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The best neighborhoods to invest in, leaving NYC because of coronavirus, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
May 29, 2020 - 2:45PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground for a guide to the best New York City neighborhoods to invest in this year. With most buyers sitting out the market because of Covid-19, now is a good time for investment buyers to scoop up properties.

Also of interest: The story of a Queens couple that lost their jobs. They are breaking their lease, selling their furniture, and moving to Florida because of the pandemic. They see little future for themselves in NYC now, so they're moving for cheaper rent, more space, and to be close to family.

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

1) The best NYC neighborhoods to invest in: 2020 roundup

2) I’m breaking my lease, selling my furniture, and moving to Florida because of coronavirus

3) NYC apartment renovations are about to get even more complicated—here's how

4) Why sheltering in NYC is unlike anywhere else: An essay

5) I’m struggling because of coronavirus. Why won’t my landlord lower the rent?

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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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