New York Home-Buying Tips and Guidelines

Although properties in New York City can be pretty expensive, there are still ways for a decent amount of people to invest in them and to have their own home. In many cases homes the prices on the market can be devastating, up to and more than $500,000 at times. The more time passes, the […]

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 […]

United States housing prices climbing at the fasted speed since 1977


Via  Home prices (including distressed sales) climbed 11.9% year-over-year in June, according to CoreLogic’s latest home price report. This is the 16th straight monthly rise in home prices. Prices were up 1.9% month-over-month. Ex-distressed sales (short sales and REO transactions), home prices were up 11% on the year, and 1.8% MoM. Meanwhile, in the first half […]

Is the real estate and the mortgage market proper for the investors?


Via a Guest Blogger. It was in 2008 that the financial markets went on a downturn, and so the real estate market too lost majority of the consumers and the investors. Throughout the year 2009, the US real estate market lost $489 billion and in 2008 too, the amount was shockingly high. In 2008, the […]

Increase in Higher-End Lease Deals for Manhattan Office Market


Via Manhattan has seen an uptick in office leasing deals with rents per square foot in the triple digits in the first half of the year, signifying a growing demand for premium office space, the Wall Street Journal reported. There have been 35 deals with rents north of $100 per square foot so far […]

Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island See Bigger Housing Gains Than Manhattan


Via the Housing market gains in New York City’s outer boroughs are eclipsing those  in Manhattan, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing  data from the Real Estate Board of New York . City-recorded sales of homes in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island – including condominiums and co-ops – rose 13.4 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, shows a […]

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