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hints in the floor plan of a life lived in 32 West 20 Street loft as it sells after 23 years

the Manhattan loft  Floor Plan Whisperer says … not a conventional plan, is it? If you owned an (officially, as always) “2,000 sq ft” loft that was nearly square, with two exposures and plumbing risers in multiple locations, you could

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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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fraternal twin lofts across Harrison Street sell on same day for $3mm + a few bucks less

if one loft sale on this cozy Tribeca block is rare, what of two? “Rarely does anything turnover on Harrison Street” has a nice ring to it, and it is well within bounds for graded-on-a-curve broker babble. But when babbled

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what is “original” about Tribeca loft that went for $1,438/ft at 109 Reade Street?

(mis) adventures in Manhattan loft babbling Sometimes I suspect that I take this stuff too seriously. When I read the broker babble for the “1,321 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 4th floor at 109 Reade Street I expected to

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a rising tide floats 712 Broadway loft in upper Noho to full price after 10 months

a downtown Manhattan loft tale of markets and tides In a flat market, or even in a slowly changing market, the listing history of the “2,800 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 712 Broadway would be unusual.

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“efficient market” loses out to actual seller and actual buyer of 76 Madison Avenue loft

market extrapolation can be hard, but this loft sale comp is a non-sale of same loft Stop me if you’ve heard this before: an “index” is a proxy for The Market, just as a market report is a summary of

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for variety, 123 Baxter Street loft sells down 5% over 2008

not all Manhattan lofts are from Lake Wobegon Just as the mirror has two sides, the loft niche in the residential real estate market in Manhattan has many sides. Some are above-average, and those sales that outperform The Market and/or

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103 Greene Street penthouse loft takes a (near) million dollar hit to sell below 2008

not everything is flyingThey had a little trouble selling the “2,474 sq ft” penthouse Manhattan loft #7A at 103 Greene Street in prime Soho back in the day, as the near-Peak campaign took 4 months and a big price drop

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particularly deep trough discovered, as 335 Greenwich Street loft sells 31% over 2009

some stories never get oldI can’t explain why, but I take particular pleasure in noting Manhattan loft sales that hit a particular narrative. In this case, the narrative for the recent sale of the “1,600 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5A

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