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By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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While reading some of my favorite Activerainer's posts (and some "Newbies" as time allows,) I came across a wonderful post that was a well deserved Feature by Laurie Mindnich called Introducing "RELIGION AND REAL ESTATE"... NO THANKS Laurie had many valid points on the post and the topic was disc...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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 At Love Our Children USA (a national nonprofit to keep children safe and strengthen families) keeping children safe at home is paramount ...and every parent should want to do the same.Kids are curious and with that curiosity can come many dangers ...especially in high rise apartment buildings. O...

By Patricia Levy
(The New York Source)
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If you are not working with an experienced broker, make sure you know what questions to ask the list broker so you can compete effectively.When would the owner like to close?What amount of financing are the competing buyers working with?What are the financial qualifications of competitors?The abo...

By Luke Constantino, Residential/Commercial Real Estate Brooklyn NY
(Brooklyn/Manhattan Real Estate)
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I love listing beautiful, expensive homes in the NYC area. Brownstones are kind of a symbol of greatness here, so listing one properly almost guarantees a sell. I ran across one that was expired a while back and have only seen a picture. I've been talking to the owner and getting a good rapport w...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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The Kalahari 40 West 116th StreetThe Kalahari will be covered in decorations inspired by South African Ndebele tribal designs. Adinkra symbols" and other African designs and markings will adorn the walls. The 12 story building will contain an independent film center, education center and a gym. ...

By Kolarik Hana
(NYCMortgage.com)
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A nationwide survey conducted by Bankrate.com showed that New Yorkers paid considerably more closing costs than in other states.   found that while closing costs are lower than last year, residents of some states continue to pay considerably more than others. The average closing costs varied wide...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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The rest of the country may be lukewarm, and some places even cold ... but New York City is at the top of its game in new multi-unit residential real estate sales developments.From 2004 - 2006, 29,245 permits were issued in New York City according to the U.S. Census Bureau.Many fear buying becaus...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 16
In many markets throughout the country $225,000 gets you a three bedroom house with perhaps a nice back yard. There have been many new developments in Manhattan the last several years. Many do not have garages which can be a deal breaker for some new condo buyers. Many buildings that do have gara...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 10
Luxury condos going up throughout the city, the latest trend is subtelty. Large spaces with quiet, subtle luxury is being seen in the newer condo projects. Designers are creating kitchens that conceal major appliances. Flaunting appliances such as the Sub-Zero, the Viking, the Wolf are out. Today...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 18
You all know by now I love my "job" AND I love New York City.  Perfect combination for me!  Coming out of a consultation one day on the Upper East Side, I decided to walk back to Penn Station for my train home and thought of getting a "dirty dog" along the way  --  Hot Dogs from the carts in New ...
To sample restaurants in a neighborhood you might be thinking of moving to, take advantage of Restaurant Week In Manhattan 2007  ... The Best Restaurants ... The Best Prices!For ten days in January and ten days in June/July, more than 100 of New York City's top restaurants offers three course lun...

By Joe Boylan
(SpringsHomes)
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N.Y., N.Y. was my college town...and I went to a school that at the time had no dorms! (not uphill both ways but "A-Train" both ways) Our choices were live at the “Y” (the Village People eliminated that option, at least for me) or get out there with the rest of N.Y. and find an apartment. I chose...

By Michael Drori
(BARAK REALTY)
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July 3, 2007Co-ops Slip, but Condos Lead Rise in Manhattan Apartment Prices By HYPERLINK"http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/h/christine_haughney/index.html?inline=nyt-per"CHRISTINEHAUGHNEYWhile housing prices are falling in many parts of the country, the cost of aHYPERLINK...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 25
"Don't it always seem to go that you dont know what you've got til it's gone.... They paved Paradise and they put up a Duane Reade Walgreens  (Joni Mitchell -Big Yellow Taxi - 1970) The other night I called The Malaysia Grill a restaurant at my corner for dinner they told me they were closing. Th...

By Michael Drori
(BARAK REALTY)
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Navigating the Manhattan Rental MarketRenting an apartment in Manhattan is a unique process unlike anywhere else in the world.  It is important that one be familiar with Manhattan rental requirements prior to beginning one's search, as this will ensure a positive experience from beginning to end....

By Michael Drori
(BARAK REALTY)
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Seller's GuideIf you want to Sell your Property:Selling your home can be as stressful as it can be exciting, but the right agent with the right personal touch and the right amount of experience can make it fun and lucrative to find the right buyer. If you choose to give an exclusive to BARAK Real...

By Michael Drori
(BARAK REALTY)
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 Buyer's GuideWhether you are in the market for a co-op, condo, or investment property, we're your team. BARAK Realty works as other real estate companies do not: we dedicate all of our brokers and all of their varying talents to your goals. Our method of teamwork has gotten dreams to come true f...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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New NYC quiet law begins today. For the first time in 30 years the noise code in New York City has been changed. Effective today July, 1 2007 there are new rules regarding noise in the city. According to an interactive survey on The Call Live Wire:http://ny1.com the other night, the three top noi...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 0
NYC to Reduce Property Tax Rate and Continue Property Tax Rebate Program for Homeowners Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council announced an agreement on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 New York City Budget. The $59 billion budget includes $1.3 billion in property, sales, and small-business tax cuts, incl...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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The Landmarks Preservation Commission recently created a new historic district in Morningside Heights on the Upper West Side. The newly created historic district is comprised of 40 buildings on Manhattan Avenue between 104th and 106th Streets. Unlike many of Manhattan's earlier row houses, which...

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