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Real estate: the ultimate game of risk and reward. It's the biggest investment most people ever make.

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Real estate: the ultimate game of risk and reward. It's the biggest investment most people ever make.

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Episodes

#133 The Long Island Show

4/11/2024
Join us for the latest episode of Boroughs & Burbs #133, The Long Island Show. Discover Long Island's unique real estate market with an all-star lineup of experts from Douglas Elliman. Find out from Peter Halpin how the North Fork vineyards are giving Napa Valley a run for their money. Maria Babaev will reveal the opulent secrets of the North Shore's Gold Coast and its historic charm that continues to captivate the market. Down on the South Shore, Tom Tripodi will navigate us through the waterfront communities that are the hidden gems of Long Island. And from the iconic Hamptons, Enzo Morabito will contrast the vibrant scene there with the more subdued, yet equally luxurious, North Fork lifestyle. Whether you're a potential homebuyer, a real estate aficionado, or just someone who loves the culture and community of Long Island, this is an episode you won't want to miss. We'll be asking the questions that uncover the essence of these diverse markets: What makes North Fork's atmosphere different from the Hamptons? How do vineyards enhance property values? And what are the emerging trends in these areas that define luxury living?

Duration:01:00:00

#132 Every Room Tells a Story

4/4/2024
Welcome to Episode #132 of Boroughs & Burbs: Exploring Authentic Interiors with Philip Gorrivan: Renowned interior designer and author of Authentic Interiors, Rooms that Tell Stories. and DJ Carey, Editor in Chief of Connecticut Cottages and Gardens. Don't miss this captivating discussion on design, creativity, and the stories that shape our homes!

Duration:01:00:00

#131 Luxurious St. Barths

3/28/2024
Join us for Boroughs & Burbs #131, as we visit the Island of Saint Barthélemy (a.k.a. Saint Barths) known for its luxury lifestyle, its laissez-faire attitude and its calm waters. Roberto will find out first hand that the island of St Barths is not only blessed with a mild climate but also an always pleasant water temperature. He will be joined in person by Doug Foregger of Wimco Real Estate who will share all about living the french island life including the best season of the year to visit. You won't want to miss this!

Duration:01:00:00

#130 ADU:The Perfect Housing Solution

3/21/2024
Join us on Boroughs & Burbs, Episode #130: Accessory Dwelling Units, The Perfect Housing Solution We're diving into the world of ADUs with experts Sheri Koones, David Melton, and Christine Osterwalder. Discover how California's pioneering ADU regulations are reshaping housing, offering diverse and affordable options. Learn about the design innovations within the 800 sq ft limit, the economic and practical aspects of ADUs, and how other states are following suit. Whether you're a homeowner, builder, or housing enthusiast, this episode will provide valuable insights into the future of residential living. Don't miss this engaging discussion on the potential of ADUs!

Duration:01:00:00

#129 Real Estate Staging

3/14/2024
Tune in to Episode #129 of Boroughs & Burbs, Real Estate Staging, where we unpack the secrets behind effective home staging with our expert guests Lisa Hynes, Fairfield County's leading staging expert from Stage to Show, and Michael Lubin, a top realtor in New York City who offers gratis staging to all of his listing clients. Join us as we explore essential questions like: What exactly is staging, and how effective is it? Which rooms should be staged, and what's the right budget for different types of properties? Discover the psychology behind making a positive first impression and learn what to look for in a staging proposal. Don't miss this insightful discussion on maximizing your home's potential through strategic staging techniques!

Duration:01:00:00

#128 Luxury Boat Edition

3/7/2024
Welcome to Boroughs & Burbs episode #128 where we join you from the epicenter of the global yachting scene, Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Are luxury yachts the new real estate investments? Where do these markets intersect and where are the next hot markets? What percentage of yachts, and super yachts, are available for charter and when do the economics make sense? You won't want to miss this!

Duration:01:00:00

#127 What's in Store for 2024 with Scott Durkin

2/29/2024
Get ready for episode #127 where we are joined by CEO and President of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Scott Durkin. This episode will delve into his perspectives on the real estate industry's evolution and Douglas Elliman's competitive edge. You won't want to miss insights into Douglas Elliman's future vision, strategic objectives, expanding market presence and enhancing client experiences that are driving sustainable growth in the years to come.

