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Jan 29, 2016, 05:00 ET

Manhattan and Brooklyn Prices End 2015 at Record Highs

Key facts for Q4 2015: - Manhattan's median resale price rose 7.1 percent from last year to $1,002,008, a record high and the first time...

Dec 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Manhattan Sales Inventory Falls to Historic Low in November

Key facts – November 2015: - Manhattan's sales inventory fell 14.3 percent from October to 7,293 units, the lowest level on...

Dec 15, 2015, 08:00 ET

StreetEasy Predicts Queens Will See Demand Surge in 2016; Brooklyn Will Remain the Most Unaffordable Rental Market in New York City

While housing costs will remain high in New York City, StreetEasy predicts that buyers and renters will see slower price growth in 2016. The median...

Dec 09, 2015, 06:00 ET

StreetEasy Among 2015's 100 Best Companies to Work for in New York City

StreetEasy®, New York City's leading real estate marketplace, has been named one of Crain's New York Business Best Places to Work...

Nov 23, 2015, 05:00 ET

Upper Manhattan Sales Prices Growing Three Times Faster Than Manhattan

Key facts – October 2015: - Resale prices in the Upper Manhattan submarket increased 20.4 percent year-over-year, more than triple...

Nov 19, 2015, 08:00 ET

StreetEasy Introduces Neighborhood Experts

 Today, StreetEasy®, New York City's leading real estate marketplace, is introducing Neighborhood Experts, a new advertising program for...

Oct 30, 2015, 05:00 ET
Murray Hill leads Manhattan neighborhoods in rent growth, according to the Q3 2015 StreetEasy Market Reports.

Manhattan Rents Grow at Fastest Pace in Seven Years

Key facts for Q3 2015: - The Manhattan median rent increased 9.5 percent year-over-year to a record high $3,339, the fastest pace rents...

Sep 25, 2015, 07:00 ET

Brooklyn Overtakes Manhattan as Home to Most Competitive Rental Market in August

Key facts - The fastest-moving neighborhoods for rentals in August were Brooklyn's Midwood and Prospect Park South, with rentals spending...

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...