Month: February 2009

Free Advice (w/Contributor Lior Aldad)

The Five Most Important Actions to Stop a Foreclosure!  Are you struggling with your mortgage payments and need assistance?  You may contact your lending institution or Bank in order to inquire whether you qualify for the following options:   1. Repayment/Forbearance Plan:    …

Apartment Practical Newsletter Feb/March 2009

Welcome to the latest Apartment Practical.  When I named this report and blog last year (Apartment Practical and The Practical Home), little did I know that being practical would shoot so quickly back into vogue.  Saving money, doing things yourself, being proactive …

Goldman Real Estate Report 2009

We use the recently introduced S&P/Case-Shiller index for condominium prices to assess the valuation of the New York apartment market. Although housing market valuation typically has little predictive value for the near term, it is useful for anticipating longer-term moves, especially when …

Think Small!

Think Small! By Scott Harris Living in a shoebox has been an important rite of passage for many city dwellers.  You scored that nearly-affordable apartment and you’re finally you’re living on your own.  While your dreams of having a MTV-styled “Real World” …