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Making a tiny kitchen work, the ABCs of NYC schools, & more top stories

By Jennifer White Karp  |
September 14, 2018 - 2:00PM

This week, readers gravitated toward stories about the realities of living in New York City, with articles on how to make a tiny kitchen functional, and how to make sense of the schools here. Market-rate tenants, hoping for a payday, were curious to see if they too could be eligible for a buyout from a landlord.

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

How to maximize space in a small NYC kitchen

The buyer's and renter's guide to the NYC elementary school game

6 reasons why you should plan on buying in Bedford-Stuyvesant (sponsored)

Can market-rate tenants get buyouts?

How accurate is the ‘days on market’ data on StreetEasy,, and other listing sites


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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