Tag Archives: New York City real estate

NYC Supertalls: Where Size Does Matter!

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Driving into Manhattan from Long Island one can’t help but notice that dotting the skyline are buildings that dwarf those around them! These, are the supertalls! Defined as a building that is greater than 984-feet tall, these buildings include the famous such as One World Trade Center as well as the infamous like 432 Park Avenue. […]

$100MM NYC Air-Rights Deal Cut But Not Yet Consummated On Manhattan’s West Side

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Yesterday it was noted that NYC’s de Blasio administration is considering two potential changes to the air-rights policy that’s currently in place! The article, ‘Changes To NYC Air-Rights Policy Are On The Horizon‘, examined how tougher disclosure rules may be implemented to increase the transparency of air-rights deals along with the potential to ease the restrictions on […]

New York City’s 100 Worst Landlords

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For a prospective renter of an apartment in NYC, knowing the quality of the landlord is one more metric to consider when making a decision about where to live! But the question is, how do they do that? Here’s some help! NYC Government Oversight The Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPB) will, among other mandates, ‘respond […]

NYC Rental Apartments: How Many Roommates Are Too Many Roommates?

New York City Roommate Law Questions And Answers Given the (exorbitant) monthly rents being asked by building owners for apartments throughout New York City, a common question that frequently gets asked by prospective tenants concerns just how many people are legally allowed to live in any given unit? For some answers, and through the wonders of networking, I was […]

Is High-End Real Estate Getting Soft?

The answer to the question will depend on the location of the home but, some anecdotal evidence is pointing to an answer of yes! Anyone who knows about real estate knows that the three most important factors concerning the attractiveness of a property are location, location and location! For high-end markets like the one in New […]

2015 Predictions: The State Of The New York City Housing Market

In 2014 the NYC housing market was bifurcated with listings below $1MM selling quickly while mega-listings above $5MM languished! Approximately 60% of homes between $500K and $1MM were on the market for under 60-days while 70% of those priced over $10MM were on the market for more than 60-days. (Source) So what can New Yorkers […]

Top 10 most expensive NYC apartments currently for sale!

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New York City’s most expensive apartments currently on sale and available for purchase! Available that is if you are among those fortunate few who could consider that these prices fall under the heading of ‘on sale’! For example did you just win the lottery? Your business just go public for Mark Zuckerberg-type money? Did you recently receive that […]

NYC’s first modular multifamily high-rise!

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For many people the term modular or prefabricated housing conjures up visions of small and generally unappealing structures consisting of a square or rectangular design! And, many years ago, that was indeed the case. But in the single-family residential market the construction and design of these homes has come a long, long way. The Stack […]

Median 1-BR and 2-BR Rents By Neighborhood in New York City! (Maps)

Follow @Hallmark Abstract Service If you’re like me you may have lived in a Manhattan rental in the 80′s and early 90′s paying what seemed at the time to be high yet fair rent! Then, when the prospect of paying for NYC private school kindergarden came around, we packed up our bags and moved to […]

The ultimate in New York City living! (Photos)

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Very few Americans live life in the style that whoever buys this New York City townhouse has obviously grown, or will grow, accustomed to! On the market with an asking price of $114MM it provides all of the luxury that any buyer could possibly imagine and then some! But remember that $114MM is only the […]