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Mortgage rate hits historic low, Sunset Park landlord fined $150,000, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | March 6, 2020 - 11:00AM 

A nearly 50-year low: The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell this week to 3.29 percent from 3.45 percent (Business Insider)

A Sunset Park landlord who illegally subdivided a two-family building into 12 units must pay $150,000 in fines (Brooklyn Paper)

The Urban Land Institute takes a look at how a new soccer stadium near Yankee Stadium in the South Bronx will impact the neighborhood (Commercial Observer)

Very superstitious: Why NYC buildings don’t have a 13th floor (StreetEasy)

Some quirky NYC neighborhood names offer a window into the past (The New York Times)

Sales launched for the 375 luxury condos at the Waldorf Astoria. Prices start at $1.7 million for a studio (Curbed)

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