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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. ┬áThis 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 ┬ádepend on the residents’ financial year.

-Renters as a whole tip less than owners).