Most at the Top, Least at the Bottom

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One of the most interesting phenomena in the real estate market correction currently underway is that of relative weakness at the top.  In recent history (the last decade or two) the conventional wisdom has been that the rich are always rich, so the part of the market best protected against price attrition will always be the upper [...] Read More

Not A Seller’s Market Anymore

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Every day we are having the same conversations with sellers. Yes, you should respond to that offer. Yes you should lower your price. Unfortunately, it is not April of 2007 anymore. Yes, it is painful to have missed the peak of the market. On the other hand, your real estate has been a terrific investment. It [...] Read More

National Association of Realtors, Orlando, Florida

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Day two of the NAR Conference and lot’s of new information to digest.  I am here in an effort to continue Warburg’s loyalty to our customers and supply our agents with the best tools.  There will be much to share when I return home.  It is clear to me that Social Networking has only just begun! And no [...] Read More

Many Thanks to the Tribeca Kids

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Warburg celebrated in Haunted House style our Third Annual Halloween Event, with our brokers playing along for the fun!  Our Egyptian Mummy, Medusa, Vampire, Hunchback, Wednesday Adams and the Wicked Witch of Tribeca amoung some very shady characters.  With great joy we passed out over 300 bags of candy, took photos with the kids and [...] Read More

“Change” – to make the future of something different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone.

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The long campaign is over and we have a new President-elect whose promises of “change” for our country signal a new era for our country. For now, the eyes of the nation will be focused on Washington, where the Democrats have strengthened their majority in the House and Senate, and a new adminstration takes over [...] Read More

END OF YEAR MUSINGS

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Following are excerpts from my “Manhattan Market Watch” to appear in the December issue of Mann Report Residential.  You’ll find the column in its entirety at  http://www.warburgrealty.com/about/press/353. From “Manhattan Market Watch” for December 2008 Mann Report Residential Year End Musings By Shirley Hackel, Senior Managing Director, Warburg Realty Partnership The world is not coming to an [...] Read More