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A sprawling Tribeca loft with loads of brick archways, for $6,300,000
Blog 19 hours ago
A sprawling Tribeca loft with loads of brick archways, for $6,300,000

Welcome to Brick Underground's luxury pick of the week, a feature spotlighting a condo, co-op, or townhouse for sale with an asking price of at...

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Hudson Yards makes its entry onto the list of 50 most expensive NYC neighborhoods
Blog 21 hours ago
Hudson Yards makes its entry onto the list of 50 most expensive NYC neighborhoods

Hudson Yards has entered the list of most expensive NYC neighborhoods with a median sales price of $3.86 million. According to data prepared by...

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Renters beware: 14 things to look out for in that lease
Blog 1 day ago
Renters beware: 14 things to look out for in that lease

I'm renewing my lease, and the agent I worked with a year ago is asking for a 'renewal fee.' Is that legal? Can you still make money flipping an...

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From 1 room to 2: The insider's guide to temporary pressurized walls
Blog 1 day ago
From 1 room to 2: The insider's guide to temporary pressurized walls

I'm renewing my lease, and the agent I worked with a year ago is asking for a 'renewal fee.' Is that legal? Can you still make money flipping an...

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Landlords can't demand 'last month's rent,' new 14-day deadline for security deposit return, & more
Blog 4 days ago
Landlords can't demand 'last month's rent,' new 14-day deadline for security deposit return, & more

This week, our most popular stories were the ones that looked at the impact of the new rent laws on landlords and tenants. Most of the changes...

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A Roosevelt Island three-bedroom duplex for $1,199,000, no board approval required
Blog 4 days ago
A Roosevelt Island three-bedroom duplex for $1,199,000, no board approval required

Welcome to Brick Underground's sponsor apartment pick of the week, where we feature a co-op for sale by the owner of the building. You do not need...

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The Brick Underground Podcast: NYC's complicated relationship with Airbnb
Blog 5 days ago
The Brick Underground Podcast: NYC's complicated relationship with Airbnb

In this episode of The Brick Underground Podcast, we explore and other short term rental sites. We've seen a lot of pushback from the city on...

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The pros and cons of renting in a NYC condo or co-op building
Blog 5 days ago
The pros and cons of renting in a NYC condo or co-op building

True story: When I was once a renter in a small, self-managed co-op building in the Murray Hill section of Manhattan, I got into a disagreement...

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Report: NYC landlords ask for higher rents and offer fewer freebies in June
Blog 6 days ago
Report: NYC landlords ask for higher rents and offer fewer freebies in June

If you're looking for a New York City rental apartment, the numbers probably seem astronomical to you. The June rental market report from Douglas...

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An insider's guide to finding a short-term, furnished apartment rental in NYC
Blog 6 days ago
An insider's guide to finding a short-term, furnished apartment rental in NYC

Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC? Finding a rental in New York City can be hard, and finding a short-term, furnished rental...

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Good news: The new rent laws just made it easier to challenge your rent-stabilization status
Blog 1 week ago
Good news: The new rent laws just made it easier to challenge your rent-stabilization status

The new rent laws are good news for renters who were given market non-stabilized leases but suspect their apartments are actually stabilized....

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What to know about buying a Hamptons hotel condo (Psst! It's a fraction of the cost of a vacation house)
Blog 1 week ago
What to know about buying a Hamptons hotel condo (Psst! It's a fraction of the cost of a vacation house)

Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC? What happens when the owner of a NYC co-op dies? If you've ever thought about purchasing a...

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A modern UWS condo near the Natural History Museum, for $5,495,000
Blog 1 week ago
A modern UWS condo near the Natural History Museum, for $5,495,000

Welcome to Brick Underground's luxury pick of the week, a feature spotlighting a condo, co-op, or townhouse for sale with an asking price of at...

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How to break a lease in NYC
Blog 1 week ago
How to break a lease in NYC

Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC? What happens when the owner of a NYC co-op dies? In New York City, signing a lease can be a...

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New NYC rent laws create confusion over whether a landlord can keep your deposit if you break your lease
Blog 1 week ago
New NYC rent laws create confusion over whether a landlord can keep your deposit if you break your lease

The new rent reforms have created some confusion over whether your landlord can keep your security deposit if you break a lease. A rule change says...

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5 four-bedrooms apartments for under $1 million in Brooklyn, Queens, and Riverdale
Blog 1 week ago
5 four-bedrooms apartments for under $1 million in Brooklyn, Queens, and Riverdale

Finding a four-bedroom (or larger) condo or co-op is extremely challenging in Manhattan. Indeed, units this size represented just five percent of...

