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09
Dec 2019
Tips for renting with roommates in New-York City

Tips for Renting with Roommates in NYC

Tips for renting with roommates in New York City is a much-discussed topic for people living in NYC or looking to relocate here. Then again, with the boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens ranked some of the most expensive places to live in the United States, this shouldn’t come as a surprise. City life in […]

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02
Dec 2019
NYC rental checklist

Ultimate NYC Rental Checklist

If you plan to rent an apartment in New York City, having an NYC rental checklist is an absolute essential. The New York City market is a fast-paced one that requires you to have all your ducks in a row if you are to take advantage of the many opportunities that abound. An NYC rental […]

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25
Nov 2019
NYC tenant rights

Landlords vs Tenants: Know Your NYC Tenant Rights

NYC tenant rights provide some of the strongest tenant protections in the country, more so following the enactment of the state’s Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019. See the main highlights in this breakdown courtesy of AM New York. With 68% of residents renting their homes, New York City is a renters’ city […]

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18
Nov 2019
How to find a cheap apartment in NYC?

How to Find a Cheap Apartment in NYC

Looking for tips on how to find a cheap apartment in NYC? We understand. As the official titleholder of the most expensive city to live in the United States, finding an affordable place in New York City can be a blood sport. This especially goes for the borough of Manhattan, which emerged tops in a […]

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11
Nov 2019
How to avoid rental scams in New York City

How to Avoid Rental Scams in New York City

The dynamic nature of the New York real estate market has made it a breeding ground for con artists looking to take advantage of unsuspecting renters. In this article, we share some golden nuggets on how to avoid rental scams in New York City. With demand for affordable apartments outweighing supply, many renters are likely […]

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04
Nov 2019
Need a guarantor to rent an apartment in NYC

Do You Need a Guarantor to Rent an Apartment in NYC?

There are many reasons you might need a guarantor to rent an apartment in NYC. But first things first – Who is a guarantor? This is simply someone who, um, guarantees payment on a lease if, for one reason or another, you are unable to meet your rental payments. A lease guarantor can be a […]

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28
Oct 2019
Renting an apartment in NYC

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Renting an Apartment in NYC

The New York rental market can be a treacherous landscape to navigate, more so the entry-level market. If you are renting an apartment in NYC for the first time, you are bound to have a rude awakening as the dollar doesn’t stretch that much in the Big Apple as it does in most other parts […]

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21
Oct 2019
Renting an Apartment in New York City

Renting an Apartment in New York City

Renting an apartment in New York City can be a nightmare. Finding the perfect place in a neighborhood you prefer is work on its own, especially if you are working within a budget. There are literally thousands and thousands of active online listings to comb through. And because a lot is asked of the would-be […]

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14
Oct 2019
Pros and Cons of Using a Broker to Find an Apartment

Pros and Cons of Using a Broker to Find an Apartment

Wondering what the pros and cons of using a broker to find an apartment in New York City are? We know, in a fast-paced real estate market like NYC, enlisting all the help you can get when searching for your ideal apartment cannot be overemphasized. This is especially so if you find yourself in a […]

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