Float on this: Buying in a building with a pool may not be as elusive as you thought.

Who wouldn’t love to jump in a pool right now, skipping the long lines at city public pools? Home search platform Localize.city dove into the data for properties for sale (as July 16, 2019) with private pool access.  “In weather like this, it is certainly nice to live in a building with a pool, and … Continue reading Float on this: Buying in a building with a pool may not be as elusive as you thought.

Where the next generation of NYC soccer stars will learn to play the beautiful game

As thousands gathered in Lower Manhattan to cheer on the U.S. women’s soccer team on Wednesday morning, some local soccer upstarts shared the spotlight during the festivities. The girls varsity team from Hell’s Kitchen’s Beacon High School, recent Public School Athletic League champs, stood on the steps of City Hall with the world champions. None … Continue reading Where the next generation of NYC soccer stars will learn to play the beautiful game

Hudson Yards: Shiny, new, pricey… and still a major construction site

If you like living in shiny new high-end skyscrapers, Hudson Yards may be your best bet… except if you don’t like noise or want to live in a construction zone for the next few years. Localize.city, a real estate search platform that helps home hunters understand the pros and cons of every address, put together … Continue reading Hudson Yards: Shiny, new, pricey… and still a major construction site

Moving to a New Home? Don’t Let Jackhammers Surprise You After You Unpack

> One out of two homes on the market in Brooklyn are within 0.1 miles (roughly one Manhattan block) of a construction site, according to an analysis by Localize.city > Citywide, roughly 40 percent of properties on the market are near construction sites — many of which have not even broken ground yet > Brooklyn neighborhoods … Continue reading Moving to a New Home? Don’t Let Jackhammers Surprise You After You Unpack

What it costs to live near the top public elementary schools in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn

> You’ll pay more than $2 million for a two-bedroom near a top public school in Manhattan, while in Queens it will cost just over $400,000 > A whopping 36% ($850,000) is the premium you’ll typically pay for a three-bedroom in Manhattan near a top rated school, compared with three-bedrooms near “average” schools in the … Continue reading What it costs to live near the top public elementary schools in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn

Queens neighborhoods top the list in the first analysis of homes on the market with excessive airplane noise

> If you’re looking to rent or buy in Queens, you have a one in 10 chance of landing somewhere you’ll hear a near-constant roar of low-flying planes, according to a first of its kind analysis by real estate search platform Localize.city > Brookville, Howard Beach and Flushing had the highest percentage of homes for … Continue reading Queens neighborhoods top the list in the first analysis of homes on the market with excessive airplane noise

Best New York City Neighborhoods for College Grads

Finding your first New York City apartment after college graduation can be daunting, which is why recent grads often flock to neighborhoods with other recent grads. Many are looking for similar things: affordability, commute, nightlife options,  bikeability, safety, and a critical mass of other young people. Localize.city — a real estate website that shows the … Continue reading Best New York City Neighborhoods for College Grads

These New York City Hotels Haven’t Gotten the ‘Do Not Disturb’ Memo

Midtown’s Dream Hotel is anything but a dream for some. The Dream, located at 210 West 55th St., was ranked the noisiest hotel in New York City, according to an analysis of 311 noise complaints by  Localize.city, a real estate website that shows you the pros and cons of life at every NYC address. “By … Continue reading These New York City Hotels Haven’t Gotten the ‘Do Not Disturb’ Memo

How Safe Are Your Neighborhood Streets?

Localize.city identified the 20 most dangerous “neighborhood” intersections for pedestrians and cyclists. Many of these hot spots are clustered in North Corona, Williamsburg, Lower East Side and Ditmas Park When you’re looking to move, it is easy enough to look up the closest subway station, public school or playground. It’s harder to know, however, how … Continue reading How Safe Are Your Neighborhood Streets?