Tech news site editor-in-chief buys Greenpoint home

Joshua Topolsky and Laura Dziuban bought a home at 188 Kent St. in Greenpoint from Julie Noiman and Kerry Hallihan for $800,000 on Nov. 5.

Noiman and Hallihan paid $545,000 for the property in Dec. 2004. The 1,440-square-foot home was built in 1899.

Mr. Topolsky serves as editor-in-chief at Engadget, a gadgets and consumer electronics news site. He also manages Engadget Mobile and Engadget HD, sister sites of Engadget.

He is the resident tech expert on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The Globe and Mail and Ad Age. He has also appeared on CNN, G4's Attack of the Show, Tekzilla and Fox & Friends.

According to BlockShopper.com, there have been 18 home sales in Greenpoint during the past 12 months, with a median sale price of $663,677.

Address: 188 Kent Street
Buyer(s): Topolsky, Joshua, Dziuban and Laura
Seller(s): Noiman, Julie, Hallihan and Kerry
Sale date: Nov. 5, 2010

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