Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bored by the Board, Part Two – The Halloween Manifesto – latest blog post from Warburg President Fred Peters

Tweet Frederick Peters, President In her charming and funny book “The Last Blind Date” (full disclosure, I am in there as her real estate agent), Linda Yellin allows a whole chapter for her co-op Board experience. Coming from Chicago, or anywhere else in the world, I understand how bizarre and invasive this process can seem….

Are you shopping 2nd Avenue ?

Tweet You can’t help but notice,if you’ve been anywhere on the East Side near Second Avenue,that there’s some MAJOR construction going on for the 2nd Avenue subway. What may be escaping you (if you don’t live anywhere on the East Side where you routinely are near Second Avenue) is that there are a plethora of…

What’s Next ?- latest blog from Warburg CEO on where the New York residential market is and where it might be heading…

Tweet Despite so much confusion and concern about what is going on in the U.S., the New York residential market has fared well. Frederick Peters, president of Warburg Realty, takes a look at What’s Next. Frederick Peters,President As I anticipated, I got a lot of feedback to last week’s blog, “The Blame Game.” Some was…

The Blame Game-latest blog from Warburg President Fred Peters’-perspective on current economic environment

Tweet It’s always too easy to just blame the other guy. Following is Frederick Peters’, president of Warburg Realty, perspective on our current economic environment. Frederick Peters, President In spite of what Gordon Gekko believed, greed turned out not to be so good. So now there is a lot of talk about the country’s economic…

Manhattan Market Mondays : Off to Westport !

Campo Beach in Westport,CT

Tweet   No,that is most certainly NOT a typo. Despite my never-ending adoration of my beloved hometown and home borough,I have been known to depart,for short periods,and visits. But how might you ask,did I end up heading to Westport… …Well it all started with Twitter,which lead to an RE Bar Camp,which lead to deepening of…

Buyers Aren’t Liars – The Buyer’s and Agent’s Code of Conduct and keys to success-latest blog post from Frederick Peters-Warburg Realty President

Tweet Frederick Peters, President In the residential real estate business there is a saying which goes back as least as long as I do: buyers are liars. I never liked that saying much. But there is an underlying grain of truth. Every broker who has been around the block has had at least a couple…

Finding FiDi…..

Tweet In a world where we are all seemingly increasingly connected and ‘on’,it can be delightful to disconnect and reconnect. One lazy Saturday we intended to do just that.Head out to the Manhattan Yacht Club floating clubhouse (http://myc.org/Clubhouse/) ,enjoy some cocktails,and watch the sunset in New York Harbor with Lady Liberty in our vistas…. Alas this…

September’s Warburg Realty Website stats

Tweet September  2011, we saw more than 7.5 million hits on warburgrealty.com – which translates into just under 11,000 hits per hour or more 250,000 per day. With more than 360,000 hits, our top traffic day of the month was September 23rd  – the day our NYT Full Page appeared. The blog continues to be…

Manhattan Market Mondays :….on listening and hearing

Tweet The last few weeks,or almost a month,have involved a great deal of patience,and a lot of listening,perhaps what can feel like more than usual,but when you stop and think,and listen you’ll be amazed what you learn in the process. Two distinct situations,that call upon two incredibly important skills.Its 2011,there is a certain amount of…

Warburg Realty Third Quarter 2011 Market Review

Tweet Frederick Peters,President   The third quarter of 2011 saw tumult everywhere. In the United States, signs of economic slowdown led to huge swings in the Dow and other indices, sometimes hundreds of points up and down from one day to the next. Gas went to over $4 a gallon. Washington dragged the country to…