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A Home Buyers’ Bonanza in Manhattan
Housing sales in New York City are finally picking up — along with deep discounts.Anyone rooting for the recovery of New York City’s housing market has probably been heartened by the data trickling out of brokerages in the past few months.At a pace that is strong enough to rival that of previous busy periods, buyers have been scooping up new homes,...
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Manhattan Sales Market Is Poised for a Revival, Just a Year After It Collapsed
First-time buyers, significant price cuts and progress on vaccines in New York City helped boost first-quarter sales.A year after Covid-19 cratered the Manhattan sales market, the borough is poised for a recovery, thanks to price cuts, renewed confidence in the city and a surge of first-time home buyers.In the first quarter of this year, the number...
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The Brooklyn-Manhattan Rent Gap Is Shrinking Fast
During the pandemic, the difference between the median rent in the two boroughs nearly vanished.Twenty or 30 years ago, you went to Brooklyn because you couldn’t afford Manhattan rents. By the early 2000s, the borough began catching up with its more expensive neighbor. A new generation of residents was moving in, a sports arena was in the works and...
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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx
This week’s properties are in Williamsburg, TriBeCa and Concourse Village.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In Williamsburg: a three-bedroom, three-bath, 1,648-square-foot, loft-style duplex apartment, with a 16-foot ceiling in the main living area, an open kitchen with a reclaimed wood island, wide-plank white oak floo...
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Italthai preps recapitalisation plan for Thai hotels
Mr Yuthachai says a new Maldives project remains on track. Italthai Group is preparing a recapitalisation plan for its hotel business in Thailand to stem the impact of the pandemic because a full recovery is not expected for five years.Yet the firm is keeping the faith in its resort expansion in the Maldives. Yuthachai Charanachitta, group c...
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Phase two of low-cost house scheme in sight
Chatchai Sirilai, president of state-owned GH Bank. The government is set to roll out the second phase of the One Million Houses low-cost housing scheme worth 30-50 billion baht with a fixed rate of 2% for 10 years to help low-income earners buy a home and stimulate the domestic property sector.Chatchai Sirilai, president of state-owned GH B...
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Braving Another Spring Break at Home
We may be suffering from staycation fatigue, but maybe a year from now, we’ll long for the days when we could just do nothing.Looking for a Covid-safe spring break getaway? One where you don’t have to get a nasal swab before boarding that flight to Barbados, or risk a close encounter with thousands of drunk asymptomatic college students in Miami Be...
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Orient, N.Y.: A Historic Hamlet With a Low-Key Reputation
Once called ‘the place old people go to visit their parents,’ the North Fork community now skews younger, with a new generation moving in.Orient, the land’s-end hamlet on the North Fork of Long Island, usually goes quiet from November to April. Not this year. The lights were on all winter in its centuries-old waterfront village, and in the farmhous...
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Move to leverage Singha Estate's synergies
Move to leverage Singha Estate's synergies Entering the power plant business is part of a plan to enhance the SET-listed firm's core business Mrs Thitima says Singha Estate is also interested in related energy businesses, engineering services and other innovative services. SET-listed Singha Estate Plc (S) is moving into the power plant b...
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Homes for Sale in Connecticut and New Jersey
This week’s properties are a three-bedroom house in Cresskill, N.J., and a three-bedroom condo in New Canaan, Conn.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In Cresskill, N.J.: a four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath, 3,353-square-foot, multilevel contemporary-style home built in 2019, with an open kitchen and dining area on one ...