The MTA vs. the new coronavirus, discounts for median-priced NYC apartments, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
March 3, 2020 - 11:00AM

Concerns over the novel coronavirus have led to an ambitious plan to disinfect the entire MTA system every night (abc7ny)

Buyers in NYC are currently getting 5 percent off the asking price on median-priced apartments according to data from StreetEasy (press release)

Public hearings are planned, starting next week, on proposals to reform the city's property tax system (Habitat Magazine) 

NYC properties priced at $1 million or higher represent more than 37 percent of all Brooklyn MLS listings and are up 12 percent compared to the same time last year, according to the Brooklyn MLS (press release)

Sunset Park residents want action against truckers taking illegal detours with their big rigs through residential side streets near the Gowanus Expressway (Brooklyn Paper)

A BQX information session is taking place in Williamsburg in a push to bring the streetcar near the waterfront from Queens to Brooklyn (Greenpointers)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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