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  • May 18, 2021

    Are You Paralyzed by Fear or by Reality?

    I work with a couple that have been looking for an apartment for-ev-er. Like, if she were pregnant when we...
  • May 4, 2021

    The 5 Glass-Shattering Habits that Landed Me on Million-Dollar Listing

    See this woman? Do you see her hair? Do you see the clothes she put herself in? Do you see...
  • April 20, 2021

    Should You Buy in New York and Rent in the Country or Vice Versa?

    Living in New York City: it’s taxis, subways, street performers, museums, music, dance, haggling, art, performances, parks, cars, bodegas, restaurants,...
  • March 23, 2021

    Playing the Real Estate Game to Win

    Am I doing enough?  It’s the question that haunts moms. It’s the question that haunts business owners. As a mom...
  • March 2, 2021

    From Real Estate Porn to Revenge Spending

    This past month, SNL had this hilarious skit about illicit late night fantasies about something new, something exciting. On Zillow. ...
  • February 23, 2021

    The Real Services of a 21st Century Real Estate Agent

    Listings used to be literal notecards in boxes in the office.  When photography came around, that was considered a huge...
  • February 9, 2021

    How to Buy As a Couple – And Stay In Love in the Process

    As a couple, all your issues will be revealed in one of two places: couples therapy or buying an apartment...
  • January 25, 2021

    Why Buying Real Estate in New York City is So Unique

    Why do we put ourselves through what it takes to buy in New York City? Because owning a piece of...
  • January 12, 2021

    How to List Your Home in Winter

    Sure, it’s cold, dark, and the way is paved with slush, but for whatever reason, now is the time you...
  • December 15, 2020

    Where Are the Real Dealz in New York City

    The other day I took out a buyer who kept asking me, “Where are the real deals?” How much of...
  • December 1, 2020

    How to Buy an Investment Property Right

    Oh, how Instagram makes it look so easy. Investment properties! Passive income! Simply collect your rent and live fabulously on...
  • November 24, 2020

    New York City Real Estate: The Embarrassment of Choice

    Right now, Manhattan real estate is, as the Italians say, l’imbarazzo della scelta. An embarrassment of choice. If we don’t...
  • August 13, 2021

    The Essential Mindset Shift from Spending to Investing

    Let me ask you a question: how much should I budget on clothes this year? As a luxury broker in...
  • July 14, 2021

    Find Your Niche by Deciding Who You’re Going to Disappoint

    If you feel like you need to please everyone all the time, allow one of the world’s top business experts...
  • June 29, 2021

    When You’re in Over Your Head, You Have No Choice But to Grow

    Tony Robbins says that most people overestimate what they can do in a year and underestimate what they can do...
  • June 15, 2021

    Your Real Estate Branding Starts Now

    If you want to make it in the real estate business, you’ve got to prioritize personal branding – it’s up...
  • June 1, 2021

    How to Mentor Yourself as a Real Estate Broker

    Being your own boss is dreamy, but there’s an undeniable downside. A great boss offers accountability, a sounding board and...
  • May 4, 2021

    The 5 Glass-Shattering Habits that Landed Me on Million-Dollar Listing

    See this woman? Do you see her hair? Do you see the clothes she put herself in? Do you see...
  • April 6, 2021

    Are You Still Behind the Scenes or Ready to Run the Show?

    For the last 15 years, I’ve inundated my psyche (and bookshelves) with literature on how to shut out all the...
  • March 10, 2021

    Lessons Learned From Leaving . . . Then Coming Back.

    Homecoming After four years away, I’m returning to my old stomping grounds at Douglas Elliman.  Going back? Isn’t that…going backwards? ...
  • December 29, 2020

    How You Can Use 2020 to Grow

    When it comes to personal growth, I usually do it in intervals. I sprint and digest, sprint and digest. The...
  • August 10, 2020

    Putting Your Own Oxygen Mask on First

    Let’s look at it head-on ladies, the word we moms fear most: selfish.  Mothers are giving. Mothers are selfless. Mothers...
  • July 17, 2020

    Do You Need a Coach, an Assistant, or a Therapist?

    The camel’s back can break in so many ways. Too stressed. Too busy. Then a dish falls. A meeting gets...
  • July 8, 2020

    What Every Badass Real Estate Broker Gets Right About Lead Generation

    You’re always generating leads, right? Every dinner party, every meeting, every chance encounter with a stranger. I’m a broker! Hire...