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The Highs and Lows of Real Estate as best described by Gnarls Barkley (aka Cee lo Green) Crazy "And I hope that you're having the time of your lifethink twicethat's my only adviceCome on now,Who do you, who do you, who do youWho do you think you are?Ha, ha, ha!Bless your soulYou really think yo...
No Big Deal Any neighborhood known for its NYC hipsters - Astoria, Long Island City or Williamsburg, just to name a few, and the loft would have been gone in the snap of a finger. I didn't scrutinize the details like I should have when another agent from my firm offered me a referral. His 6-month...
A Penchant for Puffery"Well go and get your potholders out because this one is so hot you may not be able to touch it."I just can't help it. I find them irritating - listings that are marketed in this way.Real estate professionals - are you concerned with truth in advertising? Unsubstantiated cla...
MLS Photo Flop No need to adjust your eyes. This single, unrotated picture of the house is, indeed, the only one that appears for this particular listing. For the life of me, I can't figure out how agents, clients or customers can think this is a suitable representation of the property. With all...
Authority - Gets You Where You Need To Go A wise man once said that when we first begin blogging, we believe we're great, but we actually stink. After a while, and with loads of practice, we really do become great. In blogging, we seek to replicate the look and feel of a community which allows ou...
MARKET REPORT MERRICK, NY 11566 NOVEMBER, 2013 RESIDENTIAL/CO-OP HOW'S MERRICK DOING? Check out the # of sales and median price in November, 2013. This chart depicts residential and condo/co-op sales for the month of November in years 2011, 2012 and 2013. Great News! Year over year...