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Co-op City, New York, NY Local Area Information
What the Locals Think
The Bronx Score: 6.9 out of 10 Ranked 29th best city in New York
“Borough of Universities & Parks, Fantastic Public Tran…”
FACT: More park land than any borough.
FACT: More colleges and universities than any borough.
FACT: Best subway and commuter trains (very short commute to midtown).
FACT: Crime is way way way down in the borough and the neighborhoods in … Read more…
“Bronx minus South Bronx= Great NY city…”
Stay away from the South Bronx where there is low quality of life. The rest of the Bronx (Riverdale, Country Club, Schuylerville, Pelham etc) is better than Queens and Brooklyn New York. … Read more…
“The Home of the Bronx Bombers…”
The area around Yankee Stadium is not exactly the greatest looking place. The streets are lousy looking. Dirt and pollution are around. The subways are filthy. The only bright spot is right near the stadium where the grounds are clean. But whe… Read more…
“THE FAMOUS FORDHAM…”
Fordham Bronx is home to the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo and New York Botanical Garden. I have been to both places several times with and without my children and I loved it. The Botanical Garden is so romantic in the spring time…. Read more…
“Nicknamed “Cinema Island”…”
City Island has a very big nautical community. There are a number of yacht clubs, boatyards, and marinas. Majority of the restaurants here are seafood and or Italian restaurants. When I visited I found out that there is only one hotel here whi… Read more…
Ben Kubic is the co-founder and CEO of Virgent Realty, a technology-driven brokerage. In it's first month, Virgent was featured in Inman News and Product Hunt, and Ben sat on the Hybrid Broker panel at Inman Connect 2015 in SF. Ben received his MBA at Harvard Business School and his B.A. and B.S. at the University of Maryland.
Seth is a coder with a soft spot for the real estate industry. Before going all-in on geekery, he was a full time broker for more than 5 years. He sold his last real estate tech startup in 2012 and founded Hoverboard Labs, a freelance dev shop in San Diego, CA. Curb Call is the newest product about to come out of the oven.
Seth Williams (@retipsterseth , G+) is an experienced land investor, commercial real estate banker and residential income property owner. He is also Founder of the REtipster Blog - a real estate information hub offering real world guidance for part time real estate investors.
Sam DeBord is a former management consultant and web developer who writes for for Inman News and REALTOR® Magazine. He is Managing Broker for Seattle Homes Group with Coldwell Banker Danforth, and 2016 President-Elect of Seattle King County REALTORS®. You can find his team at SeattleHome.com and SeattleCondo.com.