Category: LIC Real Estate Listings

Rental competitivity report shows high demand in NYC


Sep. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to RentCafe’s latest rental competitivity report, New York City has been facing rising competition when it comes to apartments. This surge is due in large part to Manhattan and Brooklyn both placing among the report’s top 20 rental markets. In this report, 139 markets in the United States where data was available were studied by RentCafe. Five relevant metrics to rank the nation’s hottest renting spots in peak season were used. These were the number of days apartments stayed vacant, the percentage of apartments that were occupied by renters, how many renters applied for the same…
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Douglas Elliman report shows new highs for rent in northwest Queens


Sep. 18, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The August 2023 rental market report from Douglas Elliman Real Estate showed that northwest Queens was experiencing new highs in average rent per square foot, average rental price and median rental prices. At the same time, lease signings continued to drop. Year-over-year, the median rental price rose 27.2%, to $3,900. This is also 31.8% higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic. The average rental price increased 27.3%, from $3,368 in Aug. 2022 to $4,287. The average rent price per square foot in northwestern Queens went up 23%, from $53.19 to $65.43. The net effective median…
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New York ranks fourth among states in credit card debt increase: report


Sep. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report put together by WalletHub, New York has experienced the fourth-highest increase in credit card debt among all states in the second quarter of 2023. This conclusion was reached based upon data recently released by the Federal Reserve, as well as data from TransUnion and the United States Census Bureau. The average credit card debt in the state of New York increased by $2,821,527,680 in the second quarter of 2023, ranking as the fourth-highest in the nation. Only California ($5,412,310,336), Texas ($3,944,711,993) and Florida ($3,087,038,580) experienced a larger increase. The total…
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August real estate report shows continued increase in rent in Queens

Sep. 5, 2023 By Ethan Marshall MNS Real Estate’s recently released rental report for the month of August in 2023 shows that the average rent price in Queens is still rising. According to the data collected, the average rent has risen 2.81% from July to August, from $2,735 to $2,811. Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units…
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Report ranks New York as slowest state to sell realty

Sep. 5, 2023 By Ethan Marshall After analyzing data from Zillow that details the average time it takes to close a sale in each state, RubyHome Realty concluded that New York is the slowest state in which to sell realty. The compiled data determined that the nationwide average time it takes to close a sale is 33.5 days. According to the data for 2023, it takes an average of 59.83 days for homes in New York state to be sold. Despite this large average, it actually presents an improvement from the same time in 2022. Since last year, the average…
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Queens rises in ranks for rental activity in August: report

Aug. 31, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to the latest rental activity report from Rent Cafe, Queens experienced the 13th-most rental activity in August 2023 among 150 cities in the United States included in this report. Queens climbed six spots from its August 2022 ranking. The sudden and drastic rise experienced by Queens was thanks…
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NYC leads nation in apartment construction in 2023: report

Aug. 30, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report from Rent Cafe, New York City has retained its title as No. 1 in apartment construction thus far in 2023. The report estimates that at least 33,000 new rental units are set to be opened this year. Of these units expected to be completed before the end of the year, most of them are either in Brooklyn, Manhattan or Queens. Brooklyn has the most at 9,825, followed by Queens (4,430) and Manhattan (3,770). The Bronx and Staten Island were not included in the metro data set for New York City….
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NYC one of most expensive weekend city breaks in country, according to study

Aug. 23, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A study conducted by the travel information site Scott and Yanling concluded that New York City is the second-most expensive city in the United States where people can take weekend getaways. Scott and Yanling concluded it costs $1,291 to spend the weekend in New York City. The study was…
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Average rent prices in Queens increased in July: report

Aug. 17, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a recent report posted by M.N.S. Real Estate, Queens neighborhoods have experienced a .35% increase in average rent price in July 2023 compared to June. The average rent price went up from $2,725 to $2,735, according to the M.N.S. report. Despite the increase in rental prices in…
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