Best NYC Neighborhoods for Young Professionals

For many recent college graduates and young professionals, moving to New York City to begin a career can be an exciting but stressful time. With entry-level salaries, student loans, and little knowledge about the area, recent grads may struggle with finding the perfect neighborhood for their interests and budget. However, many college grads have flocked […]

Finding a No Fee NYC Apartment

New York City apartments are already expensive, even before considering the broker’s fee. In rising neighborhoods, like Astoria, a typical fee is one month’s rent. But in Manhattan neighborhoods, fees can range from 12-15% of the year’s rent. Here are three ways to avoid paying a broker’s fee in your NYC apartment search.   1. Travel […]

Trustworthy, Easy to Use NYC Apartment Rental App

Everyone has advice when it comes to apartment hunting in New York City and the best NYC apartment rental app. But take it from someone new to apartment hunting that has recently been through the process- there’s an apartment out there for you, you just need the tools to find it. I was looking for a user-friendly website/app […]

The Smallest, Saddest Apartment in NYC

simone weichselbaumn halem micro apartment

About six weeks ago I wrote about the horror of trying to find a New York City apartment, and discovering the multitude of tiny apartments. Thankfully I never came across one quite this bad… it’s smaller than a prison cell. Seriously. Located at 1F and 2F 14 Convent Avenue, between 127th and 128th streets in […]

Top Five Real Estate Tips For Home Buyers

Tips for Home-Buyers

There is no doubt the recession has changed the way people buy homes. Banks have tightened their lending and consumers have tightened their belts in almost every aspect of how they live. The goal of home ownership still seems to be a huge part of the American Dream. In July, a survey by the National […]

Nestio: The All-Rounder Apartment Hunting App

By G+ Author: Victoria Grenden. We all know how frustrating apartment hunting can be. From viewings to land lords to mounds of paperwork it can be hard for both renters and landlords alike to keep track of everything. Well, we may have found a solution! Nestio combines a web and mobile system to organize all […]

Finding an NYC Apartment in a Hurry

By G+ Author: Victoria Grenden. Finding an apartment in New York City that fits your budget, doesn’t make you feel claustrophobic and is rodent free can be a very daunting task…especially when you have a short time to do it. I recently had 2 weeks to find a new apartment. Being new to New York […]

How To Make Sure You Enjoy Life In Your Condo

How To Make Sure You Enjoy Life In Your Condo

Written by Matthew Anton If you are thinking about purchasing a condo in the near future it might help if you have some plans in place as to what you will need to do to make it the best experience ever. Finding The Right Condo It will be important that when you are looking for a […]

The After-Studio Apartment

The After-Studio Apartmenet

Via the NYTimes.com During his eight years living and working in Atlanta, Brad Minor constantly declared his intention to move to New York. “I became the boy who cried, ‘New York,’ ” he said. At last, four years ago, he landed a job in his field, public relations, and moved to the city, renting a one-bedroom […]

How the Rich Get a Big Real Estate Tax Break

Hayes Davidson

The rarefied few who can afford to shell out tens of millions of dollars for an apartment in one of the gleaming new condominiums being built across New York City may be searching for luxury, but in some cases they will find an unexpected perk: a break on real estate taxes that can mean tax bills as low as […]

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