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By Jenn Gumbel and Venus Wong
"Building my business from the ground up and achieving my goal of being Halstead's top broker- twice!"
GOTHAM MAGAZINE - Wednesday, June 29, 2011
By Vivian S. Toy
WHEN New York’s real estate market was at its dizziest height, $1 million studios had become routine and buyers with less than $250,000 to spend were almost surely headed out of Manhattan, perhaps even to another state....
New York Times - Friday, March 25, 2011
Although Manhattan studio apartment prices reached astronomic highs during the boom years, often fetching $1 million a piece, the market for one-room homes has remained soft, even as one- and two-bedroom apartments show a bit of a rebound, according to...
The Real Deal - Friday, March 25, 2011
126 West 73rd Street, #LB
This one-bedroom duplex with a separate den/office comes with an ivy-lined, brick-walled oasis; the seller is getting ready to plant azaleas , impatients and rhododendrons to bloom in the spring.
Asking price: $899,000
Monthly maintenance: $1,504...
New York Magazine - Tuesday, March 22, 2011
By Jill Urban
You may have seen them in stores or in advertisements: QR or Quick Response codes that give consumers immediate access to information right on their handheld devices. And now this hot technology is opening doors for real estate.
NY1 - Sunday, February 13, 2011
Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 2 Square feet: 690 Maintenance: $1,190This duplex co-op offers "loft-like" living on a "beautiful townhouse block" of West 22nd Street. It features "excellent" closet space, exposed brick throughout and an upstairs bedroom, through which...
New York Post - Friday, December 03, 2010
By S.Jhoanna Robledo
Ashley Gum intended to sell his Brooklyn Heights one-bedroom last year, but his broker, Corcoran’s Maggie Ross, recommended touch-ups and a kitchen makeover first. By the time it was ready, the two discovered an awkward surprise: An...
New York Magazine - Saturday, October 30, 2010
Developer Ben Levine, fashion photographer Ben Baker and host/co-broker on the property Jill Sloane.
Danusia Cameron of Morris Forester, Michael Rovner (co-broker on the property) and journalist Peter Hyman.
Michael Goldeneberg of Halstead Property on the left.
The Real Deal - Monday, August 30, 2010
1.) Something most of us don't think about too much is the role of a flat screen television in the sale of an apartment. How ignorant we are, these things get brokers and buyers in a huff a lot more...
Curbed - Saturday, August 14, 2010
By VIVIAN S. TOY
IT’S only in the last few years that boxy television sets with giant cathode ray tubes have gone the way of rotary phones and typewriters.
But since flat-screen televisions now reign, and they don’t necessarily get packed...
New York Times - Friday, August 13, 2010
One of the first condo buyers at the Plaza Hotel has just spent $11 million to double his space with a second, three-bedroom apartment overlooking Central Park, the Wall Street Journal reported. The buyer, Giuseppe De'Longhi, chairman of Italian appliance...
The Real Deal - Tuesday, June 08, 2010
By JOSH BARBANEL When the best rooms at the Plaza Hotel, for a century a symbol of affluence and style, reopened as condos in 2007, Giuseppe De'Longhi, the chairman of an Italian maker of stylish espresso machines and pasta makers,...
Wall Street Journal - Tuesday, June 08, 2010
With the warm weather here to stay, The Real Deal celebrated last week with a Spring Fling at the Upper West Side's Empire Hotel, across from Lincoln Center. At least 200 of New York real estate's power players -- from...
The Real Deal - Friday, June 04, 2010
By: Jill Urban
With low inventory and smarter pricing, bidding wars are back.
“Bidding wars back, so I think as a buyer, it’s really important to brace yourself and be prepared that you are not going to be the only offer...
NY1 - Monday, April 12, 2010
FINANCIAL DISTRICT LOFT
MANHATTAN: 176 Broadway (between John Street and Maiden Lane), #9F
A one-bedroom two-bath co-op with a den that the sellers use as a second bedroom. Jill Sloane, Halstead Property (212) 381-2206 www.halstead.com. Open house March 28, 11:30 a.m. to...
