Friday, January 22, 2021

Buying landed property in Manhattan


Interested in landed property or a townhouse in Manhattan? These are the pros and cons of owning a house in Manhattan (as opposed to a condo).

Read article, Buying landed property in Manhattan, New York

Monday, December 21, 2020

Future of Real Estate


Just published, "Future of Real Estate."

The future of real estate as result of Covid-19 can be summed up as (1) an acceleration of technology, (2) cities will always be needed because humans are social creatures. Real estate, this human endeavor from the beginning of civilization, is pushed aggressively into adopting technology. Will cities die because people don’t want to be living closely anymore? Absolutely not.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

How to buy property in Manhattan, New York


How to buy property in Manhattan, New York in 5 easy steps.  It starts with engaging a buyer’s broker, then identifying the right buy, negotiating the deal and contract signing, preparing for closing, and finally closing.

Read full article, How to buy property in New York

Friday, November 27, 2020

New York property trend


The Manhattan, New York property market trends from 1997 to current 2020 can be divided into five periods:

(i) Up market from 1997 to 2008,

(ii) Down market due to Great Financial Crisis 2009 to 2010,

(iii) Up market 2011 to 2017, the sweet years,

(iv) Down market 2017 to 2019,

(v) Down market due to COVID-19 pandemic 2020.

Read full article, New York property trend

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Investing in Chelsea


Chelsea is among the Manhattan, New York neighborhoods with the most entertainment, art galleries, dining and nightlife. This beloved neighborhood is situated on the west side of Manhattan, between 14th and 23rd Streets from south to north, and between 6th and 12th Avenues from east to west.

Read full article, Investing in Chelsea.

Monday, November 16, 2020

New York property agent Weimin Tan on when will Manhattan recover


The Manhattan, New York sale market has been steadily picking up since the low in April and May when we had the Covid lockdown.  As a broker, I have been experiencing bidding wars at the $3 million+, three bedroom price segment.   Apartments that are priced well are getting a lot of interest from buyers who are all ready to take advantage of the historically low mortgage rates.

Read full article, New York property agent Weimin Tan on when will Manhattan recover

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Interview with Feng Shui Master Pun-Yin


The Columbus Circle globe was built as a Feng Shui strategy to deflect negative energy coming from 8th Ave and 59th Street based on the recommendation of Feng Shui Master Pun-Yin.  

In this interview, Master Pun-Yin introduces the concept of Feng Shui, the 5,000 year old Chinese art.  She talks about customizing Feng Shui to an individual's element and incorporating Feng Shui in the Trump International Hotel, Mandarin Oriental Columbus Circle. 

Interview with Feng Shui's Master Pun-Yin