GOOD FAITH DEPOSITS: A PART OF THE PROCESS OR A DESPICABLE SCAM?

I am often asked by clients about “good faith deposits” and whether they should be skeptical about providing a deposit when submitting an application for an apartment. The answer is, it depends. If the deposit is going to the landlord, that is likely above board. However, if the deposit is being paid to the broker, your skepticism is well founded and you should be prepared to ask MANY questions. I will prepare you for both scenarios…

Closing the Loop on the Leap Year

2016 has been an incredible year of change, discovery, focus, creativity, balance, community, family and success. I am so incredibly thankful to my wife, family, friends, clients and colleagues for cheering me on before, during and after my decision to leap, and for continuing to support me throughout the past year as I rebuilt my […]

Your Move. I Suggest You Develop Your Queen(s).

If you ask me, Queens as always been cool. That said, for a long time after the real estate market rebounded, Queensites hung out in their forgotten borough and watched patiently while properties in the far reaches of Brooklyn were snatched up at above ask prices by buyers with truckloads of cash.  Well, to all of you who finally […]

Leaping Into 2016!

Happy New Year and thank you for subscribing, reading and supporting Unreal Estate in 2015!  I wish you and those you love a happy and healthy New Year, and a 2016 filled with achievement, empowerment and ownership. 2015 was a tremendous year of growth and discovery.  After nearly a decade with Cooper & Cooper Real Estate I […]