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Ditching Florida for Brooklyn, what $1,500 gets you in NYC, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 12, 2023 - 2:30PM
Crowded sidewalk on 7th Ave in Manhattan


This week, Brick Underground readers clicked on a piece about a mom who left behind a beachy lifestyle in Jacksonville to move to Park Slope. She’s happy with the $2,800 two-bedroom walk up she found because it’s close to the subway, as well as great schools and parks.

Also of interest: A look at what $1,500 gets you in NYC compare to other parts of the U.S. Spoiler: In Manhattan that doesn’t get you an entire apartment.

Here are this week's top five posts: 

1) Why I moved from Florida to NYC: To explore big-city life with my daughter and grow my travel blog

2) How big an apartment can you get for $1,500 a month in NYC?

3) What does a NYC building super do? Here's what you can expect

4) The 3 best websites for buying a co-op or condo apartment (or entire brownstone) in NYC

5) A housing lottery launches for a luxury building in Long Island City


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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