HGTV’s “Selling New York” follows CORE agents as they navigate the country’s most competitive—and compelling—real estate market. Here’s our behind-the-scenes look at Episode #502, which first aired on February 2, 2012. For more SNY recaps, click here.
In “Old Listings Get Some New Life,” CORE Managing Director Tom Postilio was under the gun to sell one of his most unique listings. After six months on the market at $3.495 million, the eclectic triplex penthouse at 135 West 58th Street in Midtown wasn’t generating much interest from buyers. Apparently, purple couches and flamboyant décor just aren’t for everyone. In an attempt to breathe new life into the listing, Tom proposed a radical million-dollar price drop and a furniture swap to attract a larger pool of New York City brokers and buyers, and sure enough, that’s just what happened. The end of the episode ended with an offer on the apartment, and it has since sold for $2.4 million in cash!
Keep on reading for some exclusive behind-the-scenes information about what didn’t make it into last night’s episode of “Selling New York” and what happened after the cameras stopped rolling!