New England’s most expensive property hits market, two residential properties rank in top 5 NYC commercial sales … and more

July 27, 2012 05:00PM

1. New England’s most expensive property hits the market [Forbes]
2. Two residential properties rank in top 5 commercial sales [Crain’s]
3. Home stagers become more present in NYC real estate market, giving listed apartments facelifts for greater marketability [NYT]
4. If more homes are selling, how are the supply of rentals and the U.S. homeownership both falling? [CNBC]
5. Dining room manager at National Arts Club gets fired to make way for “changes” in food and beverage department [DNAinfo]
6. BofA holding seminars today and tomorrow in NYC to teach participants to avoid foreclosure [NYDN, 1st item]
7. With the youngest children heading to college this fall, Westchester homeowners list large homes and downsize [NYT]
8. Slow progress at Whole Foods site in Gowanus [Curbed]
9. 38-unit residence shows signs of life on Crown Heights lot [Brownstoner]
10. Archdoicese of Philadelphia to sell Jersey beach house in cost-cutting measure [NYT]
11. DJK’s Phyllis Pezenik says Midtown West is her next hottest NYC neighborhood, due to Hudson Yards and 7 train extension [NYDN]
12. Alabama realtors work it for the 2013 Sexy Men of Real Estate calendar [Press-Register]
13. Port Washington’s Knickerbocker Yacht Club to be demolished to make way for new age-restricted condom development [NYT]
14. Human waste clogging forces shutdown of San Francisco BART escalators [NYDN]
15. Three tips to make your mobile listing stand out to house hunters [Trulia]
16. Colored sinks are in this season [NYDN, 2nd item]