My client wants to see a $1.5 million combined apartment on the Upper West Side, as she put it, ASAP.
It happens that I sold her loft and then represented her in the purchase of a $2 million co-op almost two years ago. It also happens that she is a very high-producing broker in another jurisdiction, where, it happens, I viewed her as my mentor.
I give you this background because she is a client, not a customer. In other words, she is committed to working with me, not anyone else.
On Saturday evening, when I called the listing broker (from a half-baked firm) about the co-op that she and her husband are eager to see, the relevant part of the conversation went something like this: (more…)