Another delay for broker-fee ban, how to invest in Black communities, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 12, 2020 - 10:30AM

The court date to address whether a ban on broker fees for agents hired by landlords can go forward has been postponed—again (The Real Deal)

How NYC can invest in Black communities to bring about radical change (Gothamist)

Zumper has a new interactive map that shows the places in the U.S. renters are most interested in moving to and most interested in leaving (press release)

The deadline for filing for a property tax exemption was officially extended to July 15 (

A new report from RealtyHop measures how Covid-19 impacted rent and mortgage payments, and plans to buy and sell (press release)

Owners at One Manhattan Square, a luxury condo building, get free, same-day delivery of groceries and household goods through personal shopping service Avo (press release)



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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