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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...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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The NY Sun reported about the bill that would affect coop boards that has long been stalled is now getting support from law professors.The proposed law would require coops boards to put in writing their reason for rejecting a purchaser applicant from their coop. There is still opposition saying t...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 4
Summer is here and the Manhattan Residential market has not cooled down. Sales activity remains strong, especially among the priciest properties reports The Real Deal.While new condos hit the market, co-ops are in short supply. Listing inventory is up, but less than last year and the upper end of...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 2
Traffic and parking in Manhattan is a major issue. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has a plan to charge motorists to drive below 86th Street in Manhattan.If approved, many real estate brokers are already saying it may do more than simply reduce traffic, noise and pollution in the Manhattan business di...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Let me say first that I have to get personal with my clients.  Sometimes VERY personal.  If I don't know what their particular issues are, I am not going to be able to help them as best I can.  Most of my clients fully understand this and I am always careful to be two things:  HONEST (as I see th...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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I received a call tonight from an old friend who now lives in Syosset.  A friend from Junior High School, we had spent all of our High School years together and I recalled a wonderful post I had just read by Jo-Anne Smith Who Are The 'Forever' People in Your Life?   Although I did not know it at ...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Fujifilm joins Friends of the High Line with Portrait project Hundreds of photographs will be displayed in unique outdoor galleries to raise awareness of High Line park, projected to open in 2008.As the High Line park takes shape above the streets of New York City, construction fencing in the ne...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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 1871 Originally Grand Central Depot Reborn "Grand Central Station" Constructed of glass and steel, it rivaled the Eiffel Tower and Crystal Palace as one of the most dramatic engineering achievement of the 19th century. When the steam locomotive era ended the existing station was demolished to cr...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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UWS News: Rezoning Battle The Department of City Planning is proposing the first comprehensive rezoning of the Upper West Side in almost 50 years. The battle mostly started by the Ariel Condominiums - two 30 plus story towers currently rising on Broadway between 99th and 100th streets. The buildi...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 6
 Chelsea New Construction update: 175 Ninth Avenue (No condo towers for Seminary) The General Theological Seminary has reversed course on a plan to build a 15- story condominium tower on its campus after news of the plan met with fierce community opposition as reported in the NY Sun. The seminary...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 9
It is unusual for me to be called for a Feng Shui Consultation when the occupants AREN'T having some issues or life changing events.  Sometimes they feel the "energy" is just off in their space, sometimes it is for health issure or relationship problems or career changes and they've heard or read...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 9
I don't believe in just luck but I DO believe in synchronicity....things fall into place, everything works out the way it should and keeps on going.  I am fortunate enough to be in that right now.  In part of post I had up recently, it was mentioned that on my "accomplishment wall" was a picture ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 6
I got this today in the mail, it was too lovely not to share....Maybe......Maybe . . . We were supposed to meet the wrong people before meetingthe right one so that, when we finally meet the right person, we willknow how to be grateful for that gift.Maybe . . . When the door of happiness closes, ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 7
I didn't know if it was time for another Feng Shui "Tip" or not on how to increase your Wealth. Since I was trying to take this in steps so that YOUcould see the difference, I don't know if enough people read my last post for Feng Shui Money and if they've covered their bills.  I decided to post ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 7
No, sorry, not this time.  Although I CANwrite about Feng Shui Sex, I'll leave that to a later blog.  I was driving home today after a long meeting and just wanted to get home, turn on some mindless TV and relax.  I have HBO On Demand and they were re-running episodes of Sex in the City, one of t...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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I thought I would direct this post directly to the Home Stagers to see if  you have opinions, comments or suggestions on exactly what YOU would like to see represented to Real Estate Agents during a Presentation.  Yes, I know, I primarily speak of Feng Shui.  But for years I have been speaking to...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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I know it is important to track your leads, follow where your clients are finding you and Market.  It is a Key Feng Shui Principle to "Get Your Name out to the Universe."  I haven't been asking where they have been coming from in a long time and I realized though high search engine rankings will ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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This particular website has facinated me for a long time.  If you are open to it, it tells you about "shifts" in the Universe and why things may be going on in your life at a particular time.  It is widely read and very popular, yet many people I speak to aren't aware of it.It's called WhatsuponP...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 13
I knew I would be writing up a follow up to a Feng Shui Tip I posted a while ago to help you bring IN some money.  But there are some of us who worry about "Meeting our Bills."  How can you know that your bills, at least, will be COVERED, even as unanticipated ones arrive, seemingly all the time?...

By Paul Macapagal, NYC Sales Expert
(Town Residential)
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There really is no exact science to determine the value of an apartment with a terrace, balcony or an outdoor space. So how do you determine the value of one property to the other? Well...after some reacearch I have come up with a general concensus of what the majority of the agents and brokers u...

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