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Rental price growth in NYC slows for first time since pandemic: report


Dec. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The year-over-year rent growth for the month of November in New York City was 2.9%, marking the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic that it rose less than 3%, according to a new report. The real estate firm StreetEasy released the report that found the median rent fell from $3,600 in November 2022 to $3,500 last month. The slower rent growth is reflective of more homes being available for rent across the city, according to StreetEasy. Year-over-year, rentals on the market increased 8.6% in the city from 29,511 last year to 32,049 in November…
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Real estate firm predicts slowing of rent growth in NYC in 2024

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Dec. 4, 2023 By Ethan Marshall There is an expectation that the growth of rent in New York City will be much slower in 2024, according to the housing market predictions made by the real estate firm StreetEasy. At the same time, the report predicts that there will continue to be more demand for homes in the city than the amount of units available and thus preventing rents from falling. While the expectation is that inventory in New York City will further grow in 2024, it will still be smaller than the pre-pandemic levels. As a result, the rent growth…
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One in three NYC homes on the market don’t sell: report


Nov. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A study conducted by the New York City real estate firm StreetEasy concluded that 35.7% of previously-owned New York City homes on the market don’t get sold. StreetEasy also concluded that the average listing spends a median of 89 days on the market in New York City, compared to…
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These Queens neighborhoods are among most in-contract homes for month of September: report


Oct. 11, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to StreetEasy’s September Market Report, the Queens neighborhoods of Flushing, Forest Hills and Long Island City are among those with the most homes entering contracts in all of New York City for the month of September. Long Island City and Forest Hills tied for the third-most, with Flushing placing not far behind them at fifth. Both Forest Hills and Long Island City had 38 homes in contract during September 2023. During that time, the median asking price for homes in contract was $439,500 in Forest Hills and $1,164,636 in Long Island City. Of…
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These Queens neighborhoods among top 10 most affordable to buy home in NYC: report


Oct. 10, 2023 By Ethan Marshall StreetEasy identified the 23 New York City neighborhoods that have the lowest barrier to entry to become a homeowner, with 12 Queens neighborhoods making the list, including six in the top 10 for lowest median asking price. All of the neighborhoods on the list require a monthly carrying cost less than the citywide median rent of $3,500 and a minimum down payment of less than $100,000. According to StreetEasy’s analysis, buying a home in any of the 23 neighborhoods listed would require a minimum annual household income below $150,000. For two of the neighborhoods,…
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Manhattan and LIC experiencing some of the highest rental inventory growth: report

Sept. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report from StreetEasy, Manhattan is experiencing the largest increase in rental inventory among all the boroughs in New York City. Five of the 10 neighborhoods across the city going through the fastest growth are in Manhattan. Additionally, Long Island City made the list as the lone… Read more »

Ridgewood and Sunnyside among best cyclist neighborhoods in NYC: StreetEasy

Aug. 31, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Queens neighborhoods of Ridgewood and Sunnyside were included among StreetEasy’s list of the eight best neighborhoods in New York City for cyclists. These neighborhoods’ inclusion on the list is based on a number of factors. Along with the other areas of the city included on this list, Ridgewood…
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Queens passes Brooklyn as most-competitive rental market: report

Jun. 20, 2023 By Julia Moro StreetEasy data found that competition in May was toughest in Queens, where the average listing received 133% more inquiries compared to May 2019, more than double the pre-pandemic level. StreetEasy credits this surge to New Yorkers looking for more affordable homes across the city, leading to intense competition in…
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