2 of New York’s top real estate brokers share their best strategy for selling a home fast

Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon are known as superbrokers when it comes to the luxury real estate market in New York City. With $1.5 billion in residential sales under their belts, the two have gained recognition for their innovative marketing tactics and for starring on HGTV’s “Selling New York.”

One of their most valuable tactics for selling a property quickly and at its estimated market value is staging, which involves arranging furniture in a home to help potential buyers envision what it might look like if they were to move in. Working with a professional stager, Postilio and Conlon make the once-empty properties come alive by either using temporary furniture or arranging the owner’s existing furniture in a more aesthetically appealing way.

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A Guide to Mastering the Art of Moving

So, you finally found a new home. Congratulations! The whole experience is like a dream — until the reality of packing up your life and moving sets in.

And that’s just the beginning! But don’t fret — yet. As real estate experts, we’ve guided countless clients through colossal moves, and survived a few ourselves, so we’re here to help you master The Art of the Move.

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Top Agent Magazine: Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon

If there were an example of how show business and real estate amplify each other, it would be the story of Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon. At the intersection of entertainment and high-end Manhattan property sales, Tom & Mickey weave elements of Broadway into New York City’s most posh real estate transactions. Simply put, everyone likes a good performance. Furthermore, every luxury New York City property has a lifestyle story to tell. And the highest echelon of New York City society knows that Tom & Mickey are just the pair to produce these stories.
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Why This Summer Is the Best Time To Buy A Place In New York

While many New Yorkers may be thinking about where to summer, there’s another real estate decision that should be on their minds.

For anyone who has been looking to buy in Manhattan, now’s the time — and we have our friends across the pond to thank.

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The Tastemakers: Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon

It’s only been one year since New York real estate brokers Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon joined leading agency Douglas Elliman Real Estate, but what a year it’s been. Specializing in residential real estate, the power brokers have already shattered records since arriving at Elliman, showing exactly why many call them “The Dream Team.”

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Off Broadway, Showmen Seal Their Biggest Deal

Like so many of the classic Manhattan love stories, this one involves real estate, and a Broadway tune.

Those are the twin passions of Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon, who grew up a dozen miles apart on Long Island, both immersed in the music of an older generation.

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Tom Postilio, Mickey Conlon Head to Elliman

Top CORE brokers Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon are heading to Douglas Elliman, The Real Deal has learned. The duo, known for their appearances on HGTV’s reality show “Selling New York,” informed CORE CEO Shaun Osher of their plans on Monday evening. Postilio, one of CORE’s founding agents, and Conlon, who joined the firm in 2011, have sold more than $1.5 billion worth of residential real estate to date, Elliman said. They were CORE’s top-producing team in 2013.
In a statement, Douglas Elliman Chairman Howard Lorber called Postilio and Conlon “two of the brightest superstars” in the business. “Internationally recognized as industry trailblazers, their vision of connecting global communities and lifestyles is perfectly aligned with our brand,” he added.
Beyond their own roles on TV, Postilio and Conlon are also known for celebrity clients, including Barry Manilow, Joan Collins, Michael Feinstein, Liza Minnelli, David Sanborn and others. Both got their starts in the arts. Postilio was a professional singer and Conlon was a Broadway producer. Postilio and Conlon said Elliman’s alliance with Knight Frank was among the reasons for their move. “We are eager to expand our business,” Postilio said in a statement.

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Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon Join Douglas Elliman

Douglas Elliman Real Estate has announced that the illustrious team of Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon, two of New York City’s top brokers, has joined the firm. Consistently recognized for their premier market knowledge, high-profile clientele and record-shattering deals, Postilio and Conlon are responsible for over $1.5 billion in residential sales.

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New York personalities, style icons and real estate ‘superbrokers’ Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon hosted The Sinatra 100 Holiday Spectacular at the Edison Ballroom on Tuesday, December 8th. Their annual holiday spectacular honored Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday and the evening was pure magic. The Sinatra 100 Holiday Spectacular was the first of many celebrations taking place across the country.
The evening also raised awareness for the Great American Songbook Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and educate by celebrating the Great American Songbook. The organization was founded by Michael Feinsteinin 2007. Tom Postilio serves on the Board of Directors, a national group of dedicated volunteers who work to protect, preserve and promote “America’s Music.” Tom & Mickey presented Michael Feinstein with a donation check for $5,000 for the Great American Songbook Foundation.
Walking the red carpet at the event were Christine Ebersole, Michele Lee, Gloria Reuben, Mario Buatta, Rex Reedand Alexander Smalls. We asked Christine Ebersole about Sinatra’s incredible contributions to American music. She commented, “He could really convey emotions. Sinatra is the greatest song stylist ever.”

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10 Unorthodox Ways Your Real Estate Agent May Market Your Home


When it comes to marketing your home, real estate agents have started taking it up a notch. In an age when the grocery store home listing book is just about dead and social media marketing is the new norm, listing agents are coming up with increasingly different and out-of-the-box ways to intrigue buyers without having to resort to the dreaded tactic of price reduction. “If you go to the doctor and something hurts, you don’t cut off somebody’s leg – you take a look and see if something else may be causing the pain,” says Mickey Conlon, a licensed associate real estate broker at Douglas Elliman in New York. Here are unorthodox ways real estate agents are marketing properties today.

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