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Westchester’s Suburban Homes Are Still the Rage as NYC Reopens

  • Sales jump 37%, sending listings to lowest level since 2001
  • Buyers are willing to pay a premium for spacious properties
RF Yonkers

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New Yorkers may be getting set to return to their Manhattan offices, but demand for Westchester’s suburban homes is still on fire.

Completed sales of single- and multifamily houses, co-ops and condos totaled 2,489 in the first quarter, up 37% from a year earlier, appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate said in a report Thursday. The deals pushed the supply of listings in the county down 17% to 2,533, the fewest since the end of 2001.