Monthly Archives: October 2010

So- how far would you travel for….kitty litter ?

Tweet Yes, that seems like a random question and yes I have a reason for asking …… I am not a cat lover per se , never had one, actually allergic. But I do have a dog (whom I adore…..) That said, left my office ( at Warburg’s East Side Gallery ) around 715p or…

@danamoos@marctherealtor @sergio_101 #dailyarsenal #circa

Tweet One of my circa project notebooks ! This one is always in my purse /tote – its often the first place an idea (or listing description ) ends up. I take the pages and move them around as needed. Sometimes I circa punch note cards into this too. I call it my baby circa….

Things Change – latest entry on @WarburgRealty blog from Frederick Peters

Tweet Upon reading this most recent blog –what comes to my mind is the Doctrine of Flux (which Plato attributed to Heraclitus).Heraclitus was known for three basic things-his flux theory (things are always changing), unity of opposites (opposites coincide) and that fire is the basic material of the world Things are both the same, and…

It’s Not That Simple: Are Real Estate and the Stock Market on Parallel Tracks? – Warburg Realty – A Higher Standard Since 1896

Tweet It’s Not That Simple: Are Real Estate and the Stock Market on Parallel Tracks? Posted on October 18th, 2010 by Frederick Peters, President Do New York City residential real estate and the stock market always move hand in hand? Last week I spent an interesting evening at The Real Deal annual forum at Lincoln…

Yorkville and You ! – My ode to Yorkville

Tweet Yorkville and You ! Posted on October 14th, 2010 by Nicole Beauchamp People all too often say New York City is a huge city, and that it lacks that “neighborhood feel”. I think of New York City as a collection of many small towns and I encounter that neighborhood feel everyday-across various neighborhoods (it…

Top 10 reasons to stay in New York | BrickUnderground

Tweet As Curbed noted yesterday, this seems to be the week to break up with NYC.  Sorry, but we just won’t stand for that–and not just because we won’t have anything left to write about, or because it will wipe out the equity in our co-op.  So why should you stay in New York? We’ll…

This is serious! – Warburg Realty – A Higher Standard Since 1896

Tweet This is serious! Posted on October 12th, 2010 by Frederick Peters, President Recently the Federal Housing Finance Agency proposed a rule prohibiting Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks from buying loans in buildings where there are flip taxes (transfer fees imposed by and paid to the co-op corporation or condo…

Super Sabado-Target Free Third Saturdays at El Museo – Warburg Realty – A Higher Standard Since 1896

Tweet I was fortunate enough to be at a gathering this week,where the manager for Family Programs and Cultural Celebrations from El Museo del Barrio presented to us ,her fellow members of Las Comadres de Las Americas about the upcoming “Dia De Los Muertos” celebration. A few others also shared their traditions related to this holiday and…

Fall Freshen Up-Declutter ,reorganize and refresh your home !

Tweet There was an article a few weeks ago in AM New York about hoarding. You may have seen the popular A&E show  “Hoarders”… According to the experts quoted in that article NYC is a perfect breeding ground for this, with our seemingly never ending possibilities for amassing new belongings while simultaneously very often never…

Warburg Realty Third Quarter 2010 Market Review

Tweet ————————————————————————————– Warburg Realty Third Quarter 2010 Market Review Frederick Peters President, Warburg Realty 2010 has been a year of contradictions for Manhattan real estate and the third quarter embodied many of these contradictions. We saw a slow summer market which nonetheless featured several high profile, high priced sales; we saw interest rates devolving to…