Numbers to know: Dumbo has the most expensive rentals in Brooklyn, the Atelier is the luxury condo with the most listings … and more

By Hayley Kaplan | June 13, 2013 02:30PM

“Numbers to know” is a weekly web feature that catalogues the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics. Look just across the East River for the most expensive rentals in Brooklyn, the Atelier is the luxury condo that has the most available apartments and the Dwight School celebrates its new athletic facility.

$19.95 million
The price of the most expensive contract signed during the week of June 3 to 9, a brownstone at 47 West 70th Street [Olshan Luxury Market Report]

40,000
Square feet of the Dwight School’s new athletic center in East Harlem, which celebrated its opening on Wednesday [Dwight School]

18,000
“Borough taxis” that will begin picking up people in Northern Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island [Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Office] 

$5,373
Median monthly rent of a Tribeca/Soho apartment — the most expensive neighborhood for rental apartments in the city [Citi Habitats]

$2,650
Average monthly rent of a studio apartment in Dumbo — the most expensive neighborhood for rentals in Brooklyn [MNS]

50
Apartments listed at the Atelier — the most of any luxury condo in Manhattan [CityRealty]

24.1 percent
Decline in home offers nationwide between the third and fourth week in May [Redfin]

11
Percentage of residential properties in the New York area with underwater mortgages [CoreLogic]

3.39
Percentage of 30-year fixed mortgage rates — now at a 15-month high [Zillow]

2
Percentage increase in foreclosures nationwide in May, compared to the previous month, most likely caused by an 11 percent month-over-month increase in bank repossessions [RealtyTrac]