Saturday, July 28, 2012
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
International homebuyers have been pouring billions of dollars into the
housing market as they take advantage of lower home
prices and a weaker dollar. U.S.
But many foreigners find it difficult to navigate the complex homebuying process when living abroad -- especially when they want a mortgage to finance the home.
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Many of our foreign investor clients tend to be more comfortable with buying property in London because they were either educated in the UK or live in a Commonwealth country with legal systems similar to that of Britain's.
Having born in London and lived in New York for the past 12 years, it struck me this morning to compare London vs New York.
Friday, July 13, 2012
From left, Arch Partners; SLCE Architects; Herzog & de Meuron; below, Fred R. Conrad/The New York TimesNew residential condominium buildings are being built again in New York. The New York Times reports that prices of the new buildings such as the Baccarat Hotel Residences, 56 Leonard and the revived One Madison Park are higher at $2000 to $4000 per square foot. While this wave of new developments is not as large as during the pre-recession, it signifies a comeback for New York high end residential property.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
New York is on break today for Independence Day. In anticipation of the Macy's fireworks show tonight, some are doing BBQs, enjoying a boat ride, watching a movie or just simply relaxing with the family. Happy Birthday, America!