Duration:01:00:00

#126 Wall Street South

2/22/2024
“Wall Street South” Episode 126 of Boroughs & Burbs explores the fascinating phenomenon of West Palm Beach, Florida, being referred to as Wall Street South. This episode features two distinguished guests, Kelly Smallridge, (Development Board of Palm Beach County) and Randi Binder (Douglas Elliman, West Palm Beach) who will provide valuable insights into the city's transformation and its growing prominence in the financial industry. West Palm Beach has experienced a notable influx of financial firms, investment banks, and hedge funds setting up offices, drawing comparisons to the renowned financial hub of New York City's Wall Street. By investing in West Palm Beach, financial entities have stimulated economic growth and attracted additional businesses to the area. The surge in financial firms and real estate developments has solidified West Palm Beach's reputation as a thriving financial and commercial center, earning it the moniker Wall Street South. Tune in to Episode 126 of Boroughs & Burbs to gain exclusive insights from Kelly Smallridge and Randi Binder, as they provide a deeper understanding of West Palm Beach's transformation into Wall Street South and its increasing significance in the financial industry.

Duration:01:00:00

#126 Wall Street South

2/22/2024
“Wall Street South” Episode 126 of Boroughs & Burbs explores the fascinating phenomenon of West Palm Beach, Florida, being referred to as Wall Street South. This episode features two distinguished guests, Kelly Smallridge, (Development Board of Palm Beach County) and Randi Binder (Douglas Elliman, West Palm Beach) who will provide valuable insights into the city's transformation and its growing prominence in the financial industry. West Palm Beach has experienced a notable influx of financial firms, investment banks, and hedge funds setting up offices, drawing comparisons to the renowned financial hub of New York City's Wall Street. By investing in West Palm Beach, financial entities have stimulated economic growth and attracted additional businesses to the area. The surge in financial firms and real estate developments has solidified West Palm Beach's reputation as a thriving financial and commercial center, earning it the moniker Wall Street South. Tune in to Episode 126 of Boroughs & Burbs to gain exclusive insights from Kelly Smallridge and Randi Binder, as they provide a deeper understanding of West Palm Beach's transformation into Wall Street South and its increasing significance in the financial industry.

Duration:01:00:00

#125 Manhattan's New Development Market

2/15/2024
Boroughs & Burbs Episode #125: Manhattan's New Development Market Welcome to a special edition of Boroughs & Burbs, where we dive deep into the currents shaping New York City's real estate market, with a spotlight on the latest trends in Manhattan's new developments. Episode #125, Evolving Skylines: Insights into NYC's New Development Market, features an engaging discussion with Stephen Kliegerman and Jason Thomas from Brown Harris Stevens, offering an expert analysis of the Q4 2023 Manhattan New Development Market Report. Market Dynamics: A Detailed Examination The report presents a nuanced picture of the Manhattan new development market. Notably, the median price per square foot (PPSF) saw a quarter-over-quarter increase of 2.7%, signaling a resilient demand in certain market segments. However, a slight year-over-year decrease of 0.5% in PPSF suggests a complex interplay of market forces. Meanwhile, the median sales price experienced a robust growth, climbing 1.9% from the previous quarter and marking a 7.8% increase year-over-year, reflecting a sustained interest in Manhattan's new developments despite broader economic uncertainties. Sales Volume and Sponsor Sales: A Closer Look A striking aspect of the report is the 29.3% decrease in sponsor sales from the previous quarter, coupled with a 38.9% reduction in total sales volume. These figures indicate a cooling in transaction activity, which could be attributed to a variety of factors, including market saturation, economic headwinds, or a natural cyclical downturn. Despite this, the rise in median sales prices points to a market that values quality and location, with buyers willing to invest in premium new developments. Neighborhood Spotlight: Diverse Trends Across Manhattan The Upper West Side stands out as a beacon of activity, capturing 20.14% of Manhattan's new development sales, underscoring its allure among buyers. The report also highlights significant variances across neighborhoods: Midtown East experienced the most substantial quarterly upswing in PPSF and median sales price, suggesting a resurgence of interest or a unique market condition favoring this area. Conversely, the Upper East Side faced the largest downturn, possibly due to shifting buyer preferences or an adjustment in pricing strategies. Highlight Transactions: Central Park Tower and More A notable transaction in the report is a sale at Central Park Tower, where a unit sold for $18,077,475 or $5,373.77 per square foot, showcasing the high-end market's vitality. Such transactions, while exceptional, underscore the enduring appeal of luxury developments in prime NYC locations. Forward-Looking Insights: What's Next for NYC? As we peer into 2024, our conversation with Kliegerman and Thomas will explore potential market trajectories. With the insights gleaned from the Q4 report, we'll discuss anticipated trends, investment opportunities, and the evolving landscape of Manhattan's real estate market.