New York Times - Sunday, March 21, 2010
By Victoria DeCarmineTimes are tough, but don't skimp on the tip. That's the message from Judi Desiderio, CEO of Town & Country Real Estate on the East End of Long Island, to her brokers."We will still be sending gift bags...
The Real Deal - Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Photo: 111 Central Park North: $6.4 million, Jill Sloane, Halstead
In 2005, the real estate appraiser Jonathan Miller declared in New York magazine that the land value of Central Park was worth no less than $528,783,552,000. In these post-traumatic times,...
New York Observer - Monday, October 19, 2009
The real estate industry hit a lull this year, but slow doesn't have to mean boring.
We got to wondering about all the wacky stories brokers and industry insiders must have experienced as the market went topsy-turvy.
Indeed, canvassing some of...
AM New York - Thursday, October 08, 2009
Halstead SVP Jill Sloane
By Victoria DeCarmine
While Halstead Property's second-quarter market report showed a startling 53 percent decrease in sales from the same time last year, Jill Sloane, an executive vice president at Halstead, says she has seen a significant...
The Real Deal - Friday, July 17, 2009
FLIPPING OUT: This penthouse condo, which was purchased in 2007 for $4.975 million, is on the market for $6.4 million.
A couple who sold their classic prewar co-op at 333 Central Park West during the peak of the market -- the...
New York Post - Thursday, July 09, 2009
(Photo: (L-R) Ron Galella/WireImage; Tom Hill/WireImage; Courtesy of Halstead Property (apartment))
By S.Jhoanna Robledo
77 WHITE STREET, THIRD AND FOURTH FLOORS
The Facts: A pair of 2,255-square-foot lofts.
Asking Price: $2.379 million (fourth floor) and $2.295 million (third floor).
Charges and Taxes: $2,437...
New York Magazine - Monday, May 18, 2009
By Bill Cresenzo
New York City real estate brokers have always had their fair share of awkward situations with sellers, but in an up market, some things -- like weird smells or odd photos -- could be ignored or overlooked....
The Real Deal - Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Condominiums make up most of the inventory on the market these days, but there is a lot to know before you buy one. NY1's Jill Scott filed the following report.
Michael Marino uses his one bedroom condominium as his office. He...
NY1 - Friday, April 17, 2009
By VIVIAN S. TOY
SOME of the buyers who thought they would be moving into new condominiums in the region this year are finding that those plans are in ruins as they are being forced to walk away from the hefty...
New York Times - Sunday, March 22, 2009
Long-suffering Manhattan Renters Jump Confidently Into the Sales Pool
By Oliver Haydock
On a recent Wednesday night, Antonio Palumbo, a 27-year-old IT manager at Blue Man Productions, and his 25-year-old fiancé, Joanna Cambareri, a digital sales associate at People.com, were sitting in...
New York Observer - Tuesday, March 10, 2009
By VIVIAN MARINO
WHEN sales began almost two years ago at the first Northside Piers tower in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, buyers snapped up more than 20 percent of the 180 luxury condominiums in the first two months. They may have been drawn...
New York Times - Sunday, December 07, 2008
By Leigh Kamping-Carder
It's been three years since the Athena Group purchased the lot at 111 Central Park North, occupied then by a low-slung brick building that housed a hair salon and a parking lot.
In the ensuing years, the development company...
New York Observer - Monday, December 01, 2008
By S.Jhoanna Robledo
240 WEST 102ND STREET, APARTMENT 33
The Facts: Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,650-square-foot co-op.
Maintenance: $1,447 per month (plus a temporary $105 extra).
Agents: Deanna Kory and Karen Kelley, the Corcoran Group.
For many buyers, a gracious, spacious Upper West Side...
New York Magazine - Monday, November 17, 2008
Last night was REBNY’s 20th Anniversary Residential Deal of the Year Awards & Charity Gala in Central Park, honoring toppers in residential sales and rentals. Each of the first-place winners received $1,500 for a charity of their choice, and all...
Real Estate BisNow - Thursday, October 30, 2008
In this economy, a signed contract doesn’t mean the haggling is over.
By S.Jhoanna Robledo
It is, most people would agree, a weird time to be closing on an apartment. The stock market is gyrating madly on news from Washington, Wall Street...
