Archive for the 'Apartment' Category

The Old Apartment

Friday, October 15th, 2004 | 18:06

I realized that I actually don’t have pictures of the completed renovations of our old apartment: I never took any. The only extant photos of the post-combination layout was … Continue reading »


Friday, October 15th, 2004 | 17:12

I had originally flown back home on September 25, expecting to stay until the following Thursday. The apartment closing was scheduled for Tuesday, and I had thought of spending … Continue reading »

All That You Can’t Leave Behind

Friday, July 16th, 2004 | 11:45

We moved to Cleveland at the beginning of June. Actually, that’s an exaggeration: Grace and almost all the furniture have moved to Cleveland, and I came back to New … Continue reading »


Friday, April 9th, 2004 | 16:05

At long last, the renovations are done, and we’ve combined apartments (just in time to sell before we relocate to Cleveland). The main delay was paperwork: months waiting for … Continue reading »

Real Estate Capital Gains

Tuesday, March 30th, 2004 | 13:36

We’ll need to formally talk to an accountant about this (we’ll wait until after April 15, so they’ll be less busy), but the basic gist of the capital gains exemption … Continue reading »


Monday, July 28th, 2003 | 16:35

Grace has now fully moved in. Our combined furniture fills both apartments, not tightly, but enough so that it becomes difficult thinking about where to put an extra bookcase. … Continue reading »


Tuesday, July 15th, 2003 | 11:56

The closing for the apartment was yesterday. Hallelujah! The whole process has taken about half a year, was at least a month past contract, and survived a last … Continue reading »

Article on combining apartments

Monday, July 7th, 2003 | 11:12

I started this post as a note to myself almost a month ago, thinking it’d be useful for the upcoming alterations after I close on the neighbor’s apartment. “I’ll … Continue reading »

Regression Analysis of Apartment Prices

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003 | 13:33

This is from the New York Times. Someone has written a paper on co-op/condo prices in Manhattan where the price components are broken down using regression analysis. So, you get … Continue reading »

More documents

Thursday, May 1st, 2003 | 17:46

I’m missing two documents from the co-op application right now: A copy of my loan application to Chase. This was sent to Chase by email. I had forgotten I … Continue reading »