Tag: Thaw

calendar + renovation = 100% increase for 22 West 26 Street loft

5 years helps a Manhattan loft, but not as much as this renovation, however I did a half-off loft this week (March 31, half-off finally sells 620 Broadway artist loft with (obviously) some issues), so it is a bit of karmic

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not thawed in 2009, Lion's Head loft sells 9% over ask, 54% over 2006

let’s make it this week’s themeYesterday I featured a Soho penthouse loft that did not sell under $4mm in 2009 (and 2010!) but recently sold for $5mm (July 22, no thaw was good news for (eventual) penthouse loft seller at

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no thaw was good news for (eventual) penthouse loft seller at 347 West Broadway

playing with the calendar, for fun and profit If the headline above makes sense to you, thanks for being a regular reader. (For the rest of you, thanks for stopping by; feel free to return.) The premise for the punchline

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memory lane: New York lottery guy says two-MILL-yon dollars to describe discount on Greenwich Village “loft”

  Four Years Ago Today on Manhattan Loft Guy You were warned in my July 4 post that you had a couple of weeks of archived Manhattan Loft Guy material coming up; almost up. In my July 16, 2009, dropping

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memory lane: 3 for the price of 1, with chills and views

  Two Years Ago Today on Manhattan Loft Guy, and 4 and 7 You were warned in my July 4 post that you’ve got a couple of weeks of archived Manhattan Loft Guy material coming up. Don’t get spoiled, but

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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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73 Worth Street loft goes a little above ask, a lot above 2010 (of course)

  doing the Buy Low, Sell High thing I never tire of these stories: a Manhattan loft with a past sales history that says interesting things about past market conditions, or buyers/sellers who achieve the real estate ideal of Buy

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cheating to talk about market conditions during nuclear winter, courage, and risk-bearing

  my analysis from March 2009 holds up pretty well, I think I started another OYAToMLG draft for today to shorten my keyboard time from New Orleans, but in looking at it and the posts this week I realized I

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42 Hudson Street loft was a very tight fit to close at $1,474/ft, up a ton

the limits of good design The “1,900 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 2nd floor at 42 Hudson Street that recently sold is a lovely loft overlooking Duane Park (my personal favorite non-water view in Tribeca) that is designed within

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psst! wanna see a picture of The Trough? look at 477 Broome Street loft sold in 2009 and 2012

(and 2005)The most casual fans of the overall Manhattan residential real estate market understand the cycles of Froth-into-Peak-into-Freeze-into-Thaw; the rabid can probably draw a graph by hand. If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is one

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