Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Is now a good time to invest in Manhattan real estate?


Is now a good time to invest in Manhattan real estate? Article is about the downcycle from 2017 to 2019, which extended through now due to COVID 19. Many moved out of Manhattan to avoid density and given work from home policies. There is a lot of rental inventory and owners are cutting rental prices. Sale data from Q3 is not out yet. but we are seeing prices come down about 10 percent from pre-COVID. One thing's for sure - it's not a good time to sell, although sellers are still not adjusting to market realities.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Investing in a Manhattan penthouse apartment

Investing in a Manhattan penthouse apartment.  There are downsides as well, such as the elevator stop is always local.  Of course, the benefits of a penthouse unit include the best views, light, feel good factor and numerous other soft perks.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Aidan Booth, online entrepreneur and property investor


Interviewed client Aidan on his property investment story. He started with a $30,000, 300 sqft apartment in Buenos Aires, in 2006. He talks about creating passive income, getting lending to benefit from leverage and the driver for coming to invest in Manhattan real estate. Read about it at Aidan Booth, online entrepreneur and property investor.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Property Investment in New York


Property investment in New York, specifically in Manhattan, is a prudent decision taken by successful individuals as part of their portfolio planning.  For foreigners, investing in New York property is seen as a safe haven for assets because of the limited supply and high demand coming from people who live here and investors from all over the world.  New York property is a hedge for investors as the world experiences uncertainty in global trade, currency volatility, rising fundamentalism, and raising inequality which creates unrest.  Read the article, Property Investment in New York.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Darling Moon Flowers / Cafe Atelier, Tribeca's unique shop

Darling Moon Flowers / Cafe Atelier is such a unique shop in Tribeca.  The ambiance, quality and presentation is so nice that I had to interview them about it.  Alice Kil, the owner, has a background in French and Korean floral design.  She also worked as a barista.  These formed the founding of her shop in our beloved neighborhood, Tribeca.   

Friday, August 28, 2020

Investing in Tribeca


Just published, "Investing in Tribeca." Why the strong demand, the quaint vs busier parts of Tribeca, prices to buy and rent, why Tribeca is a diversification strategy for our clients. All from this Tribeca resident!

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Investing in West Village


Investing in West Village is an article I just published about why this "small European town" within Manhattan is so desirable. Also shared two amazing views. Article talks about why prices are so high, the premium that renters pay etc.