High-end brokers weigh in on Wall Street turmoil and its affect on the biz. Says Brown Harris Stevens' Elizabeth Sample: "We were in the middle of a $20 million condo negotiation and had come to an accepted offer." But the buyer "wanted to wait and see. Not that he was not going to buy, but that he might reduce the offer." And what does Elliman superbroker Leonard Steinberg have to say? Well, he had to show a Chelsea apartment to a couple twice, because, "They didn't seem to be focused on the market, they seemed to be focused on their lives." OK, maybe the world isn't ending...yet! [Real Deal]
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