Rents drop in New York City for second month straight

Bucking a state and national trend toward rising rental rates, New York City tallied its second-straight month of declines, according to Apartment List’s October rent report, released Wednesday. But don’t go signing a lease on that amenity-stuffed TriBeCa pied-à-terre just yet — the minuscule drop represents a measly $5 on the average $2,500 two-bedroom apartment …

Here’s the Soho condo Manafort allegedly used to launder money

The indicted and arrested former Trump campaign manager reportedly purchased the swank property at 29 Howard Street, Unit 4, in 2012, and Airbnb-ed it out …

Why an NYC listing agent became a buyer’s broker

Take the average real estate transaction and then imagine an exquisitely tricky minefield — that’s the situation that many buyers in the Big Apple are up against. Despite real estate apps galore, no magic bullet exists for putting together a successful offer on a Manhattan housing cooperative unit, for example, something that anyone who has been through will describe as a winding labyrinth …

Parental units: When real estate clients buy a home for their kid

If your first thought when an affluent client tells you they want to buy a home for a grown-up child is, “what a spoiled brat” — banish that attitude immediately. Because if you are a believer in the real estate market, (which you should be, right?), …

Halstead Property Report shows Manhattan apartments averaging $2 million

The average price for a Manhattan apartment pushed 18 percent up through the third quarter to $2,044,287, according to a new Halstead Property Report, which also revealed average price for condos in Manhattan toppled $3 million …

NYC foreclosures down since Q2 but up annually

New York City foreclosures saw monthly improvement in the third quarter, a new report shows, revealing fewer first-time scheduled auctions compared to the second quarter selling season …

Luxury listing: sun-drenched duplex in Turtle Bay

Full of light thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows in every room, this spacious duplex in Midtown Manhattan’s Turtle Bay neighborhood takes the natural rays a step further with an expansive private terrace. The home’s kitchen comes equipped with high-end…

Rent growth in New York City slows down

Although 2015 was a banner year for growth in some New York City submarkets, 2016 is not staying on the same track. A new StreetEasy report shows that rent prices have slowed to nearly half the pace of the same time last year in parts of the city …

Housing affordability plunges in the majority of markets, Attom says

Unfortunately for first-time buyers, housing affordability is worsening across many major real estate markets, according to a new report …

Housing affordability plunges in majority of markets, Attom says

Unfortunately for first-time buyers, housing affordability is worsening across many major real estate markets, according to a new report …