The 21c Museum Hotel of Oklahoma City was built in 1916 as a Ford Motor Company plant, but was later purchased and redesigned by 21c and architect Deborah Berke Partners to create a contemporary interpretation of the building’s industrial heritage. Repurposed materials such as tables made from reclaimed pine, chairs of recycled plastic and neutral hues, with pops of primary colors, span throughout the hotel into the bedrooms.
Employ simple DIY tricks for upmarket style that saves a pretty penny. Atlanta designer Nancy Keenan took pieces of one-by-six lumber and nailed them into place behind the standalone tub to mimic judges’ paneling, a more expensive architectural detail that can be bought in sheets. After cutting the lumber, nail the pieces onto your wall in squares or rectangles. Paint them all a semi-gloss color to create a stylish accent wall.
A luxurious soaking tub with a marble surround is the ultimate place to relax and unwind in this master bathroom. Shutter-style doors open up to a private garden, adding to the appeal of this elegant space. Beautifully carved his and hers vanities feature a mirrored storage closet to separate the spaces, and a tray ceiling above the bathtub completes the design.
Gwen Schultz is selling the apartment of her boyfriend Freeman, a widower, but because the apartment is full of family photos and needs a freshening up, the listing has become stale. Gwen is uncomfortable telling Freeman to remove his late wife's photos and belongings in order to allow buyers to visualize living there. Boutique agency owner Doug Heddings has been asked to help his dear friends, Felicia and Jeff Walker find a new home in the West Village. In this sought after neighborhood, finding a suitable apartment for their family within their budget has proven rather difficult. Doug's challenge will be to convince them that if this neighborhood is a key factor in their search, then they'll need to raise their budget.
As the third realtor in ten months on a penthouse listing, CORE agent Vickey Barron needs to come up with a fresh new marketing idea to get this Greenwich Village property sold. GHK's Michele Kleier guides two newbie agents, John Liss and Isabel Solmonson, as they attempt to sell their first listing, down in the financial district.
CORE's Vickey Barron has clients who are 7 months pregnant and are literally busting out of their apartment! She needs to help Anna and Phillip Kim find a bigger apartment before Anna gives birth. Once Vickey is able to find them a property, the Kims want to place their current apartment on the market. Recently, Sabrina helped a young couple from Canada invest in their first one bedroom apartment in NYC. After a quick gut renovation, the couple is now ready to recoup on their investment and make their next NYC purchase, but they are firm on their high asking price. Sabrina decides to organize a brokers' caravan to expose the property to the right clientele and get industry feedback on the price point.
Nancy Cohen has hired ask Ann Lenane to sell her UWS co-op so she and her husband can embark on the next chapter of their lives and live full-time in the country. The broker will spruce-up the tired home and seek the help of the super, along with Nancy's neighbors, to improve their shared hallway's curb appeal.
Busy wife and mom, Deana Lenz, turns to agent Ann Lenane for help. Needing to payback student loans and finance a new career, Deana's thinking of selling the family apartment and downsizing to something more cost effective. But, she worries about finding something suitable for her, her two daughters, and husband in a lower price range. Deborah Lupard's clients, Udi and Vered Behr, are empty nesters who have listed their Tribeca loft now that their kids are grown. Deb is faced with a number of challenges. The Behrs love their artsy and very nested apartment and won't sell unless they get their price and that pressure alone is a nightmare for any broker.
Michele Kleier opens up communication with a real estate developer who turns run down multi-residence townhouses into incredible single family homes. With Emeril Lagasse's fabulous townhouse already on her list of accomplishments, this is one developer relationship Michele definitely wants to hold on to. Michael Graves of CORE is looking outdo himself by breaking his own record sales high in the same building. But his boss Shaun Osher is skeptical he will be able to outdo the price of the penthouse apartment that sold at the height of the real estate market.
Andrea and Javier have sold their current place without even listing! Now they want to downsize without losing any of the beauty and integrity of their current dream home, but they only have 2 weeks to do it! Adam Moskowitz is a friend of Sabrina Kleier. He wants to sell his Williamsburg apartment for a tidy profit. Young GHK agent Isabel is seen as the best fit to take on this listing, with her vast social circle of young, creative types who gravitate to this hip area.
CORE's Elizabeth Kee and Lindsee Silverstein are faced with a challenging sale when they learn that their client's apartment is dominated by a huge slide. Unwilling to remove the apartment's most unique element, the girls must bring in clients who are young-hearted and open minded. GHK's Margo Fall attempts to discover West Coast flavor in the New York real estate market for her California clients.
CORE's Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon have been challenged with revitalizing a stale listing on the market for a year: a $2.2M pied-a-terre owned by legendary actress Joan Collins. Joan is counting on them to get the job done after listing with three previous brokers. Agent Deborah Lupard has friends who own a beautiful, historic house in New Paltz. They're ready to sell and move onto the next chapter of their lives; so, they enlist Deborah's help with selling their property. Because Deborah's not familiar with real estate in New Paltz, she decides to find the right local agent with whom she can team up.
A TV sports producer who's looking to sell her Manhattan condo and buy a lake house in Connecticut can't move forward until her agents, Linette Semino and Susan Silverman, sells her $2M Chelsea home. To realize their client's dreams, the agents have face-to-face meetings with top brokers to hard-sell the merits of the property and invite colleagues to an open house. With Suzanne's help, they recruit some well-known sportscasters, enticing curiosity seekers into the space. After living in the same building as Michele Kleier for years, Michele's neighbor enlists her to help sell her apartment so she and her family can have a fresh start. She's looking for a change and wants either a townhouse or a modern condo, ideally with more space. Michele quickly realizes that her biggest challenge will be her client's indecisive nature.
Michele Kleier takes on an exclusive listing for a spacious pair of Upper East Side penthouses. With one penthouse already on its way to a deal, Michele hopes she can make a quick sale of its counterpart by throwing a 60s themed open house. CORE's Adrian Noriega has to convince his stubborn client to give him a little wiggle room when it comes to selling her apartment.
Michele and Laurel of GHK have a listing for a unique 1-bedroom apartment owned by a Salsa-dancing, party-hosting performer of a client who must sell quickly because she's moving to LA for work. The challenge is that this unique apartment will be difficult to price and market because there are no comparable properties in the neighborhood. So they'll market the best feature of the apartment; its party pad status. Elliman's Frances Katzen is faced with selling the last three units in a condo with no frills, in an unpopular Hell's Kitchen location. Her boss has trusted her to offer unusual incentives for buyers including covering the cost of a year membership at any offsite gym, and a free designer consultation.
GHK's Michele Kleier put's her client's old fashioned apartment on the market, but knows she'll have to introduce modernity and neutrality into the space if it's ever going to sell. Shaun Osher of CORE believes he's the right agent to market a developer's brand new property, but first he must convince him to change the layout of his building. Shaun must show his client the benefits of making the new building suit the lifestyle of Tribeca residents.
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