Category: market trends

are Manhattan loft sellers more in sync with buyers this year? not really …

original loft asking prices are working with about the same frequency To my mind, an asking price for a Manhattan loft is successful when it generates an offer from a qualified buyer that leads to a contract (more successful if

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simple, right? don’t measure Market Trends by asking prices

but the NY Post doesn’t know that I did a quick hit on my Manhattan Loft Guy Facebook page after reading this November 28 puff piece from the NY Post, Apartments experiencing the ‘fastest market adjustment ever’, because I’m a skeptical guy (in

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more on the $5 million Manhattan loft market, a year over year look

difficulty at the $5 million level is not a new phenomenon for Manhattan lofts My post on Tuesday considered whether the December string of downtown Manhattan lofts that took a long time to sell around $5 million that I noticed

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$5 million data points: unrealistic Manhattan loft sellers or market softening?

the numbers are intriguing One of the story lines coming out of the Manhattan Media Division of the Real Estate Industrial Complex has been about supply in the luxury market (specifically, in new developments), with the (often implicit) question about

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for variety, 123 Baxter Street loft sells down 5% over 2008

not all Manhattan lofts are from Lake Wobegon Just as the mirror has two sides, the loft niche in the residential real estate market in Manhattan has many sides. Some are above-average, and those sales that outperform The Market and/or

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142 Duane Street loft up 48% since 2005, 35% since 2008

another Manhattan loft that draws outside the lines The lovely and classic Manhattan loft #4A at 142 Duane Street just off prime Tribeca has now sold 3 times going back to 2005, 4 times back to 2000. Continuing my recent

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Chainworks loft at 144 West 18 Street sells in a delightful series for market watchers

one Manhattan loft building can be a microcosm, indeed The recent sale of the “3,097 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2E at 144 West 18 Street (the Chainworks Building) for $4.6mm ($1,485/ft) got me to wondering if any of the recent

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creating great value in 39 East 12 Street loft by doing a great build-out

Conventional Wisdom is sometimes right: add value by renovating a loft, reap the benefits on resale While it did not work out for the folks who sold yesterday’s loft after dressing it up (October 14, long story about a small

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classic loft project at 644 Broadway sells above ask after difficult price discovery

the story is longer than it looks from a quick look Maybe there’s a trend being born here, about downtown Manhattan lofts that have more trouble than typical buy-it-or-it’s-gone loft (or, a trend dying with this post). Today’s loft, submitted

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in praise of StreetEasy, not to bury it

much beleaguered, of late I’ve been mulling over a post about the many and various changes to StreetEasy that seem to have dropped (thudded) into the lives of so many fans of the Manhattan residential real estate market, but that’s

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