Category: Real Estate Trends

Real Estate Trends
2019 April Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Community associations are increasingly looking toward environmentally-friendly options to heat, cool and power their properties in order to reduce their carbon footprint and save money. Wind turbines, solar panels, combined heating and pow…

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2019 April What the Market Will Bear

Perhaps the most critical element in a successful marketing campaign for a co-op or condo unit is the price.  Well, how is that price determined?  What factors are considered?  Whose expertise is needed to arrive at the optimum number?  Is …

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Real Estate Trends
2019 April What Does the Rest of 2019 Hold?

2018 – and the first half of 2019 – have been anything but dull, from the global level all the way down to co-op, condo and community association communities. While it’s somewhat beyond The Cooperator’s scope to opine on geopolitical curren…

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2019 April Market Survey

After many years of expansion and growth nationwide, most co-op and condominium markets saw both turbulence and some overall decline in 2018. The market has turned from one favoring sellers to one more hospitable to buyers. Markets like sta…

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A Tale of Two Co-ops

Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC) co-ops are an important and unique segment of the New York housing market that many fellow co-op shareholders are unaware of. Those who do know of the program are often familiar with it only from …

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Taking Flight to Florida?

It's tax season, and homeowners in some states are apparently getting hit harder than others due to   President Trump’s revised tax legislation.  During a press conference in early February, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo argued that t…

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Food for Thought

If you've followed New York real estate news in the last few days, you have certainly heard about Hudson Yards , the much-hyped, largest private development on Manhattan's West Side that boasts 18 million square feet of commercial and re…

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Real Estate Trends
2019 March Telecom for Your Community

As more and more of our daily lives become more intertwined with online entertainment and services, internet access has become a home utility along with electricity and running water. Boards can take for granted that every resident in their…

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