Tag: Ninth

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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playing the Euro card to great effect, 66 Ninth Avenue loft sells 31% over near-Peak

  pretty extreme bang for buck The facts are that the “1,735 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4W at 66 Ninth Avenue (in the old part of the Porter House) sold or $2,787,500 on July 3, 2008 and was just resold

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ridiculous patience rewarded with sale of 263 Ninth Avenue loft at small discount

offered in October, contract in OctoberYou know that bit of Conventional Wisdom about how a listing that stays on the market for months without a price drop, it is at the wrong price and will need a price drop to

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how the pros do it: raise the price, get the price for 66 Ninth Avenue loft

a new building recordThe media last week was all over the recent sale of the “2,271 sq ft” Manhattan loft #6W at 66 Ninth Avenue (the Porter House) because the seller is a retail real estate honcho. The stories (from

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how did $25,000 price drop do the trick for loft at 263 Ninth Avenue?

my fickle mistressIf there is one thing that I hope that regular readers of Manhattan Loft Guy have gotten from their reading is that “The Market” captures macro trends while the market value of individual properties are determined by individual

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why did 263 Ninth Avenue loft resale kick some serious butt?

one does not make a trendI have commented before that bright shiny objects (statistical outliers) tend to catch attention at Manhattan Loft Guy. Today’s bright shiny object is a resale at the 2005* condominium conversion of a former printing building,

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Heywood loft sale (263 Ninth Avenue) is candidate for strangest sale of the year

not a winner, yet, except in The MarketHaving just done end-of-year posts of personal and reader favorites from the Manhattan Loft Guy 2010 archive, I suppose it is natural for me to react to an odd listing history by wondering

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sign of a thaw? 147 West 22 Street closes up 9% over 2006, 263 Ninth does not

it wasn‘t the renovationThe most astute (anal? persistent??) among the readers of Manhattan Loft Guy may have noticed that I have once again been updating my master list of loft closings, having added a hundred or more in the last

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one less funny person at The Porter House

… unless the buyer is a clown?I checked in at 66 Ninth Avenue (The Porter House) on August 16 (Porter House loft may be "beyond the beyond" but sells off a million, up 40% or down 25%) to tell a

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Porter House loft may be “beyond the beyond” but sells off a million, up 40% or down 25%

context tells the story, but what’s the context?The Manhattan loft #3W at 66 Ninth Avenue (The Porter House) was marketed very enthusiastically at prices The Market was not ready for. It cleared on June 23 at $2.15mm, which is a

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