The Closing: Interviews with New York City’s Titans of Real Estate

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Mavericks. Moguls. Visionaries. One hundred candid interviews with the giants of the real estate industry, who share the lessons they learned and the challenges they overcame on their way to the top. The collection is drawn from The Real Deal’s popular back page feature over the course of nearly a decade.

(Forward by Amir Korangy; Preface by Stuart W. Elliott; Editors: Jill Noonan, Jennifer White Karp; Writers: E.B. Solomont, Lauren Elkies Schram, Candace Taylor, Leigh Kamping-Carder, Katherine Clarke, Sarabeth Sanders; Photographers: Marc Scrivo and Studio Scrivo, Ben Baker, Hugh Hartshorne, Max Dworkin, Michael Toolan, Rick Kopstein, Michael Spears, Karl Rivenburgh, Chance Yeh; Contributing editors: Matthew Strozier, Gabrielle Birkner, Tom Acitelli, Eileen AJ Connelly; Layout and design: Keziah Makoundou, Juan Zielaskowski, Ron Gross and Derek Zahedi; Production: Victoria Tuturice.)



Selling the Lower East Side: Culture, Real Estate, and Resistance in New York City

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The Lower East Side of Manhattan is rich in stories — of poor immigrants who flocked there in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; of beatniks, hippies, and artists who peopled it mid-century; and of the real estate developers and politicians who have always shaped what is now termed the “East Village”. Today, the musical Rent plays on Broadway to a mostly white and suburban audience, MTV exploits the neighborhood’s newly trendy squalor in a film promotion, and on the Internet a cyber soap opera and travel-related Web pages lure members of the middle class to enjoy a commodified and sanitized version of the neighborhood.

In this sweeping account, Christopher Mele analyzes the political and cultural forces that have influenced the development of this distinctive community. He describes late nineteenth-century notions of the Lower East Side as a place of entrenched poverty, ethnic plurality, political activism, and “low” culture that elicited feelings of revulsion and fear among the city’s elite and middle classes. The resulting — and ongoing — struggle between government and residents over affordable and decent housing has in turn affected real estate practices and urban development policies. Selling the Lower East Side recounts the resistance tactics used by community residents, as well as the impulse on the part of some to perpetuate the image of the neighborhood as dangerous, romantic, and bohemian, clinging to the marginality that has been central to the identity of the East Village and subverting attempts to portray it as “new and improved”.

Ironically, this very image of urban grittiness has been appropriated by a cultural marketplace hungry for new fodder.Mele explores the ways that developers, media executives, and others have coopted the area’s characteristics — analyzing the East Village as a “style provider” where what is being marketed is “difference”. The result is a visionary look at how political and economic actions transform neighborhoods and at what happens when a neighborhood is what is being “consumed”.Used Book in Good Condition



New York Real Estate for Salespersons

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Comprehensive, yet concise and clearly written, this best-selling textbook covers the NYS curriculum for the required 75-hour real estate salesperson qualifying course. This new edition includes numerous examples, forms, and illustrations to prepare applicants for success in the classroom and on the NYS real estate licensure exam. Fully updated to reflect recent changes in New York laws, regulations, and practices, the new 6th edition features: New and existing requirements for obtaining and maintaining a real estate salesperson license, including the use of the eAccessNY occupational licensing system TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID), which replace the HUD-1 form in most transactions, including sample forms New advertising regulations for New York real estate salespersons and brokers including internet advertising, real estate team advertising, emails, and other print media Updated income tax considerations related to real estate Marcia s List, summarizing important key terms and concepts presented in the textbook and a sample practice exam.New and existing requirements for obtaining and maintaining a real estate salesperson license, including the use of the eAccessNY occupational licensing system
TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID), which replace the HUD-1 form in most transactions, including sample forms
New advertising regulations for New York real estate salespersons and brokers including internet advertising, real estate team advertising, emails, and other print media
Updated income tax considerations related to real estate Marcia’s List, summarizing important key terms and concepts presented in the textbook and a sample practice exam.



Real Estate Investing in New York City: A Handbook for the Small Investor

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Learn Advantages of real estate investing over other investments, like leverage, inflation hedging and tax benefitsUnderstand the New York City area real estate market like an expertPick which real estate investment suits you – Strategies from conservative to aggressive, lots of time or little time, plenty of funds or almost no fundsDiscover what areas of the city offer the best prospects for successUsed Book in Good Condition