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.

Articles about "American Investors"

  • How to Spot and Invest in Neighborhoods on the Rise to Popular Transition By Nikko Espina | February 17, 2016

    Look for these key features when scouting for a neighborhood on the rise.

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  • Buying Real Estate With Your IRA By Kamini Ramdeen | May 20, 2014

    IRAs can be more than just used for investing in the stock market. There are many options to diversify your assets within an IRA. Some of the forms can be energy, coins, copyrights, patents, boat slips, IPO stocks, and purchasing real estate.  

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  • What Experience Means For High-End Buyers By Jonathan Tuason | May 08, 2014

    According to a survey put out by Realtor.com that asked respondents regarding their thoughts on purchasing luxury properties, luxury homeowners and non-luxury homeowners agreed on the importance of great views and chef’s kitchens, at least as far as features go.

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  • Luxury Real Estate Market Projected To Grow Through 2014 By Jonathan Tuason | April 21, 2014

    Real estate is projected to grow in popularity as a long-term investment, ensured by consumer confidence, and bolstered by the rise in real GDP, marking a very different outlook from the economic lows of 2009.

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  • Crowdfunding in the NYC Real Estate Market: The Next Big Thing? By Olivia Smedley | November 14, 2013

    iPod docks, lightbulbs, 3D printers, video games, movies, and theater troupes are just an example of the many things that are crowdfunded these days. It almost seems that any idea, project, or start up company can be brought to fruition in enough people believe in it enough to invest. Most of the the time it’s the underdog that needs that extra push from the public, but now, real estate big wigs are getting into the action.

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  • Single Homeowners - Women Buying More Than Men By Clemence Fontaine | July 23, 2013

    Once upon a time women needed to wait for Prince Charming in order to buy a home. Hopefully for the fair sex, this time is now over. Only after the second wave of feminism and Title VIII of the Civil Right Acts of 1968, commonly referred to as the Fair Housing Act, were women were finally recognized as financially responsible and gained an easier access to credit cards and mortgages. 

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  • Fundrise: Community Funded Development on Your Block By Thomas Faddegon | June 13, 2013

    Since its inception in 2009, the revolutionary website Kickstarter has helped raise hundreds of millions for creative projects ranging from art, film, and games to design and technology. Now, the concept that made it so successful has come to real estate. The San Francisco-based startup Fundrise has proposed the idea of crowdfunded real estate, wherein small shares of urban development projects are sold to the public. 

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  • Billionaire William Ackman Revealed to be One57 Penthouse Buyer By Aby Thomas | May 20, 2013

    The penthouses at One57 have been the stuff of lore in the Manhattan real estate sector—everything about these luxury residences, be it their expansive spaces or their stunning views, have been praised and lauded in the past couple of months. Of course, the prices of these penthouses were responsible for most of this buzz in the market—given that these apartments were listed for more than $90 million, there’s been a lot of speculation about who were the mystery buyers of the duplex penthouses at One57.

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