New York's CityRealty, which has been helping buyers and renters streamline their search for their New York City apartments since 1995, announced that they have launched a revamped, more comprehensive site which includes among its new features The CityRealty 100 Index that compares the top 100 “Blue Chip” properties in New York City and Google Earth video fly-through tours for select buildings and their surroundings.
CityRealty offers free, comprehensive tools and information to buyers and renters of New York City apartments that help them refine and speed their search to find the best apartment for their needs. The revised CityRealty website provides a rich mix of editorial reviews, data, imagery, and active listings that offer users a unique research environment for understanding the apartment properties they might consider.
A selection of key CityRealty features include:
The CityRealty 100
The CityRealty 100 ranks and tracks the performance of the top 100 “Blue Chip” condominiums in New York City.
Google Earth Aerial View Tours
CityRealty has developed Google Earth video fly-through for select buildings and their surroundings as well as interactive imagery that allow users to compare high-level building information and data within a photographic environment.
Editorial Building Reviews & Ratings
Buyers and renters have the ability to gain insight to buildings through unbiased building reviews and detailed ratings for more than 2,500 condominiums and co-ops and 500 rental buildings, written and rated by Carter Horsley, former New York Times and New York Post architecture critic for over 25 years.
Other CityRealty Indices
SmartMatch™ email is sent to registered users who opt to receive a daily summary of apartment listings that exactly match their selected search criteria. Users receive the SmartMatch™ email on days where there are new or modified listings that are a relevant match.
PerfectMatch™, CityRealty’s agent matching service, helps New York City apartment buyers and sellers find the right real estate agent with proven experience and a track record of success with exactly the type of apartment the client wants to buy or sell. CityRealty pre-screens and maintains detailed data on the activity of over 1,500 New York City real estate agents from the top brokerage firms.
“We are very pleased to announce our powerful new condominium and co-op research features for New York City apartment buyers,” said Jim Schoenberg, general manager of CityRealty. “Our aerial building tours and interactive imagery allow New York City apartment buyers to closely observe and compare significant condominiums and co-ops in context, visually, with the click of a mouse. Integrated historical sales and daily market price data helps buyers quantify trends and determine specific value of apartments with neighborhood indices, building-to-building comparisons, and tracked sales prices of individual apartment units.”