Should you rent or buy?
A native New Yorker suggests not hopping into the sales market too soon (Gothamist) Inside the city's "basement sanctuaries," created by supers who want to personalize their spaces (NYT)
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Looking for a real estate steal? Avoid
Manhattan's 10 most expensive buildings (New Construction Manhattan)
Think you've decided on the co-op vs. condo conundrum? You may want to think again.
Co-ops are getting more lax, as condos get stricter (NYT) One recent Manhattan refugee is none too pleased with Brooklyn: "My rent is a third of what it was, but my life is one-sixth as good" (Vice)
Ever wonder what escrow means? How about adjustable rate mortgage?
14 real estate terms explained (Business Insider)
A totally subjective
"definitive" guide to NYC's best and worst subway lines (BuzzFeed)
Take that TriBeCa.
West Harlem and Hamilton Heights median prices spike 50 percent over last year; in Brooklyn, Carroll Gardens beats out Dumbo (NYDN) New Yorkers are renting out their apartments to Super Bowl attendees for hefty prices. And, yes, it's still illegal (EV Grieve) Bathrooms that don't look like bathrooms, frameless showers and other top trends that may provide inspiration for your renovation (Apartment Therapy)
lax attention to rooftop water tanks raises safety concerns. But the city says not to worry (NYT)