Podcast

Stories of New York City life, liberty, and the pursuit of real estate

April 2, 2018

The Brick Underground Podcast: Landlord tips on how to rent in peace in NYC

From renting a new apartment, to getting repairs, to negotiating your lease renewal.

March 1, 2018

The Brick Underground Podcast: The Renovation Episode

Whether you're in the middle of a budget battle with your contractor or just contemplating a big job one day, this one's for you.

February 1, 2018

The Brick Underground Podcast: Your guide to the NYC tenant blacklist, and how to stay off of it

For starters, it's actually not one list—it's hundreds.

January 2, 2018

The Brick Underground Podcast: Talking 2018 with NYC real estate appraiser Jonathan Miller

The operative word for buying, selling, and renting in 2018 is uncertainty, Miller says.

December 1, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast: How one mom decided to stay in her small Brooklyn walk-up

Really, the real estate market made the decision for her.

November 1, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast: How to (hopefully) win the NYC affordable housing lottery

Our podcast is back with a guide to the housing lottery, with guest Max Jaeger of the New York Post, who has actually won an apartment through it.

September 12, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast: Living in NYC with a disability

Jhoanna Robledo speaks to Victor Calise, commissioner in the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, about how people with disabilities navigate New York City.

August 17, 2017

Podcast: Remembering Jhoanna Robledo

The Brick Underground podcast was created by our host, Editor-in-Chief Jhoanna Robledo.&n...

May 30, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast: Apartment-hunting tips for post-grads

It's spring, and you know what that means: Hundreds of thousands of new college graduates descending upon our fair city, ready for a new se...

May 1, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast: Tips on buying your very first NYC apartment

In this episode, we break down the process of buying in NYC for the first time.

March 31, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast Season 2, Episode 3: Sanctuary city, NYC

Find out what NYC offers as a sanctuary, and what life is like for undocumented local residents.

February 15, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast Season 2, Episode 2: Welcome 2 the Bronx

There's so much more—much much more—to the Bronx than what the headlines say.

January 23, 2017

The Brick Underground Podcast: The year ahead in NYC real estate

What 2017 will be like for NYC real estate with a new president, a bifurcated real estate market, affordable housing shifts, and more.

December 1, 2016

The Brick Underground Podcast Episode 10: It's tipping season in NYC

What we talk about when we talk about tipping.

November 7, 2016

The Brick Underground Podcast Episode 9: Speed roommating

What happens when you apply the "speed dating" approach to the roommate search?