Month: October 2007

East 20 & East 22 St open houses / 2 of each for Sunday

(remember to check the agent websites Sunday morning to see if open house is still on) 39 East 20 Street #5$2.299mm and $1,845/mo (condo) for “1,963 sq ft” of “true luxury living” in a 22.5 foot wide Long-and-Narrow with windows

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quick contract, long history of appreciation at 720 Greenwich

3+ weeks for contract at $1,350/ftUnit 6D at 720 Greenwich Street came to market on October 1 with Paula Allen of Sothebys and it shows as In Contract this morning; with such a quick sale they are likely to be

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Old Grey Lady plays on obit page

they did it on purpose I usually look at the NY Times obituary page, and often read it. (I learn so much there.) Props to a buddy for pointing me towards it today, before I had gotten a chance to

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historical data / loft sales by quarter + year since 1998

collecting some numbersI plan to capture a few numbers this week on a for-what-its-worth basis, then at a later point consider what it actually may be worth. Here is the Miller Samuel data for the number of loft sales in

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the Tribeca premium, anticipated / a tale of 2 lofts

what a difference 40 blocks can makeI visited two lofts Sunday, both asking nearly $2.8mm, both over 2,500 sq ft, both designed with a minimalist sensibility — but they could hardly be more different. One has a lot of classic

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New Listings + Sales of Manhattan lofts in last 7 days

This is my first report on the number, price distribution and neighborhood distribution for Manhattan lofts reported as new to the market or as closed sales in he last 7 days. For information about how I get this stuff and

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methodology for New + Sold in The Last Seven Days

I am about to provide some data about new loft listings and lofts just sold, which I hope to make at least a semi-regular thing. In America, agents get this stuff by just a few clicks on a Multiple Listing

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my FCK editor is a problem (really)

broken links breaking my heartIf you’ve been frustrated by trying to follow corrupted Internet links in recent posts, I feel your pain. And your frustration — especialy when (as happened repeatedly yesterday) I would fix links and return to find

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8 open houses from $2.995mm to $2.45mm

(remember to check the agent websites Sunday morning to see if open house is still on) 284 Fifth Avenue #PH-B$2.995mm and $4,270/mo for big space with big terrace (2,200 sq ft) under the Empire State Building, which I profiled when

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Sunday open house tour – a 9-stop Tribeca tour

(remember to check the agent websites Sunday morning to see if open house is still on) 260 West Broadway #4A $2.3mm and $1,788/mo (condo; with an assessment of $697/mo for an unstated period) for “1,600 sq ft” of “incredibly renovated

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