Tag: Broker Babble

5 years later, Tribeca loft adds $1 million to building values

crude measurements of value are still measurements, right? The “2,068 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5S at 459 Washington Street in extreme northwest Tribeca just sold for $3.625mm in a somewhat newsworthy transaction. (“Somewhat newsworthy” in the sense that the Luxury

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2,000 sq ft head to head, Soho loft on Wooster crushes Tribeca loft on Warren

comping is (still) hard in the Manhattan loft niche You can’t have a much more stark comparison between two lofts in the prime Manhattan loft neighborhoods than two approximately 2,000 sq ft lofts that sold on the same day, both

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before ($1.55mm) + after ($2.935mm) gut renovation of Soho penthouse loft at 8 Greene Street

to create an authentic classic from a near-wreck is not cheap, but it can be profitable Let’s say the interior of the recently sold (at $2.935mm) just-barely-Soho loft on the 6th floor at 8 Greene Street really is “1,700 sq ft”,

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spectacular renovation of Village penthouse loft is not quite as well received as renovator hoped at 42 East 12 Street

Manhattan loft renovations don’t get much more gut than this In the broker babbling world, it seems that no modifier faces a bridge too far. Most often, these flights of linguistic fancy crash and burn (“unique” should be allergic to modifiers), but

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there are spectacular Manhattan loft renovations, then there’s this 54 East 11 Street loft renovation

… and The Market loved the Village loft renovation! I really appreciated the renovation … er … cosmetic upgrade in that celebrity loft I hit yesterday, one on which so many characters were typed wondering about Bang For The Buck.

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hyper-local penthouse loft market at Church + Leonard up 9% since January

resale was way up, but profit … don’t ask The guy who just sold the “2,135 sq ft” penthouse loft #5 at 249 Church Street may have worried when he paid 11% over the ask to buy it in what must

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what would have happened if they renovated the kitchen to sell 105 Fifth Avenue loft?

might have saved a year, or a few bucks This kind of Manhattan loft broker babble intrigues me, not for the editorial choices but the ownership choices: Having undergone an extensive renovation (with the exception of the kitchen), the loft

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replacing nude woman with a slut sells Village loft at 12 East 12 Street at $1,806/ft

well, that, a few discounts, + 18 months Sergeant Joe Friday would ask only about the asking prices and timing of the “2,750 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3S at 12 East 12 Street on the Gold Coast of Greenwich Village; others would

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calendar + renovation = 100% increase for 22 West 26 Street loft

5 years helps a Manhattan loft, but not as much as this renovation, however I did a half-off loft this week (March 31, half-off finally sells 620 Broadway artist loft with (obviously) some issues), so it is a bit of karmic

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half-off finally sells 620 Broadway artist loft with (obviously) some issues

how selling a Manhattan loft can be like your worst experience pulling off a band-aid I’m going to lead the way you should pull off a band-aid, quickly (brutally, even): contrary to what you’ll read on StreetEasy, the very quirky

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