Weekly Roundup: Sales and prices rise in Manhattan, surfeit of celebs on the move, U.S. stats up and down, yet another historic low rate

Manhattan sales jump 9.3 percent over year earlier in third quarter, median prices climb 2.7 percent

Residents praise lifestyle of small spaces, and developers show big interest in them

Much desired sponsor apartments in co-ops bear scrutiny

11 groups lodge lawsuit seeking to block NYU expansion

Prices of single-family homes in broad region off 2.6 percent from prior year, bucking national trend

10th annual Open House New York weekend to celebrate city’s architecture, design

Land-use committee approves massive Lower East Side development

To developer’s dismay, those billionaires strive to leave individualistic impressions on One57 tower

Oscar winner sells Upper West Side penthouse for more than $1.7 million

Actress’ puts Ojai retreat legally on the market for $10 million

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Weekly Roundup: Turning point possibility, record rates again, pet habitats that pamper, stocks vs. housing returns, bulls in retreat. More!

By dollars per square foot, Tribeca tops all other Manhattan neighborhoods in Q1

Average monthly rent in Manhattan attains record $3,429 or $4,250 in April, depending on source

When you move here from out of state, the taxman wants to get his hooks into you

Manhattan has had 169 percent spike in new building permits this year, 35 of them in contrast to 13

Water Board approves 7 percent increase starting July 1

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Weekly Roundup: Wall Street’s impact spreads, musicians move on, bottom glimpsed, prices weak, builders beat forecasts, lowballing fails

Manhattan agents confident about city, but Wall Street’s labor pains may hit suburbs harder

The Edge tops list of new developments with most condo sales in first quarter

New listings search site is nice to users

Refusing to hear case, Supreme Court ensures continuation of rent stabilization

The bind that renters endure is tie that’s tight or liberating

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Weekly Roundup: Rents peak, rates hit new low

Q4 prices for homes in the outer boroughs held up better than they did in Manhattan

Of 6 neighborhoods celebrated by the Historic District Council, 1 is in Manhattan

Foreclosure filings grew 28 percent from 2010 to 2011, but foreclosures dropped to 7-year low

State investigating whether big banks fraudulently steer borrowers to expensive insurance

Reaching median of $3,145 monthly, rents in Q4 up to 2006 level

Consumers should weigh impact of maintenance fees and common charges

Tiger’s former wife bugged by $12 million mansion, so it’s gone

He bonds with $11.5 million SoHo penthouse

Who wants to be a m– mansion seller?

Cooper purchases $1.7 million property next door to his Hamptons retreat

Rosy index of ‘improving’ markets somehow posts Continue reading