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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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This Manhattan Start up is Running “credit checks” on Landlords and their Buildings

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

The for-rent advertisement on East 75th Street in Manhattan, just a half-block from Central Park, boasts natural light, a marble bathroom, and a granite kitchen. It sounds lovely, a gem of the Upper East Side—perhaps even “triple mint,” as some real estate ads breathlessly proclaim. It better be, given that the price for the apartment is $4,095…

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How Virtual Reality is Changing the Way we Buy and Rent Homes

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Virtual reality has been around for decades – Nintendo’s Virtual Boy anyone? But today’s smartphones are being offered with VR capabilities, leaving developers scrambling to find new and innovative ways to make use of this hot technology that everyone with a smartphone has access to. Today The Discovery Channel produces Shark Week content with virtual reality users…

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Real Estate Investment

The One Thing You Need to Know About Real Estate as an Investment

By ARGO Webmaster / August 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

In my opinion, real estate is the best way to grow wealth. If you want to get super rich, get involved in real estate — but I’m not talking about just any real estate. I’ve said in the past that buying a house is for suckers. A home is not an investment, because it doesn’t…

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