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Most Americans claim they live in the ‘burbs, including 18% of New Yorkers

It turns out the U.S. is a majority-suburban country, according to the responses to a new question in HUD’s...

Why Westchester homes are getting battered by “dramatic price reductions”

UPDATED, Aug. 7, 12:37 p.m.: Westchester residents, many trying to avoid the hefty tax bill that 2018 promises, are finding...

Long Island Cheat Sheet: Douglas Elliman ranks as top resi brokerage in LI, three Smithtown sites move toward redevelopment … & more

Douglas Elliman leads all residential brokerages on Long Island With $4.24 billion in sales in 2017, Douglas Elliman remains the largest residential brokerage on...

Cruisin’ the ‘burbs: City dwellers are looking out for a deal in these 10 secondary markets

(Credit: GIPHY) As home prices continue to rise and listings dwindle, more and more people are looking for a new pad in suburbia or...

Why increasing numbers of New Yorkers are calling it quits on city life

According to realtors, there’s a great exodus from New York City that can be measured in New Jersey commuters....

Multifamily investors head to the ‘burbs in search of yield

Some institutional investors are turning to the suburbs for yield now that the urban luxury apartment boom is tapering...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Stamford rental building trades for $25M, controversial White Plains school plan gets a green light … & more

From the archives: The king of suburbia

William Levitt’s legacy goes beyond any one office or apartment building. The developer’s single-handed creation of Levittown, Long Island, right after World War II laid the groundwork for modern-day suburbia and spawned thousands of...

Greed is good — even in suburbia

Big companies banking on homeownership rates staying low are scooping up suburban single-family homes across the country. Firms like American Homes 4 Rent, Colony Starwood Homes, Progress Residential and Streetlane Homes have spent $40...

Chinese investors chase deals, trophy homes into the ‘burbs

Chinese buyers have become a major force in the city’s real estate market in recent years. But now, Chinese...

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