Carol Staab
Associate Broker
Douglas Elliman
111 Fifth Avenue
New York , NY 10003

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Manhattan Luxury Real Estate Report – July 18

The $4M and over Manhattan Residential Market Report

The high summer doldrums continued last week. There were 18 signed contracts the same number as the prior week. Condos outpaced co-ops 12 to 4. Downtown led with 8 signed contracts and the Upper East Side came in second with 5 signed contracts.

Stay tuned! My 2nd quarter video Manhattan market report will  be out soon. The 2nd quarter is the busiest and most important quarter in the Manhattan market. I will give you key indicators and what you need to know in order to make intelligent real estate decisions.

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Total Number of Manhattan Contracts Signed $4M and over

For the second week in a row, there were 18 signed contracts in the $4M+ luxury real estate market.

Here is the breakdown by Manhattan neighborhood:

East West Midtown Downtown Totals
Co-ops 2 1 0 1 4
Condos 3 0 4 5 11
Townhouses 0 0 0 2 2
Totals 5 1 4 8                           18
  • Average asking price was versus $11,638,611 versus $7,547,722 the prior week.
  • The average number of days on the market was 527 versus 455 the prior week.
  • 180 days is the normal range. Luxury real estate has been taking longer to sell.
  • The average percentage of discount from original asking price was 7% versus 20% the prior week.
  • The Number 1 signed contract was a new development condo 432 Park Avenue # 81B
  • asking $44,750,000.
  •  The Number 2 signed contract was a new condo development at 33 E 74 #PH 2 asking $29.5 M reduced from its original asking price of $37M.

How does the market compare to last week? View my last report here.

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