Located one flight up in a quiet boutique prewar building. Spacious and bright the open living/dining room have an exposed brick fireplace and huge windows overlooking Roosevelt Park. High ceilings and wide plank blonde wood floors throughout. The apartment features a renovated chef's kitchen in all white with stainless appliances, a dishwasher and steel counters is enormous plus a pantry closet. Leading to the master bedroom is a spacious home office/study area. The king size master bedroom has painted brick fireplace and tall French doors. Chic white subway tiled bathroom with large vanity is accessible from the study. HDFC coop allows $175,000 income cap for one person, $185k for two, $195k for three. Located in the best LES location at the corner of Houston, across from Roosevelt Park. 212 Forsyth is a short distance to excellent shopping & dining: Whole Foods, Russ & Daughter, Blue Ribbon Chicken, Momofuku Ko, Meatball Shop and more. F 2nd Ave station at the corner. Sorry, no pets.
The Lower East Side is a neighborhood that was once largely identified as an immigrant and working class area, but now serves as a sought-after spot that is home to many fashionable boutiques, trendy restaurants, and an effervescent art scene. Once placed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Most Endangered Places, the LES continues to blossom as fresh architecture quickly replaces the pre-war customary type building. As a result, this mix of new and old leads to many complementary streetscapes and scenery. The LES is home to many parks including the popular La Plaza Cultural and surrounded by East Houston Street to the north, Canal Street to the south, the East River to the east and Bowery to the west. Known as one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, the Lower East Side is definitely a place with unique charm.
With the recent unprecedented rate cut by the Federal Reserve, banks have been inundated with people looking to take advantage of lower interest rates. Because of the overwhelming demand, we have not yet seen a huge reduction in mortgage rates. While we aren’t there yet, it is likely that we will see a dramatic shift in the upcoming months, which raises the question, “What does a 1 point difference in interest rate do for my bottom line?”Read more