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Done Deals: Textbook trade for Lewis

Compass agent Brian Lewis just closed on a textbook deal.  Smart staging and ‟spot on” pricing helped him close on a Park Slope condo nearly $60,000 over ask in less than 60 days.

“I wish I had 10 of these condos to sell right now,” said Lewis. “Smart seller staged it and priced it spot on. Note to all sellers: imitate this strategy.”
Lewis started himself a bidding war when he listed the two bedroom, 2-bath condo 4B at 145 Park Place for $1.195 million.

He said the “easy-to-love” home has “a tasteful, comfortable layout that is both practical and attractive.”
The living/dining room is double-wide, the kitchen open and furnished in stainless steel appliances and the master bedroom is king sized, en-suite and sun-filled,

A local family won the bidding and was repped by Benjamin Willig of Anchor Associates Group.



Lenox Hill
188 E70th St. #17A

Two bedroom, 2.5-bath apartment entry gallery leading to the bedrooms in one wing and the living room,formal dining room and kitchen in the other. Formal dining room, master bedroom suite with walk-in closet and en-suite white marble bathroom. The second bedroom has an en-suite marble bathroom and a wall of closets. Marble powder room and large Kitchen. Trafalgar House is a white-glove condo built in 1986 in a classic pre-war style. There is a full-time doorman, 24-hour concierge and resident manager and residents can enjoy a health club, atrium lounge with catering kitchen, playroom, laundry room and private storage area. CC: $2,287. Time on Market: 148 days. Asking price: $1,900,000. Agents: Mark Cohen, Brown Harris Stevens; Tytus Ciechorski, R New York (pictured).

Lincoln Square
30 W63rd St. #16E

One bedroom apartment with open kitchen, solid oak floors and new double-pane windows. Located half a block from Central Park, building is close to myriad of transportation options, shopping and restaurants. 30 Lincoln condominium has 24-hour doorman and concierge services. A rooftop club offers views of Central Park, gym, indoor pool, wooden deck and steam room. The Luxury Club also offers a lounge with fireplace and Wifi, a pool table, playroom and outdoor patio. Asking price: $1,370,000. CC: $586. Time on Market: 44 days. Agents: Michelle Kim, Halstead; Manju Masand, R New York

165 West End Ave. #16G

Alcove studio with walk-in closet and dressing area. Main room has living and dining area and home office. The kitchen and bathroom have been upgraded. Low maintenance includes gas and electricity. Amenities include gym, laundry, parking garage, play room, dry cleaner and bike room. The complex has a private park that includes a playground and a basketball court. Asking price: $499,000. CC: $981. Time on Market: 145 Days. Agent: Danielle Kent, R New York.

Sutton Place
2 Sutton South . #7E

One bedroom, 2-bath apartment. Foyer, sunken living room with custom moldings, LED lighting, and marble mantle with fireplace. Past the dining room with custom-built banquet seating, the newly renovated, windowed kitchen features a stone backsplash and countertops, and appliances from Subzero and Bosch. Asking Price: $1,195,000. CC: $2,347. Days on Market: 143 days. Agents: Steven Gottlieb and June L Gottlieb of Warburg Realty.

Murray Hill
140 E40th St. #3G

Studio co-op in Art Deco building. Pre-war details such as beamed ceilings, parquet floors, casement windows and arched entryway. Updated open kitchen and windowed bathroom with classic subway tile and original deep cast iron tub. Building amenities include a furnished roof deck with Empire State Building views, part-time attended lobby, bike storage and central laundry room. Asking Price: $399,000. CC: $683. Days on the Market: 6 weeks. Agents: Nancy Kaminsky, Douglas Elliman; Royce Cara Berler, Citi Habitats.

201 E36 St. #8F

808 s/f two bedroom, 1-bath condo in post-war elevator building, Murray Hill Terrace Condominium. 24-hour doorman, storage, laundry, central a/c, marble bath. CC: $940. Asking price: $996,000; 10 weeks on the market. Agents: Elliot Bogod, Broadway Realty; Michael Comandini, Keller Williams.

East Village
110 Third Ave. #10C

Three bedroom, 2.5-bath home. Master suite with walk-in closet and en suite, marble spa bath. Generous closet space, foyer, high ceilings, oak flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows, central hvac, washer/dryer, and balcony. Asking price: $2,750,000. CC: $1,884. Days on Market: 101 Days. Agents: Brian K. Lewis of Compass.


246 Cornelia St. B10

Two-bedroom, 1-bath HDFC co-op on the second floor of a walk-up building. Southern exposure through oversized windows, hardwood floors and an in-unit washer/dryer. Eat-in kitchen with black granite countertops and windowed ceramic tile bath with original cast iron tub and brand new vanity. Asking Price: $360,000. CC: $531. Days on the Market: 43 weeks. Agents: Daniel Antman, LG Fairmont; Jessica Kaufman, Citi Habitats (pictured).

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