Perry Chance of Show Up Movers reported that the post had “increased its volume by at least 70 percent” over the past few months. “[People] The rich are leaving New York. Well, they are!
The area’s suburbs saw a 44 percent increase in home sales in July, with an astonishing 112 percent increase in Westchester County – the same month last year, Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraiser and Consultants reported. Manhattan property sales sank 56 percent.
The bureaus of Jersey and Connecticut are seeing the same. Heck, all kinds of brokers in the North Fork say the business is booming – because a long commute of more and more workers is no longer an issue, as they will work from home most of the time.
The exodus will increase the city’s revenue, but De Blasio is stuck to his old, old tune: “Help me tax the rich. Help me redistribute the funds, ”he told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer last week.
So much for his promise to become mayor for all New Yorkers: He will face the city no less than the face reality.