It’s Not That Simple: Are Real Estate and the Stock Market on Parallel Tracks?

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Do New York City residential real estate and the stock market always move hand in hand? Last week I spent an interesting evening at The Real Deal annual forum at Lincoln Center, where I heard a panel discussing the state of the commercial and residential real estate markets here in New York City. I was [...] Read More

Yorkville and You !

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People all too often say New York City is a huge city, and that it lacks that “neighborhood feel”. I think of New York City as a collection of many small towns and I encounter that neighborhood feel everyday – across various neighborhoods (it can feel like you’re taking a trip around the world, with [...] Read More

STRONG BUT SIDEWAYS THIS 4TH QUARTER

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We’re poised in these last months of 2010 to finish the year with an improved 4th quarter.  After a tumultuous 2009, our market rose slightly and hesitantly as 2010 began, picking up unexpected steam steadily through April, May and June, but then slowing and falling flat through much of the summer.  Following on the heels [...] Read More

Super Sabado-Target Free Third Saturdays at El Museo

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I was fortunate enough to be at a gathering this week where the manager for Family Programs and Cultural Celebrations from El Museo del Barrio presented to us, her fellow members of Las Comadres de Las Americas about the upcoming “Dia De Los Muertos” celebration. A few others also shared their traditions related to this holiday and [...] Read More

Warburg Realty Third Quarter 2010 Market Review

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2010 has been a year of contradictions for Manhattan real estate and the third quarter embodied many of these contradictions. We saw a slow summer market which nonetheless featured several high profile, high priced sales; we saw interest rates devolving to their lowest point in a generation; we saw the rental market weaken; and in [...] Read More