Looking for an Apartment or Home in New York City—Try Brooklyn

9 Reasons to Move to (or Stay in) Brooklyn

Who's moving to Brooklyn? Everyone. College grads, young couples, new families, screenwriters, businesspeople, dreamers, graduate students, artists of all stripes, restaurateurs, professionals. Global citizens, immigrants and people from New Jersey. A decade ago, some Manhattanites wouldn’t be caught dead living in a brownstone in Carroll Gardens or Prospect Heights. The simple arithmetic of real estate has been a driving force; you can get more space and a better location in Brooklyn than in Manhattan. Brooklyn’s the place to be.

There are probably 100 reasons to move to Brooklyn. Here are nine.

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