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Sep 15, 2011

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The Kleiers Have Published their First Book


Michele Kleier and daughters Sabrina Kleier Morgenstern and Samantha Kleier Forbes, stars of HGTV’s “Selling New York,” have just published their first novel, “Hot Property,” which lets readers past the doormen of the city’s most fabulous buildings.

While the book is a novel, it is based on real life and some rather appallingly hilarious behavior by rich and famous New Yorkers. The book stars a real-estate mother/daughter trio who bear striking similarities to the Kleiers. Other characters, however, are tougher to identify.

HarperCollins bought the novel, Michele Kleier tells us, based on one anecdote: A well-known billionaire, about to purchase a $20 million apartment, demanded that a broker give him a sexual favor as part of the transaction.

“Buying real estate brings out the worst in some people and the best in others,” she says. “No one would believe these stories. Only in New York do you find these types of people and apartments.”


Hot Property Book

The stars of HGTV's “Selling New York” let fans step inside the high-profile world of Manhattan real estate in a wild and one-of-a-kind novel of stormy egos, sumptuous homes, and staggering fame and fortune. Written by Michele, Samantha & Sabrina Kleier.