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Outlook on Manhattan Real Estate Remains Optimistic, Says Avison Young

July 13, 2018 Notwithstanding the challenges posed by economic and financial impacts, Avison Young remains optimistic about the future for Manhattan’s real estate market. The firm previewed the findings of its second-quarter report at a media briefing earlier this week, during which tri-state president Arthur Mirante (pictured, at left) interviewed RXR Realty’s Scott Rechler (at…

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Brooklyn Apartments Slip as Queens Luxury Real Estate Market Hits New Record

Is the balance of real estate power in the outer boroughs starting to shift? BY LIZ LUCKING |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON JULY 12, 2018 Brooklyn’s standing as buyers’ favorite New York City outer borough may be slipping. Prices in Kings County fell in the second quarter just as Queens luxury market set a record, according to…

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Is it a Buyer’s Real Estate Market in New York City?

It certainly feels that way. I usually like to drive around on Sundays throughout Manhattan and visit for sale by owner’s open houses. What I have noticed is that traffic is pretty slow with sellers offering incentives that I have not seen in a long time. One of the many reasons the market has slowed…

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5 questions to ask before hiring a real estate agent to sell your home

The Motley Fool MAURIE BACKMAN Apr 18th 2018 2:49PM Whether you want to relocate for work, downsize, or get more living space, if you’ve been thinking about selling your home, now’s a good time to do it. Spring is prime season for listing homes in most U.S. markets, and with interest rates slowly but surely…

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12 bike-share companies bid to serve non–Citi Bike in NYC neighborhoods – City unveils list of dockless operators vying for pilot program

Matthew Flamm By Matthew Flamm Dockless bicycle sharing is coming to New York, or at least those parts of New York not already serviced by Citi Bike. But which operators will survive the city’s Shark Tank competition? A total of 12, ranging from little-known regional operators to global players in the surging dockless-bike sector, have…

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Manhattan turf war: Billionaires Row vs. homeless shelter

The city has approved a plan to house 140 single men in what was once the budget Park Savoy Hotel on West 58th Street By Associated Press Some of the world’s wealthiest people have apartments in the half-dozen new skyscrapers built along a stretch of Manhattan’s 57th Street known as Billionaires Row. And soon they…

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Foreclosure & Estate Planning Workshop

Naim is a native son of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Having worked in Real Estate as a Mortgage Lender and Sales Agent his experience is frequently used to assist homeowners in developing the requisite skillset to navigate the complexities of foreclosure, acquisitions, and representing homeowners throughtout the process. Homeowners are encouraged to contact him for complimentary consultations.…

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New York landlords are running out of ways to keep rents sky-high

Manhattan landlords are doubling down on perks that encourage new tenants to sign leases and current residents to renew theirs. Concessions like one month of free rent more than doubled from a year ago in April to the second-highest level on record, to 28.6% of all new leases, a report released Thursday by Douglas Elliman…

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