Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Norwalk’s Dillard Realty partners with Nest Seekers, MacQuesten faces pushback over its tax incentives in Mount Vernon … & more

New platform aims to market $1M-plus homes in Fairfield County to city buyers Norwalk-based broker Gloria Dillard of Dillard Realty at Keller Williams Prestige Properties, and Nest Seekers International are partnering on a new platform to market luxury properties in Fairfield County to buyers in New York City and beyond, according to an announcement by[…]

Real estate industry is still wary about blockchain and cryptocurrencies

Entrepreneur William Skelley co-founded iFunding, an investment platform that helped pioneer real estate crowdfunding, in 2012. But the company quietly shuttered last year, while several other crowdfunding startups also fizzled. Now Skelley is trying to shake up real estate finance again, but this time he’s betting on something else: blockchain — electronic records that are encrypted[…]

Get your air rights here: City to charge $625 per sf in West Chelsea

The City Planning Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved selling development rights to property owners in West Chelsea for $625 per square foot, the proceeds of which will go toward building affordable housing in the area. The vote gives developers in the West Chelsea Special District another option to build out their lots, following the downzoning[…]

Queens home prices reach record high

According to this week’s market reports, Queens home prices reached a record high in January and the U.S. industrial real estate sector registered a $6.7 billion drop in the fourth quarter. Residential Sales | StreetEasy The prices of homes in Queens reached a record high in January, jumping by five percent to $512,082. The increase[…]