November 28th, 2012 posted by CORE

While Selling New York is momentarily taking a break from new episodes, our agents have been busy putting together some helpful tips for sellers and buyers to use as go-tos when making a decision on anything from a first-time apartment buy, to sprucing up before a showing. Be sure to stop by next week to see the first post of this series!



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November 27th, 2012 posted by CORE

250 Mercer Street C-616 01

Where250 Mercer Street, C616
Size: 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom
Asking: $695,000
Listed byChristopher Massey

This home brings together all of the  elements of an ideal starter apartment- prime location, great layout and classic details with modern finishes.  Originally designed by Wheeler Smith in 1888 and turned into a co-op in 1986, this building sits on Mercer Street between 3rd and 4th Streets in the desirable NoHo neighborhood.  Take in the city views through the oversized casement windows. Additionally the home features a beautiful open kitchen and sunken living room allowing for comfortable and sleek day-to-day living.



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November 26th, 2012 posted by CORE

A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.



310 West 52 Street PHA 01

“A Dream New York Penthouse”

Wall Street Journal

Owning a New York penthouse at 310 West 52nd Street was a dream-come-true for producer Don Blanton. Now, the place that gave him views of a city that has seen him through good times and bad is on the market for $5.95 million. View the slideshow of this gorgeous property listed by Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon.

“Ultimate Kitchens for the Holidays”

Forbes

Jarrod Guy Randolph was quoted in an article spotlighting dream kitchens sure to set a merry mood not just for holiday house guests — but for the host too.



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November 20th, 2012 posted by CORE

With Thanksgiving a day away, a home with great entertaining features is increasingly valuable. Having a warm, comfortable and convenient place to gather and celebrate with those who matter most is something to truly be thankful for. Check out these three listings all with unique offerings making them party worthy.

27 West 19th Street PH 01

Where: 27 West 19th Street, PH
Asking: $6,850,000
Size: 3,000SF
Listed by: Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare

When it comes to being designed for entertaining, this listing is the ultimate. Spanning two floors of the Emory condominium, this Colin Cowie-designed penthouse is complete with every modern convenience imaginable. The sparkling open kitchen and dining room has two secret pocket doors that can close off the dining room for a truly intimate entertaining space.

365 West 20th Street 11-C 01

Where: 365 West 20th Street, 11C
Asking: $799,000
Listed by: Lawrence Treglia

The kitchen is the center of a home. This residence’s warm and inviting kitchen is sure to host many memorable dinner parties. The premium finishes and appliances will make cooking a breeze and the open layout and bar with seating make this a prime spot to relax and chat with guests.

66-Ninth-Ave_01

Where: 66 Ninth Avenue, 4W
Asking: $3,750,000
Size: 1,735SF
Listed by: Tony Sargeant

This stunning and sleek loft manages to embody both an open and spacious environment while maintaining an intimate setting- a host’s dream. The expansive windows, which give incredible natural light and beautiful views, are the perfect backdrop for any party.  This home is sure to make your guests feel like they are in a private oasis above Manhattan. And preparation will be a snap in the spacious kitchen with plenty of counter space.



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November 20th, 2012 posted by CORE

21 East 22nd Street 10GH 01

Where: 21 East 22nd Street, 10GH
Size: 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms
Asking: $2,400,000
Listed by: Vickey Barron and Michael Rubin

Loft living denotes open space, light and the flexibility to create the home of your dreams.  The sprawling space at 21 East 22nd Street, 10GH currently has well-thought-out walls erected to create an entry foyer and hallway which lead into a 33-foot wide entertaining space with open kitchen. The large master suite has a seating area and a nook perfect for a home office. The second bedroom boasts plentiful closet space and a bathroom en suite. With open, southern city views, seven oversized windows and beamed ceilings, what more could you want? Perhaps the option to use the space as-is, or the ability to remove the walls and customize a space perfect for you.



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November 19th, 2012 posted by CORE

A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.

One Museum Mile“Read the Book, Buy the Condo” & “More Small Dogs and Big Homes Prices”
The New York Times

One Museum Mile is featured for hosting a book launch as a way of promoting its new-to-market properties. The building is also noted in an article on the transformation of Upper Manhattan.

“It’s Officially Penthouse Time at Chelsea’s Walker Tower”
Curbed

After being introduced by The New York Times for having asking prices up to $10,000 per foot, three of Walker Tower’s penthouses came on the market last week. This news also landed one of the penthouses in The Real Deal’s “priciest units to hit the market” spot as well as a pick up by Zimbio.

“In San Francisco, Life without “Starchitects”
The New York Times

Walker Tower, whose namesake Ralph Walker, was a somewhat forgotten “starchitect,” is featured in a piece on the lack of statement architecture in San Francisco and its surrounding areas.



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November 16th, 2012 posted by CORE

93 mural

We know you’ve been waiting with baited breath for any information about our new Tribeca development at 93 Worth. There’s been a lot of buzz (including the project gracing the cover of New York Post’s fall new development preview), but not much information has been shared on this new conversion project. Amid the construction this week, we captured a mural artist painting the 93 Worth logo on the alley which will greet potential buyers as they enter the building to check out the model units.



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November 15th, 2012 posted by CORE

166 Perry Street 6C

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this newly listed 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment on Perry Street has all of us commenting on its beautiful photos – inside and out. Located at 166 Perry Street, a unique new development where each residence is a corner unit, this modern home is perched above a classic, tree-lined street in the West Village. Floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings and an open layout make this apartment effortlessly warm and welcoming.

See more pictures of this new exclusive below.

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November 14th, 2012 posted by Shaun Osher

I’m a firm believer that a real estate company’s success, and the brand it builds, is largely reliant on one thing:

Oliver BrownThe agent.

Having worked as a successful agent in the City for over a decade (prior to starting CORE), I have a different perspective on this topic than most.

The importance of the agent as an ambassador of our brand is tantamount to our success.

And never underestimated.
Everything that impacts “who we are” is in the agent’s hands. From handing out a business card with our collective names on it to successfully negotiating and closing a deal.

I am pleased to announce that Oliver Brown has joined us. With over 20 years of experience selling in NY, he has built a business and reputation that is exemplary and we are proud to have him as an ambassador of our brand.

Shaun Osher is the Founder and CEO of CORE.



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November 13th, 2012 posted by CORE

A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.

“Top Residential Agents of the Week” michael graves
The Real Deal

Michael Graves is featured as one of the “Top Residential Agents of the Week” for his deal at 166 Duane Street.

“On the Market”
Gotham

The history and conversion of Walker Tower was profiled as a “Haute Property.” Ralph Walker’s vision for the building, initially designed as a telephone building, was preserved and honored through the meticulous restoration and the exhibit honoring the architect’s complete body of work. The care for the original details paired with the luxury finishes and amenities make this an unmatchable residence a New York City “masterpiece.”

“House of the Day”
AOL Real Estate

Noted for its stunning views and modern, sleek styling, the combination unit at One Museum Mile was highlighted. The building’s impressive amenities list as well as its positioning near to Museum Mile’s icons make this residence a spectacular opportunity for a buyer to create their dream home.



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