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Should Only Vaccinated People Be Allowed to Use the Gym?
Apartment buildings with gyms may want to combat the coronavirus, but banning unvaccinated residents from working out is a perilous idea.Q: My co-op’s gym has been closed since last March. The board recently decided to reopen the gym for those shareholders who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. All others are still prohibited from using the gym...
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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens
This week’s properties are in Kensington, Sutton Place and Jackson Heights.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In Kensington: a recently renovated, two-bedroom, one-bath apartment with eastern and western exposures, high ceilings, hardwood floors, a large foyer, a living room with built-in bookshelves, and a kitchen with ...
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Landy Home targets 15% growth in sales
Ms Pornrat, centre, Phanid Maneerattanaporn, left, and Phattra Maneerattanaporn, representing Landy Home's second generation, gesture in front of the company's flagship store on Ratchaphruek Road. As demand for self-built homes remains strong, particularly in the high-end segment, homebuilder Landy Home (Thailand) is aiming for sales growth ...
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Millerton, N.Y.: Unspoiled Beauty With a New Youthful Energy
The Dutchess County village used to be a place where New Yorkers had second homes. Now many are living the country life there full-time.In 1998, Stephen Leven and his business partner, David Elwell, bought a farm in the upstate village of Millerton, N.Y., turning the old carriage house on the property into a roastery for their coffee company, Irvin...
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Jeffrey Epstein’s Mansion to Undergo ‘Complete Makeover’
The buyers, Michael D. Daffey, a former Goldman Sachs executive, and his wife, Blake Daffey, paid $51 million for the townhouse, a steep discount from the original asking price.A longtime Goldman Sachs executive expects to do “a complete makeover — physically and spiritually” before settling into the Upper East Side mansion where Jeffrey Epstein ha...
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My Tenant Won’t Pay, but Won’t Go. What Can I Do?
There are no easy options when it comes to collecting back rent these days, so landlords would be wise to seek compromises with tenants.Q: My sister owns a single-family home in Queens Village with a tenant who stopped paying rent well over a year ago and refuses to move. At this point, my sister wants to sell the house — she can’t afford to keep p...
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Home, but Never Alone
Privacy is close to nonexistent for those lucky enough to be holed up with loved ones during the pandemic. So, where do you go when you need to complain about those dear and very near?Of everything the pandemic has stripped from her, Juliana Jackson, 31, a second-grade teacher in Denver, misses her alone time the most.“I am either working or with m...
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A Home Away From the Virus, However You Can Find It
Whether hitting the road or sailing out to sea, restless families are packing up and ‘slow traveling’ to new destinations.Last June, as Americans began to emerge from lockdowns and into a new, uncertain stage of the pandemic, Amy Ryan and her family set sail in a 44-foot-long catamaran and headed up the Atlantic coast. They haven’t stopped sailing ...
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There’s More Demand for Second Homes Than for Primary Homes
A recent analysis of mortgage applications sheds light on the kinds of homes buyers are increasingly snapping up.With demand skyrocketing, inventory lagging and bidding wars breaking out all over the country, home prices are naturally heading for the stratosphere. By the fourth quarter of 2020, the national median home price had risen to $346,800, ...
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Homes for Sale in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn
This week’s properties are in Fieldston, Chelsea and Brooklyn Heights.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In Fieldston: a three-bedroom, two-bath apartment with cherry hardwood floors, ample kitchen storage and abundant closet space, in a six-story condo building built in 1949 with a bike room, laundry and storage.In West...