Westchester Real Estate News

Torching Last Year

Torching Last Year

After crunching the numbers a bit, I have some good news to report. The firm is 30% ahead of last year at this time for transactions closed, and 15% over last year for dollar volume closed. On April 20, 2017,…

J. Philip Welcomes Stephanie Finney

J. Philip Welcomes Stephanie Finney

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” ― Henry David Thoreau My first impression of Stephanie was that she announced on…

Of Saints, Josephs, and J’s

Of Saints, Josephs, and J’s

Today, March 19th, is the feast of St Joseph, my namesake. Yes- the “J” stands for Joseph. My father, Joseph S Faranda, wanted to name me Joseph, and my mother, who had successfully avoided the matter with my three older…

Our Yard Sign Makes “Wakefield”

Our Yard Sign Makes “Wakefield”

Back in 2015 the firm was contacted by a producer in Hollywood asking to see our sign for possible use in a movie they were producing. You might be wondering why they’d contact little old J. Philip Real Estate, but…

On Powerful Women in Real Estate, Revisited.

On Powerful Women in Real Estate, Revisited.

In observance of International Women’s Day, I’d like to pay a tribute to the many fine women who have made our firm what it is. In 2012 I wrote a post on how I expected to build my firm with powerful…

J. Philip Real Estate Welcomes Imelda Cruz Avellan

J. Philip Real Estate Welcomes Imelda Cruz Avellan

Not many entries in this journal are “firsts” for me anymore, and this is a great pleasure to share. One of the firm’s very newest agents is actually the daughter of one of our established agents. It is very tempting…