Gentleman in business casual attire stands and smiles on the front porch of his new home.

It’s all within reach.

  • calls CapNY’s housing market a “hidden gem” and says it is one of “the 10 most under-the-radar markets where buyers can score a fantastic deal.” (2020).
  • Buzzfeed ranked the region ninth top city that’s great for first-time home-buying millennials (2021)
  • The region is the 22nd most affordable city for renters in 2022 according to PolicyGenius.
  • Roofstock ranked the region as the eighth most affordable housing market by income (2021).

CapNY Affordability in Numbers


lower average monthly homeowner cost than NYC region


lower average monthly homeowner cost than NYS average


best “under the radar market to score a great deal” (


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Two gentlemen are on the front steps of a brownstone (one standing, one sitting) that they just purchased as an investment property.

Why You’ll Love CapNY’s Housing Options

  • Amazing range of urban, suburban, small town and rural
  • Great schools
  • Hip, walkable, vibrant downtowns
  • Gorgeous, historic renovation options
  • Myriad green space possibilities