NYC Rent Hits An All-Time High
NEW YORK — It finally happened.
Writes The New York Times:
“The last time rents shot up in a similar fashion, they were tied to a strong economy, low unemployment and booming business on Wall Street.
“But this spring, Manhattan rental prices seem to be divorced from the larger economic picture. While the city has added jobs in recent months and growth in businesses like technology has helped make up for losses in the financial sector, much of country is still struggling.”
Brooklyn rents are a similar state, too.
In case you were wondering, that’s about six shares of Apple stock.
It’s no wonder more people who are able to do so are looking to buy.
If you decide to look for a new place to live, take a moment to look over tips for avoiding Craigslist apartment rental scams.
Or use a reputable broker.
Please feel free to share your feedback on how you’re coping with the rental rates in the comments below.