A tale of two cities

New York property has recently overtaken London as the number one destination for property investors. This is the first time London has not been at the top spot since 2007. This is thought to be due to the easier access to finance in the US, meaning more people are able to purchase property in the [...]

By | October 12th, 2011|Articles|

A New York view without the cost

When Carol Dunning was looking to buy a property near New York City she decided to test the waters in Jersey City. Enjoying a week in a friend’s flat Carol said, “It’s far less expensive than New York, plus I have the benefit of stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. And rather than live amongst [...]

By | April 6th, 2011|Articles|

Times to eat for New York property buyers

Peckish New York property seekers can enjoy some culinary treats in between searching for new acquisitions when the Taste of Times Square festival takes place on June 8th.Held from 17:00 local time at West 46th Street between Broadway and Ninth Avenue, entry is free and those who wish to indulge their tastebuds can buy tickets [...]

By | April 27th, 2009|Articles|

Upstate New York property in line for high-speed link

New plans for high-speed rail links in the US include a connection between New York City and the upstate area, with the line running to Albany and Buffalo.President Barack Obama announced his blueprint for a series of routes across the country, on which government money will be spent.Contrasting the lack of such routes in the [...]

By | April 17th, 2009|Articles|

New York hailed as still top destination

New York remains an outstanding visitor destination, it has been stated.In a feature on the city, the Daily Telegraph advised that a visit there is "still worth it", despite the lower value of the pound against the dollar.The paper recommends a range of activities that visitors can enjoy at reasonable cost, including eating out, a [...]

By | April 8th, 2009|Articles|

New York property available in auction

An auction of New York property has been announced, which will take place this weekend.The Hudson Valley homes, some of which are in New York state and some in New Jersey, will be sold off on Sunday March 22nd, United Country Real Estate has revealed.Of the 60 lots available, some are family homes and others [...]

By | March 18th, 2009|Articles|

Easter fun for New York property seekers

Those interested in New York property can join thousands of others in celebrating Easter with a difference as the city stages its annual parade.Held this year on April 12th (Easter Sunday), this time-honoured tradition sees a huge number of people in costume travel through the streets of Manhattan. The sporting of Easter bonnets by the [...]

By | March 16th, 2009|Articles|

New York property offering new bargains

New York property may be offering more bargain deals after new data showed that prices in the city are falling.Real Estate firm Prudential Douglas Elliman revealed that the Manhattan apartment sector saw a 0.3 per cent drop in the quarter from the previous three months, one of several boroughs to see prices dip.While the top [...]

By | March 3rd, 2009|Articles|

Overseas investors looking at New York property, says expert

Upstate New York property is increasingly popular with investors looking to the US, an expert has commented.Director of Mayfair International Realty Annette Reeve said that while Florida in general - particularly Orlando - is the most popular location for British buyers, the New York property scene is offering attractive alternatives.She remarked: "If you can get [...]

By | February 19th, 2009|Articles|

New York property shows smaller falls, finds survey

New York property has seen the lowest house price falls compared to all other areas of the US, a new survey has revealed.Property values in Manhattan dipped by 5.8 per cent during the fourth quarter of 2008, the poll by Zillow found, which followed price increases for the first nine months of the year.And the [...]

By | February 9th, 2009|Articles|