This Week in Comments

New York /
Jun.June 12, 2009 01:08 PM

Brooklyn’s priciest sale about to flip
This tells the story of New York City real estate perfectly: “I bought for X so I need to sell for XX and make a big profit. It does not matter if my price is way above where the market really is — hence another apartment which will sit on the market for months and months as dead inventory.

Streeteasy.com moves into Hamptons market; Elliman, Hamptons Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage onboard

1. How is this different than Zillow, other than providing price reductions? Properties in the Hamptons have been put on Zillow for a while now.
2. While it’s probably a safer bet than HREO, it’s more of the same — no required consistency, and without the input of MLS listings, just another site with partial listings and no oversight.

Sitt says Coney land isn’t for sale
As if he owns all of Coney Island.

Levy sues Swig over construction funds
If he misappropriated tax revenues he will certainly spend some time in jail, in addition to huge fines.

Weinstein’s CPW unit on market for $34M
He combined three apartments into one and the renovation is amazing. He’ll get his price if can get the building to turn 90 degrees to the left so he can face east.

Are there any international buyers out there today? If so, from where?
If you’re a New Yorker anyone else is international.

Halstead takes bigger bite out of Conn. market
Their survival will depend on their ability to sell/close short sales and foreclosures in any market, not just Connecticut or New York City.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Matt Lauer exposes Hamptons estate to the market
Matt Lauer exposes Hamptons estate to the market
Matt Lauer exposes Hamptons estate to the market
 Fredrik Eklund and the property (Getty, Steve Frankel)
Fredrik Eklund lists Bel Air mansion for rent as family moves to “forever home”
Fredrik Eklund lists Bel Air mansion for rent as family moves to “forever home”
Gordon Ramsey and his Lucky Cat restaurant (Lucky Cat)
Gordon Ramsay to open first South Florida restaurant in Miami Beach
Gordon Ramsay to open first South Florida restaurant in Miami Beach
Daniel Grollo and 106 Central Park South (Photo Illustration by Steven DIlakian for The Real Deal with Getty Images)
Trump Parc condo tied to embattled Australian construction magnate hits market
Trump Parc condo tied to embattled Australian construction magnate hits market
Richard Gere and Ryan Murphy with 81 Lyndel Road (Redfin, Getty)
Celeb buyer of Richard Gere’s Westchester estate revealed
Celeb buyer of Richard Gere’s Westchester estate revealed
Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban (Photo Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal with Getty Images)
Mark Cuban: Metaverse real estate is the “dumbest sh*t ever”
Mark Cuban: Metaverse real estate is the “dumbest sh*t ever”
From left: Century Development's Group’s George Xu and City/Rybak Development’s Sergey Rybak with 78-29 Austin St./11-36 45 Road
Rybak, Century file to build Queens multifamily projects
Rybak, Century file to build Queens multifamily projects
Blackstone's Jonathan Gray, Fortress Investment's Peter Briger, Harry Macklowe and Donald Trump (Blackstone, Long Arc Capital, Getty Images)
The Fortress real estate hall of fame
The Fortress real estate hall of fame
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...