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  • From left: Luis Ortiz,

    From left: Luis Ortiz, Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant, and Vincent Schiavelli of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

    In the latest episode on “Million Dollar Listing New York,” the inmates who run the asylum — Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant and Luis Ortiz – once again exhibited behavior that argues for the inclusion of a special section in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders dedicated to New York City-related mental issues and peripheral dysfunction. [more]

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  • The interior of 5 Beekman Street and Fredrik Eklund

    The interior of 5 Beekman Street and Fredrik Eklund

    Douglas Elliman’s Eklund-Gomes team, headed by “Million Dollar Listing” star Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes, will market the condominiums at 5 Beekman Street, one of the Financial District’s most hotly-anticipated projects. [more]

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  • Big Apple vs. City of Angels

    October 28, 2013 06:10PM
    From left: Josh Flagg, Madison Hildebrand and Josh Altman

    From left: Josh Flagg, Madison Hildebrand and Josh Altman

    As “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” was picked up for a seventh season, the reality show’s three stars stopped by The Real Deal’s offices to cogitate on matters of a less glamorous nature: real estate attorneys and septic tank woes. More important, Josh Altman of Hilton & Hyland, Josh Flagg of Rodeo Realty and Madison Hildebrand of Coldwell Banker chatted about what a New York City broker needs to know to make it in L.A., and whether the brokerages contemplating a West Coast expansion can beat them on their own turf. [more]

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    From left: “Million Dollar Listing New York” stars Ryan Serhant, Fredrik Eklund and Luis D. Ortiz, and “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” stars Josh Altman, Madison Hildebrand and Josh Flagg

    From the South Florida site: The “Million Dollar Listing” world just got a little less exclusive. The Miami real estate market has been invited to join the reality TV show franchise’s ranks with a new series, Bravo said. [more]

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    From left: Noah Baumbach, Ryan Serhant and Ben Stiller

    “Million Dollar Listing New York” star Ryan Serhant has landed his next big gig, but this time it isn’t selling a multi-million dollar property.  Serhant has been cast in indie film director Noah Baumbach’s newest project, titled “While We’re Young,” along with Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, Charles Grodin and Adam Horovitz. [more]

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  • Jessica Cohen filming Million Dollar Listing New York

    Jessica Cohen filming “Million Dollar Listing New York”

    What many don’t know about Jessica Cohen, who heads a 10-agent team at Douglas Elliman, is that she was an original cast member on “Million Dollar Listing New York” — before Bravo TV fired her. [more]

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  • From left: Fredrik Eklund, Dottie Herman and Luis Ortiz

    From left: Fredrik Eklund, Dottie Herman and Luis Ortiz

    As the second season of Bravo TV’s broker battle reality show “Million Dollar Listing New York” came to a close yesterday, the stars of the series — and of New York City’s real estate industry — gathered at the General, a club at 199 Bowery, to toast their fellow cast member Fredrik Eklund. [more]

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  • Ryan Serhant, Fredrik Eklund and Luis D. Ortiz

    On “Million Dollar Listing New York” — the second season of Bravo TV’s reality show premiered last night — the properties usually take a back seat to the personalities. Indeed, the time between filming and airing often means the homes have been sold, or pulled from the market, before viewers even see them. [more]

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  • From left: Luis Ortiz, Ryan Serhant and Fredrik Eklund

    The reality of “Million Dollar Listing New York” is that TV and high-profile real estate deals aren’t perfect partners, the New York Times reported.

    Fredrik Eklund of Douglas Elliman and Ryan Serhant of Nest Seekers International, two cast members of the Bravo TV reality show, which returns to the air Wednesday, saw their fortunes skyrocket after appearing on camera. [more]

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  • Ryan Serhant and the apartment at Loft 25

    “Million Dollar Listing New York” star and Nestseekers broker Ryan Serhant is moving from 20 Pine Street in the Financial District to edgier West Chelsea, where the market is heating up. The reality star told The Real Deal that he would move into his new digs at Loft25 at 420 West 25th Street tomorrow, after more than two years at the Pine Street property.

    “If you’re not selling on Central Park, you’re selling on Tenth Avenue right now. I follow the deals and like to live within the product I sell,” Serhant said. “If you’re a buyer looking in West Chelsea, would you buy from an agent who lives in the neighborhood or one who doesn’t? Knowledge is power in this business and there’s no better way to educate yourself on real estate than by living there.” [more]

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  • Michael Lorber

    Michael Lorber appears to be house hunting in Philadelphia. The Douglas Elliman broker and former star of Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” was recently scoping out properties on the Main Line, an affluent cluster of towns in Philadelphia’s western suburbs, a source told Curbed.

