Tag: Outdoor Space

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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unique lofts like penthouse at edge of West Village are hard to comp

comping is, of course, hard, yet harder for some lofts than for others The word “unique” is vastly over-used in Manhattan real estate broker babble, where grammar misdemeanors can modify that word in ways that can be aggravating. I have

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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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hyper-local penthouse loft market at Church + Leonard up 9% since January

resale was way up, but profit … don’t ask The guy who just sold the “2,135 sq ft” penthouse loft #5 at 249 Church Street may have worried when he paid 11% over the ask to buy it in what must

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replacing nude woman with a slut sells Village loft at 12 East 12 Street at $1,806/ft

well, that, a few discounts, + 18 months Sergeant Joe Friday would ask only about the asking prices and timing of the “2,750 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3S at 12 East 12 Street on the Gold Coast of Greenwich Village; others would

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Warren Street loft shows why Manhattan “lofts” comp by size, “apartments” by bedrooms

someone used a shoehorn in this Tribeca loft living room Way back when, in my first year as a professional residential real estate sales person in Manhattan, I accompanied a mentor on a series of buyer appointments. It being way

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let’s play Value The Terrace at 53 N. Moore Street, as penthouse loft sells!!

one of my favorite Manhattan real estate games … and a grand spectator sport Everyone has an opinion about the premium that outdoor space adds to a given property, but the nice thing about dealing as retrospectively as I do

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Cooper Square loft triples in value, disappointing owner

is it the exposure, Mars? The anonymous folk who just sold the “2,571 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4A at 62 Cooper Square (Carl Fischer Building) for $4.6mm didn’t quite triple their money, as they had purchased at $1.553mm, but close enough.

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