The Perfect Storm

The Manhattan listing inventory can be very volatile when certain segments of the market deviate from overall market trends. The chart from Miller Samuel helps provide some context. The sale of studio and one bedroom apartments in 2010 helped wake the luxury market and spur the Year o
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Is It Time to Take Advantage of Low Mortgage Rates?

For the last six consecutive weeks, 30 year mortgage rates have lowered and lowered. The big question is when to lock in; wait a few months or take the chance now. Many economists are forecasting that rates will rise again later this year as our economy gradually improves and more for
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Courting the Chinese Buyer

With the real estate boom in China cooling due to governmental regulations on owning multiple properties coupled with European financial instability, buyers from the PRC are looking to the United States for second homes and investment properties. From the Chinese perspective, the Unit
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