Tag: Competition

fraternal twin lofts across Harrison Street sell on same day for $3mm + a few bucks less

if one loft sale on this cozy Tribeca block is rare, what of two? “Rarely does anything turnover on Harrison Street” has a nice ring to it, and it is well within bounds for graded-on-a-curve broker babble. But when babbled

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motivated Chelsea House seller holds firm after 10 prices in 4 months

every Manhattan loft seller has a limit One way to determine if an-owner-with-a-listing really really really wants to be a “seller” is the degree to which the seller owner is willing to drop the asking price in response to market

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the ‘complete transformation’ does not explain 28% gain over 2010 for 312 East 23 Street loft

this broker babble is accurate, but …? You’d be forgiven for thinking that the reason that the “1,200 sq ft” Manhattan loft #7B at 312 East 23 Street (the Foundry) just sold for $1.24mm after having been purchased in July

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did a rising tide sell 250 Mercer Street mini-loft, unsold in slack of 2013?

finding the right price at the right time for a Manhattan loft sometimes takes time Asking $630,000 for the tiny (“600 sq ft”) Manhattan loft #B1507 at 250 Mercer Street was too high a price in 2013. Heck, even $599,000

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what do hang-gliding, beer pong, working out, tech tutorials or walking the dog have to do with Manhattan real estate?

not much (d’oh!)I was going to leave this The Appraisal piece from Liz Harris in Thursday’s New York Times (Agent to Client: Here’s the Apartment; Now Let’s Go Hang Gliding) alone, honest. But then I was reading the Times Sunday

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agent sells 15 Broad Street loft after 3 years with no discount

  boat floated on a rising tide?It is easy to miss the punchline by looking at the Streeteasy history of the recently sold “2,028 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2014 at 15 Broad Street (Downtown by Starck), as StreetEasy shows a

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a tale of two 2nd floor lofts on Thomas Street

  one sold, one not It was the best of times for the 2nd floor loft at 86 Thomas Street, as it just sold for $1,325/ft; it was the worst of times for the 2nd floor loft next door at

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99 John Street loft sale is the very picture of motivation in a difficult environment

3 prices in 16 days, at a loss to 2008 buyI find listing histories like that of the “677 sq ft” Manhattan mini-loft #1704 at 99 John Street (99 John Deco Lofts) fascinating. Sometimes a listing history reveals patience (which

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nice pics help sell underwhelming 77 Hudson Street loft at $1,089/ft in prime Tribeca

nicer than I remembered itThe listing photos for the “1,711 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 77 Hudson Street show a loft with some “classic” elements, as advertised (chiefly, the truly massive columns and beams, less so

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141 West 17 Street loft seller takes forever to sell at 7% discount

if at first you don’t succeed …?We’ve had two recent posts about rather long marketing campaigns that ended rather badly for the sellers. (November 6, 21 East 22 Street loft sells after long, painful price discovery, and November 10, 59

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