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How much should I tip the staff in my building for the holidays?

holiday tipping via harlemcondolife

Curbed.com’s annual holiday tipping guide is out, courtesy of Brick Underground.  This advice is ever more useful given the explosion of new real estate in Harlem over the last 7 years.

-Super, resident manager: $75 -$175 on average.

-Doorman, concierge: $25-$150 on average.

-Porter, handyman: $20 – $30 on average.

-Garage attendant: $25 – $75 on average.

Other notable findings:

-Tips averaged $25 to $75 per apartment but are higher in richer nabes.

-Tips  depend on the residents’ financial year.

-Renters as a whole tip less than owners).