Interior decorators in demand, Hamptons sales double, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
April 9, 2021 - 10:30AM


The affluent Upper East and Upper West sides, Tribeca, and Dumbo lost up to 2 percent of their respective populations during the pandemic, but less well-off neighborhoods saw a loss of population too (New York Post)

Interior designers and decorators say they are busier than ever these days (The New York Times)

More than $8.1 billions worth of Hamptons homes have sold since lockdown began—more than double the previous year’s sales (New York Post)

A pair of new rental towers is planned for a busy stretch of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn and will include affordable units (Brooklyn Paper)

A ranking of the U.S. states with the highest and lowest median property taxes (The New York Times)

Wealthy baby boomers are buying properties in the same housing developments, re-creating their social circles from back home (The Wall Street Journal)


Jennifer White Karp

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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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