Category: Buying & Selling

Buying & Selling
The Buyer's Guide By Carol E. Levy

If you’re contemplating buying a new home, there are a few vital questions that should be asked, even before you start attending open houses and getting your heart set on one property or another. Among those questions might be, &…

Buying & Selling
Apartments that Sell 1 By Carol E. Levy

The vast majority of co-ops and condos that are put on the market are not in picture-perfect shape for a rapid and high-priced sale. Prospective buyers, who view those apartments, often cannot see beyond the superficial defects and so …

Buying & Selling
Decorating with Feng Shui 1 By Denton Tarver

Ever wonder why you suddenly get a feeling of relaxation and tranquility upon entering certain spaces, and your blood goes cold in others? Why some homes just feel happy and harmonious the moment you cross the threshold, and others just …

Buying & Selling
The Battle for Brooklyn 2 By Raanan Geberer

East of the busy intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues in Downtown Brooklyn, where the Long Island Rail Road and almost 10 subway lines intersect, one finds, in the shadow of the landmark Williamsburgh Savings Bank bu…

Buying & Selling
Back to the Future By Domini Hedderman

An old adage of the real estate game speaks of the importance of "location, location, location," meaning that value goes up (or down) depending on where a property for sale is located. The hot 'location' in New York is constantly moving.…

Buying & Selling
The Sky's the Limit By Stephanie Mannino

While the real estate market across the country has cooled in general, it's still going strong in New York. The New York City market has always stood apart from the rest of the country, for reasons that everybody here practically knows…

Buying & Selling
Essential Qualities By Carol E. Levy

Whether you're buying or selling a condo or co-op, the goal is to engage a real estate broker who will get you the best price or the best apartment in the shortest period of time. Unless you already work in the real estate industry, yo…

Buying & Selling
I Want My RE-TV By Lisa Iannucci

Several years ago, the only television shows on buying and selling real estate were late-night or Sunday morning agonizing, yet tantalizing, infomercials touting get-rich-quick products. These shows taught viewers that by simply buying…

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