Convenience is a luxury to have and this Madison Avenue address will give you no less than that! Steps from the Empire State Building, Herald Square, Lord & Taylor, Bryant Park and so much more, this location offers the optimal location for access to the nightlife highly coveted by many Manhattannites.

The unit is a large newly renovated two bedroom apartment with an open style stainless steel kitchen, making an amazing central entertainment area within the apartment.

The bedrooms are both queen-sized with ample closet space.

Additional apartment details: extra closets in entry foyer, recessed lighting installed for a modern look, hardwood floors throughout and marble tiled bath.

Posted by: Luciane | May 17, 2010

Take it or lose it…

The attached post my agent and Citi Habitats was quoted a few times. There are some changes and we are back into the busy rental season where apartments gets rented really fast. This is when clients truly need a real estate professional to secure their dream apartment. Click on the photo for the full article

TWSJ full article here

There’s a new shopping destination in New York City. Inside what used to be an abandoned church-turned-’80s nightclub, Limelight Marketplace opened today as a glossy, European-style bazaar. See more NY1 info here

Posted by: Luciane | March 19, 2010

Citi Living Magazine – March/April 2010

 Click on image for full version

Posted by: Luciane | March 18, 2010

A beach in Manhattan?

Manhattan’s East 20th Street Beach

It might come as a surprise, but Manhattan has beaches. Yes, they’re small, often submerged at high tide, and you’d be crazy to go swimming in the water, but they’re still beaches. And there are more than you’d think…

http://www.scoutingny.com/?p=1689

Posted by: Luciane | March 12, 2010

This Sunday… time to change the clock

With passion about my job and working with the best agents in the industry, I am pleased to announce that I was the recipient of 3 awards! Managing Director of the year, Top Grossing Managing Director Rentals 2009 and Top Grossing Office 2009. A big THANK YOU to my agents providing clients heart costumer service, enthusiasm, positive attitude and amazing work ethic.

  Award Ceremony with a great Guest speaker Bruce Ratner (Owner of New Jersey Nets)and presented by Gary Malin (President of Citi Habitats)…See me at the Real Deal , link below …

 

 

  

    

Posted by: Luciane | February 21, 2010

Success

The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary… Believe in yourself and work hard to achieve your goals and you will have succcess.

Posted by: Luciane | February 12, 2010

Mortgage rates dip below 5 percent

updated 12:27 p.m. ET, Thurs., Feb. 11, 2010 //

Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages fell slightly this week, dipping below 5 percent, the mortgage financier Freddie Mac said Thursday.

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage was 4.97 percent this week, down from an average of 5.01 percent last week. Last year at this time, the rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 5.16 percent, Freddie Mac said.

Rates fell to a record low of 4.71 percent in early December. They have held around 5 percent thanks to a Federal Reserve program to pump $1.25 trillion into mortgage-backed securities to try to keep rates low and make home buying more affordable. That program is set to end March 31.

Low rates also can spur refinancing activity. More than two out of three mortgage applications were for refinance transactions over the first six weeks of this year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Freddie Mac collects mortgage rates on Monday through Wednesday of each week from lenders around the country. Rates often fluctuate significantly, even within a given day, often in line with long-term Treasury bonds.

The average rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to 4.34 percent from 4.40 percent last week, according to Freddie Mac.

Rates on five-year, adjustable-rate mortgages averaged 4.19 percent, down from 4.27 percent a week earlier. Rates on one-year, adjustable-rate mortgages rose to 4.33 percent from 4.22 percent.

The rates do not include add-on fees known as points. The nationwide fee for loans in Freddie Mac’s survey averaged 0.7 point for 30-year mortgages. It averaged 0.6 point for 15-year, five-year and one-year loans.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7148582/ns/business-personal_finance/

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