Tag: Back On Market

looking for walk-aways by testing the hypothesis that buyers can't close / the lab at The Caledonia, 450 West 17 Street

yes, still beating on The Real Deal Can you tell yet that I am still frustrated about The Real Deal article that linked two related-but-vastly-different premises? Here’s (still) more….   Without having access to actual sales directors of actual new

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paralyzed by history? another buyer dilemma

information overload?I am working with a motivated, smart and analytic buyer who wants to know as much as possible about one particular Manhattan loft and its competitors before making a bid. This current experience points up an issue with smart

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no cigar, as 12 West 18 Street is back on market

I have removed the content of this blog post, as it comments about the current listing of another agent. For information about why, check out end of an era for Manhattan Loft Guy / a new day dawns? from April

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when bad things happen to good contracts / 49 East 21 Street is back

[update 12.14.08: I have restored this post (below), as the reasons for having removed it in April no longer obtain] I have removed the content of this blog post, as it comments about the current listing of another agent. For

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57 Bond back on market / still pushing (new) neighborhood values

bless the neighborsI hit #4E at 57 Bond Street when it was new (November 1 re-setting values at 57 Bond / there goes the neighborhood), noting that it was a new development in 2003 and probably sold then for about

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73 Fifth has another cash-back opportunity

#6B at 73 Fifth Avenue is back on the market today, though it has not been off the market long enough to be missed by other than the most careful observer. Offered through Josh Rubin of Corcoran, they are asking

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strolling Broadway / open house review from 4th to 11th

(remember to check the agent websites Sunday morning to see if open house is still on) 710 Broadway #2 $2.295mm and $2,070/mo for “2,450 sq ft” and a long history (on the market since December [$2.5mm] with 2 different firms

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contracts (again) at 90 Prince + 258 Bway

  long, strange trip at 90 Prince? Unit 7A at 90 Prince Street is a peculiar loft (even in a Manhattan filled with ‘unique’ lofts) with a now-tortured history. I reported good news on his baby on July 11 in

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oh dear / 808 Broadway #2J is back

  guessing a board turndown #2J at 808 Broadway came to market in March at $1.25mm (maintenance is $1,500/mo) and after two little price drops found a buyer and a contract in early June off of $1.125mm.   But it

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more BOM pain / 176 Broadway is back

  2 failed contracts, 1 recently failed deal = f-r-u-s-t-r-a-t-i-o-n #4D at 176 Broadway is another one that has been on and off the market due to ‘deals’ that have not happened (another one was yesterday’s bad luck? 241 W

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