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Is anyone based out of NYC thinking of buying/ already bought a place outside in the burbs? What areas that are still accessible to the airports, would you recommend for under 500k?

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Forest Hills is great. Less than 20mins to LGA and JFK, 4 subway lines, 2 Long Island Railroad lines, close to city, and nice/quiet neighborhood. Unfortunately, minimum $1mil for a house but you can buy apartments for less.

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I personally like larchmont, mamaroneck, rye, harrison, greenwich, stamford - all on the coast. Once you cross into CT, you have lower taxes and express trains.

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Yeah I get that. Same for me. Stamford would prob be my top choice for those reasons, but I live on the other side of the world right now. Hope to see you there someday!

I am! Native NYC resident and thinking of buying a weekend place upstate or in western CT. Assume it’ll be a schlep to either EWR, LGA, or JFK. Oh well.

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Norwalk still has deals to be found and is on the north line

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Everywhere is accessible to the airport if the airport is EWR!

I find that it’s harder to get to EWR unless you’re in midtown or already in Jersey. I prefer JFK/ LGA

Any thoughts on Greystone? Think it’s the northern part of Yonkers and has nice condos with pools and balconies facing the river

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