Explore Manhattan, NY

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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  Even with clouds and light rain, New York City's July 4th celebration was spectacular. A few million spectators watched the amazing spectrum of colorful fireworks. The views which are synonymous with the New York City skyline were called "million dollar views and temporarily stole the spotlight...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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  HAPPY 4th of JULY     Here's wishing everyone a Happy Fourth of July celebration - Whether you'll be at the beach, at a barbeque, or just chilling out, have a good one. If you haven't ventured out of the city or if you're visiting celebrate Independence Day in Manhattan From Sea to Shining Shor...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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Manhattan market reports were released today from Miller Samuel, and major Manhattan brokerages. Sales of coops and condos fell 21.8% compared to same quarter last year. Inventory rose 31.2% but the median sale price rose 14.5% Sale prices were down 3.1% from the previous quarter. The market repo...

By Mary Rose Savarese
(Staging&Redesign Resource Gallery)
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Hi all.  Well it has been many months since my joining active rain and I have been busy networking. Because of this I didn't have time to get to this great sight. Looking forward to speaking to you.  Is anyone out there from Manhattan, New York? I was born and raised there and have been doing a l...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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  Mayor Bloomberg, artist Olafur Eliasson, First Deputy Mayor Patricia E. Harris, Public Art Fund President Susan K. Freedman (Photo Credit: Edward Reed) The New York City Waterfalls, a major work of public art by artist Olafur Eliasson is now on display through October 13.The exhibition of four ...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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 Restaurant Florent Closes. Before the trendy restaurants, designer boutiques, designer glass condos, new hotels, and the new high line park... Before the Apple store opened and Google opened it's NY headquarters The Meat packing district was a gritty neighborhood with cobblestone streets where ...

By Susan Finelli
(Bellmarc Brokerage)
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Although Manhattan real estate, which is largely comprised of co-ops and condos, is not moving as quickly as in days gone by, moving it is.  Due to the stringent financial requirements co-op boards demand of its buyers (co-ops make up about 80% of residential ownership buildings in Manhattan), th...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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In Feng Shui, we evaluate a home or a business from many different aspects.  We want to see if it will support a client, if there are any particular issues with the home that might interfere with important principles of Feng Shui, if our clients will grow and thrive in a particular place. Althoug...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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        NYC Restaurant Week SUMMER 2008.JULY 21-25 | JULY 28 - AUGUST 1Three-Course Prix-Fixe Dining.Lunch $24.07 | Dinner $35.00Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included. With so many global buyers coming to Manhattan to purchase apartments, it's a great time to enjoy a Manhattan ritual a...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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Below is Vanity Fair's Guide to Outdoor Summer Dining in New york City. Whether you're visting, in New York to purchase real estate or you live here, this is a comprehensive list for you outdoor dining enjoyment in New York City! OUTDOOR DINING Five Front  5 Front St , Brooklyn , NY , 11201 New A...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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As many of you know, my daughter Laura Cerrano has been a Feng Shui Consultant in New Paltz for the last several years.  After studying and going to client's homes, businesses, apartments and offices as well as studying with experts in the field of Feng Shui, she has been doing Feng Shui Consulta...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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 As a New York Feng Shui Consultant who utilizes the Bagua Method along with Western and ‘Black Sect' methods to have all Feng Shui principles in order, I have seen one area of the Bagua that is often neglected.  To me AND to the clients I advise, this is often the most important area (next to he...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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As a real estate agent in Manhattan, people often tell me they are sorry that things are so bad in real estate. While I agree with that sentiment for many of my fellow brokers in hard hit areas across the country, the first quarter of 2008 in Manhattan did not show an ailing market at all. To the...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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As a agent in the Manhattan real estate market I am often asked if one should rent or buy. If one has a good credit score, a maximum debt-to-credit ratio in the mid 40's, can document their income and are liquid equal to 3 months to 36 months of payments then yes, one should consider buying. If o...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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With almost two-thirds of U.S. banks having raised their standards for mortgages to their most creditworthy borrowers, three-fourths of U.S. Banks made it more difficult for people with limited or bad credit to get loans. According to a June 11 report by the Washington-based Mortgage Bankers Asso...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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           Whether you live in New York City, you're in New York City searching for a new home or just visiting, you cannot afford to miss the joys of this amazing metropolis in the summer. From Bryant Park to Lincoln Center, Central Park, Hudson River Park, Uni0on Square Park and many others, th...

By Ross Ellis
(Halstead Property, LLC)
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While new developments in Manhattan are becoming more environmentally conscious, there is a new "green" architectural beauty, which will be home to 251 condominium residences with expected occupancy in 2008. Designed by Pelli, the green building will utilize natural and environmentally safe build...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I know many people who work in New York city and commute from Bucks County. Those who live in Yardley/ Morrisville area drive to Trenton and take the train. There are people who live in Bensalem who also go to Trenton. If you live in Warwick/ Doylestown./New Hope / you can take route 202 to New Y...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
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80 Riverside Drive New York, NY, 10069 Neighborhood Upper West Side Cross Streets West 63rd Street and West 64th Street Ownership Condominium Building Type High-rise Service Level Full Service Size 41 Floors. 485 Apartments. Age Post-war. Built 2006. Details Residential Street, Block: 1171, Lot:...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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It is that time of year again here in New York, both on Long Island and in New York City.  The time of year when graduations take place.  This year many new Feng Shui Consultants will be graduating and starting a new career....which sent my memory way, WAY back. Feng Shui is so popular in New Yor...

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