How you go about finding housing in a city desperate for it depends on your means. Howcast co-founder Jason Liebman approached the problem by making a small fortune online, then picking up a Soho loft for a cool $6.5 million, according to city records.
The young tech millionaire (or at least, he was before he bought the apartment—he had to pay more than $1.5 million up front, with the rest covered by a mortgage) made his money with a dot-com-esque instructional video website. If you’ve scoured the web for bite-sized videos on how to understand schizophrenia, or how to gamble at casinos, or how to play African drums, you may have sent a few pennies Mr. Liebman’s way. Read More