10 things to consider before buying a brownstone

By Leonora Desar

We’ve already touched on some of the considerations when buying an apartment in a brownstone — issues such as noise (since brownstones often weren’t intended to be divided the way they are); chimney, fireplace and overall structural problems; and the general upkeep required.

If fractional living isn’t your thing and you’re looking to buy an entire brownstone, here are some things to consider first….

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