Tips on Buying, Selling, Moving and More

  • Things to Know Before Selling a Home in NYC: 151 West 17th St.

    If you haven't heard, it's a good time to be selling a home in New York City — inventory is low and demand is high. Even in a seller's market, though, it helps to arm yourself with a few tips before…   Read the Blog

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Sweat the Small Stuff

    Just because you live in one of the hottest seller's markets in the country doesn’t mean you can plop a “For Sale” sign in your yard and the buyers will come running with multiple bids. While…   Read the Blog

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Online Presentation is Everything

    Just because L.A. is one of the nation's hottest markets right now doesn't mean you can just plop a sign in your front yard and sell for a huge profit. There are so many factors a savvy seller must…   See the Gallery

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Clean and Remove Clutter

    “Before listing a home we do a walk-through with the seller and note all the areas that need improvement. Sometimes this is as simple as taking away clutter, or too many personal touches, photos or…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Sweat the Small Stuff

    Consider the fact that L.A. buyers are paying some of the highest prices in the country, and are therefore particularly demanding and discerning. "When a buyer's eye travels to little fixes…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Know Your City Ordinances

    No matter how pristine and luxurious a bathroom may look, if it doesn’t have low-flow toilets and showerheads, you can’t sell the house. See more legal requirements on top Realtor Joe Babajian’s…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Energy Efficient Appliances Increase Value

    “Details like energy efficient appliances can make your home more attractive to buyers in California,” according to top Realtor Joe Babajian. “If you’re looking to update, a good place to start is…   See the Image

  • L.A. Home Seller Tip: Online Presentation is Everything

    “Now more than ever buyers are shopping online," says John Barrentine, CEO and co-founder of RED Real Estate Group at Keller Williams/Larchmont. "On average, buyers are looking at…   See the Image

  • Licio: "Miami-zation" Tips

    Published 04/11/14 in Places

    Paramount Bay private butler Licio Alves offers a few "Miami-zation" tips.   Watch the Video

  • Contractor Skip Bedell in Catch a Contractor

    Renovations are stressful events when things go right, so imagine how it must feel when things go horribly wrong — specifically, if your contractor turns out to be a bad apple. That’s the premise of…   Read the Blog