The Life-Swap-O-Matic

As the economy tumbles deeper into recession, bailout fever is sweeping the nation. So before the decreasingly exorbitant prices of Manhattan real estate shrink to—gasp!— a sensible level, it’s natural that New Yorkers might consider bailing out themselves. What could you get if you traded in your life for something else? A bigger home in a city with a better economy? A much bigger home in a city with an even worse outlook? Let’s compare your options.

The Life-Swap-O-Matic