Ask Holly!

By Holly Nicholas Signorelli In over twenty years as a CPA I have seen the same trends over and over again when it comes to mortgages. When the markets are booming, people tend to overextend themselves on their house, hence the phrase “house poor.” The problem is that when the markets tank, there are foreclosures…

In Bed with Pop

By Stephen Stuart As the mellifluous voice of Ariana DiLorenzo nonchalantly scampers across the unmistakably jagged line “Just because I’m in your bed doesn’t mean I’m yours”, one suspects that the identity of the culprit being addressed could as easily have been all of pop music as the lover alluded to in the song. After all,…

The Serene Lake Norman

By Nadine Deason Living on Lake Norman, North Carolina is a frame of mind….it’s like being on vacation 365 days a year! Conveniently located just north of Charlotte, North Carolina this lake offers over 560 miles of shoreline. Lake Norman offers quick access to Charlotte and the international airport. It also offers lots of shopping,…

Landmark Office Building Transformed into Luxury Residences

By W.A. Muller Manhattan’s Financial District, a long-time home to some of Wall Street’s largest companies, is quickly transforming with new residential and hospitality developments. The Compass Lofts is a newly renovated, 10-story adaptive reuse residential and commercial building was previously the showroom and office of Keuffel & Esser, a famous manufacturer of architecture and…

Talking Real Estate with J/R Luxe

By W.A. Muller Jennifer Roberts and Randi Fisher of J/R Luxe (jr-luxe.com), Manhattan’s premier brokerage team, answer our burning questions about working with foreign investors and the international real estate market. Resident: What do you think foreign investors are looking for in new developments now? Jennifer Roberts: The majority of foreign investors – not the…

A Place to Relax

By W.A. Muller Where design meets nature, Hudson Woods is the ultimate forest getaway in the Hudson River Valley-Catskill region. Meticulously crafted from locally sourced, sustainable materials, Hudson Woods promotes a quiet, healthful lifestyle and presents the ideal second-home opportunity. The environmentally friendly community will have 26 custom homes generously spread over 131 acres of…