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Investigating your apartment's stabilized status, breaking up with your broker, & more of the week's top stories

By Jennifer White Karp | February 23, 2018 - 3:00PM 

This week our readers were intrigued by the nitty-gritty details of renting and selling apartments in New York City, with stories on illegally deregulated apartments, the deposit-free rental trend, and how to end your relationship with your broker all landing in the five most-read stories of the week.

Here, in full, are the top five:

1) Ask Sam: I checked my apartment's rent history and I think it was illegally de-stabilized. What do I do? (sponsored)

2) Trend toward deposit-free renting allows NYC renters to say goodbye to security deposits (sponsored)

3) The 25 best books about New York City history

4) It's still possible to buy a three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan for under $1 million

5) How to break up with your NYC real estate broker like a grownup

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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