Category Archives: Market Insight

Blame the Broker?

With all of the parties that are involved in a New York City real estate transaction, it still amazes me that when anything becomes uncomfortable, everyone looks to the broker’s commission to make things right. Consider this: there are a … Continue reading

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The $50M Home Market

Manhattan real estate has become so incredibly sexy.  From the dramatic “reality” shows to the media reports of billionaires and foreign investors gobbling up property, it has never been a more exciting time to live in NYC. Today, Curbed ran an interesting … Continue reading

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Manhattan Population Continues to Grow Despite Increased Housing Costs

With a population of more than 1.6 million, Manhattan continues to grow. While there are certainly some positive sides to a growing population, there is one downside to having so many people interested in living in Manhattan: housing. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

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CA Technologies Moves its Headquarters to Manhattan

Another major company has transitioned from being located on Long Island to calling Manhattan its home. Last month, software giant CA technologies quietly made the move after unofficially making Manhattan its headquarters for the past several years. Prior to making … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rental Prices Continue Upward Trend

After showing a bit of a slow down in price increases in recent months, rental prices in Manhattan are skyrocketing once again. In fact, rental prices are reaching the highest levels they have been at in more than five years. … Continue reading

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New York Brokers Express Growing Confidence in Local Real Estate Market

According to a recent survey conducted by the Real Estate Board of New York, real estate brokers in New York are feeling more confident than they did last year. This growth in confidence has been largely spurred by overall improvements … Continue reading

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What’s the Story Behind the Empty Manhattan Retail Space?

Anyone who takes a walk through the streets of Manhattan can quickly see that there are several storefronts that are available for rent. While this may seem unusual for an area that is so popular and considered by many to … Continue reading

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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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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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