When Lucie Holt is approached by a developer to help brand, market, and rent out an entire building of luxury apartments, located in a hip, downtown neighborhood, she jumps at the chance. But this opportunity is a big risk, because it's the first time Lucie is marketing and managing an entire building. Warburg's Leslie Modell has been asked by her friend Nina to help resolve a delicate family matter. Nina wants to sell her large 2 bed/2 bath apartment to her daughter Samantha and her family, who currently live in a much smaller 2 bed/1 bath apartment in the same building. Both mom and daughter want their relationship to stay strong and are extremely worried about the negotiations.
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.
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.
A family with an expanding brood reaches out to agent GieFaan Kim to help them sell their charming East Village apartment ASAP! With a rare 900 sq. ft. terrace as a feature, finding a buyer should be a piece of cake. But to get potential buyers to see past the scaffolding covering the apartment's outdoor space is a hurdle. Richard Steinberg needs to quickly sell a repeat client's gorgeous, but imperfectly located, 4 bed, 4 bath on the UES. But negative feedback about the home's proximity to a busy subway stop throws a wrench in the works.
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.
Melissa Meyers and her family have relocated to California for her teenaged daughter's acting career, and they're trying to sell their place on the UES. The empty apartment has already been on the market for six months with another agent, and Melissa won't budge on the price. Dan and Kim Kelleher cannot understand why their apartment isn't selling. They insist it's a hidden gem in Manhattan and they need Doug Heddings to help them get that across to a buyer as soon as possible because their family is rapidly outgrowing the place. But Doug's having a hard time getting potential buyers to overlook a $4k monthly maintenance fee.
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.
CORE agent Vickey Barron's worldly clients, Nava and her husband, have moved overseas and want to sell their two-bedroom apartment as soon as possible. Vickey has to convince her clients that a big event focusing on her client's love of international culture and art?a documentary film fundraiser?will attract potential buyers and brokers and create buzz while doing something great for the community. The Kleiers are approached by top PR agent Alison Brod to find a high-end, short-term rental for a documentary filmmaker with particular taste. He wants to live in a luxury apartment for the duration of shooting his film, but, all he can offer in exchange for a swanky pad is exposure in the film itself.
Robby Brown is ready to sell an apartment that he and a friend co-purchased as an investment a few years ago. Located in West Chelsea, this mint-condition apartment has a lot going for it, but its best feature is the spectacular view of the High Line. Robby and his friend are anxious for a quick sale, so Robby's strategy is two-fold: he wants to stage the apartment and utilize the High Line as part of his sales approach. CORE agent John Harrison's anxious client, actress Mel Gorham needs to move out of her Fifth Ave. loft apartment and find a bigger space for her and her Great Dane service dog, 120lb Isabella. Mel is insistent that Isabella goes wherever she does, so John must find a renter for her loft and the perfect two-bedroom apartment in the west village or Gramercy that will accommodate this enormous and rambunctious dog which is not an easy task in Manhattan.
CORE agent Lisa Graham has a new penthouse sponsor unit at 211 Madison Avenue that has not been upgraded since it was built in the 1980s and was on the market with another agency for months. A health and wellness enthusiast, Lisa enlists the help from Ann Gallops, a Feng Shui stager to revitalize this stale listing and host an event on creating a healthy home. Halstead agent Ivana Tagliamonte's neighbor Mylah and Dr. Michael Wayne live in a 2 bedroom with 3 kids and 3 pit bulls. Though they love their apartment, a condo in a former birthing hospital in the east village and the neighborhood, they ask Ivana to help them find a bigger property.
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