Eviction cases may restart, home improvement escapism, & more

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


Some eviction cases may start up again in New York Housing Court today, but proceedings will be slowed by social distancing (The Real Deal)

The average U.S. mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed loan hit 2.87 percent week, according to Freddie Mac (HousingWire)

TV execs bet what homebound Americans need now are shows about how to make the places we can’t escape look prettier (The New York Times)

Target is planning new stores in Manhattan at East 86th and West 125th Street and on Columbus Avenue (New York Post)

Because Halloween is celebrated all month long: Here’s a list of horror movies set in NYC (Brooklyn Based)


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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