Square Feet: Tenants Gaining Advantage in Market for Manhattan’s Prime Buildings

The pendulum has swung from landlords to tenants, who are now being offered incentives like prebuilt office space to fill empty spaces and short-term lease renewals.



Mortgages: Mortgages — Speeding Up Refinances

Borrowers looking to accelerate the refinancing process find some relief from brokers and community banks not involved with HARP.



In the Region | Westchester: Westchester | In the Region — When the Appraisal Sinks the Deal

Westchester brokers report an uptick in deals that fall apart because the appraisal came in lower than expected.



Mortgages: Mortgages – The Advantages of Preapproval

Buyers who want a competitive edge will need more than a mortgage prequalification.