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Best Manhattan nabes for new buyers, how to get help with a down payment, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | May 17, 2019 - 3:00PM 

This week, readers were most interested in Brick Underground's round up of the best neighborhoods for new buyers. We ranked the areas with most listings that met a maximum target price of $450,000 for condos, co-ops, and townhouses. Also popular with readers was an article on a new way to buy residential real estate using a co-investor to get help with the down payment.

Here, in full, are the week’s top stories:

1) The 10 best Manhattan neighborhoods for first-time buyers

2) Need help buying a place in New York City? This new company co-funds the down payment on a condo or brownstone

3) 11 tough co-op board interview questions—and how to answer them

4) Don't fall for any of these real estate scams

5) Ask Sam: There's mold in my apartment and my landlord offered to move me. Should I accept? (sponsored)

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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