In fact it didn't take long for photos to become paramount. Soon enough buyers started to eliminate homes without so much as a drive by. If the photos weren't top of the line, the listing went to the bottom of the pile. As someone who has worked with many a buyer, I can promise you that it can be like pulling teeth to get a buyer to view a home with shoddy pictures -even though I know they would love if they could only SEE it.
Sales prices for 2012 were up 9% from 2011 at the Broadlawn. The market for cooperatives is recovering, with higher end coops leading the way. This sector of the market was particularly hard-hit by the crash of 2008.
This is the first time my photography is being shown. For the most part, I have been a real estate photographer whose works got published on fliers and that amazing photography archive called the MLS! So I am more than a little nervous about how my more artistic style will be received.
Holiday lights are everywhere in Westchester this time of year - from the spectacular to the gaudy to the very simple. So I'm putting up a very simple display today to show how simple sometimes is better than over-the-top.