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Quality of Life in Bedford - Stuyvesant : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Dec 20, 2009
Joseph Runfola answered:
One-, two-, and three-family homes run from $550,000 to $1 million. Co-ops can be more affordable than renting, especially if you're willing to live in a high-rise around Hall Street or in the Clinton Hill Cooperatives. Studio, $89,000 to $125,000; one-bedroom, $100,000 to $280,000; two-bedroom, $180,000 to $350,000. Buyers are most attracted to Clinton Hill's stunning mansions with rooms as wide as 30 feet. A lot of area owners are Pratt professors or former students who bought years ago for next to nothing. ... more
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Tue Jul 8, 2008
Michael Corley answered:
Hi JP,

I'm a real estate broker who grew up in Bedford Stuyvesant. There was a time when the neighborhood had a notorious history of criminality. However, over the last 12 or so years, the neighborhood has transformed itself into one of New York City's most desired neighborhoods to live in, and Brooklyn's fastest growing neighborhood.

Not to mention it's growing international reputation, as more and more people from Japan and Europe have made Bedford Stuyvesant a place to plant roots away from home,

But don't take my word for it. Visit the following web sites to learn more about the neighborhood:, and

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