New Brighton is a rich piece of Staten Island history and has the buildings, museums and other historic properties to prove it. It's known for being peaceful and having a lower population, though the opening of the Verrazano-Narrows bridge resulted in a major population increase. The area is a beautiful place to live with residents who are proud of their community. You'll enjoy a sense of pride by buying real estate in the area. New Brighton real estate is diverse and most types can be found from classic single family homes, to apartments or condominiums. Getting a home in the area isn't difficult with a realty expert at your side, and you'll likely be happy with what you see in the area.