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 "Homebuyers"

  • Checking out a neighborhood? BlockAvenue can help By Aby Thomas | October 15, 2012

    When it comes to living in New York City, choosing the right neighborhood to live in is almost as important as choosing the right apartment. An apartment may have all the luxury features you are looking for, but if it is located in a lackluster neighborhood, then chances are that you wouldn’t be too pleased with your lifestyle there. Home hunters in Manhattan take a lot of time and effort to check out the neighborhood they might become a part of, and any help they get to do just that would be welcomed. For such New Yorkers, BlockAvenue will be like a godsend.

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  • Manhattan Real Estate and Reality TV By Gabrielle Hughes | August 16, 2012

    In the world of reality television, selling lavish homes to high-end clientele also appears to be selling well with viewers. Series like Bravo’s "Million Dollar Listing" and HGTV’s "Selling New York" bring in large audiences, as they exhibit never-before-seen properties owned by some of the world's most powerful people.

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  • Rent or Buy? Majority of Americans Say: “Buy!” By Aby Thomas | August 09, 2012

    When it comes to looking for a home in New York City, people are often faced with the question of whether they would like to rent a gorgeous apartment, or just buy one that they can refine to their own tastes. For most people, this question would be answered on the status of their personal finances. For others, this has to do a lot with finding their dream apartment—for instance, the choice of rental apartments may simply not be as good as the luxury homes that are on the market for a price! Also, let’s not forget the emotional quotient associated with a home—the repeated angst of having to leave apartments in the course of a renter’s life can easily be avoided if one were to instead buy a home and live in it for years.

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  • New Limit on Government Insured Mortgage Loans By Kimberly Milner | September 21, 2011

    For some New York City co-op or condo buyers, October 1st looms in the horizon as a date that will make or break their real estate deals. Since HUD’s announcement in late August that the government planned to lower the limit on mortgage loans it backed, a slice of single-family homebuyers in high-cost metropolitan areas like Manhattan might be affected.

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