Elegran Edge
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What is Elegran Edge? It’s the blog where we bring together the biggest and best stories from our neighborhood blogs and agent blogs. If it’s happening in Manhattan real estate, you can find it here.

  • Elegran Market Update: August 2020 By Jared Antin | August 05, 2020

    Data for July shows a sharp uptick in market activity with sellers bringing their homes to market at a brisk and consistent pace while buyers viewed properties, put in offers and signed new contracts. The month of July presents us with 31 days of in-person showings, whereas June, only had eight days of NYC in Phase 2 and restrictions on in person showings lifted.

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  • Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong By Jared Antin | July 28, 2020

    The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. Three separate reports recently revealed how the housing market is still showing growth. Here’s a look at each one.

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  • Crains Names Elegran’s Jared Antin a “Rising Star” In Prestigious Annual Round Up By Elegran Real Estate | July 27, 2020

    Crain’s New York business has named Jared Antin, Elegran’s Director of Sales, as one of Crain’s “Rising Stars in Real Estate”. A special feature recognizing young leaders making an impact in the industry, Jared was honored for his exceptional knowledge, integrity, accomplishments and overall contributions to both the industry, his community and Elegran.

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  • Navigating the NY Market: What to Expect Post-Covid By Dylon Harbottle | July 13, 2020

    With each passing day of the Covid-19 pandemic, new information allows us to better understand reactions and predict lasting trends within the NYC real estate market. As NYC sustains Phase 3 re-openings, Elegran is watching closely in order to provide our clients and readers with thoughtful insight into the pandemic’s influence on the city’s residential market.

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  • Elegran Market Update: July 2020 By Jared Antin | July 07, 2020

    The market data for the month of June, the first partial month of the industry reopening in New York City, reflects a marked uptick in activity. For the first eight days that real estate was open in June, Manhattan saw a noticeable month-over-month uptick in the total number of units for sale and number of contracts being signed.

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  • Three Reasons Homebuyers Are Ready to Purchase This Year By Jared Antin | July 07, 2020

    A recent survey by Lending Tree tapped into behaviors of over 1,000 prospective buyers. The results indicated 53% of all homebuyers are more likely to buy a home in the next year, even amid the current health crisis.

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  • Where are New Yorkers looking for property post-pandemic? By Sean Keeley | June 22, 2020

    The recent and ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has caused many people to examine what exactly is important to them about their home and real estate in general. It is no longer enough to seek out areas that show slipping sales and lingering new development.

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  • Getting to Know the Housing Market in the Suburban Tri-State Area By Jared Antin | June 19, 2020

    To dig into the current environment and understand what the housing market in the tri-state area looks like, Elegran assembled a panel of experts in their respective regions of Westchester, Connecticut and New Jersey, who provided insight and intelligence for anyone considering making a move out of the city of buying a second home.

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  • Navigating the New Mortgage Normal By Jules Garcia and Andrew Warren | June 15, 2020

    As you’ve undoubtedly heard, mortgage rates are near record lows, averaging just 3.228% APR on a 30-year fixed mortgage as of June 10th 2020. Unfortunately for would-be homebuyers and owners attempting a refinance, these attractive loans are getting harder and harder to come by.

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  • A Surprising Shift to the Suburbs May Be on the Rise By Rebekah Bell | June 05, 2020

    Set against the backdrop of the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, New York City has long called to dreamers and doers from all around the globe. From Broadway to Central Park, there's always something to do and someplace to be in The City That Never Sleeps—so it's no wonder that over 8 million people call New York City home.

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