Best Places to take Photos in NYC

With too many photos of the Empire State Building and Times Square, it is possible to think that there are no other places worth taking a photograph in New York. However, whether you are alone or traveling with a companion such as a friend, spouse or family, there are spectacular spots in NYC where a […]

Buying Used Furniture in NYC

When moving to New York City, there’s a lot to budget. Typically people pay a broker’s fee (unless you’re strategic or lucky), a security deposit, and first month’s rent upfront. And before the bills start piling up, there are other first week essentials- like furniture. If you’re considering buying used furniture in NYC, your options aren’t […]

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 […]

Top picks: Ice Skating Spots in NYC

The holiday’s may be over but winter is just starting and they’re plenty of fun still to be had. If you’re in the mood for something that’s fun, active and can involve the whole family, this is a great choice. The Rink at the Rockefeller Set behind the beautiful christmas tree, decked out by all […]

Trinity Church to build new luxury apartment towers

Trinity church manages 215 acres of the downtown area and it’s now looking to expand, with the land estimated worth being around $2 billion, the project is set to build new residential properties. Trinity Church is currently involved in the project of rezoning the Hudson Square, which is converting 5.5 million square feet of office […]

Manhattan Progress from Bloomberg

This week, Mayor Bloomberg will visit one of the five boroughs each day to highlight where each borough stood in 2001 and where it stands today in key areas. Today, the Mayor discussed the progress in Manhattan at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization ceremony, where he also released a new report on the […]

NYC Real Estate Investment Tips

Even though the real estate industry has suffered somewhat from the unstable financial conditions around the world during the last few years, New York State is still one of the most desired destinations around the US and the world. For many of the people who managed to protect their money during the drop in economical […]

The Smallest, Saddest Apartment in NYC

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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 […]

Environmentally Friendly Building NYC: Tribeca Green

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Each week, NY Real Estate Buzz features an unique, environmentally friendly building in NYC. This week, we will be featuring  Tribeca Green. Located at 325 North End Avenue, Battery Park City Tribeca Green is one of the greenest rental listings in Manhattan, earning a Gold LEED Certification in 2006 with 39 points. Designed by architect […]

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 […]

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