The developer needs to act as coach, general manager and referee all in one, armed with a grand vision for how things will turn out for the occupants of the building, the neighborhood and the city at large.
The Manhattan skyline is arguably the most recognizable in the world, but is currently in the process of being forever changed with the addition of many new residential skyscrapers.
Anita Durst photo credit 2012 The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Chashama is Persian for "to have vision." Actress Anita Durst vision for chashama was b...
I came home with my roommates and friends with a sense of foreboding and an apartment door slightly ajar. We turned on the lights and inspected our rooms.
I thought this would be a good opportunity to explain the tax, how it works and ask whether it should be changed in the future.
I am a brown person. I am biracial (African-American and white), but others often see me as Latina. I currently live in an area of Harlem where the dominant language is Spanish. On the outside I blend in more than I ever have in my entire life. But I know I don't belong.
The more I'm talking to my neighbors, the more I realize why nobody talks to their neighbors! It's because they either have nothing to say, or way too much. There is no happy medium. You'd love it if you could keep your interactions short and sweet.
If it's the seller who refuses to close, the purchaser must either accept the return of the deposit or pursue an action for specific performance, by which the purchaser asks the court to order the seller to perform and transfer the property.
With only two weeks to find an apartment that was quiet, within walking distance of NYU, and near at least seven chopped salad restaurants, Ms. Framer turned to New York real estate agent, Susan Kilmer.
Forget the gated motor court, the private courtyard or the waterfall in the lobby and check out the dizzying view from atop 50 United Nations Plaza. Manhattan's Rocky Mountains -- the skyscraper tops of the Empire State, the Chrysler, Rockefeller Center and MetLife -- all seem close enough to touch.
You stock your fridge with all the ingredients, pour yourself a glass of wine, and toss open the cookbook only to realize that you have none of the required utensils, and absolutely no space to work in your hobbit hole of a kitchen.
If New York is so happy with Bloomberg, why did it just elect someone who is his polar opposite, a tall lefty? The truth is that despite pumping his own money into the system, Bloomberg has done a merely adequate job.
Unless you're a millionaire, don't plan on buying a nice home in the San Francisco area anytime soon. The high number of technology workers making million-dollar salaries is driving up the cost of real estate far beyond what most individuals and families can dream of paying.
You've got the basics -- cardboard boxes, newspaper, the phone number of a pizza place so you can feed the friends helping you move all your worldly goods. But do you have enough socks for the stemware?
An expensive human scandal surrounds us. Thirty-three less prosperous countries take better care of their children than we do. It's unreal, it's shocking.
During the first few decades of my career as a real estate attorney, the question posed by clients was, "What will buying (or selling) cost me?" When ...