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My Building Has Replaced Our Keys With an App. Is That Legal?
Q: I moved out of New York City to an apartment in New Rochelle.Instead of keys, tenants use a smartphone app to open doors to the building lobby and individual apartments.The app often fails when I use it, but I don't have a key as a backup.This policy wasn't disclosed when I signed the lease, which does not mention the lack of keys.
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United Furniture owner who fired all staff has $24M in real estate assets
David Belford, who canned all 2,700 employees from his company, United Furniture Industries, has a real estate portfolio worth $24 million.Google; MLS
Since firing 2,700 workers through texts and emails while they slept last week - just before Thanksgiving - the owner of United Furniture Industries, David Belford, has seemingly disappeared.
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Austin, Texas to get tallest apartment building outside NYC
Renderings of Wilson Tower, set to be the Lone Star State's tallest building.HKS
Bless their heart - Texas is fixin' to rival New York City's skyline.The Lone Star State - where everything is bigger - is looking to erect a superlative-worthy skyscraper set to measure among the tallest in the US.This month, developer Wilson Capital announced plans to break ground on an 80-story, 1,035-foot supertall in the city of Austin.
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National animal rescue buys NYC-area farm for retired carriage horses
In the wake of a city carriage horse collapsing on the street in August, a nonprofit animal rescue group is buying a Westchester farm as a home and sanctuary for retired carriage horses and other neglected farm animals.The Gentle Barn
Just say "hay!"A national animal rescue group is buying a Westchester County farm to provide a home and permanent sanctuary for retired carriage horses and other neglected farm animals.
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A $72 Million Penthouse on Central Park Leads Sales in November
In one of the year's most expensive sales, a brand-new penthouse near the top of 220 Central Park South sold for $72 million.The full-floor aerie was acquired in an apparent off-market deal by an anonymous buyer, who also picked up a smaller unit on a lower floor of the skyscraper, which holds the country's record for the highest price paid for a single residence.
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3 DC-Area Homes for Sale That We Love - Washingtonian
We love these homes for sale around DC this week-each comes with three bedrooms and at least two bathrooms.A three-bedroom townhouse in Oxon Hill
This 2,000-square-foot townhouse features a large island within its first-floor, bright kitchen and three bedrooms on the second floor.There's also a one-car garage, and this listing is a 10-minute drive to National Harbor and a 20-minute drive to Old Town.
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How Do Designers Decorate for the Holidays? We Invited Ourselves Over to See.
Video There's no right way to decorate for whatever holidays you celebrate.But it never hurts to borrow some ideas from the pros.(Especially that gumdrop tree.)Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month.Anyone can read what you share.Give this articleGive this articleGive this article Dec. 2, 2022, 5:01 a.m.
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Massive converted schoolhouse lists for $699K in Washington
This school can be someone's personal mansion thanks to a renovation and listing for sale.tourmyhome.comSchool's out forever at this rural institution, but its doors remain open to a buyer.A huge 20th-century brick academy has been freshly renovated and is now enjoying a second life as a residential property.
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Apparel honcho Eric Adjmi snags a $16.84M NYC duplex
A peek inside what Eric Adjmi will get at the Leyton, a new development stocked with chic amenities and homes.Binyam Studios
Eric Adjmi, CEO of Adjmi Apparel Group - which manufactures and distributes brands like Champion, Danskin and Fila - just  picked up a duplex home for $16.84 million at the Leyton, a new development on the Upper East Side.
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New NYC rock club to open in shuttered Pyramid Club venue
Pyramid Club's former space in downtown Manhattan is set to become a rock club, a bar and a cafe called Baker Falls.Taidgh Barron/NY Post
The space that was formerly home to the legendary Pyramid Club is set to get a second life.The owner of the East Village's 24-year-old Library bar and the beloved, but long-gone, Cake Shop is bringing the neighborhood its first rock club in a generation, Curbed first reported.
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More of Your Paycheck Is Going to Pay Rent. Which Cities Are Keeping Pace?
With skyrocketing rents, landlords aren't just taking more of your cash  they're spending more of your time.The typical full-time employee in the United States worked nearly 63 hours in October to pay an average rent of $2,040  almost six hours more than in October 2019, before the pandemic, according to data from the listing company Zillow.