No noise too loud: A day in the life of a NYC soundproofer (NYT) Renter attacks apartment with sledgehammer in act of security deposit vengeance (NY Daily News)
Price of walk-ups surged 22% this year, versus 2% for apts in full-service buildings (NY Times) NYC real estate brokerage says it's the first to accept Bitcoin (Reddit)
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 Eight (relatively) affordable NYC neighborhoods that may not stay that way for long (NewYork.com)
Think there's no such thing as free rent?
Not for residents of the Hotel Chelsea (Wall Street Journal) Brooklyn landlord locks out rent-stabilized tenants after renovating their apartments (NY Daily News)
entering the housing lottery (DNAinfo; previously) The incoming mayor is also going to go after vacant lots (Brokelyn)
Thinking of leaving NYC for the 'burbs? Space is cheaper....but
watch out for the property taxes (The Real Deal)
Think NYC property taxes are unfair?
NYU’s Furman Center generated ideas to help de Blasio’s administration make them fairer (NYU Furman Center) NYC apartment buildings drag their feet on emergency generators (Habitat Magazine)
Nope, mortgage brokers and mortgage bankers are not the same.
Here's how to know which one to use (New York Times)
NYC to residents:
Stop pouring grease down the drain! (Brokelyn)