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2022 real estate forecast, Manhattan sales surge, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 7, 2022 - 1:30PM


This week readers visited Brick Underground to check out our 2022 real estate forecast for New York City. In the new year renters will face less competition but can expect rents to rise; buyers can expect more options as the market reverts to typical spring and summer seasons; and sellers will likely see the return of international buyers. Check it out to see how you can achieve your real estate goals this year.

Also of interest: Manhattan co-op and condo sales end 2021 on a high note with the highest fourth quarter total in 32 years.

Here are this week's top five posts: 

1) 2022 NYC real estate forecast: Buyers look over their shoulders, sellers wait for prices to rise, renters catch a break

2) Sales of Manhattan condos and co-ops surge to highest fourth quarter total in 32 years

3) 11 tough co-op board interview questions—and how to answer them

4) How to move to NYC: A crash course to finding an apartment

5) Most of HBO Max’s ‘Sex and the City’ reboot is unbelievable—except the NYC real estate


Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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