NYC misses top 20 priciest zip codes, aggressive Brooklyn brokers, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
November 10, 2021 - 10:30AM

New York City didn't make the list of the 20 most expensive zip codes in the U.S. for the first time this year—but six of the city's zip codes are on the top 100 list, according to a new PropertyShark report (press release) 

Governor Kathy Hochul signs a bill requiring the Department of State to investigate brokers in Brooklyn who use aggressive tactics to entice owners to sell (The Real Deal)

NYCHA celebrates a ribbon cutting at Van Dyke III, a mixed-use affordable housing development in Brooklyn (press release)

220 Central Park South approaches $3 billion in sales with deals closed on 104 out of 118 condos (The Real Deal) 

An affordable apartment lottery launches in West Farms, Bronx. Rent starts at $1,350 for a one bedroom (New York YIMBY)

Stuck with your plain white walls? Here are some options that are more interesting than paint or wallpaper (The New York Times)


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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