Category Archives: I’m New to TrueGotham

TrueGotham TV Explores Square Feet: Episode Four

Last week on TGTV we discussed the various methods by which square footage can be measure with an emphasis on the liberties that developers sometimes take in adding common areas, etc to an apartment’s stated square footage.  Don Meade also … Continue reading

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TrueGotham TV Explores Square Feet: Episode Three

In last week’s episode of TGTV, our panel of experts shared the results of measuring a property and we suprisingly saw that each of them came up with numbers relatively close to one another.   It appears that each of them … Continue reading

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TrueGotham TV Explores Square Feet: Episode Two

In last week’s pilot episode of TrueGotham TV we met our expert panel,  Jonathan Miller from RadarLogic and Miller Samuel Appraisers, Yungie Hahn from H2 Architects, and Don Meade from Quality Floor Plans, and saw exactly how they go about measuring … Continue reading

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Inman News: 25 Most Influential Real Estate Bloggers 2007

I just received an email from Joel Burslem of Future of Real Estate Marketing that I have been named one of the 25 Most Influential Real Estate Bloggers for 2007.  I’m absolutely honored to have been named to this list.  Congrats to … Continue reading

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TrueGotham TV Explores Square Feet: Why The Mystery?

If you’re a regular reader of TrueGotham, there’s no secret to how I feel about discrepancies in square footage and the lack of standardization of measurement (or is there?) in the marketplace.  Buyer frustration permeates the market as prospective purchasers continue to … Continue reading

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True Gotham Redux

I’m off to the Dominican republic today for a much needed vacation with the family.  I’ll be back blogging on Monday, April 2nd but today and all of next week, I will rerun some of True Gotham’s most popular/controversial posts.  … Continue reading

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TrueGotham So Far

Welcome. Although it’s published, and largely written, by a working Manhattan broker, TrueGotham was never about buying and selling property. (In fact, there has never been a single link or description on TrueGotham to any of Doug’s properties.) On the … Continue reading

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