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buy low, renovate well, sell high: easy-peazy at 366 Broadway

a conventional story downtown Manhattan, enhanced by beautiful renovation work I need to bring some balance, some rationality, to my consideration of loft renovation projects in Tribeca. Steven Soderbergh’s devil-may-care attitude is driving me a little crazy today (yesterday’s post, 155 Franklin

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77 White Street loft lacks “bedrooms” because elevator is in the wrong place

  sold for many dollars, nonetheless Yesterday, it was dark bedrooms being switched (September 12, flipping the dark bedrooms earns 100 Hudson Street loft 20% premium over (near) Peak); today it is a funky floor plan for a Long-and-Narrow Tribeca

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you'd have to see 161 Hudson Street loft to hope to know why it sold 53% above 2009, 9% above ask

redesigned, not renovatedYou only have to toggle back and forth between the 2013 floor plan and the 2009 floor plan for the “2,314 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2B at 161 Hudson Street a few times before you are confident that

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when the 2nd floor is high enough: 21 East 22 Street mini-loft sells at $1,086/ft in Flatiron

The Market shows some love for the little, the low, and the lovelyThe 1988 conversion to residential coop living 21 East 22 Street is one of the largest buildings with some of the smallest lofts among classic Manhattan loft buildings.

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65 West 13 Street loft sales shows the trick about being patient

it’s the price, stupid!I’ve been on a bit of a jag lately, noting Manhattan loft sales that defy Conventional Wisdom by holding firm at a price for a (relatively) long time, then getting a deal done within reasonable negotiating range

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114 Mercer Street loft sells at $848/ft with 4 windows, 3 mints, 2 dark BRs + 1 exposure the limits of the Long-and-Narrow form

The Manhattan loft 114 Mercer Street #2 is said to be “2,300 sq ft” with 14 foot ceilings, and to have been gut renovated with some especially chic details. It sits on a prime Soho block (between Spring and Prince),

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the deed is done at 135 Watts, finally / following a falling market

little corner of Tribeca as microcosmI have found the single Manhattan loft that (so far) best illustrates the change in The Market over the last year — with a gloss of unique-lofts-are-hard-to-value. The cold perspective of time is quite the

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716 Broadway closes after (count 'em) 126 weeks

    to brag, or not? and about what? The Manhattan loft on the 2d floor at 716 Broadway boasts of many things: views of Washington Square Park, 13 foot ceilings, "huge" private terrace, and mahogany woodwork. They may not

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one year to a lovely sale at Atalanta, 25 N. Moore Street, two years after lovely buy

  NY Post scoops inter-firm data baseToday’s Just Sold feature in the NY Post includes a Manhattan loft closed sale that has not yet been updated in the inter-firm data base, which is the kind of record-keeping sloppiness tolerated by

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116 West 14 Street closes at very old price / why so long?

recycled listing, very successful marketing I hit on the Manhattan loft 2d floor at 116 West 14 Street when it was not-really-new-but-recycled to market at the beginning of the year (January 26, ‘new’ at 116 West 14 Street is recycled,

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