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How buyers can find a deal, exodus to the burbs slows, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
September 11, 2020 - 3:30PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground to learn how buyers can get a deal. The key is to identify the sellers who urgently need to sell their apartment and skip the sellers who can wait to get their price. Brokers that Brick spoke to explain how to spot these sellers and the types of properties where you can expect to pay less these days.

Also of interest: There are signs that the exodus of buyers from NYC to the nearby suburbs is already slowing down. According to The Elliman Report, new signed contracts for Long Island, Westchester, and Fairfield were down in August.

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

1) Some New Yorkers really need to sell. Here's how to find them and get a deal

2) Exodus of NYC buyers to the suburbs slowed in August

3) How to buy land to build your own weekend house

4) Here are 5 one-bedroom rentals in new Manhattan developments

5) Net vs. gross rent confusion spurs StreetEasy to change how listings present concessions


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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