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Should You Hire A Moving Company or Move Yourself in NYC?

Moving in NYC can be a stressful ordeal. Find out if hiring a moving company is the right option for you. Learn about how to choose ...
RENT

Best Renters Insurance in New York 2020

Find out who the best renters insurance is in New York City. Learn how they compare, and which one is right for you and your apartment. ...
SALES

What are Tax Benefits for Investment Properties in NYC?

If you own are planning to buy an investment property in New York City, find out which tax programs you may be eligible for and save ...
DATA

Survey: More than 20% of New Yorkers Crave Private Outdoor Space, Followed by Cheaper Rent or Mortgage

What do New Yorkers want to change the most about their apartments after locking down for months? Find out what's most important, and what might influence ...
RENT

What to Do If You Can't Pay the Security Deposit in New York

Find out how you can land your apartment without a security deposit. Learn about security deposit insurance and different options available to someone who doesn't want ...
RENT

The Best Security Deposit Insurance Companies for Rentals in New York

Security Deposit is a growing industry in cities like New York City. Find out which security deposit companies are the best in New York and which ...
SALES

How to Get a Home Loan with Bad Credit in New York

Find out how you can get a mortgage with poor or bad credit in New York. Learn about how you can get approved and which programs ...
RENT

Best Guarantor Insurance to Rent Apartments in New York

If you're having trouble finding a guarantor, here is your guide to professional third-party guarantor services in New York. Find out who they are, how they ...
SALES

Mortgage Pre-approval Vs. Pre-qualification: Which Should You Get in NYC?

Terms like pre-approval and pre-qualification can be confusing for a first-time buyer in New York City. Find out the difference between them, what you need to ...
SALES

What are the Tax Abatement Programs for Coops and Condos in NYC

Tax abatement programs can help co-op and condo owners in New York City save a significant amount of money each year. Find out details of each ...
SALES

How a Bridge Loan Can Help You Buy a Home in New York

Bridge loans are increasingly becoming popular in New York. Find out what it is and how it can help you purchase your next home before you ...
DATA

Survey: Number of New Yorkers Unable to Pay Rent Doubles for June

As unemployment continues to rise, more and more New Yorkers will not be able to pay their rent. Find out how many people can pay their ...
SALES

The Best Homeowners Insurance in New York for 2020

Shopping for home insurance involves more than just getting the lowest rates. Find out which are the best home insurance companies in New York for first-time ...
SALES

What NYC Real Estate Programs Let You Borrow Money With Bad Credit?

It's possible to get a mortgage even with bad credit. Find out which programs help you buy your first home with bad credit and other tips ...
SALES

What Is Earnest Money and How Does It Work?

You might have heard the term earnest money when it comes to renting or buying an apartment in New York. Learn exactly what it is and ...
DATA

Survey: Over a Million New Yorkers Plan to Move Due to the Coronavirus

The coronavirus is disrupting the lives of New Yorkers in more ways than one. Find out what percentage of New Yorkers plan to move because of ...
SALES

How to Calculate Closing Costs in NYC: A Guide For Sellers

Many people do not consider closing costs when selling their home. Find out how to calculate your potential closing costs in New York and how they ...
SALES

What is Underwriting and How Does It Help You Get a Mortgage?

Underwriting is an important process when qualifying for a mortgage or homeowners insurance. Find out what it is and how it affects your approval.
SALES

What Does "Under Contract" Mean in New York Real Estate?

Real estate transactions use terms like under contract and pending to describe the status of the transaction. Find out what they mean, and how they can ...
INDUSTRY

How COVID-19 Will Change NYC Commercial Real Estate and Landlords

The Coronavirus has impacted many New York renters. However, not just residential but also commercial and retail tenants and their landlords. Find out how the pandemic ...
SALES

What Are the Minimum Requirements to Apply for a Mortgage Loan?

Government-backed and conventional mortgage loans have different minimum requirements. Find out what they are, what documentation you need to provide, and if you can qualify for ...
DATA

Survey: 44% of New Yorkers Struggle to Meet May 1st Rent Deadline during COVID-19 Pandemic

While some New Yorkers did not pay April 1st's rent, even more will not be able to make May 1st's. Find out how many people can ...
INDUSTRY

How to Use ACRIS to Grow Your Real Estate Business

Find out what ACRIS is and why your real estate colleagues are using it. Learn how to look up property records and how you can use ...
RENT

How New Yorkers Can Pay Rent During the Coronavirus Shutdown

If you're facing financial hardship in New York due to layoffs or furlough because of the coronavirus pandemic, and have trouble paying your rent, read this ...
INDUSTRY

How NYC Real Estate Professionals Can Stay Relevant During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It seems like the coronavirus pandemic may have killed NY real estate. Learn how you can continue to expand your business despite having no obvious sellers ...
DATA

Survey: Almost 40% of New Yorkers Don't Dare Test Eviction Ban Even Amid Job Loss

Mass layoffs will mean limited budgets for many households in New York City. Find out how New Yorkers are prioritizing their expensing during a time of ...
SALES

What Are Conventional Mortgage Loans?

Find out what a conventional mortgage loan is and how it compares to a government-backed loan. Found out if a conventional mortgage is right for your ...
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