Out and About: Bob Dylan did have a point

Two apartments that are nearly identical, including kitchens, are listed at close to the same price.

Every so often I wander into an open house freighted with déja vu all over again.

As soon as I entered the two-bedroom, two-bath co-op in the mid 90s west of Broadway, I realized that I had seen the 2,028-sf apartment three or four years earlier.  (That I should have remembered by its address is a path I’d rather not travel.)

Depending on your view of the pricing abilities of three different brokers and the seller’s willingness to embrace reality, this place may well be proving to be a barometer of our dynamic housing market.

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