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107 West 25 Street loft sells at $956/ft as old Flower District morphs into Chelsea

changing of the guardTwo things jumped out at me about the sale of the Manhattan loft #6D at 107 West 25 Street at $1.1mm on October 17: the first is how the geographic descriptions in the broker babble omit the

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21 Astor Place loft sells up 21% in 2 years

smarter than he looks?When the Manhattan loft #7F at 21 Astor Place sold on May 17 for $3,915,000 it made big news not because it found a contract within 6 weeks or had been bought 25 months earlier at $3,225,000,

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Lion's Head loft foreclosure sale postscript: an unusual 4-letter word for b-u-y-e-r?

start with 3 letters: WTF??(No, I am not goin’ all Palin on ya; I’ve been using that locution for years.) This postscript to my January 22, Lion’s Head penthouse loft closes out of foreclosure (121 West 19 Street) with a

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Non-Sequitor Of The Day from Observation of New York housing market panel

huh??The New York Observer ran a short (7 sentence) piece on November 4 about a panel discussion with New York residential real estate developers and a Bloomberg reporter, Henry Elghanayan ‘Frightened’ By Midterm Elections. There’s not much room in 7

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nice loft, great deck, but not so near work

if this is "near" so is Penn StationIt is always nice to see a beautiful Manhattan loft featured in the media, and this more-foodie-than-lofty item from The Observer does feature a beautiful loft. The loft in question is the Penthouse

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precise numbers are credible

  I blogged about the widely-quoted Manhattan rental vacancy “index” produced by Citi-Habitats last week (does anybody here know stats?), wondering how statistically significant it is.   Observer also wonders Tom Acitelli at The New York Observer (late of The

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