Duration:01:00:00

#125 Manhattan's New Development Market

2/15/2024
Boroughs & Burbs Episode #125: Manhattan's New Development Market Welcome to a special edition of Boroughs & Burbs, where we dive deep into the currents shaping New York City's real estate market, with a spotlight on the latest trends in Manhattan's new developments. Episode #125, Evolving Skylines: Insights into NYC's New Development Market, features an engaging discussion with Stephen Kliegerman and Jason Thomas from Brown Harris Stevens, offering an expert analysis of the Q4 2023 Manhattan New Development Market Report. Market Dynamics: A Detailed Examination The report presents a nuanced picture of the Manhattan new development market. Notably, the median price per square foot (PPSF) saw a quarter-over-quarter increase of 2.7%, signaling a resilient demand in certain market segments. However, a slight year-over-year decrease of 0.5% in PPSF suggests a complex interplay of market forces. Meanwhile, the median sales price experienced a robust growth, climbing 1.9% from the previous quarter and marking a 7.8% increase year-over-year, reflecting a sustained interest in Manhattan's new developments despite broader economic uncertainties. Sales Volume and Sponsor Sales: A Closer Look A striking aspect of the report is the 29.3% decrease in sponsor sales from the previous quarter, coupled with a 38.9% reduction in total sales volume. These figures indicate a cooling in transaction activity, which could be attributed to a variety of factors, including market saturation, economic headwinds, or a natural cyclical downturn. Despite this, the rise in median sales prices points to a market that values quality and location, with buyers willing to invest in premium new developments. Neighborhood Spotlight: Diverse Trends Across Manhattan The Upper West Side stands out as a beacon of activity, capturing 20.14% of Manhattan's new development sales, underscoring its allure among buyers. The report also highlights significant variances across neighborhoods: Midtown East experienced the most substantial quarterly upswing in PPSF and median sales price, suggesting a resurgence of interest or a unique market condition favoring this area. Conversely, the Upper East Side faced the largest downturn, possibly due to shifting buyer preferences or an adjustment in pricing strategies. Highlight Transactions: Central Park Tower and More A notable transaction in the report is a sale at Central Park Tower, where a unit sold for $18,077,475 or $5,373.77 per square foot, showcasing the high-end market's vitality. Such transactions, while exceptional, underscore the enduring appeal of luxury developments in prime NYC locations. Forward-Looking Insights: What's Next for NYC? As we peer into 2024, our conversation with Kliegerman and Thomas will explore potential market trajectories. With the insights gleaned from the Q4 report, we'll discuss anticipated trends, investment opportunities, and the evolving landscape of Manhattan's real estate market.

Duration:01:00:00

#124 A Look at London with Knight Frank

2/8/2024
Join us on Boroughs and Burbs episode #124 for a Look at London, with our guests Laura Dam Villena, Partner & Head of Hyde Park Sales and Ed Hopkinson-Woolley, Senior Sales Negotiator at the Knight Frank Global Headquarters. As they give a geographical overview of the London Market, we will explore neighborhood by neighborhood what each has to offer and how things are changing. These two experts will give us an economic overview of how the market is doing now and we will hear their forecast for 2024. You won’t want to miss it!

Duration:01:00:00

#124 A Look at London with Knight Frank

2/8/2024
Join us on Boroughs and Burbs episode #124 for a Look at London, with our guests Laura Dam Villena, Partner & Head of Hyde Park Sales and Ed Hopkinson-Woolley, Senior Sales Negotiator at the Knight Frank Global Headquarters. As they give a geographical overview of the London Market, we will explore neighborhood by neighborhood what each has to offer and how things are changing. These two experts will give us an economic overview of how the market is doing now and we will hear their forecast for 2024. You won’t want to miss it!

Duration:01:00:00

#123: Coastal Insurance

2/1/2024
Join us for an enlightening episode featuring two seasoned insurance experts, Chris Martens from AssuredPartners and Nicholas Phillips from Goosehead Insurance. We're diving deep into the dynamic world of insurance, exploring the latest trends and vital insights you need to know. ??? Coastal Coverage Unveiled: From the Hamptons to Palm Beach, Nantucket to Hilton Head, we'll demystify coastal insurance and provide essential information for homeowners in these picturesque regions. ?? Stay Informed: Discover how the insurance landscape is evolving and what it means for you, whether you're a homeowner or business owner. Get the inside scoop on staying protected in an ever-changing world. Tune in to Episode #123 and stay ahead of the insurance game. Don't miss out! Get the insurance insights you need to thrive in coastal communities!

Duration:01:00:00

#123: Coastal Insurance

2/1/2024
Join us for an enlightening episode featuring two seasoned insurance experts, Chris Martens from AssuredPartners and Nicholas Phillips from Goosehead Insurance. We're diving deep into the dynamic world of insurance, exploring the latest trends and vital insights you need to know. ??? Coastal Coverage Unveiled: From the Hamptons to Palm Beach, Nantucket to Hilton Head, we'll demystify coastal insurance and provide essential information for homeowners in these picturesque regions. ?? Stay Informed: Discover how the insurance landscape is evolving and what it means for you, whether you're a homeowner or business owner. Get the inside scoop on staying protected in an ever-changing world. Tune in to Episode #123 and stay ahead of the insurance game. Don't miss out! Get the insurance insights you need to thrive in coastal communities!

