227 Lenox Ave.
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The bankruptcy auction of a 6,398-sf building configured as a church and including four apartments on Lenox Avenue in Harlem is scheduled for Feb. 2
Among five other properties to be auctioned are a one-bedroom co-op in Castle Village (where I once lived for 10 years) overlooking the Hudson River in Manhattan’s Washington Heights, a four-bedroom single-family home in St. Albans, Queens, and a one-bedroom co-op in Briarwood, Queens.
Springfield Missionary Baptist Church has been the owner of the central Harlem building, which is in need of renovation and lacks a proper certificate of occupancy.
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The winning bid for this house on 176th St. In Jamaica went $92,000 over the minimum of $158,000.
With six properties withdrawn prior to the sale, an estate auction conducted today by Queens Public Administrator Lois Rosenblatt produced income for the city totaling $4.405 million.
That sum was $797,000 greater than the minimums for all the remaining apartments and houses, exceeding the total by 22 percent.
The highest bid was for a Brooklyn multifamily building, which had a $604,000 minimum and which went down for Continue reading
Multifamily building in Brooklyn with $604,000 minimum bid
An estate auction of a Brooklyn multifamily building, five apartments and 17 single-family houses will be conducted Dec. 13 starting at 11 a.m., according to an announcement by Queens Public Administrator Lois Rosenblatt.
Minimum prices range from $78,000 for a one-bedroom co-op in Jackson Heights to $$604,000 for an apartment building in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn.
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85-10 Park Lane South, Woodhaven
The estate auction of ultimately 14 properties on Tuesday produced $5.83 million in winning bids, according to Queens Public Administrator Lois Rosenblatt.
The total was 40 percent higher than the collective $3.772 million minimum.
Although Rosenblatt’s office has told me that the public administrator typically sets minimum bids at 25 percent above appraised values, some of the properties obviously went for considerably more.
The results seem to suggest a trend of rising interest in Queens residences that was detectable in Rosenblatt’s previous event.
A Corona house that was owned by one George Williams actually was hammered down for more than twice its upset price Continue reading
In Forest Hills, this house has an upset price of $724,000
An estate auction of 16 houses and eight apartments will be conducted Sept. 13 starting at 11 a.m., according to Queens Public Administrator Lois Rosenblatt.
Minimum prices range from $83,000 for a one-bedroom co-op in Jackson Heights to $724,000 for the two-story house shown above in Forest Hills.
At 77-27 Kew Forest Lane, the house is a two-story structure being sold “subject to tenancy.” Its owner was one Stephen Nedeicu, and taxes amount to $5,860 annually.
One of the apartments on the block is a 499-sf Manhattan studio at 101 W. 12th St., which has an upset price of $330,000.
Minimum bids are set by Rosenblatt at 25 percent below the appraised value.
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