Tag: Jonathan Miller

weird fluff piece: “flip queen” may have actually lost money for mother-in-law

tangled webs woven by Manhattan Media wing of the Real Estate Industrial Complex I’d like to think I’m more a skeptic than a cynic, as I habitually click through background data to better understand newspaper (or other) stories about real

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Chelsea loft owner loved renovation more than The Market did

4 years later, $1.4 million off … oof! From all appearances, the “2,250 sq ft” duplex Manhattan loft 263 Ninth Avenue #PHD (The Heywood) is a beauty, with a name-checked architect and designer and enthusiastic broker babbling full of proper

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Tribeca penthouse loft sells at 81 White Street with 3 free terraces

(bear with me, I’ll explain) Until recently, the last loft to sell in this small (6-unit) condo loft conversion in way east Tribeca was the “2,563 sq ft” second floor at 81 White Street, which closed for $3.29mm in April

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do you prefer a Chelsea loft with light or a patio?

Campiello Collection loft pair says The Market wants the patio The “1,524 sq ft” ground floor loft #1H at 151 West 17th St (in the Campiello Collection) that sold last week for $3.2mm did so for one reason: the “789

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Tribeca penthouse loft seller takes 30% off to sell

two half-million dollar price drops get it done The owner of the “2,015 sq ft” loft #10D at 25 Murray Street (Tribeca Space) that sold on October 16 had a rather optimistic but decidedly disciplined approach to pricing this duplex

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Manhattan lofts running the bulls on Greene Street, large + pricey

2 Soho lofts took a week to contract just under $6 million Two large lofts on the same Soho block closed a day apart at very similar price points and very similar trajectories: the “2,964 sq ft” loft #4B at

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are Manhattan loft sellers more in sync with buyers this year? not really …

original loft asking prices are working with about the same frequency To my mind, an asking price for a Manhattan loft is successful when it generates an offer from a qualified buyer that leads to a contract (more successful if

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simple, right? don’t measure Market Trends by asking prices

but the NY Post doesn’t know that I did a quick hit on my Manhattan Loft Guy Facebook page after reading this November 28 puff piece from the NY Post, Apartments experiencing the ‘fastest market adjustment ever’, because I’m a skeptical guy (in

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more on the $5 million Manhattan loft market, a year over year look

difficulty at the $5 million level is not a new phenomenon for Manhattan lofts My post on Tuesday considered whether the December string of downtown Manhattan lofts that took a long time to sell around $5 million that I noticed

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$5 million data points: unrealistic Manhattan loft sellers or market softening?

the numbers are intriguing One of the story lines coming out of the Manhattan Media Division of the Real Estate Industrial Complex has been about supply in the luxury market (specifically, in new developments), with the (often implicit) question about

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