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Influencers woo buyers, former Trump tenants file suit, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | December 7, 2020 - 10:30AM 

Developers slash prices on New York City luxury properties in a desperate attempt to sell apartments (Financial Times)

Social media influencers are being tapped to help sell apartments in NYC (Bloomberg)

A six-alarm fire at a vacant East Village building spread to Middle Collegiate Church, gutting the nearly 130-year-old structure (4New York)

A moratorium on foreclosures and evictions for borrowers with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has been extended again. The new deadline is January 31st (HousingWire)

Former residents of buildings once owned by the Trump family filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump seeking restitution for a rent overcharge scheme (The Real Deal)

Pearl River Mart, in business since 1971, will close its flagship store in Tribeca in the new year (Tribeca Citizen)

Jennifer White Karp

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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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