This is a nice piece on the current market in NYC with support and stats from some pretty reliable sources.
I always read theses pieces and think what goes through a buyers mind when they read these quotes from listing agents?? The gleeful commentary on how they have tried to manipulate reality to get a home with some obvious defects sold. Don't get me wrong, that is their job; but as a buyer do you really believe a listing agent when they say you will be better off dealing with them directly? Lol. Not.
The Most Common Obstacles to a Sale — and What to Do About Them