Elegran Edge
The Real Estate Blog

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.

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

    The market data for the month of May, the second full month since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, shows clear indications of the impact on the real estate market. Most notably, this continues to be indicated by the total number of units for sale and number of contracts being signed, both down considerably when compared year over year.

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  • Eating In: A Look At Dining And Restaurants In NYC By Sean Keeley | June 01, 2020

    In the short-term, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the daily life of New Yorkers in major ways. While everyone has been impacted differently, the impact felt by the closure of NYC’s restaurants and dining spots has surely been one felt by most.

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  • The Best Advice Does Not Mean Perfect Advice By Jared Antin | May 29, 2020

    The angst caused by the coronavirus has most people on edge regarding both their health and financial situations. It’s at times like these when we want exact information about anything we’re doing – even the correct protocol for grocery shopping.

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  • Using Data to Navigate the Changing Rental Market By Jared Antin | May 29, 2020

    Elegran hosted its latest in a series of webinars created to help clients through a historically challenging time and, specifically, the topic of how to navigate a very atypical rental market in New York City. Our panel of industry experts, all with deep involvement, experience and data to draw from, offered their perspective on a number of timely topics surrounding the rental market and here are a few takeaways from the discussion.

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  • Don’t Let Frightening Headlines Scare You By Dylon Harbottle | May 27, 2020

    There’s a lot of anxiety right now regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The health situation must be addressed quickly, and many are concerned about the impact on the economy as well.

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  • Home Prices Likely More Resilient During COVID-19 Than The Housing Crisis By Dylon Harbottle | May 21, 2020

    The housing market is likely to be more resilient to the pandemic's effects than many other sectors of the economy. The news has been grim. Last month, 20.5 million American jobs were lost; more than double that of the Great Recession. In the first week of April, about a third of apartment occupants didn't pay their rent, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council.

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  • Alexis Carpinello Featured In Brick Underground By Elouise Craddock | May 14, 2020

    Alexis Carpinello in the news. Find out which articles she's been featured in, including Brick Underground's piece on virtual co-op board interviews.

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  • Townhouses and New Construction: Time to Buy? By Jules Garcia & Andrew Warren | May 11, 2020

    New York City’s luxury real estate market has been confronted with a number of external threats and crises over the last few years that have had a negative impact on prices. External because they weren’t caused by unstable real estate market fundamentals, rather were a result of policies enacted in Washington and Albany (i.e. the elimination of the SALT deduction and a higher mansion tax).

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  • Why Home Office Space Is More Desirable Than Ever By Dylon Harbottle | May 08, 2020

    For years, we’ve all heard about the most desirable home features buyers are looking for, from upgraded kitchens to remodeled bathrooms, master suites, and more. The latest on the hotlist, however, might surprise you: home offices.

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