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Selling mom and dad's apartment as a broker, living in a turret in NYC, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | February 26, 2018 - 11:00AM 

Talk about pressure: Brokers tasked with selling their own parents’ homes say it’s both the best and worst of all worlds (The Real Deal via the Wall Street Journal)

Living in a turret in New York City is romantic. Replacing curved windows, less so (New York)

Someone finally fixed up a crumbling 1886 red brick building across from the American Museum of Natural History, transforming it into (surprise!) luxury condos (Architectural Digest)

How to choose which New York suburb is right for you (New York Times)

Mom was right: Don’t mix whites and colors in the same laundry load (Apartment Therapy)

The City Council has approved construction of an affordable housing tower in the Bronx that will be the tallest building on the Grand Concourse when built (Welcome2theBronx)

Jennifer White Karp

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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.

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