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.

Trending in NYC Real Estate

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

The Best Street Art in NYC

Some of the best street art in the world is scattered throughout New York City. Many talented artists use the street as their canvas, freely sharing their work, and enlivening public spaces with their imaginative creations.

DwellingsNYC took photos of some of the best street art in New York City, including work from some of the top New York-based street artists– Dain, Dee Dee, Bradley Theodore and Emerson Cooper.