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Hot Topic: Elizabeth Kee in the Wall Street Journal

19 July, 2017 posted by: CORE

Did you catch our very own Elizabeth Kee in the Wall Street Journal last week? Elizabeth was interviewed for a feature on the Spireworks app – the secret app that lets used change the colors of New York City skyscrapers. Click the link to read about Elizabeth’s experience with the app at 93 Worth‘s penthouse launch party!

Click here to read the full article: Friends in High Places: Secret App Makes Manhattan Skyscrapers Change Color



 

Hot Topic: Tribeca Loft in the Wall Street Journal

12 July, 2017 posted by: CORE

Last week, the Wall Street Journal named Jarrod Guy Randolph and Elizabeth Kee‘s listing at 60 Beach Street, 3B “House of the Day.” The Tribeca loft was highlighted for its year-long renovation that included painting the exposed brick white and adding white oak floors in a herringbone pattern. Click below to read more about the renovation and see more of this stunning home!

Click here to read the full article: A Tailor-Made Tribeca Loft



 

Hot Topic: Talking Mentorship with The Real Deal

31 May, 2017 posted by: CORE

Did you catch our very own Elizabeth Kee, Tony Sargent and Andrea Wells on The Real Deal last week? These agents were interviewed for a feature on the value of fostering a collaborative environment in the world of New York City real estate. Click the link to read what each had to say about the importance of mentorship and its prevalence at CORE!

Click here to read the full article: Winning friends and influencing brokers: How mentors can make or break a real estate career



 

Hot Topic: Kee Gets Creative

25 January, 2017 posted by: CORE

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Looking for creative ways to minimize a home’s flaws and get it ready to sell? CORE’s Elizabeth Kee was featured in The New York Times last week offering tips on how to make low ceilings look and seem much higher. To make the ceilings at her listing at 132 West 22nd Street, 8FL look higher, she added floor-to-ceiling curtains. Click the link and discover more innovative ways to deal with the quirks found in some New York City homes.

Click here to read the full article: Selling a Home in the City? Turn Those Quirks Into Assets



 

Dwell Diaries: 306 West 100th Street, 55

29 November, 2016 posted by: CORE

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Dwell Diaries provides a peek at a “day-in-the-life” in one of CORE’s exclusive listings. From master suites to neighborhood hotspots, our diary doesn’t spare a detail!

Waking up on the Upper West Side never ceases to inspire – especially when New York City’s cultural icons such as The Dead PoetMetropolitan Opera and Zabar’s are nearby. It’s no surprise then that so many home seekers move to the neighborhood and never want to live anywhere else.

306 West 100th Street, 55 is not only a few short blocks away from some of New York City’s most treasured landmarks but also evokes it’s own historical significance as a pre-war building with a private marble lobby. Details like original wainscoting, soaring ceiling heights and decorative crown molding in this spacious co-op remind you that you’re waking up amidst local history.

Should the weather permit, you can start your day by enjoying an invigorating jog through Riverside Park, the scenic waterfront public park that is just down the block from 306 West 100th Street, 55. 4 miles will fly by when you’re able to gaze at the Hudson River. Need to refuel after your morning workout? Stop by The Health Nuts near West 99th Street and Broadway for an energizing smoothie.

Weekends on the Upper West Side are idyllic for New York City’s foodies and art lovers. Why not brunch at the New-York Historical Society’s airy cafe, Caffee Storico? Venetian-inspired appetizers and hand-crafted pastas are appropriately indulgent on a Saturday afternoon. The local favorite Good Enough to Eat is predictably packed on weekend night but who can resist the American comfort food at this casual, farmhouse-themed spot? Fancy some high-brow culture for the weekend? Lincoln Center is close by and houses the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Opera and more.

For a night cap following the show at Lincoln Center, grab a table at The Dead Poet, where every cocktail is named after American poets such as Edgar Allen Poe and Robert Frost. Culture, cuisine and craft cocktails – a day in the life at 306 West 100th Street, 55 is nothing short of vibrant!



   

CORE in the News

17 March, 2014 posted by: CORE

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

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Bless Our Happy Home Sale
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal quotes CORE’s Elizabeth Kee in a piece about St. Joseph statues.

Listing of the Day
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Patrick Lilly and Andres Soto‘s Forest Hill’s listing is showcased as one of last week’s “Listing of the Day” features.

House of the Day: 252 Carlton Avenue
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Doug Bowen and Paul Johansen‘s Fort Greene townhouse listing is featured as one of last week’s “House of the Day” properties.



 

Three of a Kind: Westside Wonders

11 September, 2013 posted by: CORE

Often regarded for its close proximity to the renowned Central Park, the Upper West Side remains one of the most sought after neighborhoods for New Yorkers to live in.  Home to noted Manhattan cornerstones such as Columbia University and Lincoln Center, the Upper West Side is also one of many cultural hubs this city has to offer.  Take a look at these three properties that represent the finest in Uptown living.

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Where: 250 West 90th Street, 15H
Size: 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom
Asking: $1,795,000
Listed by: Oliver Brown

Located in the heart of the Upper West Side, this unique, corner 2-bedroom home offers open north and east exposures through oversized picture windows, offering unparalleled views of the local skyline. Professionally-designed and decorated, the large sunny living room with balcony connects to the windowed dining room. Two spacious bedrooms and two and one half baths complete this home. Additional amenities include a full-time concierge, central air conditioning, rooftop, year-round pool, gym, party room and roof deck, perfect for entertaining guests. Read the rest of this entry »



 

CORE in the News

22 January, 2013 posted by: CORE

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

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What Kind of Fireplace Do You Get for $8.5 Million?
New York Magazine

With temperatures diving below freezing, New York Magazine took a moment to roundup some of the best fireplaces currently on the market in NYC. Emily and Elizabeth Beare’s Upper East Side townhouse exclusive at 407 East 75th Street made the cut for its modern, minimalistic fireplace.

Just Sold!
New York Post

Jarrod Guy Randolph’s recent penthouse sale at the Upper East Side’s Isis condominium was featured. Although the penthouse sold in what seems like no time at all, Jarrod completely changed the space by fully staging it in September. Check out his full, “before and after” staging post here. Read the rest of this entry »



 

5 Things You Didn’t See on this Week’s ‘Selling New York’

18 January, 2013 posted by: CORE

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 #608, which first aired on January 17, 2013. For more SNY recaps, click here.

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In SNY episode #608 entitled “Slide Show,” Elizabeth Kee and Lindsee Silverstein team up to list a penthouse in the “A Building” at 425 East 13th Street. The seller is a young, world class poker player who has taken his bachelor pad up a notch with a sculptural slide that combines two penthouse apartments. This listing is a true game changer with a sprawling floor plan, multiple private outdoor spaces and a game/media room. Combined with a double height atrium and floor-to-ceiling windows which offer open city views, this penthouse with a slide is a truly a unique dream home.

After 15 other potential agents were interviewed, Elizabeth and Lindsee were selected to list this unique property because of their candor about the face-lift needed to achieve the seller’s ambitious asking price. Also, their creative ways offered to market the apartment without removal of the slide (as most other agents suggested) sealed the deal. With the slide remaining, these resourceful agents were able to lose the frat house feel and upgrade the property to emulate a sleek home – perfect for entertaining.

Part of the customized marketing plan included an influencer’s event, which targeted young, influential industry gurus, who this listing would appeal to.  The catered event with a noted local mixologist, renowned spin artist, and prominent sommelier added to the event’s huge success.

Read the rest of this entry »



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