Tag: Classic

quiet & “quintessential” northwest Tribeca loft in move-in condition sells at $843/ft

… so, of course there’s an explanation (there are hints in the broker babble) The raw numbers associated with the three-week old sale of the Manhattan loft #3W at 466 Washington Street yield a stark equation: “3,500 sq ft” + $2.95mm = $843/ft. There

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so many Manhattan lofts are ‘outside the box’ for mortgage purposes

… though the New York Times talked more about farmland than lofts, alas There will be a very valuable kernel of truth discussed in Sunday’s New York Times piece, Buying Outside the Box (yes, I can see into the future, so long

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ceilings + columns + beams + brick get authentic Soho loft huge premium, despite steps

bringing together Manhattan loft threads about walk-ups and character Of course the recently sold “1,550 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3R at 132 Greene Street at the top middle of prime Soho is most obviously noteworthy because it sold for $2.351mm

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whatever an “ungentrified” Manhattan loft is, one at 33 Bleecker Street just got $1,/317ft

breaking barriers in broker babbling about Manhattan lofts since … There’s nothing wrong with calling a Manhattan loft “ungentrified”; it’s just a tad obscure. Does it mean the hipsters haven’t moved in yet? (Probably not.) Does it want to imply

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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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463 Greenwich Street loft is a fascinating project, sells at $1,442/ft

  why not another one? The “1,320 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 4th floor at 463 Greenwich Street in northwest Tribeca is an interesting comp for yesterday’s somewhat primitive loft in prime Soho. Similar in size and in having

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129 West 22 Street loft seller rewarded by 24% in 26 months for not renovating

a paired resale analysisEvery “arm’s length” sale is a snapshot of the agreement that a buyer and a seller made about the value of a property at a particular point in time. Econ 101, right? And a pair of such

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did 11 Lispenard Street loft (Tribeca) sell because close to Soho?

interesting (truthful) marketing angleThe “1,782 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 11 Lispenard Street is so solidly “Tribeca” that it is one short block west of the original Triangle Below Canal block (more on that, below*). Yet

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huge 40 West 22 Street loft sells at $916/ft as canvas, actors' theater

  not a mix of metaphors In babbling that the “4,150 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 40 West 22 Street as “your canvas awaits” the agent committed metaphor; in saying that the loft “is currently designed

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712 Broadway loft sellers are the very model of modern motivated sellers (and unhappy flippers)

4 drops in 80 days, selling at huge haircutBecause it can be hard to track sales by units in the 2-building coop that includes 712 Broadway and 714 Broadway, there is no sales price associated with the StreetEasy listing for

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