Month: February 2009

Manhattan loft inventory as of February 15 = 928

  Number of Manhattan lofts offered for sale as of Sunday night definitely continues to reflect a bulging inventory:   price range # of lofts $500k to $999k 133 $1mm to $1.99mm 346 $2mm to $2.99mm 228 $3mm to $3.99mm 87

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new Manhattan loft listings + closed sales in last 7 days

  This is the sixty-eighth Manhattan Loft Guy report on the number, price distribution and neighborhood distribution for Manhattan lofts reported as new to the market or as closed sales in the last 7 days.The stats as of Sunday night:

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what's the renovation worth? pushing it in non-loft-ville

  2 years + 1 reno = $400k (or not) Ofttimes the Manhattan loft buyer looking for ‘value‘ must go far afield, away from the loft havens (Tribeca, Soho), to make ‘a deal’. One such possible opportunity is today’s candidate

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disconnect / sellers struggle to find The Market

The Miller graphs itInteresting graph on yesterday’s Curbed contribution from The Miller, Three Cents Worth: Listing Discount A Spiked Punch . Bottom Line is that what The Miller calls Listing Discount (the gaps between the last listing price and the

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99 cent pricing on eBay leads to $400/ft under-pricing by FSBO loft seller in Noho

  ‘interesting’ times call for interesting measures? I came across a FSBO loft listing on NYTimes.com this week for 718 Broadway #6B, which at that time was asking a rather conventional $1.295mm for about "1,400 sq ft". It caught my

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(kinda) quick trip to closing, but a long trip off ask at 147 Waverly Place

  flipping can be stressful, no? (+ exciting) The story of the marketing and sale of Unit 1E at 147 Waverly Place (a ‘successful’ flip) is not a long story (except as I tell it), but it packs a punch. But first,

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diversion / art from a Manhattan loft neighborhood

  mental health break? (or…) A buddy lives on the 9th floor of a loft building near Madison Square Park and has been painting what you would expect with a website with this URL:  http://theviewoutmywindow.com/index.htm . Water towers, rooftops, water towers,

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Manhattan loft inventory as of February 8 = 926

  Number of Manhattan lofts offered for sale as of Sunday night definitely continues to reflect a bulging inventory:   price range # of lofts $500k to $999k 131 $1mm to $1.99mm 352 $2mm to $2.99mm 220 $3mm to $3.99mm 88

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new Manhattan loft listings + closed sales in last 7 days

  This is the sixty-seventh Manhattan Loft Guy report on the number, price distribution and neighborhood distribution for Manhattan lofts reported as new to the market or as closed sales in the last 7 days.The stats as of Sunday night:

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pushed it just enough for contract, eventually

April = then; February = nowI can’t wait to see how this ends, but the listing history of this newly-in-contract, current century, high-end Manhattan loft condo conversion is fascinating enough to warrant a comment even before the clearing price is

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