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First Time Home Buyer Loan Guide for NYC

If you’re in the market for a home, navigating the range of home loans to find the one that’s best for you can be difficult, particularly if it’s the first time. To make things easier, the federal government and most … Continue reading

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Manhattan Condo Projects Updated for 2013

In the second half of 2008, many big New York City developers inundated the market with new condo projects.  During this period the housing market was peaking, and these companies predicted that units in these buildings would sell quickly and … Continue reading

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Jon Bon Jovi Lists NYC Penthouse for $42 Million

Livin’ On A Prayer Proud New Jersey native and timeless rock star, Jon Bon Jovi waded across the river in 2007 to invest millions renovating a penthouse in Manhattan fit for a rock and roll king. His upscale SoHo pad … Continue reading

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Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers for Hockey and Ice Skating

Location: Pier 61 – 23rd St. & Hudson River Park Phone: 212.336.6100 Info: skyrink@chelseapiers.com Introducing the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers The Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers was developed in 1969, and it has been the most popular indoor skating … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan 21)

The Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is presented by BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, and Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. Join this NYC celebration, together with civic, … Continue reading

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Is this the Home of the Future?

Berkeley student Derek Low has created a unique dorm room that has gotten the attention of school officials, and not in a good way.  The space-age setup includes instant mood modifications that can be made remotely by iPhone or iPad.  … Continue reading

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Hamptons Market Philosphy is Bass Ackwards

It has only been 6 months since our office started operations in the Hamptons and I can tell you that this market is in desperate need of an overhaul and a shift in perspective from both consumers and real estate … Continue reading

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Consider This: MANAR + REBNY = HARMONY

Seems like a simple enough equation right?  Wrong!  For years these two Manhattan residential real estate trade organizations have considered themselves competitors.  Not only is this silly but it has continued to be a market obstacle for both the consumer … Continue reading

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MANAR Introduces Certified International Property Specialist Classes

NEW YORK, NY  - The Manhattan Association of REALTORS (MANAR) is holding the first of many International training classes required to become a Certified International Property Specialist.  Classes are being held at The Manhattan Association of REALTORS office in The … Continue reading

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