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WNYC News

Tales of Toxic Mushrooms and Dirty Bombs in New York

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Two new novels imagine the city experiencing apocalyptic events. 

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WNYC News

Funding Luxury Condos Is a Fast Track to a Green Card

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

If you’re a foreigner and have half a million dollars to spend on a major real estate development in New York City, the EB-5 visa will get you to the head of the line for a green card.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Before New York Is a 'Hollow City' of Chain Stores

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Jeremiah Moss of the Vanishing New York blog has gone from lamenting the closing of New York City's distinctive businesses to campaigning to preserve them through legislation.

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WNYC News

City Housing Policy Reviewed For Possible Civil Rights Violations

Friday, February 20, 2015

At issue is the city's policy to put aside 50 percent of affordable housing units to people who already live in the neighborhood. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Shell Companies Buying Up Manhattan

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Foreign cash is behind many Manhattan real-estate purchases, but it’s difficult to determine just who that money belongs to.

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The Takeaway

All the Corrupt Foreign Money Flowing into U.S. Real Estate

Monday, February 09, 2015

Years after Michael Bloomberg said it'd be a godsend for the world's billionaires to move to New York, a Times investigation found foreign buyers using luxury condos to hide corruption.

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The Takeaway

Foreign Investment Drives Housing Booms in San Fran, NYC

Monday, February 02, 2015

Chinese investors are buying up American real estate in expensive urban areas like New York & San Francisco. Find out how foreign investment is driving the housing crunch in these cites.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Nothing 'Cute' About Real Estate

Friday, January 30, 2015

Don't describe your home as "cute" in your listing unless you want to see its selling price decline. The chief economist of Zillow gave us this and other great tips on real estate. 

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WNYC News

Most Controversial Part of Seaport Plan Won't Be Voted on by Community Board

Monday, January 26, 2015

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The most controversial part of the proposal won't be considered by the Board, because it's outside of the Seaport Historic District.

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WNYC News

City Sues to Shut Down Alleged Illegal Hotel

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For only the third time, New York City takes a building to court over illegal short-term rentals.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

BL Weekend: The Popular #NYCID; Real Estate; Is Amazon A Reader's Friend?

Friday, January 16, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
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WNYC News

7 Metaphors For That Super Skinny New Skyscraper

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Is it a giant toothpick? A dried piece of spaghetti? You decide.

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WNYC News

Tax Breaks Look Good from 90 Stories Up

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sales of skyscraper apartments are a boon to the city's tax revenue, but some lawmakers say these ultra-expensive penthouses are getting a break because of our flawed tax system.

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WNYC News

The Chinese Guide to Buying Real Estate in New York

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Among China’s wealthy set, the party buzz is that it’s time to start buying foreign property. Now, a Chinese-developed tower is shooting up on the Brooklyn waterfront.

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WNYC News

Matchmaker, Matchmaker Find Me a Building

Monday, January 12, 2015

If you have millions to burn on a building in the crowded New York market, broker Adelaide Polsinelli has a tip: the South Bronx is the next frontier.

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WNYC News

Behind the Boom

Monday, January 12, 2015

Pricey real estate is nothing new for New York, but last year set outrageous records. Can – or should – this boom continue?  

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WNYC News

Congress Brings Back Terrorism Insurance Program

Thursday, January 08, 2015

A federal backstop to private insurance; members of the New York real estate community say it's essential.

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WNYC News

For an Entire Hour, Gramercy Park Opens to the Masses

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Gramercy Park, normally gated, opens to the public for an hour on Christmas Eve.

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Rentals To Be City's Least Affordable in 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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Eating up more than 60 percent of median household income.

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WNYC News

Officials Promise Brooklyn Housing Court Will Finally Move

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

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After decades of crowded, substandard conditions at the court, the de Blasio administration say they've found a new site nearby in downtown Brooklyn.

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