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By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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One of the first blogs I ever wrote was last July about a new law that would make the once secret Co-op sales prices public for the first time under a bill by the Albany legislature. The bill was awaiting signing by Governor Pataki and was strongly supported by Mayor Bloomberg. When the law passe...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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TRIBECA -  10013  - The name is an abbreviation of: TRIANGLE BELOW CANAL Tribeca, Manhattan's downtown neighborhood runs from Canal Street south to Park Place, and from the Hudson River east to Broadway. Tribeca's charming cobblestone streets are lined with spacious residential loft buildings tha...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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It's no secret that I love Long Island.  But for fun, excitement, and lots of good Energy, you'll find me in New York City.  A few of my favorites:  Central Park, Soho with it's trendy Art Galleries, The Village, Times Square (with the not to be missed famous "Naked Cowboy.")  I make the trek to ...

By Ben Gwilliam
(The Keyes Company)
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So you want to move to South Florida? For every one person who hates it here you will find five more who love it. After all we do have it all; high property taxes, high insurance premiums, hurricanes and alligators, who could want anything more. Even with all theses nuisances millions of people l...

By Nick Montalbano
(The Manhattan Group)
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This Thursday is set to launch a historic 4th go around for the 2nd Ave Subway.  Groundbreaking is scheduled for Thursday morning when Govenor Eliot Spitzer and several dignitaries take a few cracks at the concrete wall to symboilically start the construction.  Why they don’t have actual workers...

By Nick Montalbano
(The Manhattan Group)
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  After clearing up the debris in 24 hours 290 Mulberry is getting its noise on.  It’s only beginning but it’s the beginning of a whole new neighborhood.  Exciting?  Maybe…  We think so!  Other recent buildings like the Avalon Christie project which has been going on down the road for years has c...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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New Construction Resales in Manhattan -  Save Thousands of Dollars in Closing Costs Seller Pays New York City and NY State Transfer Tax except when Buying from a Developer/Sponsor. If you're looking to buy new construction you might save thousands of dollars by buying a resale in a brand new buil...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Family Friendly Manhattan - Upscale Suburbia in New York City Last week I was showing a 2 bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side to one of my buyer client's a couple with a new baby. The apartment was listed by an attorney/broker/owner who lived in the apartment with her husband and children. ...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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      Is History repeating itself in Manhattan? What else is new? In this coming Sunday, April 1, 2007 The New York Times Real Estate section has an article by Josh Barbenel titled Listing dream in Disarray that reports that after REBNY spent weeks meeting the objections of smaller firms, the two...

By Paul Anyanwu, CRS, SFR, Broker-Salesperson, Sales West Orange,NJ
(RE/MAX SOLUTIONS)
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A great opportunity to own this large 4-family house located in the Newark area, all large bedrooms, recently renovated, with new vinyl windows. Building is currently approved for section-8 tenants, it has 4-separate heating units and each tenant is responsible for paying their own utilities suc...

By Nick Montalbano
(The Manhattan Group)
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Craigslist has been cracking down on phony advertising significantly over the past year, which is great, but companies are still trying to get away with the “fake ads”.   These may not be bogus ads but they certainly are pretty Bad. Have you ever heard the famous line “O I’m sorry that was just ...

By Nick Montalbano
(The Manhattan Group)
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The Puck Building is under going a much needed face lift.  Remodeling is slated to start soon as the scaffolding was put up yesterday.  Building employees were excited saying “it’s about time”.  This is going to be a crowded summer as both the northwestern and southwestern corners of Mulberry an...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Foreclosures? 100% Financing: NIMBY: Not in my Backyard - It's a BULL Market! Manhattan is an island.  There has been much media attention including some great blogs from activerain members like Brian Brady. Many of the headlines are negative some predicting a slow down in the economy the stock m...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Morningside Heights is the academic quarter of New York City. It stretches irregularly from north of 96th Street to about 123rd Street between Morningside Park and Riverside Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. From the top of a 135-foot bluff, it overlooks the Hudson River on one side and H...

By Larry Vecchio
(CondoDomain)
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The Journal reports that rocker Jon Bon Jovi has listed an apartment he owns in the Park Millennium high-rise condo tower on Manhattan’s Upper West Side for $6.95 million. The Journal claimed that Bon Jovi’s 1998 purchase price for the 28th-floor unit “couldn’t be learned,” but a quick search of...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Chelsea "HOT" real estate market - "COOL" NeighborhoodChelsea is located between 34th Street and Greenwich Village on the West Side. Chelseais largely a residential area with a varied mix of high-and mid-rise buildings, brownstones and industrial lofts. The architecture in this area is unique. Ea...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Clinton - Hells Kitchen - Midtown West  Some still argue about the exact boundaries of Hell's Kitchen, but it's commonly considered to run from 34th to 59th Streets and from Eighth Avenue to the Hudson River. The area is also known as Clinton and long-time residents use the two terms interchangea...

By Brian Brady, 858-777-9751
(San Diego VA Home Loans/858-777-9751)
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Back in November, I wrote a predictive article about Manhattan real estate called:Boom Time in the Big AppleAn excerpt: Real estate is a local business driven by local market conditions and bought and sold (mostly) by local people.How about a market that is fueled by an industry that has experien...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Understanding Cooperatives and Condominiums CO-OPS - Manhattan's Primary Housing Style Co-ops (short for "cooperatives") are apartments buildings owned by a corporation. Individual tenants do not own their apartments in exactly the same way that they would a condominium or home. They actually own...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Room Count Guide: Below is the recommended method of residential room count found in the Residential Guide devised by REBNY's Residential Brokerage Division. (Real Estate Board of New York) 1 room Studio with pullman kitchen 1½ rooms Studio with pullman kitchen and alcove or dining area 2 rooms S...

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