Out and About: Pity the co-op listed for years

April 2009 was a l-o-o-o-n-g time ago. (Flickr photo by Rua.A)

You have to feel sorry for the owner of an apartment on the market in the low 90s on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.  The co-op hasn’t found a solid buyer since April. . . of 2009.

The 1,750-sf unit is on the ground floor of a 1925 building with several amenities between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues.  Although used as a residence, it is marketed as a professional suite.

Listed originally for $1.499 million, this three-bedroom, two-bath apartment with a formal dining room held its price until the following October, when it was offered for $1.375 million.  A buyer had an accepted offer about a month later and a signed contract within a couple of weeks.

The property’s new listing agent says there were unresolved zoning issues, causing the transaction to fall apart, and Continue reading