…Units on floor 13 seem to do just as well as ones on neighboring floors, says Jonathan Miller, a New York City-based appraiser and president of Miller Samuel Inc. “I’ve done lots of floor-level studies, and I haven’t seen anything that suggests it sways consumer behavior or impacts value or marketability,” he says.
Still, Mr. Miller says he believes it is prudent to omit the 13th floor. “Why take a chance if maybe that one buyer has a problem with it?” he asks….
…Mr. Miller, the appraiser, says New Yorkers are unlikely to see a change in their building specs anytime soon….