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2009 

  New York City is the most populous city in the United States. The city was the capital of the US for 5 years, 1785-1790. NYC is one of the most energy efficient cities in the US due to a high population density, low automobile use, and easily accessible public transit. The most visited city par...
02/18/2009
In the wake of a historic housing bust and a bone-chilling credit squeeze, the American economy is grinding to a halt. The National Bureau of Economic Research reported that the U.S. economy has been mired in a recession since December 2007. And as more bad news-such as mounting job losses-contin...
02/10/2009
The broker who leases a retail space at 717 Madison Avenue will receive a 2009 Mini Cooper in addition to his or her commission, according to the exclusive agents for the space, Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive vice president of Prudential Douglas Elliman's retail leasin...
02/10/2009
Manhattan neighborhoods with the most price cutsThese neighborhoods have seen the highest percentage of sellers cutting prices from quarter three to quarter four 2008:Beekman - 50.6% of listings cut pricesManhattan Valley - 45.7%East Village - 43.1%Central Park South - 41.9%SoHo - 41.7% Manhattan...
02/10/2009
With the second Northside Piers tower rising fast on the Williamsburg waterfront, the nearby Edge providing stiff competition and the rent-to-own thing having perhaps run its course in terms of marketing bang, developer Toll Brothers is relying on an age-old strategy to clear out inventory: pure,...
02/10/2009
Even the Celebrities are have Real Estate Troubles.  I guess it goes to show that a celb owned apt are not immune to declining prices.  Lenny Kravitz has been trying to sell his penthouse at 30 Crosby Street for the past few years; most recently, he slashed the price of the loft from $18.75 milli...
02/10/2009
Toll Brothers Inc the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder, is slashing prices on its Brooklyn condominiums by as much as 37 percent to spur sales after its unsold inventory spent two years on the market.Prices at the eastern tower of the waterfront Northside Piers project in Williamsburg were reduced...
02/10/2009
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Have you ever wondered how to be a little more personal on Twitter.  Well now you can.  I came across www.bubbletweet.com.  It allows you  to connect with your readers with a personal 30 sec video message recorded by you.  It was so very easy to set up and I have had a lot of positive feedback fr...
02/09/2009
Ok here is the scoop I was surfing the web and I came across a website, www.synthasite.com This site enables anybody to have create and host a site, and yes.... for free. They make desiging a web site very easy.  If you have ever designed a blog this will be a piece of cake.  Also the fact that y...
02/09/2009
If you have a passion for the greens, and no I am not talking about money or eating your vegetables. I am talking golf. For those of you who practice your swing in your sleep, this is for your. Here is a list of buildings in NYC that will fix your itch to hit the links. If you are looking to rent...
02/09/2009
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