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In this Part 2 series of Greenwich Village Apartment for sale, we will discuss some prewar condos within Greenwich Village. Greenwich Village Real Estate is known for many of its prewar buildings with classic layouts and architectural elements.  The supply of prewar buildings in Greenwich Village like much of the rest of the city is overwhelmingly co-op.  Take for example that currently I see that there are about 120 Greenwich Village prewar apartments for sale in Greenwich Village and 20 of those are in condominium buildings.  If you have wanted to purchase a condominium in Greenwich Village you have been limited to a certain number of buildings including:

Greenwich Village Apartments for sale 25 Fifth Ave

25 Fifth Ave – Greenwich Village Prewar Condo

Located on the “Gold Coast” of Fifth Avenue and 9th Street this Greenwich Village Condo building was converted to a condominium in 2000. Like most prewar buildings most apartments in the building have wood-burning fireplaces, high ceilings, ornate architectural details accompanied with a 24-hour concierge, gym, laundry and storage. 25 Fifth Ave is going to be one of the few prewar condominum buildings on Fifth Avenue that will come up on your search for Greenwich Village Apartments for Sale.”

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Devonshire House at 28 E 10th St – Greenwich Village PreWar Condo

The Devonshire House is the latest prewar condominium to be added to some of the most desired Greenwich Village prewar condominium real estate apartments for sale.  This 1928 Emery Roth designed building, was recently converted from rental into condominium. The Devonshire House underwent a high end renovation including upgrading the plumbing, electrical and central air-conditioning and to the finishes in each apartment including radiant-heat bathroom floors, detailed moldings, and high end bathroom and kitchen finishes.  The apartments initially made available sold out very quickly, but more apartments are expected to be put on the market in the fall of 2010.

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59 W 12th Street – Greenwich Village Prewar Condo 

Built in 1931 by noted New York City architect Emery Roth and built by the equally notable firm Bing and Bing, 59 W 12th St is on of the most highly coveted Greenwich Village prewar condominiums. Located on 12th Street between 5th and the Avenue of the Americas, this location is considered to be one of the most attractive streets in Greenwich Village. Building amenities include 24 hour doorman bicycle and laundry room, and children’s playroom. Apartment features include fireplaces, spacious pre-war layouts, along with great southern facing views of downtown Manhattan from the upper floors of this respected building. When apartments come available in the building they are some of the most desired Greenwich Village Apartments for Sale.

Because there are fewer prewar condos for sale in Greenwich Village expect higher prices.  But your purchase will be well rewarded.  If you would like a complete list of Greenwich Village Apartments for Sale or Greenwich Village Apartments for sales (Prewar Condos), contact Morgan Evans today at (917) 837-8869

445 Fifth Avenue Fifth Avenue Condo

445 Fifth Ave is one of the most established condominium buildings in the lower midtown Fifth Avenue corridor.  Built in 1986, this 34 story approximately 180 unit apartment building is located at 39th St and Fifth Avenue.

A common feature of many of the spacious apartments in the building are the impressive views of the Empire State building and Midtown Manhattan skyline. Amenities include a health club, 24 doorman, sundeck, bicycle and storage spaces. The convenient location make this a highly desirable 5th Avenue location.

When you first see 445 Avenue Tower you will see that the lower floors of the building are made up of retail space. The retail space has a dramatic arched architecture that sets it apart from neighboring buildings.

Living at 445 Avenue will provide one of the most convenient Manhattan condominium locations.  Literally just a few minutes away from Bryant Park, the New York Public Library, transportation at Grand Central and many office buildings.  Across the street from the famous shopping of Lord and Taylor and close to Fifth Avenue shopping is a highly desirable feature.

Condominiums for Sale at 445 Fifth Avenue:

  • 1 Bedrooms are priced starting at $700,000
  • 2 Bedrooms are priced starting at $1,200,000
  • Duplexes and Penthouses start around $1,100,000 and go up to $3,000,000

Call us (917)837-8869 to discuss what will work for you.

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Greenwich Village NY Condos buyers MUST READ

Greenwich Village NY Condos buyers MUST READ

Have you been looking for a condominium for sale in the Greenwich Village neighborhood in New York City? If you have been looking for a Greenwich Village NY Condo than you have probably been seeing a couple of market activities happening quite consistently:

1. Multiple Offers on 1 Bedroom Greenwich Village Condos for sale. I have been working with multiple customer’s looking in the 1 Bedroom Condo market. If a newly renovated full time doorman 1 bedroom condo has come on the market for less than $1,000,000, the first open house is packed and multiple offers come in shortly. Most of the offers are cash, or non-mortgage contingent at or near the asking price.  

