Sellers Info

June 5, 2012
Rolling the dice on trust

Of Vicious circles, virtuous cycles in the agent/client relationship…

Trust is hard because so many people are indeed dishonest. There are times where I feel like I'm shooting craps when I take on a new client, with the odds stacked against me in the trust department. Sadly, I'm often quite certain that the client has the same issue with me.
June 3, 2012
Gedney Farms - White Plains - rose bushes

Staging your home for sale – Curb appeal in Gedney Farms White Plains

Curb appeal is not a trivial issue. Buyers often decide within seconds whether they have any interest in your home at all, and be it rational or not, that's the reality.
April 9, 2012
Bright sunny BR - New Rochelle NY

Question to Westchester NY home sellers: Do you know what your MLS listing looks like?

Its amazing that sellers seem to blissfully unaware of how their homes are represented on the MLS....I've seen mistakes that run the gamut from the merely careless to the totally absurd.
February 1, 2012
The Ritz Carlton - White Plains NY

Market Update – The Ritz Carlton White Plains NY

The median sales price at the Ritz Carlton White Plains is down about 38% from the highs in 2008. In an apples to apples comparison, the prices are down about 25-30% depending on the type of unit.
January 20, 2012
Choosing a real estate agent in Westchester NY

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent to List Your Westchester NY Home

How on earth does the consumer choose an agent? With so much hype, smoke and mirrors that the actually process can seem about as clear as mud.
January 18, 2012
Staging Decorating

The Genesis of Staging (OR – in the beginning, there were breakfast trays, and it was good)

I have been wrestling with how the very word “Staging” resonates…with buyers, sellers and agents…and just yesterday I wrote about choosing to use PREPARING as the verb of choice to describe what I do.