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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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225 Lafayette Street loft sale tells me private seller did a great job in 2012

sometimes the most interesting thing about a Manhattan loft sale is insight about the past On its own merits, the recent sale of the “1,498 sq ft” Manhattan loft #9C at 225 Lafayette Street just past the edge of Soho

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hard to argue with success, as owner sells 29 East 22 Street with NO BROKERS (no “please”?)

much as I’d like toI can appreciate that owners want to “save” money by not listing with an agent, and even that some owners are able to do it. (Most owners who go FSBO put less money in their pocket,

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private loft sale at 150 Nassau Street might be an arm’s length deal

or notAlready a Manhattan Loft Guy fave building, the newest sale there is an apparently private, possibly arm’s length deal transferring the “1,793 sq ft” Manhattan loft #16C at 150 Nassau Street from an Inc. to an LLC for $1.7mm.

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mystery sale at 130 West 19 Street: did Chelsea House private sale leave a bad comp in neighbors’ mouths?

is this sacrilege?This will be short, as it is too late for an old guy to be blogging, but that’s what happens when you run around all day and don’t blog…. Very interesting sale of the “1,250 sq ft” Manhattan

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tales of one loft building / the inefficient market at 718 Broadway, circa 2006, weaker market, 2010

2006 echoesThe Manhattan loft #10D at 718 Broadway sold for $1.06mm on July 20, "1,180 sq ft" of "true chic", this "completely renovated" loft is the "ultimate in sophistication". At a single bedroom and single bath with windows only on

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99 cent pricing on eBay leads to $400/ft under-pricing by FSBO loft seller in Noho

  ‘interesting’ times call for interesting measures? I came across a FSBO loft listing on NYTimes.com this week for 718 Broadway #6B, which at that time was asking a rather conventional $1.295mm for about "1,400 sq ft". It caught my

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FSBO loft in unusual location offers artist provenance + park views

a possible jewel, squeaking through the Junk folderOn a typical day, i get anywhere from 100 to 250 e-flyers from real estate firms touting a new listing, a price reduction, an open house, "spectacular views", or simply an AMAZING deal

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no country for old FSBOs? no Manhattan lofts above $1mm

Manhattan sellers pay to sellIt has been quite a while since I parsed the NY Times online Manhattan residential real estate listings for brave for-sale-by-owners of lofts (last was December 13 no loft FSBOs for the Holidays; before that July

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new contract at 130 Watts Street after 3 months, old contract at 125 Watts in 2 weeks

I hit 130 Watts Street #1N when it was new on November 17 (new at 130 Watts / bonus open house at $1.999mm) and again in an open house review 2 weeks ago (8 Sunday open houses $1.8mm – $2mm).

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