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The city's most affordable neighborhood may surprise you, renters may not want one month free, more

By Georgia Kral | August 7, 2017 - 11:59AM 

S. Jhoanna Robledo

Guess which "Sex and the City" actress is mulling a primary challenge against Gov. Andrew Cuomo? (Wall Street Journal)

Brokers offering "one-month free" rent may not be appealing to many in NYC (The New York Times) 

The Upper East Side is the city's most affordable neighborhood? If compared to median income, yes (Curbed)

Getting techy: Some real estate agents are using VR to market residences (amNewYork)

De Blasio is expected to unveil a proposal for a new tax on the city's wealthiest residents--the funds will be used to pay for MTA upgrades (Gothamist)

A deep-dive into Manhattan's luxury real estate market shows when the best times to buy and sell were in the last 10 years (The Real Deal)

Talk about a commitment: In just 6 months, Airbnb has spent more than $400K on lobbyists in New York (NY Daily News)

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