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Aug 27, 2015, 05:00 ET

Upper Manhattan Resale Prices Surge in July, Fuel Another Record-Setting Month for Manhattan Prices

Key facts: - The Manhattan Price Index grew 6.3 percent from last year to a record high of $983,207, though at a slower pace compared to...

Jul 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Buyers Pay Record-High Prices for Homes in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Key facts: - Despite prices reaching new highs, price growth in both boroughs has slowed. The median Manhattan sales price, as tracked by...

Jun 26, 2015, 05:00 ET

Manhattan Condo Prices Hover at Record Highs; Inventory Drops in May

Key facts: - According to the StreetEasy Condo Price Index, condo resale prices remain at a record high 11.6 percent above their previous...

Jun 19, 2015, 05:00 ET
Figure 1: Mortgage Application Denial Rate by Racial/Ethnic Group.

Black and Hispanic Applicants in New York City Twice as Likely as White Applicants to be Denied Home Loans

Key facts: - Black and Hispanic applicants are disproportionately denied conventional loans in New York City,...

May 22, 2015, 09:00 ET

April Brings Wave of New Inventory to Manhattan Condo Market

Key facts: - Seasonal boost in newly listed inventory drove overall inventory up nearly 4 percent from March. - 930 condo units...

Apr 23, 2015, 13:00 ET

StreetEasy and Zillow New York Named Among Top 10 Best Companies to Work for in New York State

The Zillow-StreetEasy office in New York City was recognized as one of the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the New York State...

Apr 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

All Eyes on Spring: Manhattan Inventory Sees Rare Dip in First Quarter of 2015; Price Growth Continues as Market Awaits Spring Inventory Boost

Key facts: - Manhattan quarterly inventory hits the lowest level ever recorded by StreetEasy with just 10,243 units on the market in the...

Mar 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
Manhattan condo inventory hit a record low in February with just 3,175 units on the market.

Manhattan Condo Inventory Hits Record Low in February as Pending Sales Surge

Key facts: - Manhattan condo inventory fell 2.4 percent from January, hitting a record low of just 3,175 units on the market. -...

Mar 18, 2015, 09:37 ET

StreetEasy Launches Building Experts

 Today, StreetEasy®, the leading New York City real estate marketplace, introduces Buildings Experts, a new advertising program that...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
StreetEasy's first-ever advertising campaign, "Live As You Please," depicts how challenging it can be to find a home in New York City.

StreetEasy Debuts First-Ever Advertising Campaign in New York City

 Today, StreetEasy®, the leading New York City real estate marketplace, is rolling out its first-ever print advertising campaign, titled...

Mar 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
According to StreetEasy, March is the best month to list homes in Queens and Manhattan. Brooklyn sellers should list in February and Bronx sellers should list in April.

March is the Best Month to List Homes in Queens and Manhattan; Bronx Sellers Should Aim for April

 March is the optimal time for sellers in Manhattan and Queens to list their property to ensure the quickest sale and fewest discounts,...

Feb 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Winter Chill Continues for Manhattan Condo Market

Key facts: - Just 310 Manhattan condos went into contract in January, representing a 6.3 percent decline in pending sales from December...

Feb 23, 2015, 09:00 ET

StreetEasy Launches StreetEasy Blog

 StreetEasy®, New York City's leading real estate marketplace, unveiled StreetEasy Blog, a new home for the latest StreetEasy...

Jan 30, 2015, 12:38 ET

Manhattan Condo Prices Reach Record High in Final Quarter of 2014; Price Increases Expected to Slow in 2015

Key facts: - Manhattan condo prices rose 8.4 percent in 2014 to a record high, ending 2014 with 24 consecutive months of price growth....

Jan 28, 2015, 12:00 ET
StreetEasy launches new 3-D floor plans for select for-sale listings in New York City.

StreetEasy Users Can Now Shop for Homes in 3-D

 Today, StreetEasy®, New York City's leading real estate marketplace, unveiled new interactive 3-D floor plans for select listings,...

Dec 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Winter Seasonality Causes Manhattan Condo Inventory and Sales Activity to Fall; Expect Market Chill to Continue Into 2015

Key facts: - Total number of condos available in November fell 7.9 percent from October. - Pending sales in November were down 26.1...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
StreetEasy predicts New York City's hottest neighborhoods of 2015.

StreetEasy: In 2015, Manhattan Condo Prices Will Increase at Half This Year's Pace; Brooklyn Will Be the Most Unaffordable Rental Market in New York City

While constrained inventory and high demand in Manhattan will carry over from 2014, StreetEasy predicts Manhattan condo sales prices will increase...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
Homebuyers in the Manhattan condo market appeared to be taking advantage of two months of modest inventory gains and faltering price growth in October, giving pending sales of condos a 31 percent surge from September. This was the largest monthly increase in pending sales since May 2013, according to the October StreetEasy Manhattan Condo Market Report.

Manhattan Condo Market Sees Flurry of Activity From Buyers and Sellers Ahead of the Slower Winter Season

Key facts: - Pending condo sales, or condos that entered into contract, surged 31 percent from September, the largest monthly gain since...

Oct 31, 2014, 09:00 ET

Manhattan Inventory Remains Tight for Buyers, Co-op Supply Shrinks by More Than 10 Percent

Key facts: - Manhattan inventory across all home types (condos, co-ops and townhouses) fell 6 percent from the second to the third quarter...

Oct 01, 2014, 09:00 ET

Zillow and StreetEasy Expand to New Office in Manhattan; Named Among New York City's 2014 Best Places to Work

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z), the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today announced it's expanding into larger offices in...