Tag Archives: New York City RE

Are Manhattan Air Rights Losing Some Of Their Luster?

Manhattan air rights prices on the decline

For readers interested in the subject of NYC air rights, this article examines how developer appetite in Manhattan seems to be waning utilizing price as anecdotal evidence! And, for those readers not particularly focused on this subset of the NYC real estate market but who have none-the-less had to suffer through many recent articles on the subject, rest […]

FinCEN Disclosures (Geographic Targeting Orders) For Cash Real Estate Transactions Expanded!

August 12th Hallmark Abstract Service examined the unintended consequences that resulted from the government edict intended to address one issue while impacting another one! The article titled ‘New York City Real Estate, Government Edicts And The Inevitable Unintended Consequences!‘ looked at the result from the requirement for title insurance company’s to disclose the actual buyer […]

New York City Real Estate, Government Edicts And The Inevitable Unintended Consequences!

Most if not all of us have heard the phrase that ‘the road to hell is paved with good intentions’! Given that, is it also a sad truth that many government policies once implemented, have unintended consequences the majority of which seem to be more painful than helpful for the masses?   For the sake of this argument […]