You’ve done all of your homework. You’ve painted, made repairs, hung new curtains, did a space clearing, baked cookies, lit candles, and researched all of the comparables. Then you came up with the ideal sales price. Now the question is: how do you achieve that sales price? All the research indicates that by pricing just … More The Price is Right
Summer might be coming to a close, and it might seem like the market is ready to jumpstart itself again, but it’s been a busy time for the Lorna Leibowitz Team! We recently sold two apartments in the same building. The Gramercy Arms at 145 East 15th Street is a full service, pet-friendly building which welcomes … More Mission Accomplished!
Long before yellow cab maps neglected streets above 96th street, and before many buildings in northern Manhattan were even built, a cadre of New Yorkers lined Riverside Drive rooftops and yards in 1925 to follow the sun–and moon. And they succeeded in their efforts! It was cold, and snow was everywhere. But it was a Saturday … More Don’t Get Eclipsed!
Every time I pass this special condo building located just east of Park Avenue at 135 East 79th Street, I am stunned by its singular beauty. Built in 2012 by the Brodsky Organization and designed by William Sofield, it is the quintessential Upper East Side modern dream made painstakingly with old world craftsmanship. The building sits on the site of the Hunter School of Social … More Modern Dreaming on the UES
Continuing on in my journey for my personal Manhattan dream home, we finally closed on our new apartment over the July 4th weekend. Fortunately, the seller had to deliver the apartment in “broom clean” condition, which was no easy feat considering the previous occupant was a lovely woman who also just happened to be a … More Personal Dream Home: Part II — Design and Demolition
Over the years, I’ve helped many clients find new homes. Sometimes, their new home isn’t necessarily perfect for their needs or is in need of some TLC or personalization. I have had the opportunity to witness many partial or full transformations for multiple clients, often helping them along the way. Now, it’s my turn! I … More My Own Personal Manhattan Dream Home — Part I: The Quest to Closing
Contrary to popular belief, Manhattan real estate is not going on vacation this summer. At least not before some of these great new properties hit the market and get snatched up quickly due to their location and superior features. My newest listing at 501 West 138th Street, #43 in Hamilton Heights had recently been transformed by … More Sizzling Summer Sale!