Westchester Real Estate News

What Does a “For Sale by Owner” Want?

What Does a “For Sale by Owner” Want?

This past Tuesday I was wrapping up a team meeting with 5 agents. The question came up on how to list “For Sale by Owner” properties. Before I continue, let me state that it’s fairly established that most “FSBOs” eventually…

On Low Inventory of Homes for Sale

On Low Inventory of Homes for Sale

Westchester and the surrounding counties are seeing a peculiar phenomenon causing no small amount of consternation to home buyers. There simply aren’t many homes for sale. This is especially the case for homes one might consider in the starter home category; we…

Honoring The J. Philip Producers, 2016-17

Honoring The J. Philip Producers, 2016-17

Evaluating the sales of the many team members of the company from the 2nd half of 2016 through the first half of 2017 yields some very happy news. I’d like to extend my heartiest congratulations to the top producing agents in…

Money isn’t Everything: On Firing a Top Producer

Money isn’t Everything: On Firing a Top Producer

A few weeks ago, Jenn Maher and I made the difficult decision to ask the top producing agent at J. Philip Real Estate to leave the company. These sorts of decisions aren’t made lightly, and such a move cannot help…

J. Philip Real Estate Welcomes Elena Kupka

J. Philip Real Estate Welcomes Elena Kupka

The firm is growing (happily) and more importantly, it is with quality people. Among our newest associates is Elena Kupka, a woman of high character and commitment.  I met Elena in 2013 when I listed her home in Briarcliff Manor. After…

State of J. Philip Real Estate, 2016 Edition

State of J. Philip Real Estate, 2016 Edition

I write this with a feeling of deep appreciation. The 2016 numbers are still being tallied, but I am beyond thrilled to say (as I did last year and in the several years preceding it) that this year has been…