally. If you are considering selling a property, please contact me to find out how much I can achieve for you.

See this listing: 12 West 104th Street

February 4, 2012

Tiered terraces in teriffic Chelsea triplex

(Updated with new pictures 2.4.2012)

165 W 18th St NY, NY, 10011,  1-A

for saleMy first new exclusive of 2012 is a truly unique triplex apartment at 'Slate' in Chelsea. It has just come to market. This is a one of a kind home, that features two, massive, tiered terraces totaling 926 sq. ft., plus 1843 sq. ft. of luxury living space in a building that was delivered as brand new in 2006. Entertain al fresco, under the sun and stars. Inside you'll find three floors of luxurious finishes, with kitchen and baths designed by Andres Escobar. The apartment has a very bright northern exposure, with floor to ceiling windows, Brazilian Ipe hardwood flooring, glass & lacquer kitchen cabinets, SubZero & Bosch appliances, and over 9 foot ceilings. This is an uncommonly sexy one bedroom home with plenty of room for guests, a home office, or recreation room with private terrace.

 Download a fact sheet

see the full listing on Slate, 165 W 18th Street #1A »

165 W 18th #1A Slate Chelsea

July 5, 2011

Comitini sells 177 Franklin Street in Tribeca

I'm pleased to announce my sale of a historic mixed-use loft building at 177 Franklin Street, in the heart of Tribeca.

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January 17, 2011

Price improved! Art Deco, pre-war one bedroom

I've just been authorized to drop the price of this one-bedroom co-op, on Manhattan's Upper East Side by almost 10% and now offer it at $435,000! Spectacular value for a spacious, pre-war apartment, on East 77th Street, between Second and First Avenues. It gets great light from a south exposure that faces a courtyard with wide open views of the street and tree tops on East 76th St. It has a nice dining area just off the kitchen, and a window in each room.

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June 22, 2009

A classic, pre-war, Sutton home

I've just brought this special one bedroom apartment back on the market, with it's price improved to $625,000— an excellent value for a location and building of this quality. It is a very sunny and quiet one bedroom apartment, in one of noted architect Emery Roth's buildings for Bing & Bing in Sutton. Well proportioned, with a powder room, and white glove, doorman service; this is an understated co-op home.

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February 7, 2009

Update 2: Soho Townhouse duplex apartment now $7950

We've just improved the price of this ideally located duplex, in a federal style townhouse, to $7950 monthly. It is located on King Street, at the crossroads of Soho and the West Village. The tree lined block is lovely and away from tourist din; but accessible to the shops, restaurants and entertainment, which make downtown living great. It's a spacious and private 2200 square feet (aprox.), with three to four bedrooms, a real roof terrace, wood burning fireplaces, and central air. This unit is a modern, sunny apartment, in which everything has just been renovated. It is vacant and available right now.

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November 3, 2008

New listing in a classic Bing & Bing, pre-war bulding

Alexander and Leo Bing were considered NYC's leading property developers at the turn of the 20th Century. They built apartment houses in Manhattan in the twenties and thirties which have since been converted to cooperative ownership. I'm representing this sunny, quiet one bedroom apartment in one of Roth's buildings for Bing & Bing at 435 East 57th Street in Sutton. Well proportioned rooms, a powder room and white glove doorman service make this a classic city co-op home.

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October 9, 2008

Terrace envy at the Chelsea Stratus

Who wouldn't covet this brand new apartment with outdoor space that's bigger on it's own, than a large one bedroom apartment! This is a one of a kind two bedroom at the new Chelsea Stratus. Its got an absolutely stunning, private, 844 square foot terrace— A brand new 1272 square foot, two bedroom, two bath apartment, with extra tall ceilings, floor to ceiling glass windows— feels like a downtown penthouse loft, but with all the amenities of a white glove concierge building; you'll have access to the resident's health club, and there is private storage included in a deal. You will be the first person to ever live here, at this newly developed (2008), full service building.

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September 26, 2008

New exclusive at the Cielo

I'm pleased to announce this new exclusive at the Cielo, which is an outstanding value in a recently developed (delivered in 2006), full-service, Upper East Side, condo building. This apartment is the best two bedroom layout in the building, with open views to the south and east. Its a amply sized two bedroom apartment, with floor to ceiling glass walls that make it feel even larger. We are having an open house on Sunday from 12:30 until 2:00 PM; 450 East 83rd Street, #17C. Feel free to drop-in and see why this has everything you could ask for in a top of the line apartment at $2,000,000.

