Tag: The Real Deal

Mike Myers doesn’t care about super luxury Tribeca loft market, because (money)

yes, Virginia, the rich are different from you and me Lots of people, when faced with the choice to live in a newly purchased spectacular loft in Tribeca or losing well more than a million bucks by selling right away,

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diversion is more of a (small) rant about Manhattan real estate “penthouses”

creeping nomenclature is all too common It’s the weekend, but instead of the usual diversion having nothing to do with Manhattan lofts, I’d like to do a short riff on a pice in The Real Deal this week, When Is A

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memory lane: I don't think this anticipated market change (“end of uber-lofts?”) happened

 Five Years Ago Today on Manhattan Loft GuyYou 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 17, 2007, end of uber-lofts?

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a forgotten OYAToMLG about agent doubletalk

had this lined up for June 23, but [something, something, something]This was a perfect post for this past Sunday, but with a succession of open house visits and some social business (actual social business, face-to-face fashion; not social media business)

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bidding war for 35 Vestry Street loft ends up only 5%

for brick lovers onlyThere is a staggering amount of brick in the front room of the “1,561 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 35 Vestry Street in northwest Tribeca that just zoomed through the market, and by

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West 28 Street development site in the news (again)

some stories write themselvesOf course I started thinking about the past Manhattan Loft Guy series about how developing neighborhoods (such as the typical Manhattan loft neighborhoods) develop, that is to say, change, when I saw this piece in the Commercial

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the baths get a little crowded, as another South Star loft at 80 John Street clears below sponsor sale

possibly related to yesterday’s newsWhen I tweeted yesterday (@ManhattnLoftGuy, of course) about The Real Deal’s article about a relatively new condo suing its developer, I knew I had recently looked at past sales data in that building and noticed an

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a troubling line potential sellers hear from agents all the time

having nothing to do with pajamas (really)The Real Deal has a puff piece in the June issue that was featured on their web page last week, Doing deals in pajamas, that has a dog-bites-man ‘news’ quality about it that is

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testing a media meme in the Manhattan loft lab: low-balling and the too-low offer

your Real Estate Industrial Complex, Media Division, at workI don’t have time to find other examples, but I am pretty sure I have seen elsewhere in the Manhattan residential real estate media / blogosphere / twitterverse a comment to the

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real estate sales made easy: 88 Prince Street loft sells because (some say) it is correctly located

stay classy, guyThe February 16 sale of the “3,000 sq ft” loft #7C at 88 Prince Street (the oh-so-handsome the Little Singer Building) made the news yesterday because it had once been rented for 8 months a few years ago

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