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In our previous blog post called See Past the LLC: 3 Ways to Unmask the Real Owner of an NYC Property, we talked about the three easiest ways to find out the real name of a property owner. As promised, here’s a follow-up to that article, detailing three alternative ways to get behind an LLC:
Looking for a good scare this Halloween? We’ve put together two fun maps with some of the best party locations around NYC and LA to help you spot the one that’s closest to you!
Moreover, we’ve broken them down into 2 categories: the ones that are adult-centered – and may involve alcohol and late hours (signaled with a Vampire pinpoint) – and events suitable for the entire family (look for the cute pumpkins).
Not all events will take place on Oct. 31st, so zoom in for the exact date, as well as the name of the party and its location.
Our sister company, Point2Homes, has compiled a nifty collection of satellite images that reveal just how radically some major developments have changed a number of iconic NYC sites.
Initially featured as part of an exclusive story in the popular NYC publication Gothamist, these images show how growth and new developments have changed the scenery in the past 5 years. Look for The World Trade Center, Barclay’s Center, The Yankee Stadium, the (before-and-after-Sandy) Rockaway Beach, and a couple more in the latest Point2Homes blog post.
Manhattan is no stranger to big-ticket foreclosure auctions, with properties once valued above the $60 million mark ending up on the foreclosure block. But aside from the inevitable media spectacle they give rise to, very few of these properties are of interest to home buyers and investors as their lien amount generally exceeds their valuation.
At times, searching for the true owner of a property can turn out to be a rather difficult task, especially since many commercial property owners choose to use the status of an LLC when making a purchase. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get the information you’re looking for!
There are several ways of unmasking the real owner of a New York property using PropertyShark, and here are the easiest three: Continue Reading…
After being crowned NYC’s best selling building 2 years in a row, the time has come for Williamsburg’s The Edge to leave its top spot. Q1 2013 brought a new wave of buildings into PropertyShark’s top 10 list of buildings with most units sold, half of them having median sale prices over $1 million.
Upper East Side, which hasn’t been part of the list for a while, is back, with 2 buildings making it into the top 10. Comparing median sale prices for units sold this quarter over the entire last year, one can see that, in general, folks were more willing to pay more money for an apartment in Q1 2013.
We wish to thank all 800+ attendees of the PropertyShark Real Estate Networking Party last week at Vermilion restaurant in Manhattan. Business cards were exchanged, many new vital connections were made and the best part is we all had a blast. Some of our guests described the event as “the best one they attended all year”.
The event will be held on Wednesday, June 5th, at the Vermilion restaurant, in Manhattan, starting from 6 p.m. Admission is free for all those who register in advance.Continue Reading...