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These are the best landlords in Brooklyn

When apartment hunting in New York City, you want to make sure your new building has one of the best landlords around.  Each year, New York City’s Public Advocate releases a list of the worst landlords in the five boroughs, a ranking of those who leave their tenants to live in dangerous...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:55am

One roommate saves you more than $12K a year on rent in NYC: Report

It’s the season of college graduation, which means thousands of students across the country are about to enter the real world, and surely some of them will end up in New York. But how will those new grads afford apartments here? The obvious answer is by getting some roommates, and a new...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:50pm

Investors reach deal to buy famed Plaza Hotel for $600M

A deal has been reached for two investors to buy New York City’s famed Plaza Hotel for $600 million, The New York Times reported, citing confirmation by an executive from Sahara Group, the seller. The years-in-the-making deal, first reported by The Real Deal, is slated to close June 25. The...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 12:22pm

Moving just two blocks across a neighborhood line could mean cheaper rent: Report

If you’re looking for a cheaper apartment, but don’t want to stray too far from the area in New York City you’ve come to love, here’s some good news: in some cases, just moving across the street could save you money in rent, according to a recent report. Real Estate site...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:25pm

Is subletting your ticket out of town for the summer?

Summers in New York City can be brutal, which is why so many New Yorkers often flock to anywhere else in search of a cool breeze and way less people. Though such a move isn’t possible for all of us thanks to things like jobs, budgets and that pesky apartment that won’t pay for itself...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:49am

New images of 3 World Trade Center released

As the June opening of 3 World Trade Center draws closer, new renderings of the gleaming blue building have been released. The new photos show what the interior and exterior of the 80-story skyscraper will look like. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, 3WTC is slated to open June 6. Upon...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

Tribeca remains city’s most expensive neighborhood: PropertyShark

Tribeca is one of New York City’s hottest neighborhoods — and it continues to be its most expensive when it comes to median home sales, according to new data from PropertyShark. Even with prices declining 30 percent year-over-year, Tribeca stayed at the top of the real estate’s...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:42pm

New renderings of Domino Park at Domino Sugar Factory site unveiled

Though it’s not slated to open until this summer, new renderings of Domino Park, the waterfront esplanade of the Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment, have been released by developer Two Trees Management. The quarter-mile Domino Park will open in June, ahead of the waterfront buildings that...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:04pm

Here’s the best time to buy that New York City apartment

If you’re ready to switch from being a renter to a homeowner in New York City, one of the best times of year to make that leap is right around the corner, according to a new report from StreetEasy. The study, which looked at how inventory, price cuts, the StreetEasy Price Index and time...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:00am

New female-centric co-working space coming to Williamsburg

Women-only co-working and social spaces are growing in popularity across the country, especially in New York City. For example, The Wing has expanded to three locations in just two years, including its first Brooklyn space, which launched Feb. 26. And come this summer, women will also have the...

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 5:03am

NYC has more gentrified zip codes than anywhere else in US: RentCafe

Gentrification is something many big cities across the U.S. face, but arguably not as much as here in New York City, where it’s not only been a hot-point issue for years, it’s also home to seven of the Top 20 fastest-gentrifying zip codes since the year 2000, according to a recent study...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 4:03pm

JPMorgan Chase going bigger, taller with new Midtown HQ

JPMorgan Chase is the country’s largest bank, and it’s about to get a lot bigger real estate-wise. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that JPMorgan will demolish its existing headquarters at 270 Park Ave. in favor of a brand-new tower as the first...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:27pm

Do love-themed street names equal real estate amore?

There are many factors that play into how a listing fares in New York’s real estate game, but being that today is Valentine’s Day, does love — as in love-themed street names — lead to amore when it comes to selling your home? Perhaps, according to new data from real estate...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:06am

Manhattan, Queens see record cuts in asking rents: Report

Looking for an apartment in Manhattan, Brooklyn or Queens? If so, you're in luck, as those boroughs have seen record rent cuts, according to StreetEasy. Asking rents for apartments in those boroughs saw dramatic price cuts at the end of 2017, according to StreetEasy’s latest...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:58am

The best New York City neighborhoods to grow your family

Growing your family is a life-changer that often comes with as many financial challenges as it does happy moments, especially here in New York City when it’s time to look for that inevitable bigger apartment. With 68 percent of city parents more likely to rent than own, StreetEasy just...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 11:17am

Loftey is on a mission to end New York real estate’s ‘bait-and-switch’

The “bait-and-switch” is an unfortunate rite of passage many New Yorkers face when it comes to renting an apartment in the city. Surely you or someone you know have fallen prey to this real estate tactic that often includes fake listings, “just rented” apartments, high...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 9:20am

West Harlem is StreetEasy’s No. 1 neighborhood to watch in 2018

West Harlem, all eyes will be on you in 2018. The neighborhood made up of Morningside Heights, Manhattanville and Hamilton Heights has claimed the top spot in StreetEasy’s newly released “Neighborhoods to Watch in 2018” list. West Harlem, which saw “tremendous”...

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 7:00am

2018 will be year of the renters, StreetEasy predicts

We’ve heard countless politicians and advocates say public transportation is the lifeblood of New York City recently, but is it — and its near-daily issues — so important to New Yorkers that it affects the real estate market? Yes, according to StreetEasy’s newly released...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:03am

This is Jersey City’s most expensive rental listing ever

A new luxury rental just hit the market with a $10,995 monthly price tag, and — surprise! — it’s not in one of New York City’s five boroughs. Meet Penthouse Five at The Ellipse in the Newport section of Jersey City. Penthouse Five officially hit the market on Thursday and...

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:40pm

5 Manhattan West goes from eyesore to eye candy

450 W. 33rd St. has been one of New York City’s most curious architectural wonders since its completion in 1969, but thanks to a $350 million renovation, it likely won’t be called “the elephant’s foot” any longer. The building in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards was...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:14pm