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Wall Street JournalStudents Ditch Dorms For Apartments Bought By Their Parents

When Graham Patterson begins his first year at Columbia University, he will be moving into a newly renovated Harlem apartment. “I wanted to buy something that would serve the twin purposes that Graham could live in it during his college years, and then I could sell, keep or rent it,” said his father, Dennis Patterson, 59 years old, a Rutgers University law professor. While some college students are decorating dorm rooms, others are moving into new apartments as part of a family investment strategy. Although the phenomenon isn’t a new one, real estate insiders say they are seeing new twists on the trend. It isn’t just foreign...
Wall Street Journal - Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The New York Daily NewsCondo Mania Here Are The 12 Wildest And Most Luxurious Manhattan Real Estate Projects Hitting The Market This Fall

New York is becoming Disney World for wealthy condo fanatics. A wave of glitzy new condominium projects is coming to Manhattan by the end of the year, bringing the annual total of new apartment units to a whopping 5,300 — more than twice the number that hit the market during the same period last year, according to data provided to the Daily News by new development marketing firm Corcoran Sunshine. “After several years of extremely limited new development introductions, the market really opened up in 2015, offering buyers an incredible amount of choice across neighborhoods and price points,” said Kelly Kennedy Mack, president of Corcoran Sunshine. With...
The New York Daily News - Wednesday, September 02, 2015

New Canaan AdvertiserHalstead Property Acquires Barbara Cleary S Realty Guild

Identifying an opportunity to expand their footprint in Fairfield County, real estate firm Halstead Property announced a new partnership with Barbara Cleary’s Realty Guild, the Christie’s International Real Estate affiliate for New Canaan, Darien and Wilton. Halstead Chief Executive Officer Diane M. Ramirez described the business deal as “an asset purchase.” Financial details were not disclosed. A Sept. 1 news release stated, “Effective immediately, Barbara Cleary and her team of talented, experienced agents will join Halstead. Barbara will remain as a lead broker where Brian Cleary will now serve as the director of sales for the office.” Halstead now has two offices within the village of New...
New Canaan Advertiser - Tuesday, September 01, 2015

MSNBCLiving In New York City Co-Ops Vs Condos

In many ways, the New York City real estate market is unlike any other in the United States. One of the biggest differences between NYC and Any-Other-Town, USA, is that apartments for sale in NYC are either condos or co-ops. In most places, condos are the rule but not in the Big Apple. Although co-ops outnumber condos in NYC – most estimates say about 75% are co-ops – more condos are on the active market at any given moment. (At the end of August, there were 526 2-bedroom co-op apartments on the market in Manhattan and 764 condos.) Let’s start out with a quick definition of the difference...
MSNBC - Tuesday, September 01, 2015

AvenueDiane Arbus Slept Here

A 126-year-old converted stable in Greenwich Village, once the hideaway home of a famed New York photographer, hits the market. If you know where to look, Greenwich Village is full of rabbit holes, portals to worlds of splendid peculiarity hidden from the street. One of these charmed gateways is the workaday green door just to the left of 131 Charles Street, a dormered, two-and-a-half-story, Federal-style rowhouse built in 1834 between Washington and Greenwich Streets. Slip through that unassuming side entrance, and through a 33-foot-long tunnel originally intended for horses, and you find yourself in a secret garden, facing a handsome converted stable of mottled red brick. Here the...
Avenue - Tuesday, September 01, 2015