Your New York vs. Non-New York Real-Estate Options

As New York real-estate prices continue their inexorable climb, those residents with masochistic tendencies cannot help but wonder what their money would fetch in other locales. Take a look at these side-by-side comparisons of similarly priced listings in New York City and less costly parts of the world.

As New York real-estate prices continue their inexorable climb, those residents with masochistic tendencies cannot help but wonder what their money would fetch in other locales. Take a look at these side-by-side comparisons of similarly priced listings in New York City and less costly parts of the world.

New York: A Lower East Side walkup with a bathtub in the kitchen, a roommate in the bathtub, and a court-ordered ankle monitor on the roommate. The building offers an eclectic array of neighbors, including a clog-dancing trio upstairs and a picture-hanging aficionado next door. Is that smell an illegally tapped gas line, or simply your downstairs neighbor’s farts (or could he be stewing cabbage)? In any event, matches are verboten.

Los Angeles: Make Silver Lake home in this midcentury-modern gem, featuring so many bedrooms that the architect himself lost count. In keeping with county law, Eames chairs are permanently installed in every room. The block is populated by the indie-rock idols of your adolescence, now drug-free and searching for new, sober friends. Don’t be confused if the house looks familiar—it has served as a location for several television programs about the Los Angeles creative class and their idiotic problems.

Read full article here: http://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/your-new-york-vs-non-new-york-real-estate-options

Related article: https://juliebrannan.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/the-greatest-city-in-the-world-a-real-estate-perspective/

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