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Buying a Townhouse Vs. a Condo in New York City: Which is Better?

Buying a townhouse and a condo can involve very different advantages and risks. Find out everything you needed to know about townhouses and condos which type ...
CITY

The 13 Most Expensive Co-Ops in New York City

These exclusive New York City co-ops will make you rethink your idea of what a co-op is in the city versus a condo. Find out where ...
SALES

How to Buy An Investment Property in New York City

Buying an investment property can secure a stable and long-term income for you. Find out how it works and how you can purchase one in New ...
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What to Do If You're Unable to Pay Rent for Your Apartment

If you can't make the rent, you may not be at the end of your rope. Learn what you can do to give yourself more time ...
SALES

What Tax Breaks Do Homeowners Get in New York?

Discover the 10 tax breaks that you have been missing out on as a New York City homeowner. Learn how you can maximize on tax credits, ...
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How Can a College Student Rent an Apartment in New York City

This is a complete guide on how college students can find an apartment in New York City and forgo the dorms. Learn what paperwork, credit score, ...
CITY

The Best Neighborhoods to Rent in Manhattan 2019

With so many neighborhoods to choose from in Manhattan, this guide helps you understand the vibe of each region of the island. Find out which neighborhood ...
SALES

Short Sales in New York City: The Pros and Cons for Sellers and Buyers

Find out what a short sale is and how it can help you whether you are buying or selling. Learn about the differences between an auction ...
SALES

How to Choose a Mortgage Lender in New York: Ultimate Guide

Getting a mortgage in New York can be a confusing road to navigate. Learn what you need first before you step in. This step-by-step guide will ...
SALES

Why You Need an Attorney in NYC for a Real Estate Purchase

Real estate attorneys play an important role in helping you get the best deal in buying or selling New York real estate. Learn about what they ...
RENT

How do NYC’s Fair Housing Laws Affect Renters and Buyers?

New York City Fair Housing Laws protect renters and buyers from discrimination. Find out how these laws protect you and family and what to do if ...
RENT

How Do Real Estate Agents in NYC Make Their Money?

Real Estate agents don't receive their pay in the traditional way. Learn about how commissions govern the way real estate agents operate in the city and ...
SALES

How to Put in an Purchase Offer for an Apartment in NYC

Putting in an offer is so much more than naming your price. Learn what you need to know and prepare beforehand so you can negotiate like ...
SALES

Foreclosure Auctions In New York: 7 Tips for Buyers

Find out what a foreclosure is and how it can help you get a great deal. Scoping out the neighborhood, hiring an inspector, and getting a ...
RENT

How Self-Employed Freelancers Can Get Approved for a Rental Apartment in NYC

Find out about what it takes for a freelancer to get approved for an apartment in New York City, who to turn for help, and how ...
RENT

What is a Rent-Stabilized Apartment in New York?

Find out what rent stabilization means and what's the difference from rent control. Learn about how you can find a rent-stabilized apartment in New York City, ...
SALES

What is a Pied-à-Terre and Why Do People Buy Them in New York?

Everything you wanted to know about what a pied-à-terre is and why everyone is talking about them in New York City. Find out how to find ...
RENT

What is Renters Insurance and Do You Need it in New York?

Find out what renters insurance actually covers and what it doesn't. Learn why renters insurance might be a good idea, even if you don't own a ...
CITY

Top 10 Tallest Buildings In New York City As of 2019

Get New York City's list of its tallest buildings. The city's tallest skyscrapers are mid of some of the oldest buildings as well as those under ...
SALES

What's the Difference Between a NYC Co-op and a Condo?

There are many key differences between a co-op and a condo. Find out what those difference are and how they can affect the buying process, closing, ...
SALES

What is the Transfer Tax in NYC and NYS Real Estate Purchases?

Find out what the transfer tax is in New York City and New York State, and how it can affect your closing costs. Learn more about ...
SALES

What is the NY Mansion Tax and How Much is it?

Find out what a mansion tax is and if it applies to your New York City purchase. Learn why this tax is imposed and find out ...
RENT

What is Net-Effective Rent on New York Rental Listings?

Net-effective rent can make a huge difference in what you're actually going to pay per month for rent. Learn what the difference is, how it's calculated, ...
Tech

13 Best Real Estate Apps For Agents & Consumers of 2019

Real estate involves so much more than just an apartment or home search and so do the real estate apps available today. Learn about how these ...
RENT

What is a Security Deposit on a Rental Application?

Everything you need to know about paying a security deposit in New York City for a rental apartment. Find out how much to pay, when, and ...
RENT

What is a Guarantor for a Rental Apartment?

Find out what a guarantor is and why you may need one when renting an apartment in New York City. Understand the requirements and what you ...
CITY

Top 10 Most Expensive & Cheapest Manhattan Neighborhoods to Rent for 2019

Learn what are the most expensive and the most affordable neighborhoods in Manhattan, NY. Find out neighborhood rental averages and how much salary is required to ...
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