Monthly Archives: February 2011

Manhattan Market Mondays : Are you being heard ? Are you listening ?

Tweet Are you listening or are you hearing ? As is oft repeated in an advertisement for a particular cellular provider “Can you hear me now?” …and what I always want to answer is ‘yes,but I’m not listening’ . Back to my original question. There is a very subtle distinction between the two. And then…

By the numbers : this month’s stats for the Warburg Realty Website

Tweet The highlights: In February 2011, we saw more than 9,100,000 hits These unbelievable traffic levels, translate into an average of more than 325,000 hits per day, or just  under 14,000 hits per hour. We surpassed 100,000 hits on the Warburg Blog. Thursdays have become our most popular day of the week with 10pm-11pm ranking…

Selling New York- latest blog post from Warburg Realty CEO Frederick Peters

Tweet By Frederick Peters,President As I attended two concerts over the week-end at the 67th Street Armory, directly across the street from the building in which I grew up, I was inspired to think about how much the city has changed, in every way, during my lifetime. As a sheltered kid attending private school and…

Manhattan Market Monday’s : Taking a step out of my sandbox

Tweet I originally wrote a post that is very specific to the week I’ve just had here in Manhattan.Everything from company meetings,to working with buyers and all the myriad activities in between. For anyone who has been under a rock I live and work in Manhattan. I spent part of this long weekend a rarity,one…

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Whistle while you work !

Tweet Whistle while you work. Well, in my case this is generally true, and on a gorgeous morning such as today, I can feel spring in the air! I am not a coffee drinker, but I do enjoy having a cup of tea or hot cocoa most mornings. Recently, it  seems like I have a…

Manhattan Market Mondays : Too much noise ?

Tweet Last week was Social Media Week in New York (and Fashion Week began on Thursday as well). I had the opportunity to attend a few fascinating panels as my schedule allowed, the two that ultimately were the most interesting had overlapping aspects.I think there is a lot to learn from those outside of my…

From the Horse’s Mouth -Warburg CEO Frederick Peters’ latest blog post from the Warburg Realty Blog !

Tweet By Frederick Peters,President Here is what my agents are telling me about their experiences in the market at the moment: Throughout the marketplace, well priced apartments in good condition create buzz when they are first on the market.  Open houses are crowded, and frequently there are offers in the first few weeks, sometimes multiple…

DON’T WAIT – Advice for buyers from Warburg CEO Fred Peters from his latest post on the Warburg Realty Blog

Tweet By Frederick Peters,President The market of two years ago, in which buyers and tenants could write their own tickets, is  behind us. The rental market remains tight, and owners are not paying commissions any more. And the sales market is brisk and undersupplied. However, some buyers still have not fully accepted that they are no…

Manhattan Market Mondays : Standing out in the crowd

Tweet As we all recover from Super Bowl weekend here in the US-its time to get back to work. Personally, football isn’t a game I’ve really ever been able to get a grasp on, so the Super Bowl for me is often more about communing with friends and family, watching the ads, and having something…