Friday, July 5, 2019

Foreign Buyers' Guide to Investing in Manhattan Condos

Our foreign buyer's guide to investing in Manhattan condos.  Includes an overview, how the process works, financing options and even deal examples.  This has been a top ranked page on Google since I wrote it many years ago.  

Read article:  Foreign Buyer's Guide to Investing in Manhattan Condos 

Friday, June 21, 2019

Buying new property launches in Manhattan, pros and cons

My article about the pros and cons of buying new property launches in Manhattan. Includes examples of our clients' deals.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Best New York property agents

Bio overview in pictures on my experience and life as a New York property agent focusing on investors.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Buying New Condo in Manhattan, Tips for the Foreign Buyer

Buying new condos in Manhattan is a strategy that many of our foreign clients pursue.  The objectives are either for rental return or for use as vacation home.   By the time a foreign investor client reaches out to me, he would have researched extensively online and have a strong understanding of the Manhattan market.
In addition, the client would have read a lot of my articles on the subject of investing in Manhattan condos.  Still, there are many questions.  Understandably, buying a condo in a different country is a major undertaking.
Here are some tips for foreign investors:

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Manhattan luxury freehold condo close to MRT, $1.83 million

Manhattan freehold condo with high rental return and close to MRT, United Nations, Citigroup Center, Blackstone, Blackrock headquarters.
Property:  959 First Avenue, Apt 23E, New York, NY 10022 (Condominium)
Price:  $1,830,000
Common charges:  $1,400
Property taxes:  $160
Rental return:  At rent of $6,000 per month, rental return of 2.9 percent based on asking price.  This is very high by Manhattan standards.
Size:  907 square feet

Friday, June 7, 2019

Foreigners buying Manhattan property, the questions that matter

Here are the top 8 questions foreign clients ask when thinking about buying property in Manhattan.

#1:  Can a foreigner buy property in New York?

#2:  What type of property can a foreigner buy in New York?

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Best Condos in Manhattan, New York

Which is the best condo building in Manhattan?  The answer depends on the purpose of the client.  For example, buying to rent out has different criteria vs buying as vacation home or buying merely to park money.  

This article talks about several condos and why they are "the best" in their respective categories.

Read article:  Best Condos in Manhattan