2. Almost no inventory for Greenwich Village apartments less than $600,000. The studio or alcove studio condominium market in not only Greenwich Village, but in the East Village or the West Village is quite limited. After a couple of afternoons you can see everything that is available. The well priced apartments are selling quickly and the apartments with more aspirational pricing are even getting more interest. This time of year see’s an influx of demand and the low supply creates an atmosphere where the best Greenwich Village condos for sale are moving quickly.

3. Greenwich Village Pre-War condo inventory is scarce. Building’s like 59 West 12th Street, 2 Cornelia Street, 115 Fourth Ave, 45 Christopher St, 299 and 302 West 12th St, The American Felt Building have very little inventory. The Bing and Bing Emery Roth designed pre-war condos are always desired and when priced well sell quickly. The unique apartments, such as duplexes, apartments with open views, recently renovated, don’t sit on the market quickly.

4. Larger Apartments Inventory Limited. In my database I see 12 Two Bedroom Condos for Sale in Greenwich Village right now, 10 Three Bedroom Condos for Sale in Greenwich Village and 4 Four Bedroom Condos or Larger in Greenwich Village. If you are entering this segment of the market, you will probably expand your search to the West Village, parts of the East Village and parts of Chelsea, but you will still have a small number of apartments to view.

Overall, the spring and early summer real estate market for condos for sale in Greenwich Village has been quite robust with multiple offers for apartments priced effectively for their individual part of the market. One Bedroom Condos in Doorman buildings have seen a lot of interest.

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If you are interested in purchasing a Greenwich Village Condo or an apartment in the downtown area contact me today at (917) 837-8869 to discuss your specific needs.

Manhattan NY Condos FAQ: Are the Manhattan New York condo Pet Friendly?

Manhattan NY Condos FAQ: Are the Manhattan New York condo Pet Friendly?

One of the most common questions we receive is regarding the pet policy in a condominium building.

The answer is that every building has a different pet policy. Most buildings will allow pets, but will have specific guidelines that outline if they allow both cats and dogs and the size and quantity of each.  Aggressive breeds of dogs are usually prohibited.

In Manhattan New York; if you have larger dogs(50 lbs+) there are only several buildings that will  be available to you. Some buildings do not allow any pets at all, but when you visit the building you will see some unit owners coming in and out of the building with their dogs.

This is typically because those pets had a “grandfather clause” and were already in the building prior to the most recent decision to change the pet policy in the building.

In looking to buy Manhattan New York condos, it’s very important to ask about a building’s pet policy before you start looking at apartments because a pet policy is not something that will be amended to your specific situation.  Unless the pet is a service pet that is required, no matter how much you like an apartment if the building has a strict no pet policy there is not much you can do to change it.

In Manhattan New York, most buildings will require you to use separate elevators and you must notify the building of the type of animal that you are have.  This is typically because of insurance reasons, but depends on building to building.

If you are looking at purchasing a Manhattan condominium and will be bringing your pet to the apartment even if its for just a few days a week, month or year let us know what type of pet and how many you have so that we can make sure the condominiums we will be looking at allow them.

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225 Fifth Avenue-Fifth Avenue Condo NY

225 Fifth Ave-Fifth Avenue Condo NY


Built in 1906 and originally known as the Brunswick Hotel, 225 Fifth was bought in 2006 to be converted into condominium residences and renamed The Grand Madison.
Located at 26th and 27th St on 5th Avenue in the Flatiron District, The Grand Madison was originally built featuring Renaissance Revival architecture. The handsome limestone base featuring a deep red brick facade, attractive cornices and detailed pre-war details establish 225 Fifth as one of the premier Fifth Ave Pre-War Condominium Buildings.


This Fifth Avenue condo has white glove full service building offers a 24 hour doorman and concierge, live in super, exclusive fitness center and valet services.  Valet services include dry cleaning, wash and fold, on-site tailoring and maid services.

The Grand Madison-225 Fifth Avenue is one of the only pre-war condominium buildings located anywhere on 5th Avenue.  With the revitalization of the Madison Square Park neighborhood in the early 2000’s, this building is a sophisticated landmark of downtown living.

