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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)
Comments 9
      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)
Comments 30
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)
Comments 10
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)
Comments 51
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)
Comments 7
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)
Comments 5
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)
Comments 7
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)
Comments 2
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...

By Larry Vecchio
(CondoDomain)
Comments 5
Only In New York: A Condo Board Sues Subway Sandwiches For Having Annoyingly Fresh-Baked Bread UES board files a $500K lawsuit against a Subway franchise for polluting the neighborhood with the “nauseating” smell of fresh bread.  A condominium board on the Upper East Side is asking a judge to sto...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 10
        SoHo      New York, NY 10013      SoHo ( stands for South of Houston - pronounced "How -Stun")   Soho is a premiere destination for the world's trendiest jet setters, New York's SoHo district has something to offer just about everyone. Bordered to the North by Houston Street, to the South...

By Larry Vecchio
(CondoDomain)
Comments 0
The Setai in Miami is a 40-story ultra-luxury, high rise condominium tower. The residences feature a multi level-lobby, 163 units with panoramic views of the ocean, South Beach and the Miami skyline from floor-to-ceiling windows, and all of the finest amenities. The Setai offers one, two, three,...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 0
    New York City Building Terminology Rent Stabilized Building Rent Stabilization was established in New York City in the late 1960's to set limits on the amount building owners could raise rents and to set performance guidelines for both the landlord and tenant. Rent increases for one and two ...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 12
New York Apartment terminology A-Z Alcove: an area adjoining the living room which can be used for a dining area or be separated or closed off to make a bedroom, den or office. Classic: in a pre-war building, an apartment which has a formal dining room, and, in a larger apartment, one or two maid...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 14
 Due to my internet presence, I've been in the news recently. Last week I was interviewed by The Korean Broadcasting Network about Battery Park City the section of lower Manhattan that became famous on 9/11/01 because of it's proximity to The World Trade Center. Yesterday an interview I did ran i...

By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn
(Compass)
Comments 7
The Upper West Side extends north from Columbus Circle at 59th Street up to 110th St. and is bordered by Central Park West and Riverside Park. The Upper West Side is separated from the Upper East Side by Central Park.Between 72nd and 96th Street most of the buildings are not taller than about 20 ...

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