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Love from The New York Times

As a buyer or renter, most of us are all too familiar with the woes and the joys of New York real estate. It’s perhaps less frequent that we approach the real estate market from the perspective of the seller.

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Well, never say never: the day might come when you are placed in the position of preparing your home for market-readiness. And this week, the wise voices of The New York Times beg the question,  “Is it worth spending money on flower arrangements for an open house?”

We were happy to oblige with some expert advice on how flowers can bring a space to life and help close the deal. But, as Sandra de Ovando cautions, be careful. “The flowers should enhance the surroundings, not steal the show.”  Read the full feature in The New York Times digital edition. And please do let us know what you think…we’d love to hear your thoughts!