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2021 NYC real estate forecast, rent-to-own condos gain momentum, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 8, 2021 - 3:00PM


This week readers visited Brick Underground to read our annual New York City real estate forecast and find out what you can expect when renting, buying, or selling in 2021. We break down the impact of vaccinations, the return of foreign buyers, and expected legislation from the Democratic supermajority in Albany and the Biden administration. 

Also of interest: NYC rent-to-own condo programs gained traction in the Covid era. Brick tells you where you can find these condos and how they work.

Here, in full, are this week's most popular posts.

1) 2021 NYC real estate forecast: Buyers stretch, sellers wait, and renters hold the cards—for now

2) NYC rent-to-own condo programs gain momentum in the Covid era

3) The best websites for finding a no-fee rental apartment in NYC 

4) The 21 best questions to ask potential roommates to get the perfect match

5) Best NYC neighborhoods to live in during the coronavirus pandemic


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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