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NYers fuel Maine housing boom, sales decline hurts tax revenue, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | October 16, 2020 - 10:30AM 

The Real Estate Board of New York says investment and residential sales volume in the city has declined 45 percent decline so far this year, a blow to city and state tax revenue (press release)

Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris blasted NYCHA for a three-week lack of gas service at 1-04 Astoria Blvd. (press release)

New Yorkers are bidding up prices on houses in Maine, fueling a real estate boom (New York Post)

Wondering what color to paint your walls? Benjamin Moore’s 2021 color of the year is Aegean Blue (Architectural Digest)

How to add bird feeding to your list of new pandemic pastimes (The New York Times)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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