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By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 19
New residents in New York City may be overwhelmed by the vast array of public services and municipal structure that they find upon arrival. The following information is a general guide for new New Yorkers who are trying to get settled. Driver's licenses For on-line instructions visit http://www.n...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
Comments 0
1. Plan ahead by organizing and budgeting. Develop a master "to do" list so you won't forget something critical. To estimate costs, get quotes from two or three reputable movers.2. Sort and get rid of things you no longer want or need. Have a garage sale, donate to a charity, or recycle.3. Don't ...

By Jesse Frank
(Citi-Spaces)
Comments 0
The Crosby Connection is a nice sandwich stand located by the intersection of Crosby and Bleecker St. (@ 172 Crosby St.)  The sandwiches are actually very good.  I was saddened to learn that their lease is almost up & it looks like they will be pushed into finding a new location.  If you want to ...

By Chris Campbell
(CD&C Business & Legal Form Processing Services, LLc)
Comments 3
Marketing your business should be done on a consistent basis even if your business is successful.  It is also encourage having several ways of marketing your business however; making sure to keep track of your marketing methods to determine which methods works best for your type of business.CD&C ...

By John Andrew
(DMV)
Comments 0
While a child is growing he is also developing his psychology and character, parents need to encourage their child to develop self motivation at an early age so he can achieve his goals in life and acquire a personality that will never give up.

By Sal Poliandro - NJ Bergen County Realtor, Short Sale Specialist - CDPE, SRES, SFR, IRES
(RE/MAX Properties)
Comments 5
This past weekend talks came to an abrupt halt after negotiators were unable to reach a middle ground.  This means no Broadway shows through November 25th...prime Thanksgiving holiday travel.  Many families will be very disappointed this holiday season when they visit the city in hopes of seeing ...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(Redfin)
Comments 8
      Washington, DC where I live,  and New York City, where I am visiting, have something important in common.  Both have beautiful urban oases designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. The topography of Central Park was carved out by the glaciers that covered the area during the Ice Age.  The Park has...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(Redfin)
Comments 5
Yesterday, the sun came out, and we took a walk up 5th Avenue to a favorite old haunt of mine, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  When I lived here, my fifth floor walk-up apartment was in a run-down brownstone around the corner, and I visited the place often. The Met is an amazing place, with the ...

By Scott Slocum, Scott Slocum & Associates 239-222-4800, Cape Coral
(Florida Future Realty Inc.)
Comments 3
It seems to be a common thread my generation to ask "Where were you on September 11th, 2001?" For generations such as my parents and their parents it used to be "Where were you the day that JFK was shot?" or "Where were you when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor?" Some people these days feel tha...
Yesterday I posted My Memories From 2001 and told you it would be continued...Here are my memories of the Memorial in 2002 at Ground Zero. July of 2002, I called my mom and begged her to come to Upstate NY. I told her I wanted to spend my birthday at Ground Zero at the 9/11 Memorial. She could fl...

By The Tier Group
(The Tier Group)
Comments 1
If you are familiar with Ground Zero in the city of New York, then you know that hundreds of people visit this site to pay homage to the bravery of the people who we lost on 9/11.David Rockwell headed the group of designers and architests who designed the Ground Zero Platform. Kurt Andersen, a jo...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
Comments 1
  No matter where you choose to live in New York City, living here is like no other place in the world. New York City offers Broadway, entertainment, world class museums and art galleries, fashion, shopping, restaurants, finance, diverse and interesting neighborhoods, sports, Central Park and so ...
According to the National Association of Realtors, 98% of real estate agents sell homes and close deals. Only 2% of all For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) sell on their own.Home owners know their homes, thus the idea "we can sell it ourselves and save the commission." But what do sellers really save?And ...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
Comments 1
  The average sale price for Manhattan apartments set a new record in the second quarter, reaching $1,300,212. This figure was 7% higher than a year ago. The median price also reached a new high, and at $840,000 was up 11% from the second quarter of 2006.Demand for apartments has surged over the ...

By Michael Drori
(BARAK REALTY)
Comments 0
FREE CMAWould you like to identify your market value of your home compares with others in the same neighborhood, price range, amenities and layout? Would you like to receive a FREE COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS (CMA) REPORT? Simply click the following link FREE CMA  and send us an inquiry. Remember...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 2
Last August, a state law went into effect allowing the city to make co-op sale prices available to the public. I wrote a blog about the new transparency Coops sale prices public record. I've also wriiten several times about ACRIS the city's Automated City Record Information System. While it is gr...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 5
FIRST-EVER CITYWIDE SURVEY TO LEARN ABOUT PUBLIC SCHOOLS More Than 1.8 Million Parents, Teachers, and Students were sent surveys this month to Weigh In On Schools' Performance and Environment. Each school is going to be graded and the surveys are being factored in to each schools progress report....

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 8
(photo Edward Reed) Mayor Bloomberg: Taxi Fleet to Be Fully Hybrid by 2012 PlaNYC Goal for Greener Taxis Will Reduce Emissions from Cabs By 50% in the Next DecadeYahoo! Donates 10 Hybrid Taxis Which Will Replace Existing Gas-only Powered Cabs Mayor Bloomberg announced the other day as part of Pla...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 8
REBNY Issues  New York City Wide Five-Bourough Residential Sales Report In a five-borough residential report released by the Real Estate Board of New York, the average price of an apartment jumped 23 percent, while each borough recorded a higher average price for one- to three-family dwellings in...
As technology steamrolls ahead, new barriers are being broken.  Each day professionals in every field are experimenting with new applications and techniques that claim to make life easier.  With "transparency" being the buzz word of '07, seasoned real estate professionals continue to test the wat...

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