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What NYC buyers can negotiate now, a divorced dad starts over, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
January 25, 2019 - 2:00PM

This week, readers were interested in the impact of the buyers' market, with a pair of articles that looked at what's currently negotiable (short answer, "everything"), and a breakdown of what's involved when you're buying in a brand new development, a segment of the market that currently has a lot of supply, so buyers can take their time. Also drawing interest: A divorced dad's tale of apartment hunting for a fresh start.

Here, in full, are the week's top stories.

1) What's currently negotiable when buying an apartment in NYC?

2) Starting over: A divorced dad's honest take on finding a new neighborhood and buying a condo in NYC

3) Top 12 half-truths, exaggerations, and lies NYC rental agents may tell you

4) What to expect if you're renting, buying or selling in Williamsburg now that the L train isn't completely shutting down

5) A timeline for buying in a new development: From preparing your financing to closing


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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