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April 29, 2008

Loft building for sale, delivered vacant

This is a beautiful loft building I'm representing that is being delivered completely vacant— ready for its next owner to make it into a grand townhouse, their company’s first headquarters, residential or commercial lofts with income producing retail that’s ideal for a restaurant or boutique. There's over 10,000 square feet of possibilities here.

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April 1, 2008

Aloha! Paradise awaits on the Big Island of Hawaii

It's been a gray and rainy start to the week in New York City, so let's take a moment for a tropical fantasy, and transport ourselves to our sunny little bit of paradise for sale in the Keauhou Bay Resort, on the Kona Coast, of The Big Island of Hawaii.

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March 4, 2008

buy on the dip near Wall Street

We've reduced the price on this great mini-loft at the South Star condominium at 80 John Street in the Financial District. On Wall Street, buying stock on the dip is when you get the most bang for the buck— here's a buying opportunity near Wall Street that solid fundamentals too. Now for $699,000 you'll get a triple mint, mini-loft, with a private roof terrace, high ceilings, appliances by Bosch & Sub-zero, good light; and all in a doorman building. This is a resale so the seller will be paying the transfer taxes too.

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October 22, 2007

Mint mini loft with a terrific terrace

I'm representing one of the first re-sales at the newly converted, full service, South Star condominium, at 80 John Street. It's an open plan loft that has a nice sized roof terrace where the building sets back on the 12th floor. It features high ceilings, and a brand new kitchen with Bosch & Sub Zero appliances. It's positioned centrally for transportation and appreciation, as the financial district transforms into the most exciting new neighborhood in the city.

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July 5, 2007

Making lemonade at 9 West 19th Street

Now available for download is a complete web brochure for this outstanding property. In a related story, this was a classic case of bad timing for my client, as we were preparing to go to market with 9 West 19h Street, the owners of the adjacent property put up a scaffold; unfortunately obscuring part of the facade of our building for sale. It posed new physical challenges as to how best market the property.

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June 6, 2007

Own a piece of NYC history at 9 West 19th Street

I'm representing a little gem of a building in the heart of the 'Ladies Mile Historic Landmark District', at 9 West 19th Street. When I received a call from the owner, I was excited as this is a building which I pass by each day on my way to work. I admired the building's wonderful tera-cotta facade with restored, intricate, wood framed windows, even before being retained as the exclusive marketing agent for it. After my first walk through I was even more excited, as it is in excellent condition, and retains some lovely pre-war details throughout.

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May 25, 2007

Richard Meier On Prospect Park site party

All of downtown Brooklyn has been undergoing a transformation over the past decade, but never has its rise been more conspicuously evident than right now. Richard Meier On Prospect Parkis a new building overlooking the iconic Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza and with views across downtown Brooklyn to the river. This is one of the best park front building sites possible, in all of the five boroughs.

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April 16, 2007

East Village townhouse reduced!

With a one million dollar price reduction this East Village townhouse deserves another look. It is now not only one of most charming you'll find, but also a great value at $3,995,000. It is a large sunny, property with 5200 square feet of building, plus a huge backyard that transports you to another place and time in turn of the century New York City. Get the details and call to arrange a viewing right away.

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March 19, 2007

New Blue for you?

I'm pleased to announce that I'm exclusively representing this brand new one-bedroom condominium for rent. This is at Blue, one of the most talked about new developments in the hipster thick of it, on Manhattan's Lower East Side.

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January 13, 2007

new listings: down-townhouse & up-townhouse

We've got a couple here for both downtowners and uptowners. I'm pleased to highlight two new townhouse listings that represent unique value, in each of their neighborhoods; one in the East Village and the other on the way Upper East Side.

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December 8, 2006

ready for prime time

My new exclusive at 347 East 53rd Street has been freshly painted for it's next owner.

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November 28, 2006

happy (square) feet

I'm happy to announce my first exclusive at 347 East 53rd Street, between Second and First Avenues in the Sutton area. We've priced it to sell fast at only $565,000! It is aproximately 900 square feet, which means a price per square foot of under $630 and that's sure to make you very happy indeed!

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