Fear of crime in NYC, rental bidding wars in walkable nabes, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
July 28, 2021 - 10:30AM

Douglas Elliman CEO Dottie Herman says New York City’s real estate recovery hinges on making the city safer (The Real Deal)

Be prepared for bidding wars in rental buildings in the hippest neighborhoods within walking distance of reopening office buildings (The New York Times)

Community Board 2 votes to reject plans to rezone Soho, Noho, and Chinatown (Bowery Boogie)

Soaring prices means owners have more equity to tap for taking out cash or lowering mortgage payments (CNBC)

In a ranking of U.S. cities with a high share of properties listed for over $1 million, NYC comes in fifth with 37.4 percent of listings, according to a survey from Point2 (press release)

Sign up for curbside compost pick up beginning in August (press release)


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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