Detroit fixer-uppers starting at $1,000, buying a vacation home with friends, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
July 29, 2019 - 11:00AM

A climate scientist explains how residential development along NYC’s waterfront is making street flooding worse

Buyers who have a lot of debt will have more trouble getting home loans under a new Trump administration proposal (The Real Deal)

Ridgewood, Jackson Heights, Corona, Elmhurst, Middle Village, and Rego Park are getting protected bike lanes (

NYCHA spent millions on roof maintenance that should have been under warranties, according to a report from Comptroller Scott Stringer (Curbed)

How to buy a vacation house with friends—and stay friends (The New York Times)

Detroit fixer-uppers are being sold at auction starting at $1,000 (Business Insider)




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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