New York City may be a great place to live, but it’s one major drawback is the high cost of housing. Until readily available (and totally affordable) micro-apartments become a reality–or until the world decides that every job deserves banker-sized bonuses–we all have to figure out ways to live in this beautiful, thrilling city without [...]
Category: Real Estate Trends & News
As has been widely reported–and, as anyone searching for a Brooklyn rental apartment already knows–the cost of renting in the great Borough of Kings went through the roof in 2012. In fact, in such sought-after places as Williamsburg and DUMBO, mean rental prices actually passed most of Manhattan neighborhoods. Just to throw out a couple [...]
Easy commutes, beautiful old brownstones, a vibrant culture and history, the lure of reasonable rents: little wonder that both West and East Harlem have been near the top of everyone’s “next happening” NYC neighborhood list for the past decade or so. And though both communities have seen a welcome infusion of first-rate neighborhood restaurants, cafes, [...]
You have an active social life, but your monthly budget for rent makes it difficult to be able live in the heart of Manhattan. Or maybe even Brooklyn (and Long Island City rental apartment prices aren’t far behind). So maybe it’s time to check out Northern New Jersey? That’s not to say that the “NNJ” [...]
Two concurrent trends, seeming in opposition to each other, are running through the Manhattan rental apartment market right now. One is the mega-luxury-rental, those massive–and massively expensive–NYC rental apartments catering to the super-rich who want the freedom a rental affords, but also need to live in, say, a four bedroom penthouse on the 63rd floor. [...]
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