Items Tagged with 'Manhattan real estate'

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  • New York claims real estate brokers made $21 million through illegal Airbnb rentals

    Sues Metropolitan Property Group for allegedly violating short-term rental laws
    A group of New York City real estate brokers made $21 million through a series of illegal Airbnb short-term rentals in flagrant violation of the city’s short-term rental laws, the city claims in a new lawsuit. According to the city, Metropolitan Property Group, its owners, and others were repeatedly warned to stop violating the city’s short-term rental laws, but chose to continue to do so, earning more than $21 million in illegal revenue from Airbnb.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: MBA president slams "defamatory" mortgage industry report

    Says data cherry-picks loan types
    MBA President and CEO David Stevens claps back at a report about the extent of discrimination in lending. Reuters reports surging bonds could “pinch” homeowners and retirees, and we finally learn the identity of the mystery buyer who bought the most expensive home in NYC. Here’s your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • New York City foreclosures rise to post-crisis high

    Jump nearly 60% in one year
    There haven’t been this many homes in foreclosure in New York City since the housing crisis, but the news isn’t quite as bad as it seems. These foreclosures aren't new. In fact, many of them have been in the works for many years.
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  • Manhattan real estate has never been more expensive

    Average sales price for an apartment hits all-time high in 2nd quarter
    No one has ever argued that living in New York isn’t an expensive proposition, but a new report shows just how expensive it is to live in New York’s priciest borough. According to data from Douglas Elliman, it’s never been more expensive to live in Manhattan than it is right now.
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  • NYC broker jailed for burglarizing $7.6 million home he sold

    Former Corcoran Group broker sentenced to up to nine years in jail
    A Manhattan real estate broker will spend the next three to nine years of his life in jail after he was found guilty of burglarizing a $7.6 million townhouse on the Upper West Side. So how did he choose his target? He was the broker who handled the sale of the house.
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