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Manhattan a ‘buyer’s market on steroids,' best deals for renters, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
September 4, 2020 - 3:30PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground to read why now could be an optimum time to buy in Manhattan. A surge of new listings last month was double the inventory seen last year ago—unusual for typically languid August.

Also of interest: The buildings where NYC renters can find the best deals. If you're looking to take advantage of the lavish concessions and perks offered right now, Brick tells you where to look.

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

1) If you’re willing to apartment hunt now, Manhattan is a ‘buyer’s market on steroids’

2) Here’s where NYC renters can find the best deals right now

3) Rents are dropping in my building. Can I negotiate a lower rent?

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

5) How Covid-19 may change the rezoning process in New York City


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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