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RENT

When is the Best Time of the Year to Rent an Apartment in NY?

Find out when to start your search and the pros and cons of renting during the high season and the low season in the New York ...
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SALES

How Do Escrow Accounts Work in NYC Real Estate?

Learn about what an escrow account is and how it helps you when you purchase property or rent an apartment in New York. Understand the fundamentals ...
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SALES

6 Tips for Millennials on Buying a Home in New York

Find out how to beat the odds as a Millennial buying a home in New York City--one of the most expensive and competitive real estate markets ...
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SALES

Buying a Home in a New York City New Development Vs. Old: Which is Better?

Discover the differences in buying a resale and in a brand new building. Find out how you avoid the pitfalls of purchasing in a new development. ...
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CREDIT SCORE

How Much Does It Cost to Check a Credit Report in a NYC Rental Application

Find out how much a credit report check costs and how much a landlord or an agent is going to charge you for one. Learn about ...
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RENT

What Do NYC Landlords Look For in a Credit Check

Applying for an apartment in New York can be nerve-racking and confusing if you don't know what your credit report looks like or what the landlord ...
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CREDIT SCORE

Will Your Credit Score be Affected if You Break Your NYC Apartment Lease?

Find out how breaking your lease in New York City can affect you and your credit. Learn how your rent payments are reported and ways you ...
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Tech

Advertise New York Real Estate Listings for Free on PropertyNest

Listing your rental and sales for absolutely free on PropertyNest. Finding qualified leads has never been easier for real estate professionals, landlords, property managers, and people ...
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SALES

Applying for a Co-op in New York City: Guide on How to Get Approved

Purchasing a New York City co-op can be a daunting prospect, but it doesn't have to be. Learn everything you need to know about what to ...
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SALES

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 ...
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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 ...
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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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RENT

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 ...
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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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RENT

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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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