Issue Edited by Phoebe Eaton and John Homans
Hot Enough for You?
BY CARL SWANSON
All this real estate is making people a little crazy: Sellers are raising prices daily, buyers bad-mouth the competition to co-op boards, and brokers troll for exclusives at funerals. Even the agents are getting queasy.
You don’t need seven figures liquid to buy – but it helps. From $150,000 to $3 million, from Fifth Avenue to Fort Greene: What you can afford.
Take the A Train
BY CHRIS SMITH
Harlem’s near-mythical second Renaissance is in full swing, as its spectacular homes attract buyers of all colors (just don’t say gentrification).
BY RALPH GARDNER JR.
Condos, once the poor stepchildren of the Manhattan market, are suddenly hot: Who needs to hassle with a co-op board when you’ve got an eight-figure price tag to weed out undesirables?
BY SARAH BERNARD
Private libraries, titanium-paneled roof decks, private screening rooms. Is there anything developers won’t add on to attract buyers?
The Next Wave
BY PEGGY EDERSHEIM KALB
What space crunch? Eight new developments, from Columbus Centre to Trump World Tower, are the shape of real estate to come.
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