Month: March 2009

Manhattan loft inventory as of March 29 = 1,004

  Breaking a thousand: Number of Manhattan lofts offered for sale as of Sunday night continues to reflect a bulging inventory:   price range # of lofts $500k to $999k 143 $1mm to $1.99mm 373 $2mm to $2.99mm 246 $3mm to

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new Manhattan loft listings + closed sales in last 7 days

  This is the seventy-fourth 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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more angst at $1,000/ft / feels like 2005 in Tribeca as contract (finally) signed

plop plop, fizz fizzI am going to mention this Manhattan loft contract signing while my eyes are still bulging; I will update with a clearing price when (if??) it closes and the price is available. My eyes widened — but

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more on agents behaving badly (or is that moron agents behaving as expected?)

paging Claude RainsI just updated my ever-so-popular February 23 post, What’s Wrong With These People? agents who speak out of their … to reflect that the Manhattan loft in question has not sold (or entered into contract), but that the

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flipping on your head (ouch) in Chelsea / from 2002 to 2007, returning to 2009 … then 2006 or earlier??

off 10-15%, at leastIt feels as though it has been a while since I posted in the too pushy …? thread but here’s one that reminds me that the thread always had that "?" in it. There’s a Manhattan loft

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am I a coward? assessing + bearing risk in a risky world

a rumination (bear with me)I tell owners in this market that my job is to protect their equity and get them on their way (to whatever is next in their lives) with as much money in their pocket as possible.

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Manhattan loft inventory as of March 22 = 973

    Number of Manhattan lofts offered for sale as of Sunday night continues to reflect a bulging inventory:   price range # of lofts $500k to $999k 137 $1mm to $1.99mm 356 $2mm to $2.99mm 236 $3mm to $3.99mm 102

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new Manhattan loft listings + closed sales in last 7 days

  This is the seventy-third 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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coming attractions / next 30 days of sales report

  patience, Prudence, patience I have set up the skeleton of my next 30-days-sales report of actual Manhattan loft sales, which will be from March 12. As of now, there are (appear to be) 21 resales and 10 new development

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gutting Broome Street for $160/ft

bringing light but hiding windows?Yesterday’s New York Times On Location Home & Garden feature Bringing Light to a New York Loft profiled a Broome Street total renovation ("gutted to its floor joists and beams and totally rebuilt — with plumbing,

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