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Toni Haber
Toni Haber is one of the most sought-after real estate brokers in New York. With 31 years of experience, an eye for detail, and a track record of delivering on the high expectations of her clients, it's no surprise that the vast majority of Toni's sales come from referrals and repeat business. Her deep knowledge and personal touch keep her in the uppermost echelon of brokers at Douglas Elliman, where she's been a top performer for more than two decades. As part of her commitment to deliver highly personalized service, Toni stays on the cutting edge of technology, seeking solutions from research, market intelligence, and communications that help her guide clients as they navigate the entire process of buying, selling, and investing in real estate

Entries by Toni Haber

Celebrities Lead Real Estate Investment Market

(0) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 12:56 PM

Exceptional talents call for exceptional living.

Some of New York's most unique and luxurious real estate has been scooped up by celebrities, and with the spotlight always on, their real estate investments have become examples of market conditions. While Michelle Williams's recent purchase of a 114 year old Colonial...

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The Hamptons: Niche for All

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 10:26 AM


As this year's July 4th weekend approaches, New York residents will race their cars, buses, and helicopters out to their second homes in the Hamptons for the long weekend. While these residents all have the same goal of avoiding traffic on 27, their...

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New York City's Fight for Cultural Preservation

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 3:46 PM


As New York City grows, preservation of its iconic buildings has become a focus of concern for many who have called the city home for years. While these structures are revered for their unique architectural designs that cannot be replicated today, they also...

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NYC's Waterfront Being Developed for the Best?

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2015 | 4:13 PM


New York may be known for its Fifth Avenue shopping and unique real estate, but also key to its appeal is its remarkable inland parks and green waterfronts. The island of Manhattan, separated from Brooklyn and Queens by the East River and from...

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New York Real Estate Overpoweringly Attracts Local and Global Investment

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 3:15 PM


While real estate is often thought of being a transaction between buyer and seller in a resale or developer in a new development, there are other key players that ensure the success of a deal. In order for a new development project to...

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Sustainable Real Estate: Environment and Cost Friendly

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2015 | 12:41 PM


Increasingly real estate developers and residents are favoring sustainable real estate for not only their eco-friendliness, but also for their ability to cut down monthly electric bills.

LEED certification, the most widespread version of sustainable building since its implementation in...

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Developers Build for Niche Buyers

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 1:53 PM

Niche clientele.

Developers of New York City's residential real estate market have been designing properties suited for buyers with a specific focus, including the health-centric buyer and the swimming buyer. However, there is always room for innovation and now they are introducing buildings designed for the high-tech and green...

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New Yorker's Seek Manhattan Suburbs But Not at the Hamptons' Expense

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 6:29 PM


As New York's wealthy flock to the city and millennials trade in their apartments downtown for the Upper East Side, the residential makeup of New York's neighborhoods is experiencing a reversal.

While moving to the suburbs was a luxury in the past, now...

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Past to Present: Changing New York

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2015 | 12:34 PM


Restaurants, museums, parks, residential buildings. These are a few of the changing features of New York City causing the cultural landscape of the city to evolve.

New York in the 1970's was a mixture of cultures, classes, and people with diverging motives...

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Revisiting the Rent vs. Buy Debate

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 1:22 PM


A universal decision crucial to residents across the country is the choice to rent or to buy a home. In New York City where both rental and purchase prices are not cheap, the decision can be haunted by uncertainty.


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Office Location Defines Competitive Edge

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 4:07 PM

Location, location, location.

Increasingly a company's office location has been deemed an indicator of its potential for future growth and ability to keep pace with the development of New York City real estate, culture and business.

The influx of startups into Manhattan from other tech hubs, such as...

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New Residents Bring a New Neighborhood Culture

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2015 | 5:54 PM

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New neighbors -- this is what residents of the quiet East End of Manhattan and of the hip destination neighborhood Dumbo have in common.

While the two neighborhoods on the brink of expansion have little in common in terms of...

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Outdoor Living in Manhattan

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2015 | 12:05 PM


Could outdoor space make or break a purchase deal? Or make or break a city?

As the warm weather approaches, the importance placed on outdoor space in New York City is on the rise. However, at just what cost does the summertime indulgence...

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The Redesigned Townhouse for Maximum Privacy and Convenience

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 8:04 AM


Fantasy meets reality.

The seclusion of a private residence with the amenities of a full-service building may be the most desirable living situation in the constantly active and congested New York City. This exclusive buyer's dreams are now becoming tangible...

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Individuality Desired in Homes Across America

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 1:06 PM


Keeping up with New York.

As developers have been building luxury condominiums throughout New York City, the rest of the country has been keeping pace, but in their own way. In areas where high-rise buildings are not abundant and individual homes flourish,...

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Supply and Demand: Communal Living in New York

(0) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 7:30 PM

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Dormitories for adults.

This may be a solution to the limiting rental market that young New Yorkers need.

Launching this community style of living in New York City is Campus, a San Francisco based company "that creates...

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The Balance of Real Estate -- Who Will Come Out on Top?

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 10:47 AM

New York City real estate is a balancing act -- between starting anew and preserving the old, and between luxury and affordability.

Increasingly there have been tensions between the residential, manufacturing, and hospitality industries to create a harmonious balance of real estate...

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As Luxury Real Estate Grows, Its Classification Blurs

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 2:26 PM


Luxury -- defined by Miriam-Webster as both "a condition of great comfort, ease, and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available."

While New York City is without a doubt experiencing a wave of luxury real estate boasting...

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Will Hudson Yards Be the New Tribeca?

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 4:34 PM


With great space, comes great responsibility.

Developers are rampantly building up previously underdeveloped industrial territories that will ultimately lead to the creation of brand new neighborhoods around the city. The creation of such large-scale projects is a rarity in a developed city...

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Residential Developers Give Buyers All

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 1:35 PM


You can't always get what you want. Or can you?

When it comes to buying Manhattan real estate, choosing amenities is like getting picked first in the schoolyard. With so many factors going into a purchase decision, the list of non-negotiables is suddenly...

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