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288 West Street loft up 11% over 2011 instead of 15%

does the Index owe this Tribeca loft $90,000? You know I do this only in part to remind you, gentle readers, and more so to remind me: the StreetEasy Manhattan Condo Index is a tool (a very useful single-number tool)

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Chainworks loft at 144 West 18 Street sells in a delightful series for market watchers

one Manhattan loft building can be a microcosm, indeed The recent sale of the “3,097 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2E at 144 West 18 Street (the Chainworks Building) for $4.6mm ($1,485/ft) got me to wondering if any of the recent

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long story about a small loft at 650 Sixth Avenue that finally sells up 28% over 2011

there’s a 2011 new loft development sale and a “reconceived” loft sale, not far enough apart The simple facts about the “942 sq ft” Manhattan mini-loft #6J at 650 Sixth Avenue (in the Cammeyer) are simple: the recent seller at $1.45mm

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fab 160 Wooster Street loft learns even beauty has to be priced right

10 months to contract in a Seller’s Market Here’s the thing about a Seller’s Market: it only benefits a seller who prices right (enough). For the “1,746 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2C at 160 Wooster Street at the top of

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same-loft resales are data points in The Market, not The Market itself (as at 208 Fifth Avenue)

granular data and the big picture I’ve been thinking about the quality of data, and about what data mean, in the Manhattan residential real estate market after my post about the StreetEasy Condo Index (October 5, in praise of StreetEasy,

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in praise of StreetEasy, not to bury it

much beleaguered, of late I’ve been mulling over a post about the many and various changes to StreetEasy that seem to have dropped (thudded) into the lives of so many fans of the Manhattan residential real estate market, but that’s

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55 White Street loft beats ask by 8%, peak by 15%

a lot of light from second floor There are some fancy numbers assocaited with the “2,006 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2B at 55 White Street: it sold on September 3 for an even $4mm, 8% higher than the asking price;

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1 Worth Street loft neighbor bails out neighbor, at a (likely) discount

    not an act of charity Hold on to your hats: this will be a bit of a bouncy ride. As I will explain, it is hard to blame StreetEasy too much for the sheer irrationality of the apparent

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108 Reade Street loft goes to war, secretly, beats the heck out of 2011 market

for reasons unknownStill groggy from a 4AM wake-up call on Wednesday in Buenos Aires and an overnight flight from Chile to JFK on (still) Wednesday night, but it is time to get out of the Manhattan Loft Guy archives and

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caution: use 75 Ludlow Street loft sale as a comp at your own risk

check the dates and namesTechnically, there has been a single resale at this 2008 new development, with the “1,646 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4A at 75 Ludlow Street having sold last month for $1.6mm. The prior sales here were by

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