Video: Working with a Buyer’s Broker

Scott Rubin on a Balcony in Williamsburg, making a video for Manhattan and Brooklyn YouTube channel and Wordpress Blog. Scott Rubin of Douglas Elliman Real Estate explaining the benefits of working with a buyer’s broker when purchasing in New York City. Scott Rubin is a licensed associate real estate broker with Douglas Elliman Real Estate, located in the West Village at 137 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10014. Scott also has a home office […] nonataproomContinue reading →

Emotion in Real Estate

rage Emotion can play a big part in a real estate transaction and can lead to negative results. As a real estate broker, I represent lots of buyers and sellers and it is my job to constantly put things into perspective for them. This can be difficult at times, because I sometimes disagree with the way […] Continue reading →

Hey! Buy a Co-op!

hbac As a real estate broker who represents many buyers, I spend most of my initial client interviews explaining the differences between Co-ops and Condos. First-time NYC home buyers will often start the conversation by saying that they are only looking in Condo Buildings and almost always end up looking and purchasing in Co-ops. Why? Subletting! […] Continue reading →

3Q 2014 Brooklyn Market Report

CSR814 - Copy Below is the latest Douglas Elliman 3rd Quarter Market Report for the Brooklyn Residential Real Estate Sales Market. Brooklyn sales prices continued to set records, the fifth time in the past six quarters.  Inventory increased slightly but was not enough to meet demand and prevented more sales from occurring. Luxury market conditions were consistent with […] Continue reading →

3Q 2014 Manhattan Market Report

Screen Shot 2014 Below is the latest Douglas Elliman 3rd Quarter Market Report for the Manhattan Residential Real Estate Sales Market. Manhattan housing prices continued to rise despite more listings being added to the market. Nearly half of all apartment sales went for full asking price or above asking price, the most in five years. Sales volume fell […] Continue reading →