Surprises for Manhattan’s Foreign Buyers

Posted by Wei Min Tan on October 30, 2017

Publication:  Brick Underground


Summary:  Brokers are interviewed about what foreigners did not know about New York City real estate.  Williamsburg is not in Manhattan.  “The city” is not the five boroughs.


Someone from Hong Kong is usually surprised at how much bigger apartments here are.  A studio in Manhattan is the size of a two-bedroom in Hong Kong.​ —​​ Wei min Tan, broker at Rutenberg Realty


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New York, NY 10022

About Wei Min

  • Focuses on investors of Manhattan condominiums, interviewed by CNBC, CNN, Wall Street Journal, New York Times
  • Ex-Citibanker, managed $500 million portfolio
  • MBA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Manhattan resident since 1999. Currently lives in Tribeca with wife and 2 kids
  • 352 burpees in 23 minutes, student of muay thai kickboxing

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