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Renovating a Brooklyn Condo

By ARGO Webmaster / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

A little work just might add a large reward! The LivNY team walks through the changes they are making to ensure the best price and fastest sale possible for their client at 84 Eagle Street. The renovations optimize the space, light and value for someone buying for themselves or investing in a rental property. 

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How does the City’s tax assessment process even work?

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

As a property owner, you are uniquely tuned into the minutiae of building finances, and will want to be looking ahead into the tax projections each year. That’s why we talked to Jonathan Sherman, partner at Sherman & Gordon, P.C., to clarify issues and principles behind NYC’s fairly complicated tax assessment process. Sherman informed us…

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On the fence of whether to rent or buy? This interactive map shows which Brooklyn and Manhattan neighborhoods are worth it.

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

In Manhattan’s East Village, buying an apartment beats renting within four years. In the Soho area just a few blocks away, it would take 31 years before owning makes more financial sense. That analysis of the so-called tipping point—the amount of time it would take for the cost of renting to equal or exceed the cost…

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How Queens sneakily became everybody’s favorite borough

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Queens is awesome. SECRET Queens? Even awesome-er. And before you’re all “Bro, I’ve already danced my ass off at MoMA Warm Up parties at PS1,” or “Broooooo, I’ve already been to all of the Deep Queens pizza spots,” brooooooooooooo none of that stuff is even on here. This is the secret secret stuff, the kind of stuff we don’t usually share…

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Eating your way through Flushing, Queens – the REAL Chinatown

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Time and again we’ve extolled the virtues of Flushing, the Queens neighborhood at the end of the number 7 line that’s home to one of New York’s largest and best-fed Chinese communities. Few places in this city will feed you better or cheaper, and with an empty stomach and strong resolve, you can fill up on…

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Developers can’t stop eyeing the Bronx

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Bronx developer Sam Kafif plans to replace a one-story retail building in Morris Heights with a large mixed-use development featuring 119 residential units. The project will be located at 2 Mount Hope Place and span slightly more than 136,000 square feet, according to plans filed Thursday with the city’s Department of Buildings. It will feature…

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Why is market data so hard to pin down? Different brokerages using different methodologies plays a part

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

At the halfway point of the year, Cushman & Wakefield offered some encouraging news on the much-debated health of Manhattan’s office-leasing market. The firm reported that the 15.4 million square feet leased through the first six months represented a 13 percent increase from the same time last year. But then Avison Young released its first-half report saying that leasing…

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How much do you really know about Union Square?

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Union Square is a spot as multi-purpose as they come. The area’s popular with both tourists and locals thanks to the arrival of retailers like Whole Foods, Nordstrom Rack and Forever 21, it boasts the city’s most popular green market, and serves as a major transit hub. But whenever things hit the fan in this…

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Everything you need to know about pets and smoking in the home

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Here’s another thing Millennials are doing differently and what Zillow’s newest website is doing to help

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Contrary to what many have believed to be true about millennials, those between the ages of 18 and 34 are indeed choosing to buy homes. According to Zillow Group’s Consumer Trend Report, which was based off of a survey of a group of 13,000 homeowners, sellers, buyers, and renters, millennials make up 42% of all buyers today. Additionally,…

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