inside real estate

June 3, 2016
Colonial Home - Ossining NY

The Suburban – Millennial Paradox (Part 1)…

Larchmont had barely hit bottom in 2009 before it started roaring back to life...Why are some areas zooming ahead while others just chug along with slow but steady gains?
April 8, 2016
Knowing your numbers

When a home doesn’t appraise…why it happens and what to do about it…

Real estate agents, buyers and sellers are living in a world where the number of buyers exceeds inventory...Although banks and appraisers are aware of this, they rely on data that comes from closed sales.
March 23, 2016
Know your numbers - the role of interest rates

Fuzzy math and market stats…

Last week I released several market reports. Every time I do this, I agonize over the numbers and worry that buyers and sellers will take these numbers the wrong way, or perhaps too literally.
March 18, 2016
Bank Street Project - White Plains

The New Urbanization results in winners and losers…

Back in the dark ages of 2006, ...suburban neighborhoods were on fire...But slowly, it’s becoming apparent that these areas are no longer a priority
January 8, 2016
Single Family Living - Larchmont NY

General Real Estate Trends – Move-up buyers…

Very often, after having started a family, the space squeeze of condo living has become less and less doable for a growing family. So at this time many young people who have been resisting the call to the suburban life, start to embrace it.
September 15, 2015
Sitting on the housing fence...

Fence sitting can be costly in an sellers market….

There is a take-home lesson here which is that most people sit on the fence far longer than they actually should.