Almost Half of Americans Have Regrets About Their Home Purchase

Forty-four percent of homeowners have regrets about their most recent home purchase or the process they went through when buying it according to a survey by Trulia.

The biggest regret was not buying the right home size according to 42% of the 2,000 people surveyed, with a third of homeowners wishing they had bought a bigger home.

Top Art Deco-Designed Residential Buildings in NYC

There are hundreds of Art Deco buildings of all types in New York City; the majority of them were built in the 20s and 30s.

Several Art Deco-designed residential buildings in NYC are on Central Park West, the most architecturally distinct area in all of New York City.

The Gates Art Installation in Central Park NYC

In remembrance of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s “The Gates,” an art installation erected in NYC’s Central Park in February 2005.

The series of 7,503 gates extended 23 miles along the pathways in Central Park, flowing like a tangerine-colored stream and enlivening the bare winter landscape with their free-hanging saffron-colored fabric panels.

Buying VS Renting in NYC

Whether you should buy or rent in NYC depends upon how much money you have, what building you are buying into, and how long you plan to own the property.

StreetEasy developed a “tipping point” metric that approximates the number of years it would take for the costs of owning a home to equal the costs of renting a comparable one in the same area.

Closing Costs NYC: For Buyers & Sellers

Closing costs for buying an apartment in NYC is approximately 2% to 4% of the purchase price. Closing costs for selling an apartment in NYC is approximately 8% to 10% of the purchase price. The general costs associated with the purchase or sale of a condominium or co-op apartment in NYC is provided by DwellingsNYC.

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Some of the top trends in the NYC residential real estate market.