New York, New York is the most populated city in the United States and also the most densely populated in the U.S. This means affordable space can be scarce. New York has many different neighborhoods ranging in price and character. That is why it is very important to consult with a gay realtor New York real estate expert who knows the city well and is capable of getting you the most space possible for your money in a LGBT friendly area.
Located on one of the world’s largest natural harbors it consists of five boroughs that include Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island. It is the most linguistically diverse city in the world with over 800 languages spoken and is an international center for culture, fashion, research, technology, education, finance and media.
Residents perceive Manhattan as the center of the city. In Manhattan there are many neighborhoods such as SoHo (which means South of Houston), Tribeca (Triangle Below Canal Street) and NoLita (which means North of Little Italy.) Harlem is named after a city in the Netherlands and Alphabet City is named in order of the alphabet. Greenwich Village, the West Village, the Lower East Side and Chelsea are neighborhoods that are very gay friendly. There are also many ethnic areas such as China Town and Washington Heights that have many residents from the Dominican Republic and Korea.
According to market trend and financial statistics from Trulia the average listing price of a home per square foot in New York was $1,075.00 which is an increase of 1.5% % compared to last year. The median sales price of a home as of November 2012 has not increased at all.
The area has many “movers and shakers” when it comes to property values. The average house listing price has risen in the NoLita are, where the average price of a home is $4,313,904, up by 19.9% since Oct of last 2011. By contrast the developing areas of Civic Center, Two Bridges, Midtown Center and Chinatown all have decreased listing prices. More posh areas such as the Upper East Side, the Upper West side and Clinton have also experienced drops of about 1% or less from last year’s average listing prices.
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