Summer is supposed to be slow, but that is not what I am experiencing in my business right now. Currently. I have two listings in-contract after just a few weeks on the market! This summer is proving to be a busy time with lots of deals happening, in spite (or maybe because) of lots of … More My Take on Manhattan Markets
Keeping a diary of people, places, and things that I have worked with in the past is invaluable. Being able to apply tools and lessons learned from one client and passing them along to current clients can help make a deal. Case in point: I currently have a listing at 45 Sutton Place South. A … More My Little Black Book…of Inspiration!
Update: we now have a fully executed contract on 545 West End Ave, Apt 16A. It took about a month to go from listing to signed contract — which is not bad considering the current market. Even better? I was able to find an all cash buyer who is hoping to close quickly which is … More Closing The Deal on the UWS
Spring is upon us — even though the weather might not have caught up yet. Some of the same tricks I use for staging a new listing can add a feeling of freshness to your home. Spice up your bedroom by changing with new linens, new colors etc. Softer shades and thinner fabrics will give … More Spring Awakening
Here it is: my newest exclusive listing at 545 West End Ave, #16A. This Classic-7 features 4 bedrooms (or 3 bedrooms with a formal dining room), as well as 2.5 baths, cityscape views from four exposures, and high ceilings. Watch my video to take a virtual tour!
I’ve got another hot property coming up on the Upper West Side, so I’ve assembled my squad. Vital to any sale in this market, is the careful balance of design elements and potential buyers’ personal needs. Every buyer is different and staging an apartment with the most broad appeal requires a special skill set. That’s … More UWS Classic 7 Sneak Peek
As 2017 draws to a close, many people are asking me: what’s going on with the Manhattan real estate market? What do you think is going to happen? My answer: the NYC real estate market is still going strong—case in point: I just sealed the deal and received board approval for another fabulous listing at … More Closing the Year By Closing the Deal
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!
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
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