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At Home with NY Giant Justin Pugh

At Home with NY Giant Justin Pugh

New York Giants guard Justin Pugh and friends create the perfect bachelor pad high on the Jersey City Palisades.

The Renovation: Fifth Avenue—History Meets 21st Century in a Harlem Showplace

The Renovation: Fifth Avenue—History Meets 21st Century in a Harlem Showplace

The Dixon team creates a tour de force fit for the modern era by updating a stately 19th century corner brownstone with enviable new amenity spaces and a luxurious transitional design scheme.

The Dixon Difference: Top-Notch Amenities Set Dixon Homes Apart in a Crowded Field

The Dixon Difference: Top-Notch Amenities Set Dixon Homes Apart in a Crowded Field

Since Dixon acquired and renovated its first New York area luxury property in 2011, the team has consistently added coveted amenities and outdoor spaces, and employed high-end custom finishes, whenever and wherever possible. The result is a look, feel and livability that's quickly become recognizable as "The Dixon Difference."

How to Become a Qualified Tenant

How to Become a Qualified Tenant

Few things move as fast as New York City real estate, so when you find a home you love, it's imperative that you're ready to pounce. Before you even start scanning listings, take a few minutes to get your finances and documentation in order. It could mean the difference between "home sweet home" and "the one that got away."

Jersey City Luxury Rentals: 4 Key Things to Know About the Neighborhood

Jersey City Luxury Rentals: 4 Key Things to Know About the Neighborhood

The city on the wrong side of the Hudson? That’s Manhattan if you ask anyone living in Jersey City luxury rentals. After all, why would you want to put up with prices as high as the skyscrapers, and spaces as cramped as the studio apartments inside of them? There’s a lot more to Jersey City than just low prices and lots of space, however. It was recently voted New York City’s Best Neighborhood by Curbed magazine, an online real estate publication. Quite the achievement considering it’s competing with neighborhoods that are actually in New York. Considering joining the hundreds of New Yorkers making the switch from NY to JC? Here are four things you can expect from life in New York’s sixth borough.