Real Estate Rumble shakes Park West to raise money for charity

Months of training, sweat and sacrifice all led up to May 19: two coaches, 28 fighters, 14 bouts and three rounds in the ring. The third annual Real Estate Rumble took place at Park West, and the sold out event was filled with high energy …

New York City crime: NYC counties rank 31st in aggravated assaults

Working or living in a major city certainly has its financial repercussions, but the safety precautions of being in an urban environment can’t go overlooked. In a recent data analysis from FindTheHome, a residential real estate search engine, New York City counties ranked 31st for highest aggravated assault rates in the nation …

Trulia commute report: NYC worst in the country, Long Island region best for renters

While commute times are on the rise nationwide, Long Island renters luck out with relatively short work hauls compared to homeowners, according to a Trulia report. Trulia analyzed the Census 2014 American Community Survey data to reveal some interesting trends regarding commute trends, including rising work-related travel times across major metros– from 26.4 minutes in 2009 to 27.2 minutes in …

Manhattan flood protection will cost an estimated $1 billion

In new efforts to get the Big U project off the ground, the NY Economic Development Corporation called on additional teams to engineer a system that will protect lower Manhattan’s waterfront from flood damage. Last week, AECOM architecture and Dewberry design firms were selected by the Economic Development Corp. to strategize flood damage alleviation and boost the waterfront appeal between Montgomery and Harrison Streets …

NYC listed as one of ‘world’s most dynamic’ cities

New York City has been listed among the top 10 in JLL’s latest “most dynamic cities” report that was released on Tuesday, Jan. …

A charming innovation for women’s safety in the field

For most women, the panic that comes from feeling unsafe is all too real — all too often. Agents are especially susceptible as they work with the public on a daily basis, often touring vacant properties. ROAR is a new startup dedicated to helping figh…

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Back to the basics: Keeping in touch with your clients

Nobody likes that sinking feeling you get when you find out one of your former clients is listing a house with someone else. Well, I hate to tell you this: Your former clients won’t automatically call you just because you sold them a house …

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Just like weight loss industry, real estate has its own ‘worthless products’

In a recent post of mine, a gentleman (and real estate broker) named Richard Hinds left a remark in the comments section, that got me thinking. He said: “Third-party syndicators are like the weight loss industry. They sell the promise …