Summertime, and the renting is easy … and more 

August 25, 2008 09:53AM

  • 1. Despite low vacancy rates, New York City still has thousands of rentals on the market [NYT]
  • 2. Renting a home for sale can help attract buyers [NYT]
  • 3. More on Marisa Lago, the new president and chief executive officer of the Empire State Development Corp. [NYDN]
  • 4. A look Highlands, N.J. [NYT]
  • 5. East Houston Street is changing [NYT]
  • 6. The national real estate market’s recovery could be painful and long [NYT]
  • 7. For years, U.S. borrowers treated increasing property prices as an excuse to not save [NYT]
  • 8. A look at the end of the L line in Canarsie [NYT]
  • 9. City Winery is set to open at 143 Varick Street [Post]
  • 10. A state worker has been charged with selling lists of rent-stabilized tenants to developers [Post]
  • 11. Mayor Bloomberg says the Deutsche Bank building’s demolition might miss its latest deadline [Post]
  • 12. Some new housing data that will be released this week could offer a glimmer of hope [WSJ]
  • 13. A look at Court Street, between Bay and Creamer, in Red Hook [Metro]
  • 14. Sales of existing U.S. houses probably rose in July from a 10-year low [Bloomberg]