New York Magazine - Sunday, October 05, 2008
Financial crisis? Job uncertainty? Tough luck—the kid’s on the way and you need more space
Laurie Silverman, a Halstead Property executive, has noticed a peculiar shift in the demographics of her apartment-buying clientele: More and more young married couples, some pregnant...
New York Observer - Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Photo: Even buying a studio can get you a free plasma TV and breakfast bar, which is what Michael Marino is offering to anybody who purchases his Upper West Side apartment.
A familiar refrain was in the air last week -...
New York Post - Thursday, September 25, 2008
First-time buyers in the city are facing something of a conundrum: While prices have dropped in some submarkets and given those who have never owned before a rare window to make a purchase, it's become harder to get financing for...
The Real Deal - Monday, September 01, 2008
Photo: Pictured is Diane Ramirez, Pat Publik, Jill Sloane, Louise Phillips Forbes and Clark Halstead.
Last month, Halstead Property hosted their Semi- Annual event to recognize and award the top performing sales and rental agents for the first half of 2008....
Brokers Weekly - Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Key pieces that can polish up any look
By Maggie Hawryluk
We all know that the first impression is often the most important influence you can make on a client. So in addition to acting like a seasoned professional, it’s important to...
Brokers Weekly - Wednesday, August 20, 2008
By Maggie Hawryluk
It happens just about every year, that mass exodus to greener, bluer and sandier pastures once the streets of Manhattan simply become too sweltering to bear—or so that’s what most people think. Many brokers are learning that this...
Brokers Weekly - Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Potential owners with far from perfect credit are finding it next to impossible to secure the funds necessary to make their dreams of home ownership come true.
Halstead Property's Jill Sloane explains how someone with less than perfect credit can...
CW11 Morning News - Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Photo: Jill Sloane
Halstead Property awarded the top sales and rental agents for the first half of 2008, including Jill Sloane for highest grossing sales in Manhattan, at a semi-annual ceremony at the Ziegfeld Theatre today.
Sloane, an executive vice president,...
The Real Deal - Friday, July 18, 2008
By Bill Cresenzo
The New York City residential real estate world is full of irritation pontification and speculation.
“You could ask 10 brokers and they are all going to have a different story,” said Jill Sloane, a broker with Halstead Property, about...
Brokers Weekly - Wednesday, July 09, 2008
Halstead Property Associate Real Estate Broker Jill Sloane has been trying sell a one-bedroom co-op on the Upper West Side. At least 30 interested potential buyers have viewed the apartment but Ms. Sloane has not yet received any bids on...
AM New York - Friday, May 23, 2008
PAUL KANGAS: President Bush is threatening to veto a bill that would send grants and loans to state governments to buy foreclosed homes. The measure is part of a broader housing bill expected to come to a vote on the...
PBS - Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Halstead Property sees gold in emerging neighborhoods
As the Manhattan market tightens with low-apartment inventory and pricesaffordable only to the ultrarich, the outer boroughs have become a homebuyingbattleground for folks making “normal” livings. Noticing emerging neighborhoods outside of Manhattan has become...
The New York Daily News - Friday, May 02, 2008
114 Morningside Drive, #45
Between 121st and 122nd Streets
About 650 square feet, this one-bedroom across the street from Morningside Park has a window in every room and exposures facing south and west. In addition to the foyer, living room,...
New York Sun - Thursday, April 17, 2008
Photo: 111 Central Park North
Still Coming Out Ahead
A PENTHOUSE atop 111 Central Park North, the new 19-story glass-walled condominium on the edge of Harlem, with sweeping park views, closed last week for only $8 million, $500,000 below the record...
New York Times - Sunday, April 13, 2008
By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY
THE real estate markets of the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island are suffering from the housing downturn that has afflicted much of the country, and yet they still have some pockets of strength.
In parts of Brooklyn,...
New York Times - Sunday, April 06, 2008
Photo: David Blume stands outside his old apartment on 110th St.
By Wendy Ilene Friedman
Hold Out: David Blume in South Harlem
Although solid offers were few and far between, David Blume faithfully adhered to his Halstead Property broker Jill Sloane's advice....
