Category: Real Estate

Ask Real Estate: Can the Landlord Do Anything to Help Prevent Package Theft?

Advertisement Q. Packages, including mine, have been taken from the mailroom of my rental apartment building in Hudson Heights. I filed a police report and alerted building management. Someone was…

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Prewar, With a Twist

Upstairs, she found an apartment that seemed ideal, with hefty crown molding, paneled doors and a foyer with a tracery ceiling. It was both historic and brand new — a…

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The Hunt: Back Home in Williamsburg

Mr. Sadel liked Leonard Pointe, built around 2014, where he was drawn to the surround-sound speaker system. But the apartment he saw there overlooked the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, he said, “and…

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Living In: Two Bridges: Once Quiet, Now at the Edge of Change

If the 20th century was about spreading out — the complexes are threaded with gardens, wide walkways, playgrounds and parking lots — the new phase of construction is more vertically…

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Big Ticket: A $38 Million Penthouse in West Chelsea was November’s Top Sale

An even deeper price cut came in last month’s second-biggest closed transaction: a foreclosure sale at One57, the vitreous skyscraper that holds the record ($100.4 million) for the highest price…

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How the Ferry Is Changing the Brooklyn-Queens Waterfront

The Economic Development Corporation said the ferry service is averaging about 12,000 passengers a day, and it expects ridership to climb, as about 500,000 New Yorkers live within a half-mile…

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New Zealand Examines Matt Lauer’s Ranch Purchase After His Firing

Photo Matt Lauer in 2014. Credit Karsten Moran for The New York Times WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The ripples from the firing of Matt Lauer as the co-host of the…

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The Hunt: The Elusive Bathroom Window

On PadMapper.com, she found a listing from Nadia Hussey, a licensed saleswoman at Citi Habitats, who required no initial paperwork. “Nadia agreed to meet me right away,” Ms. Komer said.…

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Renters: Choosing Jersey Over the City

The women, who moved in last January, said there hasn’t been one — besides a few pretentious college friends who were surprised that they would choose to live in New…

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Pottery Is the New Pilates, and Macramé Takes Away the Crazy

“I have trashed more than one pair of heels,” she said. “Those ‘male tears’ cups are gangsta,” Jacob Dorland, an information security consultant, said approvingly. “All this stuff really pisses…

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