Category Archives: Resources for Renters

2013 Third Quarter Market Report

Tweet 2013 Third Quarter Market Report Frederick Peters, President During the third quarter, real estate in Manhattan and Brooklyn stayed the course. While the market did experience, as it often does, a post-Memorial Day slowdown from the feverish pace of the spring, deals were made consistently throughout the summer. This market is defined by its…

Warburg Realty Second Quarter 2013 Market Review

Tweet Warburg Realty Second Quarter 2013 Market Review Frederick Peters President, Warburg Realty The second quarter trajectory of New York real estate fell into two distinct categories this year: before the Memorial Day holiday and after it. While there continues to be competitive bidding for some well priced properties, the turn into summer represented by…

Is opportunity knocking for you ?

Tweet Manhattan apartment vacancy rates have climbed to 1.19%  in August 2012, in August 2011 the rate was 1% , .88 in 2010 and 1.62% in 2009. As rents have risen,people have been really weighing their options. Some people are deciding they will stay put, others are delving deep and evaluating their finances and deciding if…

Warburg Realty 2011 Year End Market Review

Tweet Frederick Peters President, Warburg Realty   In New York, a slowing real estate market characterized the fourth quarter of 2011. Fewer purchasers at every level signed contracts than in the preceding three months, and the market retained the highly stratified characteristics which had marked it throughout the year. Co-ops at the lowest end of the…

Year in Review : Warburg Realty’s web stats -Why and How This Matters to YOU

Tweet We’ve all seen the statistics. But what does this mean to YOU as a buyer,a seller,or a landlord. More than eighty-five percent of buyers begin their home searches on the internet. Warburg Realty’s cutting edge website, warburgrealty.com, incorporates the tools to make the search for the perfect property even easier. Buyers and sellers alike…

By the numbers- July stats for Warburg Realty website

Tweet The highlights: July  2011, just under  30,000 pages were viewed per day – which translates into just under 11,000 hits per hour. The blog continues to be a must read and ranked as our second most popular entry page. With more than 400,000 hits, our top traffic day of the month was Thursday, July…

TAKE YOUR PICK- latest from Warburg President Frederick Peters on the Warburg blog

Tweet By Frederick Peters, President For all you customers out there in the NYC real estate market- you only have three options: rent, buy, or stay put. Each of these options has its benefits and drawbacks which vary as the market ebbs and flows. Here is where I see it at the moment: OPTION 1: If…

By the numbers : Some stats from the Warburg Realty website in April 2011

Tweet A world of statistics and data.Its important to track and measure while determining levels of success. Its no different in real estate. And as is oft repeated,these days more than eighty percent of buyers begin their home searches on the internet. The cutting-edge Warburg Realty website, warburgrealty.com, incorporates tools to make the search for…

Manhattan Market Mondays : TMI ?

Tweet In the mid to late 90s,I had some knee issues and I was consulting with an orthopedic surgeon on the Upper East Side. As part of the process,he directed me to several resources on the internet so that I could learn a bit more about what was going on,the various potential courses of treatment,and…

I LIKE NEW YORK- latest blog post from Warburg president Frederick Peters

Tweet Frederick Peters, President Sitting on the plane flying home from London, I am thinking about the ways the British system of selling real estate differs from ours. I met last week with a firm of high end estate agents, who do a significant amount of business in both rentals (or “lettings” as they are…