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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams NYC
One of the main reasons why Keller Williams’® business model appeals to me is their core philosophy of doing the right thing and “having a life worth living.”  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not defining what a life worth living is; everyone has their own interpretation of that.  To me personally, it’s ...
AN UPSCALE MANHATTAN NEIGHBORHOOD OF PRE-WAR ARCHITECTURE AND MODERN CONVENIENCE BETWEEN THE HUDSON RIVER AND CENTRAL PARK WEST The Upper West Side is ten blocks of primarily upscale residential buildings and some of New York’s most recognizable and world-renown venues.   Its unofficial boundarie...
Keller Williams New York City has a beautiful luxury listing at The Apthorp on the Upper West Side.     This prestigious condominium building has been featured on the popular television show, “Selling New York,” and is modeled after the Pitti Palace in Florence.  Our listing is a five-bedroom, fo...
MEMORABLE MIDTOWN MANHATTAN PROPERTIES AMONG THE BRIGHT LIGHTS OF NEW YORK CITY Midtown West is an exciting, fast paced section of New York City. It’s the place where there’s always something going on–from sunup to sundown.   From 34th Street to 57th and Fifth Avenue to the Hudson River, Midtown...
LOWER MANHATTAN’S TRIANGLE OF HISTORY, CHARM AND LUXURY LIVING   Tribeca is Soho’s neighbor to the south and named for the space it occupies; a triangular area that’s bounded by Canal and Broadway over to the Hudson River and West Street and down to Vesey Street called the “Triangle Below Canal....
I had the opportunity to talk to my friend and colleague, Steve Hartstein of First Meridian Mortgage, a residential Manhattan-based mortgage company, about the current climate of lending.   I asked Steve if he’s noticed any significant changes and what we can expect in 2011.     The Fourth Quart...
I’m not an expert about Tweeting.  I’m still trying to figure how how to use Twitter, what to use it for and how much of an asset it’s going to be for me.  I did find out some interesting facts about Twitter and I found those facts by, what else, Googling.   According to a website called ViralBl...
Midtown East is the iconic and recognizable section of Manhattan that runs from Fifth Avenue to the East River and from 42nd to 57th Streets.   What’s in Midtown?  Perhaps the “grandest” landmark is Grand Central Terminal, which most refer to as Grand Central Station.   Shipping and railroad mag...
I was having lunch with a colleague last week and we started discussing various ways in which to increase business.   Five years ago, most of us had a website in which our listings would appear.  Today, it’s not just an option to use social networking sites in order to compete in the marketplace...
  The East Village is quintessential and unconventional New York City at its best.    This is one of the best people-watching places in the city--creative types, the famous and everyone in between (including plenty of pets) wander and walk the streets and parks.  From Houston to 14th Street and t...

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