If you’re not ready for your close-up, better close your blinds, because a
judge rules an artist has the right to photograph New Yorkers in their apartments without their permission (NYP via The Real Deal)
a peeping Tom on a Williamsburg subway platform films woman masturbating inside her apartment--and gets arrested ( NY Post via Gothamist)
Attention sellers: Looking to go it alone and skip the broker?
Here’s what you need to know--& why cookie cutter condos may be the easiest to sell on your own (NY1)
Neighborhood Central Harlem East Harlem Hamilton Heights Harlem Hudson Heights Inwood Manhattan Valley Morningside Heights Mt Morris Park Sugar Hill Washington Heights West Harlem Upper West Side Upper East Side Upper Manhattan Midtown West Midtown East Downtown Battery Park City Central Village Chelsea Chinatown Civic Center East Village Financial District Flatiron Gramercy Park Greenwich Village Little Italy Lower East Side Lower Manhattan Murray Hill Kips Bay Noho Nomad Soho Tribeca Union Square West 30S West Village Brooklyn Bay Ridge Bedford Stuyvesant Bensonhurst Boerum Hill Brooklyn Brooklyn Heights Bushwick Canarsie Carroll Gardens Clinton Hill Cobble Hill Columbia Street Wd Crown Heights Ditmas Park Downtown Brooklyn Dumbo Dyker Heights East Flatbush East New York East Williamsburg Flatbush Flatlands Fort Greene Gowanus Greenpoint Greenwood Manhattan Beach Midwood Park Slope Prospect Heights Prospect Lefferts Prospect Park South Prospect-Lefferts G Red Hook Redhook Seagate Sheepshead Bay South Slope Sunset Park Vinegar Hill Weeksville Williamsburg Williamsburg N Side Windsor Terrace Queens Astoria Belle Harbor Briarwood Corona Elmhurst Far Rockaway Flushing Forest Hills Forest Hills Garden Forest Hills Gardens Howard Beach Hunters Point Jackson Heights Kew Gardens Long Island City Rego Park Sunnyside Bronx Bedford Park Bronxdale Concourse Concourse Village Fieldston Fordham High Bridge Kingsbridge Marble Hill Morrisania Mott Haven North Riverdale Norwood Riverdale Soundview South Riverdale Spuyten Duyvil University Heights Westchester Square Locust Valley Long Beach Upper Brookville
Price up to $500,000 up to $750,000 up to $1,000,000 up to $1,250,000 up to $1,500,000 up to $2,000,000 up to $3,000,000 up to $5,000,000 up to $6,000,000 up to $7,000,000 up to $8,000,000 no maximum
Bedrooms studios or at least 1 bedroom at least 1 bedroom at least 2 bedrooms at least 3 bedrooms at least 4 bedrooms 5 or more bedrooms
Bathrooms at least 1 bathroom at least 1.5 bathrooms at least 2 bathrooms at least 2.5 bathrooms at least 3 bathrooms at least 3.5 bathrooms 4 or more bathrooms Presented by "Micro" apartments to get test run this month (DNA Info)
If you’re not looking for a rental apartment on your lunch break, you might miss something--
work breaks are the most popular time to hunt for rentals (The Real Deal)
conceal an electrical panel before prospective buyers see it? Get hanging (NY Times)
Want a little extra work space and a short commute?
Consider buying a second apartment a few floors away (New York Times) A new app helps people find roommates amongst their own social circle (New York Observer)
How high will they go?
Brooklyn townhouses that need tons of work are selling over asking price -- and quickly (Curbed NY) Are most critics of gentrification actually gentrifiers themselves? (Atlantic Cities)
How much is this gonna cost me? Are there any concessions? Can I get a place for under $2,000 a month --
big questions about renting, answered (New York Post)