The O’Shaughnessy family is still getting settled in their new Bronx home.
“I like the basement because we can stomp in it and play in it,” James O’Shaughnessy said.
They lived in Manhattan for ten years, but when COVID kept them inside, their two-bedroom apartment began feeling smaller than ever.
“We needed more space. We were both working at home. The kids were doing school at home,” Daniel O’Shaughnessy told CBS2’s Ali Bauman.
“Mentally, we were, like, out of apartment living,” Sophia O’Shaughnessy said.
They had heard COVID made New York City a buyer’s market, but found the so-called “pandemic deals” in Manhattan were short-lived.