BLOGGING VIRGIN

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  I’m a 28 year veteran broker, and a blogging virgin.  This is my first posting, and I’m a little unsure about this new environment.  For nearly five years, as some of you may know, I’ve embraced the challenge of a monthly deadline with a real estate column I call “Manhattan Market Watch” that appears regularly in […]

WaMu, Where Are Thou?

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The decline and fall of Washington Mutual, which swooned yesterday into the arms of J.P. Morgan Chase, is the “largest failure in U.S. banking history”, as the Wall Street Journal headline put it. Luckily depositors will not be injured; the bank’s debt- and preferred stockholders will not be so fortunate. Are we nearing the bottom […]

welcome to the neighborhood!

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We are excited to welcome all of the new Ivy owners to the neighborhood! Closings began at the 10-story, 28-unit building in mid-July. The condominium has one- and two-bedroom residences, some with balconies. Prices start at $350,000. Amenities include a doorman, fitness center and storage. The condominium will be managed by Matthew Adam Properties, and […]