The city Finance commissioner bowed to heavy pressure from elected officials and agreed to limit property tax increases on co-op apartments.
Grilled by City Council members probing skyrocketing tax assessments for co-op owners, Commissioner David Frankel also vowed to do a better job of handing out assessments next year.
Manhattan condo prices in February haven’t changed in six months, sales off from a year earlier
The recovery in Manhattan condominium prices stalled for six months through the end of February, according to the Radar Logic data analysis firm.
A buyer with whom I’ve been working for perhaps a year likes to search listings and attend open houses by himself. I’ll call him John.
That’s fine with me since I know John values my opinion, which he frequently solicits, and will want my help when he finds what he wants.
John called me a week and a half ago to say he was going to check on an alcove studio poles apart from a more expensive one-bedroom unit that appealed to him on the Upper West Side. Despite my admonitions, Continue reading