The New York Daily News - Friday, April 04, 2008
Halstead brokers Jill Sloane and Daniel Wright combined forces to set a new price record for a Riverdale co-op. They sold a four-bedroom penthouse duplex with a wraparound terrace overlooking the Hudson River for $1.895 million.
The previous record was $1.74...
The New York Daily News - Friday, March 21, 2008
2727 Palisade Ave.
Four-bedroom, three-bath duplex co-op, 3,300 square feet, with living room, dining room, kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, soaking tub and terrace. Maintenance $4,700, 50 percent tax-deductible. Asking price $1,895,000, on market three weeks.
Brokers: Daniel Wright and Jill...
New York Post - Thursday, March 06, 2008
by Lysandra Ohrstrom
I decided to do a little recreational house-hunting on Sunday afternoon to see if the Manhattan housing market is really as resilient as it's cracked up to be.
My experience hunting for a rental apartment downtown in August...
New York Observer - Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Photo: Wendy Carlson for The New York Times
TAKING PROFITS After they sold their co-op on the Upper West Side for $899,000, Stu Woods and Carole Gass moved to Norwalk, Conn.
By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY
THERE is a well-worn path between New York...
New York Times - Sunday, December 30, 2007
By Aarthi Sivaraman
The past few weeks may have meant Christmas shopping for some, but the next few could be all about where and how Wall Street bonuses will be spent.This year, payouts from U.S. financial companies are being scrutinized more...
Reuters - Sunday, December 30, 2007
Central Park North
Square feet: 1,177
Common charges: $619
Look beyond CPW and CPS to CPN, where you'll find this park-front condo with great views. The open, "loft-like" layout makes the most of the space, and...
New York Post - Thursday, December 27, 2007
Close to the end
More than a few of our astute readers noticed last week that the Esquire apartment at 111 Central Park North, which we reported was about to close at a Harlem-record $8.5 million, was actually still on...
New York Post - Thursday, December 20, 2007
Photo: Central Park North
Central Park North
Who needs Central Park West or even Central Park South when you can get just as wonderful park-front grandeur up north (and for just as hefty a price tag!). This "stunning" four-bedroom,...
New York Post - Thursday, December 13, 2007
Photo: Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times
MANHATTAN: 125 Central Park North (between Malcolm X and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevards), #7B
A two-bedroom, two-bath floor-through with a washer and dryer in a building with a part-time doorman. Jill Sloane, Halstead...
New York Times - Sunday, December 02, 2007
By Maggie Hawryluk
The thoughts that come to mind when you consider Manhattan residential real estate- don’t exactly connote charity and giving, but a group of professionals are throwing those stereotypes to the curb.
Rather than enjoying the spoils of the residential...
Real Estate Weekly - Wednesday, November 28, 2007
With the dollar at its lowest level against sterling for a generation, even the sky-high prices of New York real estate are tempting British investors
Londoner Maggie Dimmock, 61, used to be content with quick trips across the pond for an...
Times Online - Sunday, November 11, 2007
Photo: The Renter
Photo: The Closers
By MAX GROSS
THERE'S something of a Twilight Zone dynamic to New York City real estate. While the rest of the country writhes in mortgage agony, much of New York seems to be bouncing like a...
New York Post - Thursday, October 18, 2007
Overseas Investors are Drawn to Real Estate Here Because of the Cheap Dollar
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
Does your new next-door neighbor have an Irish accent? Maybe an Italian one? Or how about Canadian?
Don't be so surprised.
As the value...
ABC News - Thursday, October 11, 2007
Photo: Riverdale, The Bronx
Riverdale, The Bronx $1.895 million
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Square feet: 3,300 Maintenance: $4,408
In a neighborhood known for lovely multimillion-dollar homes, this "mint" co-op on Palisade Avenue has as much space as a house but also...
New York Post - Thursday, October 11, 2007
Photo: Central Park West
Central Park West
Talk about a lineup! Enter this "mint" park-side home via a large foyer plus a large entry gallery, which leads to a double living room, a formal dining room and a windowed and renovated...
New York Post - Thursday, August 30, 2007
Halstead Property’s top agents for the first half of 2007 were recognized at a special event at The Ziegfeld Theater in Midtown. Diane M. Ramirez, Halstead Property’s President, is pictured here with agents Michael Spodek and Jill Sloane. Spodek won...
