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High-renters in NYC - they've money to buy, but they ask 'why?'

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 05:50

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Mr Brown (above) in the Kips Bay apartment he rents in New York. Buying an apartment in the city is a marker of success for some residents, but plenty of people are like Mr Brown - they have the wherewithal but not the will.

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Ms Bradshaw in the Midtown East apartment she rents.

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Mr Ceurvorst in the Wall Street apartment he rents.

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SINCE moving to New York City 16 years ago, Timothy Brown has lived in seven rentals, a succession of studios and one-bedrooms in Brooklyn, Chelsea, Murray Hill and now Kips Bay, where he has been subletting in a post-war high-rise condo for the past three years.

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