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Tough co-op board questions, moving from Port Washington to Hell's Kitchen, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
June 4, 2021 - 1:30PM


This week readers visited Brick Underground to check out the trickiest co-op board interview questions for buyers—and how to answer them. The best way to prepare for this daunting process is to anticipate what you'll be asked, for example, questions like "how secure is your job?" and "how often do you entertain?"—and have an answer ready to go.

Also of interest: How a Long Islander took advantage of New York City's falling rents to finally move to the city—and ended up in an amenity-laden building with three months of free rent.

Here are this week's top five posts.

1) The best websites for finding a no-fee rental apartment in NYC in 2021

2) 11 tough co-op board interview questions—and how to answer them

3) From Port Washington, NY to Hell’s Kitchen: Giving up suburban hobbies for urban amenities

4) The 11 best sites for finding a roommate in NYC

5) 10 things NYC landlords are required to provide, and 10 they’re not that might surprise you

Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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