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How a recession would impact NYC real estate, protecting your apartment's lot-line windows, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | September 6, 2019 - 1:00PM 

This week, readers tuned in to stories about how the economy impacts their New York City real estate decisions, with a pair of stories about how buyers, sellers, and renters typically respond when a recession hits, and how to weigh renovating vs. selling "as is" to maximize your profit in a slow market.

Also popular this week was a query about lot-line windows and a broker selling a condo with an illegal addition.

Here, in full, are the week's top stories.

1) What happens to NYC residential real estate if there's a recession?

2) I just found out the windows along the entire side of my apartment are going to get bricked up. What can I do? [sponsored]

3) What's a 'classic six' apartment, and why are they so desirable?

4) Should you renovate or sell in a down market? Here are the questions to ask

5) A broker is misrepresenting a condo in my building. Should I report it?

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