Located from 24th St. to Union Square, and from 5th St. to 1st Ave., this chic neighborhood was once home to Edith Wharton, Theodore Roosevelt, and Eugene O’Neill. The Gramercy neighborhood surrounds the only private park in New York, Gramercy Park, positioned between 20th and 21st streets. One look through Gramercy Park’s high railings will reveal a spacious garden and beautiful statues. One notable statue is of actor Edwin Booth in the role of Hamlet. In 1888, Booth founded the influential Players Club at 16 Gramercy Park. Beyond the Players Club, Gramercy is also home to many great restaurants and shops.
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