Bonjour Paris…wait…I’m still on the Upper East Side !

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I read about Maison Kayser in a few blogs around their opening a few weeks ago, earlier this month August. And I thought to myself, sure…I’m going to stop in there one of these days, maybe for breakfast, or lunch… As it turns out yesterday evening, somewhat last minute, I agreed to help a colleague […]

Are you shopping 2nd Avenue?

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You can’t help but notice, if you’ve been anywhere on the East Side near Second Avenue, that there’s some MAJOR construction going on for the 2nd Avenue subway. What may be escaping you (if you don’t live anywhere on the East Side where you routinely are near Second Avenue) is that there are a plethora […]

Manhattan Market Mondays: Off to…Westport!

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No, that is most certainly NOT a typo. Despite my never-ending adoration of my beloved hometown and home borough, I have been known to depart for short periods and visits. But how might you ask, did I end up heading to Westport? Well it all started with Twitter, which lead to an RE Bar Camp, […]

Manhattan Market Monday’s :…Observations on Opportunity

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I am fortunate enough to be able  contribute to several blogs about real estate,technology and social media,in addition to keeping up my own personal blog about NYC life and its real estate. (Yes,this means I don’t always get a lot of sleep) Weekly I publish reflections on what I am seeing in the Manhattan Market […]

Park Avenue Tulips !

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Walking with a colleague to preview a classic six cooperative apartment on the Upper East Side that had just come on the market…as we crossed Park Avenue,I stopped to snap a shot of one of my favorite signs of spring (although today it feels as if we jumped right into summer! ) in New York City. The […]

iPad + Real Estate-a bit on my why this is a good match

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I originally wrote this just before the new iPad 2 was officially available for sale several weeks ago.I have found my iPad to be an excellent compliment to being a highly mobile real estate agent-allowing me to answer and address more questions,whether I am working with buyers,sellers,tenants or landlords, without having to ‘go back to the […]

Epicurean East Harlem

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New Yorkers have many passions-but one thing that I have found over the years that always creates lots of animated discussion-food ! (and shopping of course). When I am out and about with friends or clients,on the quest for their perfect NYC home,our discussions often turn to dining options,or local options for shopping. My friends […]

Opportunity Knocks ?

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Through use of social media,I’ve been able to expand my network and reach,with professionals and industry leaders across the country,as well as internationally.I was invited to share a weekly blog post for a  recently launched national real estate website,as well as contribute to other similar venues.It is from the perspective of course of my position […]

Whistle While You Work !

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Whistle while you work. Well, in my case this is generally true, and on a gorgeous morning such as today, I can feel spring in the air!   I am not a coffee drinker, but I do enjoy having a cup of tea or hot cocoa most mornings. Recently, it  seems like I have a […]

Looking in Lenox Hill ?

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A bit of history to start.Loosely speaking, Lenox Hill is one of the neighborhoods within the neighborhood of the Upper East Side generally agreed upon to be from 79th street down to 60th street, with an eastern boundary that varies and a western boundary of Fifth Avenue.Some people say Lexington Avenue is an eastern most […]