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Articles about "NYC Apartments"

  • 4 Ways to Revamp Your Outdoor Space By Sean Keeley | October 15, 2019

    Transforming your outdoor balcony or terrace doesn't have to be a difficult task. Find out how.

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  • 5 Ways To Create a Peaceful NYC Home By Sean Keeley | August 19, 2019

    How can you transform your home into a calmer and more peaceful living space?

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  • Apartment Upgrades that Can Boost the Price of Your NYC Home By Julia Troy | January 17, 2019

    Are you thinking about selling your NYC home? These improvements could help boost the price tag.

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  • Manhattan Sees Apartment Prices Drop For The Fourth Consecutive Quarter By Laura Schier | July 19, 2018

    Apartment prices in Manhattan dropped once again, is now the best time to buy?

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  • Is a Bathroom renovation the Key to adding value to your NYC home? By Kristina Kennedy-Aguero | March 09, 2018

    Some New Yorkers are abandoning tubs in favor of showers, does this impact the value of their homes?

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  • Apartment Building in Manhattan To Live in Manhattan, Divide and Conquer By David Dam | January 06, 2017

    Because New York City is such a desirable place to live, some residents are getting creative to live here.

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  • Green Roof to Take Root on Brooklyn Barclays Center By Kamini Ramdeen | April 10, 2014

    Photo Rendered By SHoP Architects   A new a rendering of the Brooklyn Barclays Center has been released. If you are thinking what the newest stadium in NYC is going to do next, the answer is — green roof.

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  • The Fight to Legalize Conversion Apartments By Bryan Gamble | November 12, 2013

    While New York City is known for its abundance of luxury apartments and penthouses that cater to its elites and have an appropriate price tag, the affordable housing market often goes unmentioned in discussions of the real estate market. Although there are plenty of ludicrously tiny and creatively furnished apartments around the city, these tiny living spaces still lack affordability.

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  • Ultra-Luxury: The Posh Future of NYC Real Estate By Peter Black | September 09, 2013

    Cash is flowing into New York City real estate. Or, more precisely, into New York City ultra-luxury real estate. Average condo prices in the Big Apple are now higher than they were pre-recession. For more than a decade, London's luxury apartments were the world's most coveted properities. Not anymore—it appears that Manhattan is once again the leader of the global real estate market. Eager investors are pumping massive amounts of cash into ultra-posh, ultra-luxury high-rises.

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  • Living Small, Thinking Big: NYC Apartment Living By Nikki Hess | August 19, 2013

    When you live in New York, you grow accustomed to living in apartments that have the same square footage as your childhood closet. For the less kitchen-savvy, ovens become storage spaces (à la Carrie Bradshaw), The Container Store becomes your new Saturday afternoon hangout spot, and you often find yourself wondering why you've yet again neglected to clean the tornado aftermath that is your bedroom. While some people simply opt to organize their spaces in order to create the effect of a cleaner, larger room, other New Yorkers have taken a more extreme route. Although you may already be familiar with Mayor Bloomberg's push for micro-apartments in Kips Bay, you might be surprised to learn just how creative New Yorkers will get in order to shield themselves from the oppressive financial burdens that are intrinsically linked to Manhattan real estate.

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