ISN’T IT TIME TO DROP SOHO’S AIR REQUIREMENTS?

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Selling a prewar loft in SoHo has become problematic of late because of renewed attention to AIR—artist in residence—zoning requirements. Though the law has been in effect since the early 70’s, it’s been virtually ignored—until now.  Although the reasons behind the new focus are sketchy, it’s clear that if the zoning rules currently on the [...] Read More

TOP TEN TIPS FOR BUYING A CO-OP IN MANHATTAN

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  Last month Warburg Realty President Frederick Peters wrote two wonderfully informative pieces on New York co-ops: “Why Co-ops Work” http://www.warburgrealty.com/blog/?p=600, which discusses the merits of co-op living and “Fit For the Board” http://www.warburgrealty.com/blog/?p=603, a helpful primer on navigating the co-op board package process. As a broker who works with both buyers and sellers, I [...] Read More

Whistle While You Work !

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Whistle while you work. Well, in my case this is generally true, and on a gorgeous morning such as today, I can feel spring in the air!   I am not a coffee drinker, but I do enjoy having a cup of tea or hot cocoa most mornings. Recently, it  seems like I have a [...] Read More