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A new site, Checkyourlandlord.com, aims to flip the tables on landlords by allowing tenants to do their own due diligence on the property they are considering renting.  With a rise in landlord fraud sweeping the nation, tenants now have a tool at their disposal to ensure that a landlord’s owners...
07/16/2011
By Donna Dazzo of Village Confidential Whether it's your NYC home for sale or your client's home for sale, not every seller is convinced right off the bat that staging the home is something as necessary as getting a home inspection or a pre-approved mortgage is for the buyer. So if you find your...
07/16/2011
The newly re-designed fountain area at Washington Square Park is drawing the ire of locals over the rash of dead trees in the area surrounding the fountain. Some are going as far as to accuse the City Parks Department of committing arborcide. The Washington Square Park Blog, which has been follo...
07/16/2011
  We are pleased to announce that Mike Akerly, a member of the Akerly Real Estate Team, and one of the founders of Village Confidential, is now writing a weekly column entitled Rent Coach for Brick Underground and AM New York.  Rent Coach will assist NYC renters with answering common questions an...
07/14/2011
  A formerly rat-infested lot at 33 East 1st Street in the East Village is set to become a Guggenheim-sponsored art installation for ten weeks, according to reports. As of July 12th, the structure is in place on the formerly abandoned East Village lot. The temporary installation, which will inclu...
07/12/2011
Thursday night, Community Board 3 held a public hearing on the proposed East Village Historic Districts. The proposal, which will go to the Landmarks Preservation Committee, is the result of a research project by the LPC as well as support from various preservationist groups. The proposed East V...
07/11/2011
Whether you are thinking about hardwood floors, built-ins, or decorative fixtures, bamboo can be the ideal choice if you are interested in green decorating ideas for your home.It seems like everywhere you turn, people everywhere are turning their homes in to green, environmentally friendly sanctu...
07/11/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential The Hotel Chelsea on 23rd Street and 8th Avenue, which was recently sold to new investors, is going to be subject to renovations by architect Gene Kaufman. The Wall Street Journal reports that a new, revamped Hotel Chelsea would include new retail space an...
07/05/2011
We have previously covered the ongoing legal wrangling behind the sale and development of the former site of St. Vincent’s hospital. Now, two weeks after a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the site to the Rudin Family and North Shore-LIJ, The Villager reports that opponents of the original ...
07/04/2011
  The Printing House by Equinox opened its rooftop pool today just in time for summer and 4th of July weekend.  The pool boasts stunning views of the Hudson River, New Jersey, and the Statue of Liberty.  The roof deck had been closed since Equinox took over the gym earlier this year and begun a m...
07/02/2011
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