Time to check in with the NYC boys. But first, Andy talked about the filming of the reunion show for Million Dollar Listing New York and said that EVERYONE cried including Andy and that it was a good show.
Luis is still in Puerto Rico trying to help one of his best clients close a deal. The wife wants the giant house listed at about $4 million and the husband came with a budget closer to one million because it’s just a vacation getaway pad. He doesn’t see the point in maintaining such a large place they will rarely use. I agree with him. Luis manages to smooth things over and get them back into party mode.
Luis’s client is ready to submit an offer on the villa in St. Regis. The offer is $2.4 million but the sellers refuse to lower their prices, in fact they are in the process of raising the prices. The buyers are being ridiculous. What’s $100K to these people. Buy the villa, and relax and enjoy the day. Luis manages to get them an electric golf cart and a gold membership as part of the deal.
Luis spends his last night in Puerto Rico with his family having a party. He is adorable.
Ryan’s penthouse listing with the car elevator and garage is still under construction, list price $23 million. The seller wants to do the video right away and Ryan is flummoxed. The glass floor for the sky vault is in and I have vertigo just watching this scene. Did you guys see the news about the Sears tower glass viewing ledge that cracked? Yikes! And yes, I know it is the Willis Tower now, but that’s just stupid. Speaking of stupid, this glass vault is also stupid. Who wants a glass floor? Who wants to have a see through vault? If you want a vault, isn’t that a place to hide things? I don’t get it.
Ryan shoots his ridiculous commercial for the sky vault penthouse. The commercial cost $51,000. Ryan has a brokers open event for the unveiling of the commercial. CSNBC is there filming the event at the movie theater. The commercial sucked. It didn’t show anything about the apartment. Ryan is pleased with how it turned out.
Fredrik slums it out to the boroughs to go to Park Slope in Brooklyn for a listing appointment. The house is gorgeous and has six bedrooms. Fredrik suggests a range of $4.1 – $4.3 million. Fredrik never does a range he usually just gives a number. The seller wants $4.5 so that the buyers have a bit of bargaining power. I have never understood why Fredrik never allows for wiggle room on the price and is always insistent on full ask sales. It’s weird. But it seems to be working for him. They agree on $4.45 million and she agrees that she will be happy with something just under that.
Fredrik and Derek have still not spoken about Derek’s comments at his art exhibit. Derek was telling clients that inquired that the baby situation is on the back burner. Hmmm perhaps this is what all the crying was about at the reunion taping. Either they are still in disagreement, of they have a bun in the oven. Ironically, they are having this conversation at a pizza place in front of a giant oven. Derek says he doesn’t want to be the stay at home Dad. He doesn’t think that Fredrik will be available to spend time with the baby. This is news to Fredrik. The baby making is off. Until the next scene, where Fredrik is baby clothes shopping. Fredrik wants Derek to come to the open house in Park Slope. Fredrik is going to make it a kid friendly open house so that Derek will get baby fever. Sigh.
In order to get Derek to the open house, he asks Derek to do an art party with the kids. Fredrik has all the kids go draw with Derek while he shows the house to potential buyers. Fredrik cries when he sees Derek with the kids.
Fredrik asks Luis to come meet with him. It seems for some reason that Fredrik wants to take Luis under his wing. Luis doesn’t trust Fredrik. Fredrik says the seller in Brooklyn, Jeanne has new development and he offers to introduce Luis. See? I knew there was something fishy about Fredrik slumming in Brooklyn.
Fredrik meets with Jeanne a few minutes before Luis gets there and he actually says nice things about him to Jeanne. He’s hoping the two of them can work together on new development deals in the future. Luis arrives with a positive attitude. Jeanne says that Fredrik said he was “up and coming” (aka green) and that he wants to be “a little mini Fredrik.” Oh my. As it turns out, Jeanne does not do new development, she basically flips town houses. Oh no. Luis and Fredrik have a major argument outside of the listing.
Do you guys think Fredrik’s motives are pure?