New York City Real Estate Through The Eyes Of Seinfeld! (Video)

As a Seinfeld fan who has also lived in New York City, many of the real estate story lines from episodes written 20 or so years ago still ring true today!

Whether it’s the lack of affordability, that people always seem to want an apartment that’s bigger and better, co-op board interviews or dealing with doormen, the themes are relatable as most everything in this ‘show about nothing’ typically is.

That said, the videos below offer snippets about situations and experiences that New Yorker’s will no doubt recognize.

And, for those who live elsewhere around country, after watching you will likely appreciate the fact that these are things you may not have to deal with!

Lastly, a shoutout to the employees at The Real Deal New York who ‘watched every episode – yes, every episode — to highlight our favorite real estate moments. We do these things so you don’t have to.’

My only comment here is that I can think of worse ways to spend a workday.

Seinfeld’s New York!

1. Apartment envy

 2. The importance of being insured

 3. Astronomical fees

 4. The homicidal broker

 5. Doorman vs. non-doorman

 Watch the other three videos at The Real Deal here.


Article author Michael Haltman is the President of Hallmark Abstract Service in New York.

HAS is a provider of title insurance in New York State for residential and commercial real estate transactions.

For anyone either buying or refinancing a property your attorney will likely recommend a title insurance provider, although you always have the right to choose your own (click here to learn more)!

If you have any questions you can reach Michael by email at

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