Massive development coming to the Astoria waterfront, sweet talking a seller, & more

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

About 30 percent of the 700-plus new apartments coming to the Astoria waterfront in the next few years will be affordable (The Real Deal)

What to say in a letter to a seller to beat out other offers. Hint: Use compliments (Apartment Therapy) 

18 New York City destinations that played a staring role in major films (StreetEasy)

Examining the neighborhood of Ozone Park, Queens, which has long welcomed waves of immigrants (The New York Times)

Google launched the $150 Home Hub, an Amazon Echo competitor, to connect all your smart home devices (Business Insider)

New York City is one of the top 20 U.S. markets at risk of a housing bubble, according to a new report from UBS (National Real Estate Investor) 


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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