The real estate shown on some of TV’s most iconic shows is so deeply etched in our brains, we could literally hash out their floor plans. The dubious digs featured on some of these shows are responsible for many an ingénue harboring idealistic dreams of housing in New York. While TV apartments are mostly make-believe sets, there may be a handful closer to reality.Read More
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High-end art and luxury housing often go together. Not only has art become a clever tool to sell luxury condos - it now has the power of transforming a yet another tall building into high-end real estate. What’s more, it actually re-shaped the way of conducting home selling business - just like it keeps re-shaping the landscape of NYC neighborhoods.Read More
Let’s take a couple of side by side looks at the monthly rent numbers - and what they can buy you in NYC and any other place that doesn't boast our glittering skyline.Read More
The RE Board of NYC Spring Retail Report has recently been released, and it doesn’t sound too optimistic – at least, not for NYC building owners: they are basically forced to lower down the rents for their retail tenants so that the latter don’t go bust.Read More
In an extreme makeover, China had surprised the world with some very sexy political and economic reforms. The resulting growth of manufacturing filled out China’s deficits in all the right places. Decades later, China is the second biggest world economy with a rapidly growing middle class. And, that middle class (and above) is eating up US real estate like a debutante after loosening her corset.Read More
While real estate reality shows are thoroughly entertaining and get us excited about the prospect of buying and home design, they’re also adding to a laundry list of misconceptions about the process. Here’s demystifying some reality TV myths….Read More