January 17th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

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A four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath duplex penthouse on W. 118th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. in Harlem’s SOHA Condominiums is the most expensive residential property in the area, topping the next in line by $100,000.  It is for sale and listed by Brown Harris Stevens agents Mark Powell and Shlomi Reuveni. The property was previously listed with Corcoran for $3.8 million.  The listing went to Brown Harris Stevens sometime last summer and included a $500,000 price increase.

The property is 3,456-square-foot.  Features include two terraces, one of which is 753 square feet, custom cabinets and flooring, large windows, a 24 hour doorman and a working gas fireplace.

Says one broker: “We’re seeing an amazing trend of crowds from the Upper West Side coming to the Frederick Douglass Blvd. area.  ”  “The corridor offers a great opportunity and value.”

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January 1st, 2011 by HarlemGuy

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As previously reported on HarlemCondoLife (HCL), Harlem’s Gold Coast continues to impress brokers (in this case, Greg Kammerer, a Senior Vice President of the Corcoran Group), buyers and deal makers alike, as attested to by this recent New York Time’s story on a couple’s journey to the Livmor.

Welcome to Harlem!

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January 1st, 2011 by HarlemGuy

By HarlemGuy

As previously reported on HarlemCondoLife (HCL), Harlem’s Gold Coast continues to impress brokers (in this case, Greg Kammerer, a Senior Vice President of the Corcoran Group), buyers and deal makers alike, as attested to by this recent New York Time’s story on a couple’s journey to the Livmor.

Welcome to Harlem!

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March 4th, 2010 by Harlem Condo Life

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In May 2009, we inquired about the church located at 371 Manhattan Avenue. Our questions or…shall we say prayers…have been answered. This place of worship is in contract for big dinero, ie $2,200,000, to be exact! That’s a good chunk of change for the 4800 sq Read more of this article »

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May 17th, 2009 by Harlem Condo Life

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Okay….what’s up with the church on Manhattan Ave between 115th and 116th Street? It appears that this place of worship has decided – by choice I hope – to side with the real estate gods.  They have a for sale sign out in front!  From my understanding, this place of worship is not the first to deal in real estate and probably will not be the last.  St. John the Divine sold part of their property to developers who built the Avalon on Morningside Heights Park and the building going up on the northwest corner of 115th Street and Fredrick Douglass Blvd is rumored to have a church inside the new condo once its complete. With all these religious organizations dabbling in real estate, I guess its a positive attribution toward Harlem from the man upstairs…in sky!

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February 12th, 2009 by HarlemGuy

Last month www.curbed.com reported Corcoran was consolidating offies and closing their Harlem branch.  

Last night’s storefront sighting confirmed the news.

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Says company President and CEO Pamela Liebman, the “plan [is] to merge our Harlem office into our other West Side offices.”   She adds “Harlem remains a very important market for us and we fully intend to provide the same degree of coverage that exists there today.”

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November 30th, 2008 by HarlemGuy

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Barbara Corcoran reminds buyers that these are the ‘good old days’112108corcoran.jpg

Barbara Corcoran opened her real estate business in New York in 1973 and is now an author and real estate expert who appears regularly on NBC’s “Today” show.

She says “In a nutshell, no one wanted to live in Manhattan. And if I had to, in a nutshell, talk about Manhattan today, I would say everyone wants to live here.” 

Her advice: buy now.

“Real estate will be more expensive once again, and everyone will look back and say, ‘Why didn’t I buy then?’ Because the truth of the matter is these are the good ol’ days everybody dreams about.”

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November 30th, 2008 by HarlemGuy

By HarlemGuy

Barbara Corcoran reminds buyers that these are the ‘good old days’112108corcoran.jpg

Barbara Corcoran opened her real estate business in New York in 1973 and is now an author and real estate expert who appears regularly on NBC’s “Today” show.

She says “In a nutshell, no one wanted to live in Manhattan. And if I had to, in a nutshell, talk about Manhattan today, I would say everyone wants to live here.” 

Her advice: buy now.

“Real estate will be more expensive once again, and everyone will look back and say, ‘Why didn’t I buy then?’ Because the truth of the matter is these are the good ol’ days everybody dreams about.”

Click here for the entire article.

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