In Manhattan, some of the most jaw-dropping spaces are hidden behind the most unassuming facades. Unless you’re a particularly skilled voyeur or more charming than Oscar Wilde after a pint of brandy, chances are you’re going to have to make do with your imagination. [Read more…] about Listing of The Week: The Ultimate Superhero Hideout in Chelsea
Along with flappers, zoot suits, and jazz, the roaring twenties also gave us some of the most enduring architectural styles in history. After decades of frilly Victorian confections, American architecture finally started to come into its own.
While many might point to utopian high modernism as the defining movement of the era, when it came to buildings people actually wanted to live in, the Craftsman ruled the roost. [Read more…] about Listing of the Week: A Tastefully Updated Berkeley Craftsman
Selling a home in the off-season can be challenging. But, where most agents throw up their hands and surrender, you’ve come searching for how to make it work, and we here at The Close are ready to deliver.
We spoke with top producers from across the country—from 11 different states and provinces—to get their best advice on how to sell a home in the off-season, and this is what they said: [Read more…] about How to Sell a Home in The Off-Season: 17 Tips From Top Producers
Are you crushing it this year? If you’re not, then a dose of real estate jokes, puns, and pick-up lines might be just what the doctor ordered to get you back in your game.
Too many closings to keep up with? Well aren’t you special! Since you’re so busy, just bookmark this page and come back tonight to memorize a few of these cheesy, hilarious, and plain old terrible Realtor jokes to tell at tomorrow’s closing.
Either way, here are some fresh new real estate jokes for every agent out there: [Read more…] about 79 Real Estate Jokes, Puns, & Pick Up Lines You Haven’t Heard 1000 Times
If you spend enough time walking the streets of lower Manhattan, you’re bound to start wondering what hidden treasures lurk inside the imposing but ordinary looking facades that stream by.
There are often subtle clues to let you know something special might be inside: A high end frosted glass door, a plaque from the New York Historical Society, A.I.R. lettering, a NO PARKING sign with a suspiciously elegant layout…
[Read more…] about Listing of The Week: Redefining #LoftGoals in TRIBECA
What does it take to get Charlie Young, President and CEO of Coldwell Banker to come to a sleepy lakeside town in rural Northern Michigan in February?
A phone call from the owner of a family business, that’s what.
Ken Schmidt, CEO of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies, and his team were planning their award ceremony to celebrate their agents and success in 2018, and they thought that maybe Charlie Young might want to get in on the action. He did.
[Read more…] about From Family-Owned to Billion Dollar Brokerage: How Servant Leadership Built a Real Estate Empire
The recent seller’s market has given rise to more and more multiple offer situations, and in many cases, out and out bidding wars.
Bidding wars can be tricky to navigate, especially if it’s your first time representing a buyer in a competitive situation. To help you out, we’ve reached out to a few top producing Realtors and Brokers for their best advice for getting the upper hand in a bidding war.
Here’s what they had to say: [Read more…] about How to Win Bidding Wars: Tips From 11 Top Producing Agents
This year’s Inman Connect, taking place at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, played host to a week of presentations from some of the more influential and opinionated voices in our industry.
Fueled by caffeine and the palpable electricity of being in a room with 4,000 Realtors, brokers, startup founders, and marketers, we soaked in all the conference had to offer. [Read more…] about iBuyers, Blockchain, & More: Takeaways from Inman Connect NY 2019
If you’re fan of modern architecture, you’ll never be bored in Manhattan.
Around every corner you’re bound to stumble across a building designed by say, Philip Johnson or entire blocks styled by Rosario Candela, or a Harlem church inspired by Le Corbusier’s Ronchamp.
Which, don’t get me wrong, is great and all, but there are almost no opportunities to actually live in a historically significant building.
That’s because in the 1940s and 50s ambitious young architects from Yale and Harvard all seemed to settle and build in a place like New Canaan, Connecticut.
In today’s real estate software market, it feels like everyone is trying to sell you an “all-in-one” solution that does everything but gas up your car. There’s only one problem with this approach:
They charge you all-in-one prices.
That’s why it’s refreshing to review a real estate CRM like Realvolve that focuses on doing one thing, and doing it flawlessly: Organizing and automating relationships to get more referrals and close more deals. [Read more…] about Realvolve Review: A CRM Evolved Enough for Today’s Agents?