    Lorber is apparently looking for an investment property in the area and was taken with an eight-bedroom house in Bryn Mawr. The 11,873-square foot home, designed by architect Walter Durham, is listed for almost $5 million and features three fireplaces, a pool and 5.8 acres of outdoor space. [more]

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  • From left: Yuval Greenblatt, Oren Alexander,  Caroline Bass, Kyle Blackmon and Josh Flagg

    Marked financial success in real estate was once the purview of older, established agents who had labored for years to carve out a particular territory. But no more. As the Wall Street Journal reported, ambitious young people are an increasing bulk of the most successful agents in the profession, as fields such as finance and law have become less attractive in tough economic times.

    Yuval Greenblatt, an executive vice president at Prudential Douglas Elliman, told the Journal one quarter of his team is now composed of agents under the age of 30. [more]

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  • From left: Luis Ortiz, Ryan Serhant and Fredrik Eklund

    Luis D. Ortiz, who recently joined Keller Williams NYC after 18 months at Synergy NYC, is the newest addition to the cast of “Million Dollar Listing New York,” sources said. The real estate-themed Bravo show catapulted Elliman brokers Fredrik Eklund and Michael Lorber and Nestseekers’ Ryan Serhant to fame last year.

    Sources spotted Ortiz filming early scenes for season two of the hit show on Wall Street. It was not immediately clear if he is the only new broker joining the show. [more]

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    Get your listening ears ready: Josh Altman of “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” fame has a new music video out. Entitled “I Sell the Dream,” it features Altman, an agent with Hilton & Hyland, rapping with a guy in dollar-sign glasses, surrounded by pretty women. “Who gon’ buy this house today?” he raps. “You gon’ buy this house today!” See the video and more after the jump.

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  • 21 East 26th Street (credit: PropertyShark)

    The developers of a Madison Square Park building — slated to be featured on the television series “Million Dollar Listing,” according to reports — have received a $26 million construction loan to proceed with their plans to convert the building to condominiums, The Real Deal has learned.

    Developer David Mitchell, of Mitchell Holdings, secured the loan from Joseph Merrill Capital, a New York-based real estate investment banking firm. Mitchell bought the building, located at 21 East 26th Street at the park’s north end, for $13.2 million last year from the plumbers’ union, according to city records. [more]

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  • Michael Lorber and 241 Orange Grove Road

    From the South Florida site: Michael Lorber, star of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” and son of Douglas Elliman Chairman Howard Lorber, has splurged on his very own Palm Beach pad following the season finale of his hit show, he told The Real Deal today. Lorber paid $1.3 million for his new digs at 241 Orange Grove Road, he said, buying it from a company that owns and rents out hundreds of homes in South Florida. The asking price was $1.49 million. [more]

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    From left: Ryan Serhant, Fredrik Eklund and Michael Lorber (click image to see video)

    Bravo’s new reality TV show, “Million Dollar Listing New York,” was recently picked up for a second season. The Real Deal’s Candace Taylor and Lauren Elkies sat down with the three Manhattan real estate brokers who star on the show — Ryan Serhant of NestSeekers and Prudential Douglas Elliman’s Fredrik Eklund and Michael Lorber — to find out how TV stardom has impacted their lives and careers. … [more]

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  • The Real Deal on the town: PHOTOS

    May 03, 2012 01:00PM

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    President and CEO of Prudential Douglas Elliman Dottie Herman in blue and guests at last night’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” finale party

    The men of “Million Dollar Listing New York” hit the party circuit last night in honor of the first season finale. In the early evening, Prudential Douglas Elliman broker Michael Lorber, son of Elliman chairman Howard Lorber (who has cameos on the show), and broker Fredrik Eklund were spotted boozing and schmoozing at the expansive second-floor event space at the Bowery Hotel. Click here to see the photos and more.

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  • From left: Ryan Serhant, Michael Lorber and Fredrik Eklund

    From the April issue: “Million Dollar Listing New York” is all about flash — flashy apartments, flashy buyers and, of course, the flashy brokers who bring them all together. But the three Manhattan brokers who star on the new Bravo reality show have very different definitions of dressing for success. [more]

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    A screen shot of Michael Lorber during his dinner date. See video clip after the jump. (credit: Bravo)

    It was one single 12-character tweet from Michael Lorber, broker at Prudential Douglas Elliman and co-star of Bravo’s new spin-off series “Million Dollar Listing New York,” that seemed to say it all. “I need help!” he tweeted yesterday to Lori Zaslow, co-founder of matchmaking service Project Soulmate and co-star of Bravo’s “The Love Broker,” in reference to his dating life. … [more]

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