HGTV’s “Selling New York” follows along with CORE agents as they navigate the country’s most competitive—and compelling—real estate market. Here’s our behind-the-scenes look at Episode 311, which first aired on August 25, 2011. For more SNY epilogues, click here.
In this week’s episode, “Seeing is Believing,” SNY alum Maggie Kent partners with fellow CORE agent John Harrison to help a young client, Vanessa, navigate the intimidating Manhattan real estate market as she searches for her first apartment. After losing a competitive bidding war on what Vanessa thought would be her dream apartment, Maggie and John had to tackle the challenge of picking up the pieces and starting the apartment search all over again.
Continue reading for some exclusive behind-the-scenes information about what happened after the cameras stopped rolling and what didn’t make it into last night’s episode of “Selling New York!”
1) Initially, John began showing Vanessa apartments in the $700,000 range, but could quickly tell that she wanted more out of an apartment. Maggie called the apartment hunt not a process of elimination, but rather “a process of addition,” stating that the more apartments Vanessa saw, the more items she added to her wish list. CORE’s experts ended up showing Vanessa around 60 apartments in total. John said that the more options a client sees, the better able he is to meet their needs.
Kirk proved to be quite the leader as he played “Captain Kirk” to his very own “Team Enterprise”. Continue reading for some exclusive information on last night’s episode of “Selling New York”!