One Hanson Place, #24G, Fort Greene
Original asking price: $919,000
Current asking price: $795,000
Monthly common charges and taxes: $1,519
The details: Why the double-digit-percentage markdown on this two-bedroom, two-bath in a historic Brooklyn conversion? According to broker Michael Chapman, it’s standard practice to discount remaining units once a building is close to being sold-through. And it seems to have worked”four of the remaining twelve apartments have already found buyers.
Agents: Michael Chapman and Thomas J. Quinn III, Stribling and Associates All photographs courtesy of the brokers.
87 Fenimore Street, Lefferts Manor, Brooklyn
Original asking price: $1.1 million
Current asking price: $900,000
Yearly taxes: $2,836
The details: This colonial revival townhouse in Brooklyn entered the market in July and has been marked down twice since then, for a total of 19 percent off. The house has a finished English basement, garden, and private driveway.
Agent: Rosemarie Sydney Perry, the Corcoran Group
281 West 11th Street, #4/5C
Original asking price: $1.170 million
Current asking price: $975,000
Monthly maintenance: $1,629
The details: After a little over a month on the market, the sellers of this two-bedroom, one-bath duplex co-op in the heart of the West Village wanted to “kickstart” activity, says broker Lonni Levy, so below the million-dollar-mark the asking price went last week. The apartment comes with a private roofdeck.
Agent: Lonni Levy and Iris Racant, Fenwick Keats Goodstein
205 East 78th Street, #8H
Original asking price: $1.195 million
Current asking price: $999,000
Monthly maintenance: $2,475
The details: The owner of this two-bedroom, two-bath co-op with a woodburning fireplace is “motivated,” according to the broker, explaining the 17 percent discount. It also has some in-house competitors; three other two-bedrooms are up for sale in the building, per Streeteasy.com.
Agent: Karin Posvar-Picket, the Corcoran Group
1 Northside Piers, Unit PH3, Williamsburg
Original asking price: $1.98 million
Current asking price: $1.725 million
Monthly common charges and taxes: $1,391
The details: This three-bedroom duplex penthouse wanted to be “recognized as a value buy” compared to other penthouses available on the Williamsburg waterfront asking over $2 million, says listing broker Cory Kantin. The unit also comes with a 465-square-foot terrace.
Agents: Cory Kantin and Samuel Chang, Prudential Douglas Elliman
146 West 57th Street, #57A
Original asking price: $2.995 million
Current asking price: $2.7 million
Monthly common charges and taxes: $3,288
The details: Two months after its debut, this 1,463-square-foot two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath with a split-bedroom layout in a posh Midtown West condo saw its price cut by 10 percent. Amenities include maid service, a fitness center with a swimming pool, an attended parking garage, and a restaurant exclusive to building residents.
Agent: Howard Morrel and the Morrel Group, Brown Harris Stevens
875 Fifth Avenue, Unit 2A
Original asking price: $3.2 million
Current asking price: $2.799 million
Monthly maintenance: $3,755
The details: This two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath with views of Central Park in a prime Lenox Hill co-op saw a 13 percent reduction a week ago. “It’s an estate sale and we have a very motivated seller,” says listing broker Joyce Kafati Batarse. The apartment, which can be converted into a three-bedroom, is in an Emory Roth white-glove doorman building that has new laundry and fitness facilities.
Agent: Joyce Kafati Batarse, Prudential Douglas Elliman
300 West 18th Street, PH
Original asking price: $4.25 million
Current asking price: $3.25 million
Monthly common charges and taxes: $3,524
The details: An opportunity abroad has the seller needing to move from this three-bedroom penthouse condo, hence the series of price reductions since the summer that have amounted to $1 million (aka 24 percent off). It has two landscaped terraces, double-height windows that frame Empire State building views, and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace.
Agents: Jonathan Conlon and John Gasdaska, the Corcoran Group