Posts featuring MARKET ADVICE
UPPER WEST SIDE
Upper West Side Bid-Ask Spread Quarterly Report - Q3 2018
Posted October 1st, 2018 by Richard Pretsfelder, Sophie Smadbeck
There was a sharp decrease in bid-ask spread at the beginning of the 3rd quarter, dropping from 28.4% in July to 17.8% in August. September was an... Read More
UPPER WEST SIDE
After Slow Start to Summer, UWS Townhouse Market Begins to Show Signs of Life
Posted August 6th, 2018 by Richard Pretsfelder, Sophie Smadbeck
True to typical summer seasonality, sales volume slowed in July with only one sale. However, the one sale at 352 Riverside Drive was an 8-figure... Read More
UPPER WEST SIDE
Upper West Side Rental Market Picks Up in Summer 2018
Posted July 26th, 2018 by Richard Pretsfelder, Sophie Smadbeck
A recent map published by Zumper shows the median rent for 1-bedroom apartments in each neighborhood across New York City for the summer of 2018.... Read More
UPPER WEST SIDE
Upper West Side Bid-Ask Spread Quarterly Report - Q2 2018
Posted July 12th, 2018 by Richard Pretsfelder, Sophie Smadbeck
There was a steady decline in spread since the end of 2017, due to consistent price drops in a slow market. The low point since then was a 23.8%... Read More
UPPER WEST SIDE
Upper West Side Bid-Ask Spread Quarterly Report - Q1 2018
Posted April 5th, 2018 by Richard Pretsfelder, Sophie Smadbeck
Since June 2017, we've been tracking and recording the bid-ask spread for Upper West Side townhouses. The bid-ask spread represents the percentage... Read More
UPPER WEST SIDE
Upper West Side November Market Update
Posted December 5th, 2017 by Richard Pretsfelder
November sales picked up on the positive momentum from October. With two closings, four properties in contract, and five new listings this month,... Read More
UPPER WEST SIDE
Upper West Side September Market Update
Posted October 3rd, 2017 by Richard Pretsfelder
While September sales proved to be slow with only one townhouse transaction on the Upper West Side, there was also only one sale in September of... Read More
MARKET ADVICE
To Stage or Not to Stage?
Posted September 25th, 2017 by Richard Pretsfelder
One of the most common questions I get from sellers of vacant homes is whether or not they should invest in staging. My answer differs based on a... Read More
MARKET ADVICE
An Epidemic of Fakers
Posted August 30th, 2017 by Lydia Rosengarten
One of the most important jobs of a real estate professional is to insure the efficacy of a buyer, especially in a townhouse transaction. First and... Read More
GUIDES
Guide to Townhouse Architectural Styles
Posted August 24th, 2017 by Richard Pretsfelder, Sophie Smadbeck
When shopping for a townhouse, it’s important to be educated in common architectural language surrounding townhome styles. Doing this can help... Read More