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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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million dollar renovation at 144 West 27th Street?

lovely loft, interesting price above ask, sold by … The recent sale of the “2,400 sq ft” Chelsea loft #7R at 144 West 27 Street at $3.125mm is old news by now to people who follow real estate gossip news (even

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Manhattan Loft Guy readers are ahead of the Times about loft sale at 32 West 18 Street, by 7 months

though (just) behind the PostI am sometimes aghast, occasionally enthralled, and once in a while simply filled with wonder at the workings of the Real Estate Industrial Complex, Manhattan Media division. If you are an avid spectator of the Manhattan

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bold-faced names on both sides of 121 West 20 Street loft sale that beat 2008 by a million bucks

bold numbers are more interestingThere is something extremely weird about the recent sale of the top-floor duplex Manhattan loft #5D at 121 West 20 Street. Not the fact that none of the names printed in the New York Post report

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NY Post goes into the way back machine: Flower District in 1979

fur on the walls, gardenias in the airWonderful piece in today’s New York Post real estate section about an artist / mystery writer and wife who moved into a Flower District loft in 1979 that had last been a furrier’s

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small piece of troubled loft empire sold at 95 Greene Street

condo could use some giant stepsI was talking to 2 friends last night, both of whom are professionally informed about Manhattan residential real estate, and was surprised to learn that neither one was aware that the Condo v. Unit Owner

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Post scoop: celebs close on raw loft at 427 Washington Street at $869/ft

Post flub: priceI can’t find a public record behind the lead celebrity real estate item in today’s Gimme Shelter feature in the New York Post on ACRIS, StreetEasy or The Shark, but according to our data-base Jennifer Gould Keil got

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nothing stays the same, a/k/a the gentrification issue in Chelsea + Lower East Side

car repair shop editionOh the serendipity of juxtaposition! If you looked at The Real Deal this morning (which is still in full spasm mode over the 100th edition celebrations) you’d have seen two items just 5 posts apart dealing with

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did Bouley learn to clean up after himself on Duane Street?

or did the rental market improve on its own?One implication of an item from yesterday’s New York Daily News Best Places Voyeur is that restaurateur David Bouley has cleaned up his act; another may be that lawyers who use a

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224 West 18 Street lofts up 13% in a year, down 12% since Peak?

so it seems, but wait (there’s more!)Yesterday’s Just sold! feature in the New York Post featured a Manhattan loft that had (yes!) recently sold. (Why can’t the New York Times do that?) It always interests me when a Manhattan loft

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