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Oct 24, 2019, 05:00 ET NYC Sales Inventory Hits Record as Sellers Refuse to Ease Prices

The number of homes for sale reached new highs in Brooklyn and Queens and jumped to near-highs in Manhattan, according to the Q3 2019 StreetEasy...


Sep 19, 2019, 05:00 ET As NYC Home Prices Plunge, Rents Rise at Fastest Rates Since 2016

The NYC rental market continues to move in the opposite direction of the weakening sales market, with rents across the city rising at their fastest...


Aug 22, 2019, 05:00 ET NYC Sellers Offer Fewer Price Cuts Despite a Surplus of Homes for Sale

Though the NYC sales market continued to slow in July, sellers offered fewer discounts than they did earlier in the summer, according to the July...


Jul 25, 2019, 05:00 ET NYC Sales Market Strengthens, But Inventory Surplus Remains

With a higher New York City mansion tax looming, buyers and sellers rushed to close deals on expensive homes in the second quarter of 2019, driving...


Jun 20, 2019, 05:00 ET Queens Sees Record Number of Home Sales as Buyers Seek Value

The number of home sales in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens rose in May, with Queens seeing the largest spike: a 25.6% annual increase, according to...


May 23, 2019, 05:00 ET Wave of NYC Home Sales May Point to Strengthening Market

The number of for-sale homes going into contract spiked in April, particularly in Manhattan, an indicator that the NYC sales market may be...


Apr 18, 2019, 05:00 ET NYC Rents Hit All-Time Highs as Discounts Diminish

As the New York City sales market continued to weaken in the first quarter of 2018, asking rents across the city rose to record highs, according to...


Mar 21, 2019, 05:00 ET Manhattan Homes Linger on Market, Forcing Sellers to Cut Prices

Many sellers across the city cut prices on their homes this February as winter brought a chill to the sales market. In Manhattan, more than one in...


Feb 20, 2019, 05:00 ET Manhattan Rents Hit All-Time High as Sales Prices Drop at Fastest Pace on Record

The rental market remained hot this January as the weakening home sales market motivated many would-be buyers to rent instead. While strong demand...


Jan 22, 2019, 18:30 ET StreetEasy Unveils New Platform to Improve Listing Input and Management

Today, StreetEasy®, New York City's leading real estate marketplace, unveiled Listing Tools, a new platform to make it easier for agents to enter and ...


Jan 18, 2019, 05:00 ET NYC Home Surplus Builds as Overpriced Inventory Lingers on Market

Last quarter, the number of homes for sale grew at double-digit rates in all five boroughs for the first time ever. In Manhattan, sales inventory...


Dec 19, 2018, 05:00 ET Manhattan Buyers Gain Leverage as Home Prices Drop to 2015 Levels

The New York City sales market shifted further in favor of buyers this November, particularly in Manhattan, according to the November 2018 StreetEasy ...


Nov 29, 2018, 05:00 ET Record High Sales Inventory and a New Tech Workforce Will Alter the NYC Real Estate Market in 2019

Between transportation shake-ups, interest rates and inventory on the rise, and an anticipated influx of tech job seekers, the NYC real estate...


Nov 15, 2018, 05:00 ET New York City Rents Rise in October, Defying Typical Autumn Chill

The New York City rental market stayed hot in October, resisting the fall season's typical cooldown, according to the October 2018 StreetEasy Market...


Oct 25, 2018, 05:00 ET Manhattan Home Prices See Largest Drop Since Financial Crisis

As summer came to a close, dynamics in the NYC real estate market continued to pivot in buyer's favor, particularly in Manhattan. The StreetEasy...


Sep 26, 2018, 05:00 ET Queens Prices Reach New Highs Despite Broader NYC Slowdown

Home prices in Queens rose 7.1 percent since last year, reaching a new high of $536,028, according to the August 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsi....


Sep 18, 2018, 05:00 ET NYC Home Prices Rose Nearly 30 Percent Since Their Financial Crisis Low

Key Findings: NYC home prices have more than recovered since the housing bust, increasing nearly 30 percent (28.5 percent) from their crisis low in...


Aug 27, 2018, 08:00 ET New York City Rents Rising Fastest in Neighborhoods With Families

Rents in New York City have increased 31 percent since 2010, according to the StreetEasy Rent Index. Some neighborhoods saw rents rise as little as...


Aug 22, 2018, 05:00 ET Rental Discounts are Scarce Amidst Strong Summer Demand

Heightened competition during peak moving season has given the rental market a boost in July, as a rush of new residents arrive in the city and...


Jul 25, 2018, 05:00 ET A Flood of New Home Inventory Leads to the Most Discounts Since the Financial Crisis

Sales inventory reached new highs across the city over the last quarter, leading to a record number of homes offering price cuts in Manhattan and...


Jun 21, 2018, 05:00 ET Manhattan Sales Inventory Rises at Fastest Pace on Record

Home prices and sales inventory spiked in May, with inventory across the city reaching all-time highs, according to the May 2018 StreetEasy Market...


May 24, 2018, 05:00 ET Strong Demand Pushes Up Rents Ahead of Peak Rental Season

Ahead of peak rental season, apartment shoppers can expect to see slightly higher rent prices than last year, particularly in areas with lower-priced ...


Apr 26, 2018, 05:00 ET Prices Hit Record Highs in One Out of Three Brooklyn Neighborhoods

The lack of affordable homes in the city has pushed the median price of properties on the market to new highs, particularly in Brooklyn. Home prices...


Mar 29, 2018, 06:00 ET North Brooklyn Rents See Discounts Ahead of L Train Shutdown

As the April 2019 shutdown of the L train looms closer, North Brooklyn rents continue to decline, according to the February 2018 StreetEasy® Market...


Feb 28, 2018, 06:00 ET Queens Sales Prices Hit All-Time High as Rents Fall to 2015 Levels

New York City began the New Year with stagnant rents in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and falling rents in Queens, according to the January 2018...