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With the rest of the country in a real estate slump, that's hardly the case for Manhattan.Between October and December, 2007 a great deal of money was spent on very expensive apartments in Manhattan. The average price of a Manhattan apartment rose to a record $1.43 million, a heavy 34% increase f...

By Sal Poliandro - NJ Bergen County Realtor, Broker Associate
(RE/MAX Properties)
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Today I read an article in the New York Times about how apartments in Manhattan have reached a record high of more than $1.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2007.  This is an increase of 17.6% from this time last year.  In addition, the average rental price for an apartment is more than $3,500 p...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Long, LONG ago when I was in school for Hairdressing, I remember we had to learn a Fingerwave, an old hairstyle that was popular in the 20's.  "WHY would we have to learn that, it is SO outdated and no one wears it anymore" we moaned.  Our teacher looked at us and said "You always have to go back...

By Mirela Monte, Myrtle Beach Real Estate
(Buyers' Choice Realty)
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SHARE THE LESSONS YOU'VE LEARNT FROM 2007 AND MAKE YOUR PREDICTIONS FOR 2008:  •1.                 List to Subsist.  Reduce to Produce.  Hone your listing skills, or learn to live with less.  70+% of the agents in my market have not had a single sale this entire year.  They were the order takers ...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Extell corporation's new construction development site at 535 West End Avenue on Manhattan's Upper West Side gives new meaning to the term pre-war apartments. The yet to be built 21st Century Pre-war Residential condo will have starting prices at $7 million. With George W Bush still President, t...

By Maureen Maureen
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NYC My family went to see the tree today. It was a beautiful day in NYC. The weather was a balmy 50 degrees. I thought it was the perfect day to check out the sites. Unfortunately so did every other New Yorker. The city was buzzing. We went to St. Patrick's Cathedral, Time Square and Rockefeller...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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           Peace on Earth - Joy to the World        Let it Snow! -  Let it Snow! - I've Gone Fishing! To all my friends and colleagues; customers and clients:Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season. All my best wishes for a healthy and prosperous New Year!Hope to see you in Manhatt...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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NY South Street Seaport According to ABC news the South Street Seaport will be undergoing some renovation, the adding of more upscale shops to meet the needs of residents nearby.  If you have never visited this popular tourist destination  here is your chance to see what it looks like now.  Enjoy...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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  Real Estate is Local, Stupid (original title)   In Manhattan OPEN HOUSES SELL HOMES!   Recently I've noticed a change in Activerain. It's the tone of some bloggers, they're angry arrogant and hostile. Opinions and personal experiences are written as though they are facts. Commenters that disag...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Pet Friendly Feng Shui?  Are we going too far?Years ago some consultants started speaking of an environment that their PETS are comfortable in.  While some thought the idea was ridiculous, I had to think that to me, my pets are part of my FAMILY.  They're my other children I have running around a...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Negative Places:Years ago, long before "The Secret" came out there was a book I picked up called ‘You Can't Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought' by Peter McWilliams and John Roger.  It made an impression on me then because I believed it; it makes sense.  More and more people believe it now be...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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The Beresford A coop building so vast it contains three separate lobbies fronting both Central Park West and West 81st Street. It has three addresses 211 Central Park West, 1 West 81st Street and 7 West 81st Street. The building was completed a month prior to the stock market crash in 1929. The ...

By Andrew King
(Avalon Real Estate Agency)
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So what will $1900 get you in New York this week? As always check out www.thebestofthebigapple.com for the latest rental deals. Or a Upper 60's West Side (block off the park) Studio   or in Washington Heights / Inwood you can get a 3 bedroom apartment and in West Harlem it will rent you a 1 bedro...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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It started last January and I remember it distinctly.  I was doing some work on the computer and the phone rang.  It was just after 2pm.  The person on the other end explained they were thinking of a project that involved Feng Shui and proceeded to explain a little about it.  He asked me many que...

By JEROME G
(BONA TIERRA REALTY)
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Address: 212 West 11th StreetApt: 4City: New YorkState: New YorkZip: 10014Neighborhood: Greenwich VillageBuilding Amenities: Brown StownVideo Intercom Serene Tree Lined StreetLocated In GreenwichVillage Historical District Type: RentalFurnished /Unfurnished: UnfurnishedBedrooms: 2 BedroomsBaths: ...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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 The holiday season is fast approaching and it's time to start thinking about tipping for services in our apartment buildings.For those living in New York, holiday tipping can seem endless.While it's important to be generous, it's also important to be realistic about what you can afford.Tips in d...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Funny, isn't it?  You're expecting or hoping for something and it doesn't come to you at all.  Fact is, things are not always going to turn out the way you might have hoped.  Sometimes, they turn out even BETTER.Last month I mentioned in a post that I had written a very short piece to be included...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Happy Thanksgiving to my friends and colleagues in the rain and to all my consumer readers and clients.Manhattan this time of year is particularly beautiful and there are many fun things to do this time of year.Tis the Season!Below are some recent pictures around town. The first picture was just ...

By Gea Elika
(Elika Associates)
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Like any lengthy, important process, purchasing a home for the first time is easiest if each step is treated with the utmost care and prudence.  Even for those with large sums of money invested in various markets, a purchase of a home is often the single most important financial decision that one...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Two recent national studies report more good news for Manhattan. A national salary survery from the bureau of labor statistics just released and a national property tax study from The Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan research report were reported by Rueters in The NY Post.  Manhattan Salaries Highes...

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