It’s a renter’s paradise in New York City right now. A bevy of price cuts and incentives make apartment hunting very dynamic, especially with inventory flush across all ranges of affordability. Here are 10 great NYC apartments for a February move-in, in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. See what kind of great deal you can score!
We start off strong in Brooklyn, where this lofted 1-bedroom with a private roof deck is super-popular. With high ceilings, a working fireplace, and in-unit laundry, it’s no wonder. The open kitchen with dishwasher and a half bath for guests put it over the top. It’s in a great location, too, near Fort Greene Park. Bouchra Lattef and Valerie Priso at BLS Realty are the listing agents.
Here’s a cool pick in Greenpoint, one of StreetEasy’s top neighborhoods to watch in 2021. With 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms over two floors, it’s a tremendous space for roomies looking to share. It’s got a bit of a quirky incentive package: Tenants pay $4,900 security and first month then pay $3,267 for the remaining 11 months. For four occupants, that brings the monthly freight to under $1K. Views of McCarren Park add to the appeal of this NYC apartment for a February move-in. Keon Wilson at EXR is the leasing agent.
Set right on the border where Boerum Hill meets Prospect Heights and Park Slope, this sweet 1-bedroom makes for a very convenient perch. The brand-new kitchen delivers a dishwasher, and the bathroom is freshly remodeled in subway tile. Speaking of subways, plenty of train options are just steps away. The net-effective rent is under $2,500. Nadia Bartolucci, Rachel Altschuler, and Ian Murphy at Douglas Elliman are the listing agents.
This bright and inviting studio is one of three units available at an amenity-laden new Bushwick building. Love the mood set by the double arched windows, light hardwoods, and high-end kitchen with dishwasher. This NYC apartment for a February move-in boasts a gym, a roof deck, parking, laundry, and more: Have it all! Listed by Motek Twito at Rentopia.
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In Manhattan, we head to the northern edge of NoMad for a fabulous deal. This NYC apartment for a February move-in features nice hardwoods and a spacious living room with a big, bright bay window that lets in tons of light. Plus, NoMad is one of the best neighborhoods in the city for shopping, eating, parks, and accessibility. Listed by Josh Sarnell at Compass.
When they say brownstone apartments are charming, this is what they mean! This unit boasts exposed brick, hardwoods, barrel-front windows, and a cute corner kitchen that’s been remodeled. It’s set on terrific, tree-lined West 82nd Street near Riverside Park. Laundry and extra storage are available. Martin Eiden at Compass has the listing.
Rentals in Chinatown are hard to come by, so expect keen interest in this 1-bedroom bordering Little Italy. A remodel delivers gleaming hardwoods and a new kitchen with pullout dishwasher. The L-shaped living room delivers flex space for a home office. Two months free on a 12-month lease bring the net-effective rent on this NYC apartment for a February move-in to just above $2K. Sandy Edry and Milton Coste at Keller Williams are the listing agents.
Smart shoppers will head to East Harlem for this sensational and well-priced unit at the Mirada. More of a large alcove studio than a 1-bedroom, it sports a loft-like interior with great natural light and an impressive open kitchen. The building offers an elevator and doorman in addition to parking and a gym. It’s also got a standout location just a few blocks from Museum Mile and Central Park. Listed by Ivana Lo Stimolo at Brown Harris Stevens.
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Luxuriate in Long Island City with this NYC apartment for a February move-in. There are windows galore, plus an open kitchen with dishwasher and a big bedroom with views. It’s all set in an amenity-filled building with a roof deck, shared backyard, and more that makes staying home the right call. Or Shemesh at Rentopia is the leasing agent.
We close out our tour of NYC apartments for a February move-in in Astoria. This bright and highly sharable 2-bedroom makes for a super deal. Completely renovated, with heat and hot water included, it’s an ocean of space in a very fun section of Queens. Both bedrooms have big windows and big closets, too. Panos Georgoulis at Pristine Property Solutions is the listing agent.
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