A 'luxury' basement apartment in Park Slope that flooded repeatedly, the appeal of living in a converted factory, & more top stories

By Jennifer White Karp  |
July 20, 2018 - 3:00PM

This week, readers were interested in a tale of a basement renovation in a 'luxury' Park Slope brownstone gone very, very bad, as well as a look at the appeal of condos in converted factories or other former commercial buildings.

Here, in full, are the top five most-read stories of the last week:

1) Nightmare in Park Slope: My ‘luxury’ basement apartment flooded three times in two months

2) Want to live in a converted factory? Your chance to rent or buy one is better than ever

3) Ask Sam: I’m rent-stabilized. If my landlord moves me to another apartment, can I keep my status? (sponsored)

4) 7 reasons to buy an apartment—or an entire Victorian house—in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn (sponsored)

5) Brooklyn sales market eases off the gas pedal


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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