August 24, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Colorful Solution to Lock Box Blues –

picture yourself at a condominum complex with an agent. The agent is facing a series of 10 seemingly identical lockboxes and needs to fish out three sets of keys in order to show you - the buyer - three units in the same building. Now ...the agent must return the keys to the proper lock box - does anyone else see the potential for confusion here?
August 18, 2010
Village Views - Scarsdale NY 10583

Scarsdale NY Housing Market Statistics – Second Quarter 2010

The Scarsdale housing market is mirroring other markets with lower Westchester NY. Real Estate Scarsdale NY represents two separate markets. One that is improving and the other that is either declining or hold steady:
August 15, 2010
Tarrytown NY - vintage architecture

Tarrytown NY – The “Wish Tree”

Suddenly - right in front of me is this tree. It's an ordinary tree like all the others on Main Street. I looked at the pieces of paper and they all had writing scribbled on them. Each note began with "I wish." Then on the trunk of the tree was a little box which held the paper pieces and a pen - and on the box it said "Wish Tree."
August 14, 2010
Real Estate Issues

Statistical Smoke Screens – Why agent sales stats can be deceptive…

It's been said that numbers don't lie - or do they? I love statistics. But.... as anyone in the sciences will tell you - statistics are only as valid as the data they are measuring. In the science/engineering disciplines "peer review" holds these "creative types" accountable. Sadly - I haven't run into the real estate watch-dog equivalent of peer review.
August 8, 2010
Larchmont NY Market Update

Larchmont NY Housing Market Statistics –Second Quarter 2010

. Single family Larchmont NY homes for sale are enjoying renewed strength. Resales are brisk with inventories low and prices are up over the previous year However, the coop and condo markets are showing an entirely different pattern.
August 6, 2010
The Stonecrest - Larchmont NY

For Sale at the Stonecrest – 21 N Chatsworth Ave – Larchmont NY – #3C – a 1BR cooperative offered at $199,000.

The Stonecrest Cooperative: 21 North Chatsworth Ave - Larchmont NY: The Stonecrest of Larchmont is an elegant pre-war Tudor cooperative with a rich history in an historic village.