Park Avenue Tulips !

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Walking with a colleague to preview a classic six cooperative apartment on the Upper East Side that had just come on the market…as we crossed Park Avenue,I stopped to snap a shot of one of my favorite signs of spring (although today it feels as if we jumped right into summer! ) in New York City. The [...] Read More

An Island in The Sun

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 BY: Frederick Peters, Warburg Realty President Throughout the country real estate is beginning to recover. Unevenly, with false starts and disappointments, as the economy strengthens, inventory is being absorbed. Prices are still depressed, time on the market still extends into the multiple months, foreclosures still abound, but the situation now improves a little bit each [...] Read More

An Island In The Sun

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Throughout the country real estate is beginning to recover. Unevenly, with false starts and disappointments, as the economy strengthens, inventory is being absorbed. Prices are still depressed, time on the market still extends into the multiple months, foreclosures still abound, but the situation now improves a little bit each month. Against this backdrop of gradual [...] Read More

Looking back at NYC

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If you have ever walked around New York  with me you know that I love to  tell stories. Mostly about the the transition or revitalization of New York City’s commercial or blighted neighborhoods to their current luxury residential  status.  I like to describe everything from neighborhood architecture and landmarks to scents, and street vibe to  a building as part of the reference to [...] Read More

ANOTHER LOOK AT SOHO’S A-I-R REQUIREMENTS, PART 2

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In a previous column I posed the question: Isn’t it time to drop SoHo’s AIR requirements? Several brokers wrote to say they would welcome an opportunity to join in a concerted effort to accomplish this. A number of attorneys said they were actively involved with clients to effect a change. A handful of non-SoHo homeowners [...] Read More