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NYC Suburbs See Condo-Buying Boom as Houses Get Too Pricey

  • City-dwellers seeking an escape are turning to smaller places
  • Condo deals jump in Greenwich, Westchester and Long Island
Long Island City Record Land Costs Mean Condos Are Coming Soon
Photographer: Victor J. Blue
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The homebuying boom in New York’s suburbs is spreading to condos.

Demand for single-family houses is still surging as the pandemic sends city-dwellers to the leafier outskirts in search of more space. While competition mounts for a dwindling supply of such properties, pushing prices out of reach, more buyers are taking a second look at apartments.