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How to tip building staff, questions for a Roosevelt Island renter, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | November 30, 2018 - 3:00PM 

This week, readers were keen to check out Brick Underground's guide to holiday tipping, which breaks down in detail exactly how to go about this somewhat awkward NYC obligation. They also steered over to a piece by a Roosevelt Island renter on the most frequent questions she gets asked about her neighborhood.

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

1) Tipping building staff over the holidays: Brick Underground's 2018 Guide

2) What it's like to live on Roosevelt Island: A renter answers the most-asked questions

3) Ask Sam: How much can the rent increase by in 80/20 buildings? [sponsored]

4) Buying a place in NYC? Here’s how to work with listing agents and buyers agents to get the best deal [sponsored]

5) My building's new key fob system keeps locking me out. What do I do?

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.
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