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New York City has always had the one of the strictest lead-paint laws in the country and now according to a new Environmental Protection Agency, there's a new regulation put in place as of April 22nd which has contractors and building managers concerned. Since April 22nd, all professional renovat...
06/27/2010
U.S. presidents live in homes that most people dream about. Yet, according to Forbes Magazine, it seems that a few presidential manses have shed value in the economic downturn.Zillow reported that the value of President Obama's home in Chicago is off by 20%.Even the value of Camelot, the Kennedy ...
06/12/2010
After a major budget cut, and a reduction in size of a Whole Foods Market slated for East 57th Street, the city and the World-Wide Group cut the ribbon on a $500 million, 900,000-square-foot mixed-use development as reported by The Real Deal. The project which was initiated in 2008, fell apart wh...
06/09/2010
Yesterday, I heard awful news about a respected broker and blogging pioneer Joe Ferrara via Facebook. Jay Thompson The Phoenix Real Estate Guy posted - Joe Ferrara Needs Our Help. Jay reported that Joe was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and is currently in an Intensive Care Unit in a New ...
06/02/2010
According to Bloomberg News, the Manhattan rental market is making a comeback.New Yorkers who may not be ready to purchase and looking to rent in the country's largest and most complicated leasing market are now returning to the aggressive and competitive ways we used to find rentals.With less a...
06/02/2010
The first-quarter market reports arrived last month with fairly good news for the city.The past few quarters showed an overall market dominated by first-time homebuyers and sales under $1 million. According to Halstead Property and Brown Harris Stevens reports (both companies are subsidiaries of ...
06/02/2010
                        The season is here along with beautiful weather --- and with that comes the opening of Green Farmer's Markets all over New York City. Here you can shop for fresh, locally-grown food, in a safe and fun gathering place were neighbors can come together to talk to farmers, sh...
05/16/2010
Thanks to Fannie Mae, Battery Park City residents hoping to sell their apartments can breathe a little easier. Fannie Mae is going to back loans in this waterfront neighborhood now that it has completed its review of the neighborhood's ground leases.Battery Park residents live on land leases whi...
05/16/2010
By now you know that local 32BJ, the union that represents New York City doormen and the Realty Advisory Board, a building owners association agreed on a new labor contract Wednesday, averting a strike which would have affected tenants in New York City.According to WABC News, Howard Rothschild, p...
04/22/2010
More than two thousand New York City doormen and apartment building workers (members of 32BJ) voted early Thursday evening to call a strike if it becomes necessary. A strike of up to 30,000 workers could directly affect more than one million New Yorkers if negotiations fail to result in a new con...
04/03/2010
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