Category: Real Estate Trends

Real Estate Trends
2022 April The Importance of Curb Appeal

An old time-worn saying ‘that you’re only as good as your first impression’ is paramount in how your co-op or condo building is perceived at street level. The curb appeal factor cannot be discounted when people pass by your building and see…

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2022 January The Year in (P)Review

Remember in 2020, when everyone was so excited for 2021, “when all of this instability and uncertainty will be over”? Right. Well, while there was some relief from pandemic pandemonium as Americans started to get vaccinated against COVID th…

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Unsolicited Offers

Night falls on the city; just as she’s about to close up shop for the day, a broker receives an email from an unknown sender. The sender is interested in purchasing a specific unit in a specific building - so interested, in fact, that they …

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2021 November America’s Going Electric

New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s Labor Day signing of four pieces of new legislation protecting and supporting workers gave those laws a lot of visibility. (Readers of CooperatorNews can find a summary of two of those four pieces of legisla…

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COVID Reshaped How Developers Build

Like other bellwether events before it (9/11, the Great Recession), the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought seismic changes to the residential real estate industry. It’s changed the way we live within our own homes, particularly in terms of how w…

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2021 October NYC Housing Market Review

The last few years have been something of a rollercoaster ride for New York’s co-op and condo markets. After reaching an historic high in 2016, a number of factors—among them the cap on federal income tax SALT deductions, overbuilding/overs…

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Virtual Staging

While the old adage says that real estate is all about ‘location, location, location,’ marketing is all about being in front of the customer. That’s an important factor in marketing co-op and condo apartments that was essentially vaporized …

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Electric Car Charging Stations

Among the many efforts underway to stem the oncoming tide of climate-related catastrophe is the increasing use of electric vehicles (EVs). While gas-powered cars are still the overwhelming majority of vehicles on the roads, EV technology is…

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