Upper East Side »

These Boutique Businesses Help City Families Flee to the Suburbs

More city residents move to the 'burbs than vice versa and luxury firms are helping fuel the pipeline.

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Greenwich Village »

Is Your Home Toxic? NYC Lab Works to Expose Unsafe Building Materials

The Healthy Material Labs, led by Parsons, is focusing on safer, more affordable building products.

Upper West Side »

Rent-Controlled Tenants Not Covered by City's Historic Rent Freeze

Rent-controlled tenants face as much as 7.5 percent annual rent increases, despite a touted rent freeze.

Williamsburg »

Loft Tenants Get Another Shot at Legalizing Their Homes

Albany re-opened Loft Law applications, creating a path for illegal lofts to become rent stabilized.

Park Slope »

Here's Why Brokers Say Staging Your Home Will Help It Sell Faster

Staging apartments has become critical for selling homes fast and for higher prices, brokers say.

Upper West Side »

6 Tips for Evaluating Local Schools Before Moving

If you're looking to relocate to a better school district, here's how you should do your research.

TriBeCa »

How Not to Kill All Your Plants: Green Thumb Advice for Your Apartment

Get some plant life into your apartment with a little help from the experts.

Central Harlem »

Bidding Wars: Bigger Price Jumps and Faster Deals Are Trending, Brokers Say

Brokers are seeing buyers bid in increments of $50,000 and $100,000 when homes are priced "well."

Gowanus »

Big Furniture, Tiny Spaces: The Eternal Struggle of Moving in NYC

Fitting big furniture in tiny NYC apartments is rarely easy, but that doesn't stop people from trying.

Upper West Side »

MAP: See the Most Popular Neighborhoods for Working From Home

More New Yorkers are opting to work from home and in co-working spaces.

Greenpoint »

How Schools' French Dual-Language Programs Are Changing NYC Neighborhoods

Carroll Gardens, Greenpoint and other areas attract families to their French dual language programs.

Long Island City »

How Artists Are Trying to Keep NYC Real Estate Affordable

Three artist-led projects aim to create affordable space for artists and others in the city.

Park Slope »

How Grassroots Efforts Are Making Solar Energy Affordable

Community solar campaigns try to get a critical mass of customers to bring installation prices down.

TriBeCa »

$1M Parking Spaces Among High-End Amenities For Cars at Manhattan Apts.

$1 million parking spots, grand motor courts and other high-end car amenities at new Manhattan condos.

Chelsea »

How Green Card-Seeking Investors from China Are Fueling NYC Construction

The federal EB-5 program awards visas to immigrants investing $500,000 in job-creating projects.