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Lenn Harley posted a re-blog recently: Open houses - Stop lying to your client in response to an anti-open house blog that accused agents that do open houses of lying to their clients. I left a comment with 20 reasons why open houses work in Manhattan. There have been many of these angry anti-ope...
  Today is actually a nasty rainy summer day. I took this photo a couple of days ago. The other day was a perfect clear August morning on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Enjoy the rest of the summer because in just a few months this picture will look like this.   iPhone photos courtesy of: Mit...
There has been a trend for low appraisals. Banks are pushing for low appraisals, and often won't accept a second appraisal or if they do they take an average of the two. In NY banks are no longer allowed to hire appraisers. They have third party management companies hire appraisers. They come off...
The Fools on the Hill! Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Eric Cantor, Peter King...   Wannabe Fools on the Hill Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin   US Constitution - Amendment 1 Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedo...
Three years ago I wrote a blog titled Baby Boom in Manhattan: Suburbia in the 21st Century. I reported that since 2000 according to census figures, the number of children under age five has increased by more than 32%. Children under 5 account for more than 1 in 20 Manhattan residents. Any one who...
The Upper West Side extends north from 72nd Street up to 96th Street and is bordered by Central Park West and Riverside Park. There are two #2 and #3 express subway stops on the Upper West Side at 72nd Street and 96th Street on Broadway. Both station head houses have have been recently renovated...
Photo by: Israel Peskowitz © American citizens legally bought a building in NYC. The building is located at 45 Park Place. It was originally a shipping co. building, later became a Sy Syms discount clothing store and then leased as a Burlington Coat Factory outlet. The location...
There has been a lot of discussion lately about FHA loans. There have been numerous articles not only in respected publications like the NY Times and the Wall Street Journal, but from local blogs and websites. Many seem to confuse Manhattan with the 4 other boroughs that make up the City of New Y...

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