Leaning over a desk and blocking a small section at the left bottom of the big screen is the personable auctioneer and, left foreground, my hat.
A technologically impressive outfit called Bid on the City ventured into the Big Apple last spring, I think, with the auction by mouse, TV remote, telephone and live audience of two properties. Yesterday, I decided it was high time to pay a visit.
My reaction to the sale of 10 Manhattan townhouses and apartments that went on the block was decidedly mixed. Continue reading →