Condo units at 225 Fifth Ave:
One Bedrooms started at $950,000.00
Two Bedrooms start at $1,900,000.00
Penthouses start at $2,200,000.00

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    325 Fifth Avenue-Midtown South Fifth Avenue Condo

    325 Fifth Avenue-Midtown South Fifth Avenue Condo

    325 Fifth Avenue is a 250 unit condominium building located in New York City’s Murray Hill offering luxury condo apartments for sale. Announced in 2004 and completed in 2006, 325 Fifth Ave is located right across from the Empire State Building. This 50 story tower has some of the best Empire State building views in a luxury high rise full service building.

    This Fifth Avenue condo at 325 Fifth Avenue has 24 hour attended lobby has both a doorman and concierge. Walking through the buildings glass facade and into one of the more spectacular lobbies, including a waterfall, impala dark black granite floors, custom designed walls and an amazing floating wood coffered ceiling.

    325 Fifth Ave  condo features a second floor 10,000 square foot residents club. Showcased with a fitness center, swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, massage room, yoga studio, cardio facilities, children’s playroom, lounge area featuring a fireplace and pool table.  These common elements are all included within the building.

    325 Fifth Ave is a convenient Midtown South/Murray Hill location.  With quick access to Midtown and the Flatiron District with Empire State and skyline views from many of the balcony’s found in the apartments make this a desirable building.

    325 Fifth Avenue Apartments in the building feature loft-like proportions with higher ceilings, large windows and many have outdoor space.

    • One bedrooms start at $850,000.00
    • Two Bedrooms start at $1,550,000.00
    • Three Bedrooms start at $2,300,000.00

    To receive specific pricing and find the perfect 325 Fifth Ave condo, contact us now. Call (917)837-8869.

    For other Fifth Avenue Condos and other information, click on the links below:

    1. 25 Fifth Avenue-Lower Fifth Avenue condo
    2. Midtown Fifth Avenue condo -425 Fifth Avenue
    3. What is a pied-a-terre in Manhattan NYC
    4. Foreign Buyer Frequent Asked Questions
    5. http://manhattannycondosforsale.com/nyc-properties-search/

    425 Fifth Avenue-Fifth Avenue Condos

    425 Fifth Ave

    A towering 67-story limestone and brick tower, 425 Fifth Avenue was built in 2003.  This 178 unit building is one of the tallest residential buildings in the Lower Fifth Ave/Murray Hill neighborhood.  Setting this building apart is that there are only a few apartments per floor.  With some of the premier views of the Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State building, East River and downtown city vistas.

    425 Fifth was built as a luxury full service doorman building. Building residents have at their access a wealth of amenities including, a two floor fitness center, indoor pool, a children’s play room, public terrace & entertainment room, locker rooms, steam, sauna and treatment rooms, sun terrace, screening room, business and conference center, private storage space and wine storage.

    425 Fifth Ave offers studio, one, two, and three bedroom luxury residences.  Finishes and features will include modern and updated kitchens including granite counter tops and back splashes, 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and in-home washer and dryers. 5 piece bathrooms including a soaking tub, custom vanities, Carrera marble tops and glass-enclosed showers.

    Amazing views, spacious and luxurious apartments with the convenience of a fully outfitted doorman building make 425 Fifth Ave a building to be seen.

    Prices for condominiums for sale at 425 Fifth:

    • Studios start at $600,000
    • One Bedrooms range from $875,000 to $1.3 million
    • Two Bedrooms range from $1.6 million to $2.8 million

    Contact us or call (646)644-6929 directly today to find your dream Fifth Avenue condo in Manhattan New York.

    Elegant Prewar condo: 25 Fifth Avenue-Lower Fifth Avenue Condo

    Located in this prime Greenwich Village location at the corner of 9th Street and Fifth Avenue, 25 Fifth Ave is a rare pre-war Condominium building in distinguished and desirable “Gold Coast” of Fifth Ave.

    This Union Square condo is a handsome, brown-brick, pre-war apartment building has a prime Greenwich Village location at 25 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner at 9th Street.

    25 Fifth Avenue is a 14-story, pre-war building was converted into condominiums in 2000. The conversion was thoughtfully completed blending today’s contemporary amenities while showcasing the style of Greenwich Village’s pre-war heritage.

    The condominium apartments for sale at 25 Fifth Ave have wood-burning fireplaces, high ceilings, ornate and high relief moldings and casements, many apartments with windowed kitchens and baths and modern appliances in the kitchens.  A 24 hour doorman, fitness center, laundry facility, bicycle room and storage spaces complete the amenity package in the building

    At 25 Fifth Ave this Union Square condo, you have at your doorstep everything that Greenwich Village has to offer with the convenience of living in a newly updated building.

