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Tips for investment apartment buyers, alternate ways for buildings to pay for roof decks, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
August 7, 2020 - 1:30PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground for tips on buying an investment apartment to rent out. If you can manage the responsibilities of being a landlord, there are advantages to buying now, namely historically low interest rates and eager sellers due to Covid. 

Also of interest: How co-op and condo buildings can pay for a roof deck without huge assessments. Some buildings are adding this desirable amenity by refinancing, selling spaces to residents, and applying for green roof grants and loans.

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

1) I negotiated a lower rent when renewing my lease. Here’s how I did it

2) How much does moving to the suburbs cost vs. staying in NYC?

3) NYC rent-to-own condo programs gain momentum in the Covid era

4) Want to buy an investment apartment to rent out? Here's what you need to know

5) How to pay for a NYC roof deck without a huge assessment

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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