“Terrible,” said the owner of a Forest Hills title company, who noted few transactions, and a stalemate between owners who are in disbelief about current prices — and buyers who expect them to fall more.
“Great,” said a broker in Brooklyn Heights.
She focuses on rentals, which are booming.
Easier Way to Make $5k?
The rental math did seem compelling – at least if you use New York numbers.
So, if apartments rent for $3,500 a month (they do, in Brooklyn Heights), and agents collect a 12% commission, paid by the renter (they do in NY) . . . that comes to about $5,000.
And that’s without multiple showings, inspection issues, financing hurdles, complicated closings, etc.
Hmmm . . .