Each of us makes a choice every day to get up, get motivated and hopefully, inspire others along the way. Some of us have come from humble beginnings, while others took over the reins of a family business. We all have role models — those individuals that struck a chord with us; whether it be something he/she has accomplished or some words of encouragement that lit a fire,... Read More
NEW YORK REAL ESTATE QUESTION OF THE WEEK: How do I jumpstart my business when starting a new venture?
Each week I plan to answer a New York real estate question. The above question has come up during conversations with colleagues lately and I thought it was a good one (and very apropos) to begin the series with–I invite your comments and questions. From inquiries about condos to co-ops, when to buy, how important it is to choose the right agent for you and your needs, to... Read More
You’ve found the perfect Manhattan apartment and you’re ready to make an offer. Below are a few things you’ll need to do in order to make the buying process less stressful and more successful! • Determine a budget and get pre-qualified. Your agent can provide you with a list of lenders to choose from; however, it may also a good idea to shop around yourself for the best... Read More
I was having lunch with a colleague last week and we started discussing various ways in which to increase business. I thought this was a perfect topic for this week’s real estate question. 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, it’s... Read More