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Here are the NYC apartments for sale with the deepest price chops in June
Blog 1 week ago
Here are the NYC apartments for sale with the deepest price chops in June

The top addresses for steepest price cuts in June, according to RealtyHop's New York City Price Drop Report, are at two well-known Manhattan...

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Would you rent this one bedroom in Greenpoint and ride the ferry to Manhattan, for $3,315?
Blog 1 week ago
Would you rent this one bedroom in Greenpoint and ride the ferry to Manhattan, for $3,315?

The recent proliferation of ferry routes in New York City has done two things: It offers a new means of transportation into Manhattan and creates...

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A three bedroom in Carnegie Hill with a price cut that offsets the new mansion tax, for $5,475,000
Blog 2 weeks ago
A three bedroom in Carnegie Hill with a price cut that offsets the new mansion tax, for $5,475,000

Welcome to Brick Underground's luxury pick of the week, a feature spotlighting a condo, co-op, or townhouse for sale with an asking price of at...

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Landlords can't ask for 'last month's rent' plus security deposit, thanks to new rent laws
Blog 2 weeks ago
Landlords can't ask for 'last month's rent' plus security deposit, thanks to new rent laws

Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC? Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC? What does it take to get a group of...

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Facebook investigated over housing discrimination, the murky rules on rent-stabilized hotels, & more
Blog 2 weeks ago
Facebook investigated over housing discrimination, the murky rules on rent-stabilized hotels, & more

Facebook is being investigated over claims data was used to discriminate in New York housing (NY Daily News) A rush to beat the mansion tax spurs...

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Manhattan sales jump as buyers rush to close before July 1 deadline for new mansion tax
Blog 2 weeks ago
Manhattan sales jump as buyers rush to close before July 1 deadline for new mansion tax

The July 1 deadline for New York City's new, scaled mansion tax motivated buyers to shake off their hesitation and plunge into the market in the...

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I live in a five-floor NYC townhouse with a private elevator
Blog 2 weeks ago
I live in a five-floor NYC townhouse with a private elevator

New Yorkers experience a wide variety of living situations in this city. Some are odd, some are uncomfortable, and some are amazing. Some are more...

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Brick Underground named Best Real Estate Website by the National Association of Real Estate Editors
Blog 2 weeks ago
Brick Underground named Best Real Estate Website by the National Association of Real Estate Editors

We interrupt our usual line-up of articles to bring you some neat news about ourselves: The National Association of Real Estate Editors named Brick...

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Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC?
Blog 2 weeks ago
Can you still make money flipping an apartment in NYC?

Rent hikes approved for the city's two million rent-stabilized tenants What does it take to get a group of NYC co-op shareholders to sell their...

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New 14-day rule for security deposit returns, will more landlords go condo, & more
Blog 2 weeks ago
New 14-day rule for security deposit returns, will more landlords go condo, & more

This week, the biggest stories for readers concerned the outcome of landmark rent reforms passed in Albany. Brick Underground took a look at...

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A vacation condo you can rent out in Lahaina, Hawaii, one of the best beach towns in the U.S., for $895,000
Blog 2 weeks ago
A vacation condo you can rent out in Lahaina, Hawaii, one of the best beach towns in the U.S., for $895,000

There are a lot of great beach towns within driving distance of New York City, but even the loveliest spot along the Jersey Shore can't hold a...

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Relocating to New York City—or know someone who is? FAQs brokers can (and can't) answer
Blog 2 weeks ago
Relocating to New York City—or know someone who is? FAQs brokers can (and can't) answer

Rent hikes approved for the city's two million rent-stabilized tenants What does it take to get a group of NYC co-op shareholders to sell their...

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To meet new climate goals, 3,000 NYC apartment buildings will have to swap out their oil-burning furnaces
Blog 2 weeks ago
To meet new climate goals, 3,000 NYC apartment buildings will have to swap out their oil-burning furnaces

If you live in or manage an apartment building with an oil-burning furnace, it's time to do your part to slow global warming. A broad new climate...

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5 houses in walkable Washington, D.C., where you can spend days exploring all the free museums
Blog 2 weeks ago
5 houses in walkable Washington, D.C., where you can spend days exploring all the free museums

Rent hikes approved for the city's two million rent-stabilized tenants What does it take to get a group of NYC co-op shareholders to sell their...

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