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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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400 shoes that used to live in 12 East 12 Street loft need a new home, carry big profit

hello old friend If you are a fan of well designed small lofts and a reader of Manhattan Loft Guy, you will remember the post I did about the tiny (“840 sq ft”) renovated loft with lots of shoes at

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hyper-local market for 18 East 12 Street mini-lofts is up 14% YoY

a head scratcher’s specialIt is an understatement to say that The Market loves the “970 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2A at 18 East 12 Street. In 2011 it took 25 days to find a contract and only 40 days to

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“fully renovated” 39 East 12 Street lofts sells at 14% premium to 2010, with pre-2010 renovation

another Jedi mind trick?I pointed out the mind games that broker babble can play with buyers last week in my July 5, did a Jedi mind trick garner 40% premium over 2010 for a small loft at 107 West 25

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dream renovation adds 50% to 39 East 12 Street loft

if you build it …The petite Manhattan loft #307 at 39 East 12 Street (University Mews) traded four years ago as a build-your-dream loft for $850,000 then again (dream realized!) on May 10 at $1.25mm. I suspect that the dream

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another loft in New York Times, another inexpensive renovation, with 400 shoes

more shores shoes in basement storage!Wasn’t it just the other day that I wondered whether the New York Times, in fact, disproportionately represented Manhattan lofts in living/design pieces, or whether I just happened to notice the instances in which it

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what is your loft worth after a major FIRE? 12 East 12 Street loft goes for more than you'd think

20% off peak pricing??The Manhattan loft 12 East 12 Street #7NE sold on April 8, 2008, almost exactly at The Peak of the overall Manhattan real estate market, and then again on September 24. Conventional wisdom might be that the

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the unique property next door at 114 East 13 Street, “sold” to a unique buyer

  if a neighbor buys, is that a comp? (maybe)The Manhattan loft #2B at 114 East 13 Street is another one of those loft sales with the StreetEasy notation "no listing associated with this closing", which is one indicator that

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measuring arm's length / not a real “sale” at 125 East 12 Street

  this is hard work, fraughtHaving gone on record on Friday (sign of a thaw? 147 West 22 Street closes up 9% over 2006, 263 Ninth does not) with a commitment to bringing th Manhattan Loft Guy Master List of

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find the number, hit the number / 35 East 12 Street closes

sounds simple, no? (no!)Sometimes those silly buyers pay very close attention to the first, or even to the second, digit in an asking price, so sellers use the ‘wrong numbers’ at their peril. In the case of the Manhattan loft

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