Pandemic buyer's remorse, flipping luxury apartments, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 4, 2022 - 10:30AM


Three-quarters of buyers who rushed to buy during the pandemic express some regret at making a snap decision (The New York Times)

“On The Roof,” a new book by photographer Josh Katz, documents the respite Bushwick residents found on 17 connected rooftops during the pandemic (Brooklyn Eagle)

Twin Parks tenants report obstacles and red tape are complicating their search for new affordable housing in the aftermath of the deadly fire (Gothamist)

City investigators try to determine whether maintenance problems contributed to recent deadly fires at three NYCHA developments (The City)

Santander Bank will stop lending new residential mortgages and new home equity loans in the U.S. (HousingWire)

The pandemic has been good time to flip luxury apartments (New York Post)


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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