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No families, no parties? No problem

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By Teri Karush Rogers  |
October 26, 2010 - 10:14AM

Here's a cunning strategy for renters and buyers looking for a quiet shoebox to call their own: "When renting, we found buildings that don't allow temporary walls were well-suited to weed out the just-out-of-college crowd and most families," a StreetEasy commenter counsels someone seeking a building of antisocial workaholics. "When buying, finding a co-op with almost all one-bedroom or one bedroom-plus-den apartments did the trick. Size of the place weeds out families; co-op board weeds out troublemakers." (

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Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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