    • One Bedrooms start around $1,000,000
    • Two Bedrooms start around $1,600,000
    • Three Bedrooms start around $2,900,000
    • Four and Five Bedrooms price upon request

    For other Fifth Avenue or Union Square location condos information, click on links below:

    Call us directly at (917)837-8869 or email us to find your perfect Manhattan New York Condo today.

    International Love Affair with Manhattan New York Condos

    Foreign Buyers Love Manhattan New York condosWe are Manhattan Real Estate professionals, we work with many savvy international foreigners wanting to invest in Manhattan Real Estate. In addition to educate international foreign buyers and investors  about the unique-ness of Manhattan Real Estate market, our specialty is facilitate the purchase to ensure the transaction is smooth and successful. Below are some frequent asked questions by our foreign buyers, the answers are formulated by our team of professionals (tax accountants and attorneys who also specialized in foreigners purchase in Manhattan New York.)

    These answers are general and not case specific. To best address to your specific case, contact us directly at (917)837-8869 or Email us and we can set up a confidential consultation.


    Can Foreign Nationals buy a Manhattan Property without having Social Security Number or US residency?
    Yes, they can legally, but have to meet the condominium/coop board’s requirements for approval. At the sale of the real property, Non-resident aliens are subject to federal withholding tax at 10% of the gross sales price, and to a 8.97% New York State estimate income tax on the net sales proceeds (gains).

    Can Foreign Nationals with work visa or student visa buy Manhattan Properties?
    Yes, they can legally, but have to meet the condominium/coop board’s requirements for approval.  If they remain non-resident aliens at the time of the sale of the real property, they will be subject to the same taxes at the time of sale, as above.

    If not, what kind of documents should a foreign nationals prepare to be able to buy?
    They need to have  a valid passport and/or other official photo ID for identification purpose.

    What are the Options for Foreign Nationals (non-residents aliens) to hold title: (these answers are information only, we are Real Estate professionals, therefore, before you make a specific decision, we recommend you to discuss with our team of attorneys and tax accountants for your specific case.)

    • Individual: Individual may be exposed to unlimited personal liability, and to estate issues, for instance, inheritance,  will probate and estate administration, when the individual owner dies.
    • LLC: Limited Liability Corporation provides insulation for members from personal liability, but will incur maintenance costs, such as  filing fees for its formation, annual franchise tax  and is subject to higher formation costs (higher than a corporation).
    • Trust: Trust is an unincorporated entity, cannot hold title by itself; title must be reqistered in the  individual trustee’s name.;  the individual trustee may be exposed to unlimited personal liability.
    • S Corporation: S Corporation is a legal entity, insulates shareholders for from personal liability, does not pay income tax itself, the income tax liability is attributed to the shareholders.  It is subject to filing fees for incorporation, annual franchise tax, etc.
    • C Corporation:  C Corporation is a full fledged legal entity.  It provides shareholders insulation from personal liabilities.  It is a taxable entity for corporate income tax.  Any distribution of after tax profit to shareholders in the form of dividends will be subject to income tax for the shareholder.  It incurs maintenance costs, such as filing fees for incorporation, annual franchise tax, etc.  Its filing fees are less than that for the LLC.
    • Limited Partnership: the limited partner’s liability is limited to his/her capital interest in the limited partnership, whereas the general partner will be subject to unlimited personal liability.  Limited partnership, like general partnership does not pay income tax.  The income tax liabilities are attributed to the individual partners. A limited partnership need to file the partnership agreement with the government.

    *These answers are general and not case specific. To best address to your specific case, contact us directly at (917)837-8869 or Email at EileenHsuNYC(@)gmail.com and we can set up a confidential consultation.

    If both husband and wife have green cards, will they pay tax similarly as above options?
    Resident individuals owning real property pay the same taxes, but not subject to the gross 10% federal withholding tax and the 8.97% New York State estimate income tax on the gains at the sale of the real property.

    Can the Foreigners avoid United States taxes?
    The taxes cannot be avoided.  The non-resident investor must pay the above taxes at the time of closing of the sale, without the tax payments, the deed will not be accepted for recording.  After having paid the taxes, the non-resident investor may, but need not, keep the proceeds in the U.S. without additional tax (except income tax on the interest payment on such proceeds).

    If you are a foreign national and would like to better understand how to purchase and invest in Manhattan Real Estate, it is a good idea to discuss the situation in precise manner. Contact us today at (917)837-8869 or email us at EileenHsuNYC(@)gmail.com.