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CO-OP/CONDO BUYERS


WHAT CO-OP/CONDO BUYERS NEED TO KNOW

Apartment Owners and Buyers: 

Buying a NYC co-op or condo apartment is one of the biggest investments you'll every make. This purchase is more than just buying a home, it's investing in a housing corporation. Articles, here, will help you understand what your investment really means, and how to make a safe one.
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The Co-op/Condo Owner's Manual

Sponsor units tend to cost more and have higher closing costs.

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Buyers are growing tired of paying high rents while rating for interest rates to drop.

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Duped condo buyers avoid foreclosure, create a limited-equity co-op.

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Cash-only policies narrow potential buyer market and drive down prices.

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In Manhattan, 63.4% of sales in the first quarter were all cash, the third-highest in a decade.

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Sales declined, but prices jumped by 18.4% in the first quarter of 2024.

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National Association of Realtors settlement will lower broker commissions across the board.

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Most are set at 1% or 2% of the sale price, but there's a lot of wiggle room.

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Cash sales accounted for 63% of deals closed, thanks to high interest rates.

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In a first, rent-stabilized apartments are converting to affordable co-ops — forever.

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Ask the Experts

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Learn all the basics of NYC co-op and condo management, with straight talk from heavy hitters in the field of co-op or condo apartments

Professionals in some of the key fields of co-op and condo board governance and building management answer common questions in their areas of expertise

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