Apartment building proposed for Queens car lot, to stay in NYC or go, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 2, 2018 - 11:00AM

A disgraced car dealer wants to build a tower with 244 apartments on the site of his shuttered Kia dealership on Northern Boulevard (The Real Deal)

Room to breathe: A blended family of six makes NYC apartment living work with a three bedroom in Inwood (The New York Times)

But if you’re giving up on the city, check out a presentation on moving to the burbs to learn about buying a home in Westchester and Nassau counties, or New Jersey (Brownstoner)

Here's a round up of the "Holy Grail" of NYC rental apartments: two bedrooms for $2,000 (StreetEasy)

In the market for a new mattress? Amazon has entered the market with its own brand that will compete against other ship-direct-to-consumers like Casper and Tuft & Needle (Business Insider)

Magic Erasers are sponges that can undo a lot of damage, like removing fingerprints and scuffmarks from walls. But there’s lots of stuff you should never use them on (Apartment Therapy)



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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