New York

Is Buying a House with Bitcoin Next Best Thing? Or Was it in 2017?

Apr 20, 2018 |

Gone are the days when Bitcoin was used by only a niche audience for transactions on shady websites. The crypto coin has evolved to the point that businesses have started implementing it as a secure form of payment. On the other hand, several governments have also completely banned the digital coin. Bitcoin was released back […more]

Financial Requirements for Buying a Co-op in NYC

Apr 20, 2018 |

When searching for an apartment in NYC, it doesn’t take long to realize how much more affordable co-ops are to condos. There are good reasons for this such as a higher inventory and the troublesome board approval process. So the next question is – what are the usual financial requirements for buying a co-op in […more]

The Costs Per Square Foot of Renovating in NYC

Apr 20, 2018 |

Chances are, you recently purchased NYC apartment or townhouse will need some renovations before you move in. As you finalize the details of your home purchase, you can begin thinking about what kind of renovations you’ll need. As tempting as it may be to move in right away, taking advantage of the open space you […more]

Getting Lowball Offers Accepted in Today’s NYC Market

Apr 20, 2018 |

The first quarter of 2018 saw a real estate market drop of 24.6% in the number of overall sales, however, the primary home buyer market remains buoyant depending on the location and the desirability of the property. The reasons for this being the new tax laws and the rise in mortgage rates. Not good for sellers but […more]

NYC Apartments for $400K: What You Can Buy Right Now

Apr 19, 2018 |

330 Haven Ave. #2N Space 1 bed, 1 bath Price $410,000 Neighborhood Hudson Heights You know it’s a good-sized 1-bedroom when there’s room for a table in the kitchen and the living area holds a piano. Yes – a piano! This Upper Manhattan co-op offers room to spread out for the cost of a 400-square-foot […more]

Two Trees buys Gowanus Lowe’s site, potentially setting up rezoning fight

Apr 19, 2018 |

While the developer is yet to announce plans, the local Council member has vowed to fight a residential project at this site The large industrial site next to the Gowanus Canal that currently houses the neighborhood’s Lowe’s store has sold to developer Two Trees Management, which has real estate pundits wondering whether the developer is […more]

After regulation overhaul, Landmarks Preservation Commission head announces resignation

Apr 19, 2018 |

Photo via CityRealty Earlier this year, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) unveiled a series of new proposed rules, which the group said would streamline the application process and improve transparency. But the regulation overhaul, as 6sqft recently reported, has caused concern among preservationist groups, who fear that more oversight by LPC staff but less time for public review won’t […more]

With Quay Tower, Brooklyn Gets 126 New Luxury Homes

Apr 19, 2018 |

A new development is rising in a gorgeous spot near Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6. The waterfront property is being developed by RAL Companies & Oliver’s Realty Group, who paired with ODA Architect to establish this 39-story luxury residential building, Quay Tower. read more

Big reveal: $529K for a tiny East Village studio with a private patio

Apr 19, 2018 |

Did you guess correctly? This week’s Pricespotter apartment—a tiny East Village studio with a private patio— is asking $529,000. No one guessed that price, though OzMerry came the closest by guessing $530,000. There was a lot of scrutiny around this apartment, which was to be expected given its small size and location on St. Marks […more]

Apr 19, 2018 |

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