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Wall Street Journal jumps gun on quarterly market report, flogs Soho loft sale you know about

brilliant journalismRegular readers of Manhattan Loft guy will suspect snark in that sub-head, but today, I got none. Josh Barbanel’s piece in today’s Journal, Manhattan Sales Continue to Climb, is brilliant journalism on two fronts. First, it scoops all the

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fourth quarter Manhattan residential market reports hit / what's your favorite number?

that time of the year againIt would have been too much to expect that the number crunchers could have dug out soon enough to have delivered numbers to the press under embargo last Friday (aka, last year), so the flurry

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the numbers are coming! the numbers are coming! 1Q market report season begins

links + teaseThe headline of the Josh Barbanel  piece in this morning’s New York Times pretty much says it all about the major firms’ First Quarter Manhattan residential real estate market reports: Apartments Sell for Less if They Are Sold

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the problem with anecdotes / reports from 40 Bond Street and Time Warner

Though a relatively short piece, Josh Barbanel’s June 8 Sunday NY Times review of market data (A Mixed Picture) was rich for me, generating a June 11 post (data point in a sideways market / closing at 32 West 18

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Barbanel gives up Manhattan sales data in NY Times, grudgingly

stingy reporter!I referred in Wednesday’s data point in a sideways market / closing at 32 West 18 Street to "Josh Barbanel’s latest frustrating review of market data from Sunday’s New York Times (A Mixed Picture)" as an intro to that

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data point in a sideways market / closing at 32 West 18 Street

… and sometimes the bear gets youI need to address Josh Barbanel’s latest frustrating review of market data from Sunday’s New York Times (A Mixed Picture) soon, but the money quote for me was from The Miller, who: said that

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Mothra v. Godzilla, or the epic battle over Manhattan sales volume reports

Terra takes on The MatrixI commented last Friday about the discrepancy between the number of coop and condo sales in Manhattan in the first quarter of 2008 as reported by 3 major firms (April 11, Q1 Manhattan market reports highlight

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more actual data / November sales in Manhattan more or less steady

what does “steady” mean? Last month, the number of closed sales just about matched the number closed in November 2006, and prices were considerably higher, but roughly flat compared with the prices in the previous quarter, according to a review

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some Oct market data shows stable Manhattan market

Josh Barbanel in today’s NY Times Real Estate section has an article that refers to data consistent with his headline What Market Slump? The article is more directional than precise, and still reflects pre-mid-August-liquidity issues, but it gets us closer

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