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Manhattan has one of the best public transportation systems in the world.  Not only do thousands of commuters pour into the city via Grand Central every day, but city-dwellers take advantage of our trains for weekend getaways to some of the most beautiful beaches and notable destinations.  Wheth...
In case you didn’t see this on the national news, here’s a construction worker that provides annoyed Manhattanites some respite from the ongoing 2nd Avenue subway construction noise.  Gary Russo from Queens croons some Frank Sinatra to passers-by and his singing is soothing some rattled nerves.  ...
One Jackson Square at 122 Greenwich Avenue   One Jackson Square is a stunning architectural achievement by William Pedersen of Kohn Pedersen Fox.  The 11-story luxury condo building stands on Greenwich Avenue, the oldest street in the West Village.  One of the Village’s first LEED-certified build...
“More Than a Place to Live...A Way of Life”   That was how the developers, Louis Sherry, an affluent ice cream magnate and Lucius Boomer, owner of the Boston Lenox Hotel and manager of the Waldorf-Astoria, advertised the Sherry Netherland when they opened the luxury hotel in 1927.  At that time i...
New York City has some of the best museums in the world.  From the well-known to some you may not know about, listed below are my picks for the Five Must-See Museums in Manhattan.     The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)    The MET began in 1870 and grew into its present glory and location ten ye...
Last week we had our first experience with Keller Williams’ BOLD Coaching.  This half-day free event was an introduction to Keller Williams New York City agents (and any Manhattan real estate professional) to learn about one of Keller Williams’ most successful strategies for working smarter, not...
Tribeca Summit at 415 Greenwich Street in Tribeca, New York City Bold, beautiful and prime real estate in Tribeca, the Tribeca Summit was converted into luxury condos, duplexes and penthouses.  This historic landmark building was built in 1912 and was once the Summit Warehouse, a former storage a...
Why to Use One Instead of Selling Yourself A friend of a mine told me recently one of his friends was moving to Manhattan.  This person had begun the process of looking at options for buying in New York City.  After he got over the initial shock of real estate pricing compared to his Southern loc...
Despite whether the market is hot or lukewarm, there’s always creative ways in which to attract buyers.  Some work better than others according to what’s going on in a particular market, but I thought I’d share some of the ways in which we’re being proactive in seeking out potential clients. ONE:...
Keller Williams New York City in Session! Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.”  The more I and my team members delve into the great training available to us, we’re realizing that wise statement more clearly than ever before.  Keller Williams’ Camp 4:4:3 ...

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