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Historic Bank Buildings Get a Second Act
News 3 days ago
Historic Bank Buildings Get a Second Act

The fate of the soaring, palatial and utterly impractical Dime Savings Bank in Downtown Brooklyn was inevitable. The 16,750-square-foot, 40-foot...

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Ask Real Estate: How to Escape the Dreaded ‘Tenant Blacklist’
News 1 week ago
Ask Real Estate: How to Escape the Dreaded ‘Tenant Blacklist’

Once you’re on this publicly available list, it’s nearly impossible to get off. But that doesn’t mean you’ll never be able to rent again....

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
News 1 week ago
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This Tudor-style multifamily building in Bayside has 16 apartments, including two 1,300-square-foot triplex townhouses. The lot is 10,000 square...

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Ask Real Estate: Can My Building Turn Off the Heat in April?
News 2 weeks ago
Ask Real Estate: Can My Building Turn Off the Heat in April?

Q: The management of my Kips Bay co-op habitually switches our heating-and-cooling system to air-conditioning weeks before the city-mandated...

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Living In: Long Beach, N.Y.: A Bedroom Community That Began as a Resort
News 2 weeks ago
Living In: Long Beach, N.Y.: A Bedroom Community That Began as a Resort

Interest in Long Beach, N. Y., like the Atlantic rollers that crash on its shores, has come in waves.Oyster-scoopers known as "baymen" were...

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Show Us Your Wall: The Private Art of the Public Space Architect of Hudson Yards
News 3 weeks ago
Show Us Your Wall: The Private Art of the Public Space Architect of Hudson Yards

The landscape architect Thomas Woltz doesn't usually work at home. But one day, he was sketching at the breakfast table in his West Village...

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Ask Real Estate: New Buyer. New Building. New Problems.
News 1 month ago
Ask Real Estate: New Buyer. New Building. New Problems.

Q: I recently bought an apartment in a new condo, and it has had persistent plumbing problems. For example, the water takes at least four minutes...

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Ask Real Estate: Can I Really Lose My Apartment Over an Outdoor Cat?
News 1 month ago
Ask Real Estate: Can I Really Lose My Apartment Over an Outdoor Cat?

Short answer: yes. You’ll have to decide whether your pet’s need for unfettered outdoor time is worth losing an apartment....

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Ask Real Estate: Can My Upstairs Neighbor Really Make This Much Noise?
News 1 month ago
Ask Real Estate: Can My Upstairs Neighbor Really Make This Much Noise?

Q: My upstairs neighbor in my Upper West Side co-op uses a treadmill every night for 45 minutes, causing vibrations and thumping in my apartment....

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Square Feet: Revitalization Projects Reawaken Downtown Los Angeles
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Square Feet: Revitalization Projects Reawaken Downtown Los Angeles

Los Angeles's downtown was little more than a sleepy office district not too long ago, where tens of thousands of suburbanites would clear out by...

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A Cinderella Story for the Miami Art Scene’s New $100 Million Player
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A Cinderella Story for the Miami Art Scene’s New $100 Million Player

Miami's art world has been waiting for the other cultural shoe to drop since 2014, when the nonprofit ArtCenter/South Florida sold one of its two...

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Ask Real Estate: My Landlord Refuses to Accept Package Deliveries. Is That Legal?
News 1 month ago
Ask Real Estate: My Landlord Refuses to Accept Package Deliveries. Is That Legal?

Market-rate tenants don’t have many rights when it comes to how their buildings operate. But their are better solutions to this problem....

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On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
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On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Click on the slide show to see this week's featured properties: Click on the slide show to see this week's featured properties: In Park Slope,...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
News 1 month ago
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This 19,475-square-foot seven-story rental building along the East River, completed in 2016, with a gym and roof deck, is available. The building...