Duration:01:00:00

#122 NOVA: Not quite Virginia or not quite DC?

1/25/2024
Join us for Episode #122 as we uncover the vibrant, multifaceted Northern Virginia market. Gain valuable insights, dispel myths, and get to know this incredible region that's more than just politics. Let's dive into Northern Virginia's real estate riches and learn what makes this area truly special! ?? Explore Northern Virginia's Rich Tapestry with Our Expert Guests! Join us on Episode #122 of Boroughs & Burbs, where we're diving into Northern Virginia's allure with our esteemed guests: ?? Beyond Government: Shari Gronvall from Compass provides insights into NOVA's diverse economy, going beyond the government sector. ?? Hidden Treasures: Laura Bean and the Shively Team from Douglas Elliman reveal the beauty of NOVA's beaches, wineries, and scenic equestrian properties. ?? Wealth Beyond Measure: Discover NOVA's affluence where three of the top 25 wealthiest U.S. counties call home! Tune in to Episode #122 and get the inside scoop on Northern Virginia's vibrant real estate scene. Explore the riches of Northern Virginia with our expert guests!

Duration:01:00:00

#122 NOVA: Not quite Virginia or not quite DC?

1/25/2024
Join us for Episode #122 as we uncover the vibrant, multifaceted Northern Virginia market. Gain valuable insights, dispel myths, and get to know this incredible region that's more than just politics. Let's dive into Northern Virginia's real estate riches and learn what makes this area truly special! ?? Explore Northern Virginia's Rich Tapestry with Our Expert Guests! Join us on Episode #122 of Boroughs & Burbs, where we're diving into Northern Virginia's allure with our esteemed guests: ?? Beyond Government: Shari Gronvall from Compass provides insights into NOVA's diverse economy, going beyond the government sector. ?? Hidden Treasures: Laura Bean and the Shively Team from Douglas Elliman reveal the beauty of NOVA's beaches, wineries, and scenic equestrian properties. ?? Wealth Beyond Measure: Discover NOVA's affluence where three of the top 25 wealthiest U.S. counties call home! Tune in to Episode #122 and get the inside scoop on Northern Virginia's vibrant real estate scene. Explore the riches of Northern Virginia with our expert guests!

Duration:01:00:00

#121 Beyond the Sale: Life you Love

1/18/2024
Today, Boroughs & Burbs presents Episode #121: Beyond the Sale, Life You Love. Join us for a show that is relevant for all agents, entrepreneurs and sales people who are putting together a business plan for 2024. Are we being strategic about our plans for growth? Are our business plans transactional, focused mainly on counting up the sales and hoping for a higher number? Do we think the solution is more cold calling? Probably not. We know that consultative selling is fundamentally a relationship business, that most of the business comes from the relationships we nurture, the trust we earn. Our guests today are Jerri Udelson, an author and master certified coach, and Ken Tutunjian, her co-author who has managed agents for decades towards a sustainable work-life balance. We thought January would be the perfect time to talk with these two experts on crafting a better plan for 2024!

Duration:01:00:00

#121 Beyond the Sale: Life you Love

1/18/2024
Today, Boroughs & Burbs presents Episode #121: Beyond the Sale, Life You Love. Join us for a show that is relevant for all agents, entrepreneurs and sales people who are putting together a business plan for 2024. Are we being strategic about our plans for growth? Are our business plans transactional, focused mainly on counting up the sales and hoping for a higher number? Do we think the solution is more cold calling? Probably not. We know that consultative selling is fundamentally a relationship business, that most of the business comes from the relationships we nurture, the trust we earn. Our guests today are Jerri Udelson, an author and master certified coach, and Ken Tutunjian, her co-author who has managed agents for decades towards a sustainable work-life balance. We thought January would be the perfect time to talk with these two experts on crafting a better plan for 2024!

Duration:01:00:00

#120 NYC End of Year Market Report

1/11/2024
Join us this week on Boroughs & Burbs as we wrap up an eventful year in New York City's real estate market and set our sights on what lies ahead in 2024. In this special year-end recap, we're taking a deep dive into the trends, challenges, and opportunities that defined the past year in NYC real estate. Our seasoned experts, Roberto Cabrera and Jonathan Miller from Miller Samuel, bring their unparalleled insights to the table. From shifting market dynamics and pricing trends to the impact of external factors, we'll provide a comprehensive analysis to help you make informed decisions in the year to come. So whether you're a buyer, seller, or just curious about the state of the NYC real estate scene, tune in to get the inside scoop on what's in store for the Big Apple in 2024. Don't miss this episode of Boroughs & Burbs – your go-to source for all things real estate in the city that never sleeps.

Duration:01:00:00