Best ACs to buy now, the devastating legacy of redlining, & more
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Best ACs to buy now, the devastating legacy of redlining, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
June 12, 2020 - 2:30PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground to check out a guide to the best air conditioners to buy right now. There's a lot to consider when buying an AC to cool your NYC apartment, especially since you'll likely spend more time inside this summer. Brick rounded up some of the newest and highest-rated, best-selling units for you to consider.

Also of interest: Real estate scams to watch out for if you're searching for an apartment during the pandemic. Virtual tours are the new norm, and you need to watch out for phony listings with stolen photos so you don't lose your deposit or end up without a place to live at the last minute.

Here, in full, are this week's most popular posts. 

1) The best websites for finding a no-fee rental apartment in NYC in 2020

2) When will New York City’s real estate market reopen?

3) How to keep your NYC apartment cool: In-window, through-wall, split unit, and other types of air conditioners

4) What to know about the ongoing discriminatory practice of redlining in NYC

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

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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