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On Location: For an Atlanta Home of a Certain Age, a Design With Patina
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On Location: For an Atlanta Home of a Certain Age, a Design With Patina

Visitors to the Dewberry, a buzzy hotel in Charleston, S. C., equipped with a massive, curved brass bar, 1960s-style globe lamps and timeworn Poul...

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Inside the Rise and Fall of a Multimillion-Dollar Airbnb Empire
News 1 month ago
Inside the Rise and Fall of a Multimillion-Dollar Airbnb Empire

Two apartments at 385 Greenwich Street in TriBeCa, Manhattan, were illegally offered through Airbnb, city officials said. According to a lawsuit,...

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Buying Abroad, With a Logo
News 1 month ago
Buying Abroad, With a Logo

After 16 years of hauling suitcases to the Four Seasons Resort Nevis, Ivan and Ann Highley-Gergel of Philadelphia no longer need to pack for...

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Ask Real Estate: Can I Be Evicted if the Person I Sublet From Stops Paying the Rent?
News 2 months ago
Ask Real Estate: Can I Be Evicted if the Person I Sublet From Stops Paying the Rent?

Q: I sublet an apartment in Harlem from a primary tenant who lives in upstate New York. I recently learned that the tenant owes four months' back...

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Calculator: The Best Places for Short-Term Rentals
News 2 months ago
Calculator: The Best Places for Short-Term Rentals

Renting out living space on a short-term basis sounds like an appealing way to earn some extra cash. But as with most things related to real estate...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
News 2 months ago
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This 22-foot-wide five-story mixed-use townhouse, built in 1872 as one of 11 single-family rowhouses, is available in the Lenox Hill section of the...

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Ask Real Estate: Why Are Real Estate Brokers Contacting Me After My Spouse Died?
News 2 months ago
Ask Real Estate: Why Are Real Estate Brokers Contacting Me After My Spouse Died?

Believe it or not, the practice of contacting the recently bereaved about their property has a long history in real estate. And it can be a good...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
News 2 months ago
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This blocklong, 19,750-square-foot warehouse, in an opportunity zone offering a potential break on capital-gains taxes, features 20-foot ceilings,...

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Renters: The Perfect Rent-Controlled Apartment
News 2 months ago
Renters: The Perfect Rent-Controlled Apartment

A retired actor found what he thought was an ideal place to live in Greenwich Village in 1955, for $90 a month. He never left. Albert S. Bennett is...

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Ask Real Estate: Does My Apartment Have to Be So Hot in the Winter?
News 2 months ago
Ask Real Estate: Does My Apartment Have to Be So Hot in the Winter?

Does My Apartment Have to Be So Hot in the Winter? Does My Apartment Have to Be So Hot in the Winter?Does My Apartment Have to Be So Hot in the...

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On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
News 2 months ago
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan

Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties: Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties: In Flatbush,...

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The Hunt: A Canadian Scores From Long Distance
News 2 months ago
The Hunt: A Canadian Scores From Long Distance

When the N. B.A. came calling, a Vancouver physiotherapist took a shot in Brooklyn.Stefania Rizzo in her new apartment in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. ...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
News 2 months ago
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

A rowhouse at 64 West 85th Street, half a block from Central Park, is on the market for $8.8 million. This 19-foot-wide 1889 Renaissance Revival...

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Ask Real Estate: My Elderly Tenant Pays the Rent Late Every Month. What Can I Do?
News 2 months ago
Ask Real Estate: My Elderly Tenant Pays the Rent Late Every Month. What Can I Do?

Late fees are more complicated than they might seem, not least because the tenant must agree to pay them. Late fees are more complicated than they...

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The Romance of Real Estate
News 2 months ago
The Romance of Real Estate

Brokers learn a lot about their clients in a very short time, and occasionally the relationship lasts long after the deal gets signed. “Sometimes...

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Calculator: New York’s Healthiest Neighborhoods
News 2 months ago
Calculator: New York’s Healthiest Neighborhoods

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is easier in some neighborhoods than others. But which ones? To determine the healthiest places to live in New York...

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