New Yorkers don't usually cook much.
But they'll still pay a premium for renovated kitchens...is it worth it? (New York Magazine)
If you can't get into one of the city-sanctioned microapartments,
there are plenty of tiny abodes on the market for you to buy (Curbed)
... and furnish with
"hidden" beds made for small spaces (Apartment Therapy)
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 If a rich person offers to buy your entire co-op building for $3 million dollars a unit, you should probably pass (Habitat Magazine)
The real estate world sure loved Mike Bloomberg.
Here are some pros' advice to (and fears about) incoming NYC mayor Bill de Blasio (New York Post) Literary darlings Jonathan Safran Foer and Nicole Krauss are selling their Brooklyn townhouse for $14.5 million. Still think the borough's a bargain? (Daily News via New York Magazine)...
On the other hand,
up in the Bronx you can buy a real-life castle for $3.65 million (Curbed) Tack on the title "penthouse" and buildings charge nearly 30 percent more in rent (The Real Deal) Aiming to simplify the rental experience, search site Lovely.com rolls out one-stop application & credit check (FastCompany.com) Long Island City is not the next Williamsburg--and that's a good thing, restaurant group says (Daily News)
It's not all about condos in the New York City market,
high-end luxury rentals are still hot commodities (Observer) 11 tips for securing a mortgage in New York City (DNA Info; previously) Why your broker's title might be changing... and why it's no big deal (NY1)