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'Year of the Condo'

Toni Haber | Posted 01.13.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The increase in new developments is predicted to make a significant mark in the climate of the market. Not only will sales on new units start to slow as buyers weigh their many options before signing, but also the price and tier of the units will be affected.

The Impact of a Doorman Felt on Cost and Value

Toni Haber | Posted 01.20.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The doorman: an invaluable amenity that comes at a hefty price. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the impact of having a doorman on the cost of units in a building in New York City.

To Convert or Not to Convert? A Look at the Process of Townhouse to Condo Conversions

Toni Haber | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

While the conversion to a multiple unit condominium can generate more profit than an individual apartment sale, which is an obvious added incentive for investors or current owners of townhouses, the process can be rigorous and expensive.

Is Living in a Mixed-Use Building for You? | Posted 04.14.2014 | HuffPost Home

While plenty of people want a yard and the privacy of a single-family detached home, others prefer to ditch the car when they can and live in areas where they can walk to schools and services.

"If I Could Get a Hold Of the Person Who Dreamed up Condos, I'd Give Them a Piece of My Mind!"

Scott B. Piekarsky | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business
Scott B. Piekarsky

These were the words of a Superior Court Judge in Cape May County in the Chancery Division several years ago. I was representing a local condo site th...

Home Sales Drop In April, Foreclosures Declined

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Fewer people purchased previously occupied homes in April, a troubling sign that the weak housing market remains a drag on the econ...

PHOTOS: Funky 1890's Victorian In Denver Listed For $667K

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A classic Victorian-era home in southeast Denver is on the market for $667K. Built in 1891, the house features enameled wooden arches, a typical Vi...

Home Construction Jumps -- But It's Apartments That Are Driving Gains

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The homebuilding industry is years away from recovering from the excesses of the housing boom. Even with a modest rise in construc...

What's That Smell? Truffle Odor Deters Buyers of West Side Condo

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Times reported Monday that for the current and future residents of luxury building 10 West End Avenue, the stench of the store located in...

PHOTOS: Premiere Sutton Place Co-Ops For Sale

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Via our friends from Curbed, we checked out the four 8-figure listings on the market at the ultra exclusive Sutton Place River House Co-Op. The Art D...

U.S. Property Bust Threatens Condo "Death Spiral"

Reuters | Jim Loney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rust pokes through the peeling paint on the railings, pest control has been curtailed and the palm trees are no longer being fertilized at the 1940s-e...