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Chinese Investors Become Largest Foreign Investors in Manhattan Real Estate

According to a recent Newsweek article, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign investors in Manhattan apartments. Chinese investors have also been investing heavily in other major cities around the world, including London and Sydney as they look for what … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Purchase a Home? Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking the Plunge

Are you considering buying a house, but you are not sure if now is the right time to buy? If so, here are a few simple questions you can ask yourself in order to determine if you are really ready … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Getting a Private Loan from a Friend or Family Member

When purchasing a home, you might find yourself a bit short on the cash that you need to pay for the home. Whether you need a loan to pay for the entire cost of the home or a loan to … Continue reading

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Private Mortgage Insurance: What Is It and Why Do You Have to Pay It?

When purchasing a home, there are many different expenses that will need to be hashed out. Many first-time homebuyers are surprised by these expenses, as they assume the only cost to purchasing a home is the price that is listed … Continue reading

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Searching for the Perfect Neighborhood? Keep These Three Factors in Mind

When selecting the perfect home, one of the most important factors you need to consider is the neighborhood where you want to live. After all, your neighborhood will have a significant impact on your life in many ways. To that … Continue reading

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New Posh Potties Soon to Hit Manhattan

A New York firm founded by a man named Wayne Parks may soon change the way we look at using the bathroom in Manhattan. According to recent reports, the firm plans to construct exclusive luxury toilet complex in Midtown. These … Continue reading

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Manhattan Luxury Apartment Prices Continue to Rise

Luxury apartment owners in Manhattan are listing a record number of properties for sale lately, with many testing the upper limits of what buyers are willing to pay. As a number of record-shattering deals are made throughout the borough, even … Continue reading

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Harlem Continues to Gain Ground as One of Manhattan’s Hottest Neighborhoods

With apartment prices going up over the past year and with demand for homes in the area going up, Harlem has slowly but surely become one of Manhattan’s hottest neighborhoods. Not only does it offer housing at a more reasonable … Continue reading

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New School Unveils New $350 Million Facility

The private Manhattan university of New School recently opened its new $352 million University Center building. By adding the 375,000 square foot glass-and-steel facility to the campus, university officials hope to provide students with a place where they can come … Continue reading

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Exploring Manhattan’s Regions: The Area Between Downtown and Midtown

While many people define Manhattan as having three regions: Uptown, Downtown (Lower) and Midtown, the boundaries between Downtown and Midtown Manhattan are a bit blurry. For this reason, a fourth region referred to as the area between Downtown and Midtown … Continue reading

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