Luxury sales stall at UES 'Good Buildings,' acting as your own contractor, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
December 10, 2018 - 11:00AM

Apartments in the so-called “Good Buildings” on the Upper East Side, made famous by author Tom Wolfe, are floundering on the market (New York Post)

Can you put on a hardhat and be your own contractor? Here's how to do it (Apartment Therapy)

Why slowing apartment sales can be bad news for renters as well (Business Insider)

Better think twice before posting your co-op renovation photos on social media (The New York Times)

Ticky, tacky ‘Little Boxes’: New apartment buildings across the U.S. look depressingly alike (Curbed)

CEO Jeff Bezos seems to think that Amazon will be disrupted someday (Business Insider)



Jennifer White Karp

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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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