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Q. I have to make six copies of a board package. I want to impress! Are three-hole binders okay? Plastic sleeves? Binder clips? Stapled? Should I include tabs for sections? Any other advice for making a great impression? Or what to avoid? A. The co-op board package is a crucial component of gett...
    Renovations are always a delicate subject in co-op buildings, and if you're hoping to make the process as painless as possible, you'll want to approach your board exactly the right way. You'll need to sign an alteration agreement, or a contract stating that you'll follow code...
[All photos by Will Femia.] Is this the most spacious 425-square-foot apartment on the Upper West Side? It's definitely a contender. Owner Huxley Somerville is a finance exec who bought the space for $95,000 in 1994, telling theTimes he saw it as an ugly duckling. A compartmentalized duplex ...
Jeffrey Zeldman The family of three living on the Upper West Side stopped paying rent when they discovered their apartment was riddled with mold, causing the wife to fall seriously ill. When the landlord wouldn’t address the issue, they decided to move out, and fast, winding up in a hotel.  But ...
Slideshow Real Estate Getting High-Tech   MANHATTAN — What does the future of New York City's real estate industry look like?  Will we see drones hovering around to take marketing photos for shiny new condos? Will brokers conduct apartment showings wearing Google Glass or using virtual reali...
  One of the hardest parts of renting out an apartment is finding a good tenant; these four methods are your best bets If you're looking to rent out the top floor of your brownstone or sublet your apartment during a posting abroad, you'll no doubt want to find a respectful, financially s...
The Real Estate Board of New York will adopt a widely used web marketing tool that makes it easier for consumers to search listings from multiple brokers on a single brokerage’s website. Following the integration of the Internet Data Exchange, or IDX, potential renters and buyers will no longer h...
Does moving farther east still get you a deal? It's conventional wisdom that living closer to Manhattan saves you on rent. But what does it actually cost to live along successive L train stops? Shooting straight off the East Village into north Brooklyn, the L train is almost like a road map ...
For a small apartment in Italy, architect Renata Arrigo created a master bed that raises and lowers on a cable system         Murphy beds are so yesterday. Practical as they may be, unless they're done right, they scream 1982.  Of course the idea of tucking your mattress away to free up livi...
  Union Square Irving Place High Floor Condo Doorman Elevator Indoor Pool Health Club July Full time doorman elevator building, concierge service, high floor unit, separate kitchen including stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar area, modern bathroom, large living room featuring northern expo...

Jeffrey Ditri

New York City Residential Rental Specialist
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