Manhattan homebuyers make fewest first-quarter deals since 2009

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Home sales in Manhattan plunged by the most since the recession as buyers at all price levels drove hard bargains and were in no rush to close deals. Sales of all condos and co-ops fell 25 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier to 2,180, according to a report Tuesday by appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real.

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Lower Manhattan saw 1.8 million square feet of office space leased in the first quarter of 2017. TAMI tenants now make up 26 percent of the market, compared to 19 percent in 2016. Read the full.

Transactions totaled 2,121, the fewest for a first quarter since 2009, appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage douglas elliman real estate said in a report Tuesday. "You have a seller generally overpriced and willing to make discounts that bring them closer to the market, but the buyer is not willing to come up," Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel, said in an interview.

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Manhattan Homebuyers Spoiled for Choice Drive Bolder Bargains. In the three months through June, purchases fell 17 percent from a year earlier to 2,629, according to a report Tuesday by appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate. That was the lowest tally for a second quarter since 2009, when the global recession chilled deals.

The first quarter Manhattan residential real estate market experienced the lowest quarter in six years. The total number of sales in the first quarter fell 24.6% compared to the first quarter of.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index jumped 30 percent last year, the most since 1997. Since its 2009. deals. Homeowners prefer to sell to cash buyers who then paint and upgrade carpets and resell at a.

Manhattan homebuyers make fewest first-quarter deals since 2009 – Manhattan’s would-be homebuyers are in no rush to make deals, while the number of condos and co-ops on the market continues to rise. Purchases dropped for a sixth straight quarter in the first.

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