A one-bedroom co-op on a residential block in Midtown West is up for auction this week. Go to PropertyShark.com to learn all you need to know about it before heading to the courthouse.
In this edition of the PropertyShark Foreclosure Spotlight, the focus is on a Midtown West co-op up for auction this Wednesday, April 23. But should you hightail it to the courthouse steps? A look at the detailed property report from real estate data powerhouse PropertyShark.com may help you decide.
Address: 342 West 56th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, Apt. 1F
NYC is not like other rental markets. For one thing, it's arguably a more seasonal rental market, so prices will be higher in the summer.
You already know that New York City is like no other place in the country, if not the world. You may not know--but will quickly discover--that this is also true of the rental market here. If you're planning to move to glorious Gotham, don't do it blindly. Here are the top five reasons the apartment hunt is different in the Naked City.
Lights don’t just illuminate a room. They can elevate it, too, if you combine different levels of brightness with well-designed fixtures to take your space from meh to magnificent. We've rounded up some of the most interesting lighting arrangements on the market that, hopefully, will give you bright ideas for your space.
Squeaky floors, leaky faucets and uncontrollable radiators—six city dwellers share their apartment woes (which may be yours too).
The creak of dawn The floor creaks like crazy in our apartment, but especially in the bedroom. My husband wakes me up every morning at 6 a.m. when he gets ready for work due to the squeaks! I should be able to sleep a whole hour longer. - Melissa, Hamilton Heights
Chris Santos is a tough judge on the Food Network's Chopped and a partner and chef at restaurants Beauty & Essex and The Stanton Social. That means while he's spending 14-hour days in the Food Network studios, Santos is also focused on the kitchens of the two Lower East Side hotspots, serving celebrities like Justin Timberlake, the Olsen twins, Beyonce and Jay-Z, among others. He spends most nights of the week between the two establishments.
He's also a big fan of boxing, and told us about the most attention-grabbing piece in his one-bedroom (with a home office) in the East Village.
The canal is getting cleaned, a long-delayed Whole Foods opened in the area last winter, and luxury rental buildings are sprouting like spring daffodils along Fourth Avenue. But what do you really need to know about this once industrial part of Brooklyn?
We talked to the people who call it home and got their unfiltered take on the 'hood. Below, in their own words, the best insider tips.
Can’t afford something larger than a studio, but scared you’ll go nuts spending all your time in a single room? Guest broker Jimmi Circosta of Citi Habitats gives studio-dwellers some sanity-saving pointers in this week’s Buy Curious.
THE WISH LIST:
I want to buy a studio apartment that I won't immediately grow out of--or sick of. What should I look for?
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