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Better act fast: brownstones in Brooklyn are snatched up like hot cakes.

New York, UNITED STATES: TO GO WITH AFP STORY AFPLifestyle-US-property,sched-FEATURE Traditional brownstone buildings on Clinton Street 05 February 2007, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A general development and revival trend is taking place in Brooklyn. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)