Real Estate Weekly - Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Big Reveal: Central Park West Pre-War
What/Where: 4BR/3BA co-op CPW btwn 93/94
Square Feet: n/a, but see floorplan above
The Skinny: The bathroom situation is kinda throwing us here. As far as we can tell, your guests are going to have...
Curbed - Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Few requests for fixer-uppers as preferences shift to new development
There's a reason brokers describe residential rehabs as "gut" renovations -- a buyer either intuitively loves or hates the prospect of the challenge.
However, buyers are increasingly resisting properties in need of...
The Real Deal - Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Tina Fineberg for The New York Times
Big Deal By JOSH BARBANEL
THE Plaza Hotel, long a symbol of style and sophistication, has opened its doors as a condominium, and the first owners have turned out to be, well, people of...
New York Times - Sunday, July 08, 2007
Pictured: Anna Shagalov, Ivana Tagliamonte, Liora Yalof, Michael Connolly, Diane Ramirez, Jill Sloane, Brian Lewis, and Elizabeth Sahlman.
Avenue's class of 2007 real estate honor roll
Avenue - Friday, June 15, 2007
Giving new meaning to the pied a terre is this little marvel at 120 West 78th Street, a tiny studio apartment of indeterminate square footage (here's the floorplan for your best guesses) with an asking price that demands attention: $199,000....
Curbed - Monday, January 29, 2007
Photo Caption: SOMETIMES, AN UNEASY PROCESS Jill Sloane of Halstead Property is Renée Mizrahi’s third broker. [Photographer: Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times]
By VIVIAN S. TOY
RENÉE MIZRAHI suspects that the first real estate agent she worked with deliberately...
New York Times - Sunday, January 28, 2007
By Sharon L. Crenson and Kathleen M. Howley
Manhattan apartment prices rose 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, the smallest annual gain in a decade, as the country's most expensive urban real estate market sidestepped declines in...
Bloomberg News - Wednesday, January 03, 2007
340 W. 19th St.
Two-bedroom, one-bath co-op, 750 square feet, with renovated kitchen with GE appliances and granite countertops, washer/dryer, stone bath, living room, raised dining area and exposed brick; building is a pet-friendly walk-up. Maintenance $785,...
New York Post - Thursday, November 30, 2006
40 East Ninth Street
1-bedroom, 1-bath, 873-sq.-ft. co-op in a postwar building; 24-hr. doormen, concierge, manned elevator; laundry and garden in complex; maintenance $991, 54% tax deductible; listed at $795,000, 21 weeks on market (brokers: Prudential Douglas Elliman; Halstead...
New York Times - Thursday, October 12, 2006
THE LATEST INFO ABOUT RECENT SALES - IN YOUR BACKYARD AND BEYOND
225 E. 46th St.
Studio condo, 500 square feet, with southern exposure; building features 24-hour doorman, garden and live-in super. Common charges $357, taxes $200....
New York Post - Thursday, September 28, 2006
HEADED DOWN This duplex at 438 West 49th Street worked for Caroline Dawson, below, who never considered that other buyers might be put off by the location of the bedroom, in a partly below-ground basement. (Photos: John Marshall Mantel for...
New York Times - Sunday, September 10, 2006
UPPER EAST SIDE
130 E. 67th St.Three-bedroom co-opAsking price: $2.35 millionSelling price: $2.17 millionTime on market: about a year
THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM A sprawling three-bedroom, 2,400-square-foot, pre-war apartment at 130 E. 67th St. closed last week for $2.17 million. It was...
New York Sun - Thursday, April 13, 2006
By JENNIFER GOULD KEIL
February 25, 2006 -- New buildings turn up the heat around Time Warner Center
One of Manhattan's hottest neighborhoods is in such a state of flux that it doesn't even have a name yet. Perhaps it...
New York Post - Saturday, February 25, 2006
By ADELLE WALDMAN
WANT a deal on a penthouse apartment? Try getting one in a walk-up building, where penthouse is a euphemism for “a lot of steps.”
In walk-ups, good light and views come hand-in-hand with schlepping up the stairs....
New York Post - Saturday, April 10, 2004