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Welcome to Manhattan. I’m Carol Staab, your guide to one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the world. I’ve called the city home for over 20 years and I know its neighborhoods inside and out, from Morningside Heights to the Lower East Side and points beyond and in between. If you dream of living in Manhattan or you want to expand your investment portfolio in this perennially hot market, I can help you find the perfect property here.

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Manhattan Luxury Real Estate Report – December 11th

December 11, 2018 by: Carol Staab
The Manhattan luxury $4M & over market saw just 18 signed contracts last week, the lowest number since the first week of Dec 2015. 'For comparison, there were 30 contracts last year in the first week of December, Condos outpaced co-ops 10 to 4. Downtown led with 7. The average discount was 6% versus 11% the prior week. The average number of days on the market were 400 versus 555. In the overall resale market as of yesterday there were 4,444 active listings and 1,832 signed contracts. The vol... READ MORE

Manhattan Luxury Real Estate Report – December 4

December 04, 2018 by: Carol Staab
The $4M & over luxury Manhattan real estate market bounced back last week with 20 signed contracts. Condos outsold co-ops 16 to 3. Here is a change! Westside led with 10 contracts followed by downtown with 6. The average discount was 11% versus 6% the prior week. Average number of days on the market were 555 versus 353 the prior week. The overall market had 6,549 active listings , down 8.8% from the prior mos and down 20.7% from the prior year. The number of signed contracts was 2,448 up 2.8... READ MORE

The Definition Of Luxury Living In Manhattan Keeps Getting Rewritten

November 30, 2018 by: Carol Staab
The Manhattan luxury real estate is defined as being the top 10% of the market. The price of luxury real estate doubled since 2005. The entry luxury level is now @$4 million. The boom in luxury real estate starting in 2005 until present was due partly to foreign buyers looking at Manhattan as safe haven for their investments. During the early years of the Manhattan building boom most of the luxury new developments were built on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side and Midtown West. New develo... READ MORE

Manhattan Luxury Real Estate Report – November 26

November 27, 2018 by: Carol Staab
$4M and over Manhattan Luxury real estate market dipped below average Thanksgiving week lows. 12 contracts were signed versus 14 the previous week. Downtown had 8 contracts ,twice as many as the other areas combined. The average price was $7,370, 417. The average discount from original price was 6% versus 5% the prior week. The average number of days on the market were 353 versus 308 the prior week. Manhattan Market Snapshot The number of listings on the market is 6,907 representing a 3.3% dec... READ MORE

Manhattan Luxury Real Estate Report – November 20

November 20, 2018 by: Carol Staab
After three consecutive weeks of above benchmark numbers (20 signed contracts) the Manhattan $4M and over luxury market dropped to a disappointing 14 contracts. Condos outsold co-ops 7 to 6. One townhouse was sold. Downtown led with 6 contracts followed by the Eastside with 4. Midtown had 0 signed contracts. The average discount from the original asking price was down to 5% from 9% The average days on the market were down to 308 versus 419. It was the first time since September 2017 that no cont... READ MORE


"It is my absolute pleasure to recommend Carol Staab an associate broker at Douglas Elliman who marketed my apartment 1049 Fifth Avenue #11C. My apartment was on the market with a previous real estate firm for over 300 days and failed to sell. Carol designed a very aggressive custom marketing plan that included top photography, beautiful staging and a compelling property video that really showed buyers the lifestyle my apartment had to offer. Carol also..."

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"Dear Carol, Many thanks for the successful completion of selling 35D. It was fully punctuated with highs and lows with all the suspense Inbetween. We are grateful that you were able to attract many showings with your marketing strategy . You were able to Skillfully negotiate for us and see it through. We deeply appreciate your emotional support and frequent communication during the process. All the best for everything. Thanks from the bottom of our..."

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"We are delighted to share the excellent experience we had with Carol Staab of Douglas Elliman who recently sold our beautiful condominium at 1049 Fifth Avenue, We could not have been more pleased and would not hesitate to recommend her to be your broker to help you get a prompt sale at the best possible price. In terms of her comportment, Carol is elegant and poised, knowledgeable and strategic. As soon as we engaged her,..."

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"I am glad this episode is over. You have done a superb job thanks to your spirit, enthusiasm and positive attitude..."

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"The service that Carol Staab provides is top drawer The service that Carol Staab provides is top drawer. Carol is a keen negotiator and was able to negotiate the price of our apartment way below the asking price. If you need a New York real estate broker you are in excellent hands with Carol...."

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Carol Staab

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

575 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.891.7205

Mobile: 917.273.7787

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