“There was a line of individuals ready downstairs to see the condo,” which was priced at $3,200 a month, Mr. Muzikowski mentioned. Although the couple had been paying $2,300 monthly in D.C., the rise felt justified.
Each agreed that the house owners had good style and that the condo was heat and exquisite. As a bonus, the condo got here full with 9 beneficiant cubby-like built-ins that surrounded the TV space in the lounge.
“It was the primary place we noticed that we may see ourselves residing in,” Ms. Niekrasz mentioned.
$3,200 | Midtown East, Manhattan
Emily Niekrasz, 30, and Garrett Muzikowski, 26
Occupations: Ms. Niekrasz is affiliate director of social media for the Museum of the Metropolis of New York. Mr. Muzikowski is a director at FTI, a world consulting agency
The placement: “I like having a base in the midst of Manhattan and that I can get wherever I have to go,” Mr. Muzikowski mentioned. “Plus, there’s the comfort of House Depot, Dealer Joe’s, and Entire Meals, that are in our neighborhood. We’ve additionally discovered our late-night bars and an area pizza place.”
Splitting the hire: “Once we lived in D.C., we break up the hire 50/50. Earlier than we moved, we talked about pricing, and $1,500 was my max,” Ms. Niekrasz mentioned. “If we had been going greater than that, and since he makes greater than me, he was going to cowl the remaining.” She now pays $1,500, and he $1,700. “It made be me really feel bizarre at first, however I’m getting extra comfy with it.”