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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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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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CITY

Chinatown Neighborhood Review - Manhattan Moving Guide

A complete guide on all things Chinatown in New York City. Find out the latest, the best restaurants, attractions, average rental prices, transportation, schools, and neighborhood ...
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CITY

Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Stuy) Neighborhood Review - Brooklyn Moving Guide

Bed-Stuy is one of the most popular neighborhoods to move to in Brooklyn. Find out why, by reading our neighborhood review and learn about the restaurants, ...
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CITY

Kips Bay Neighborhood Review - Manhattan Moving Guide

Find out about the character, apartments, attractions, restaurants, and schools in Kips Bay. Discover the neighborhood vibe and check out the latest news in the area. ...
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RENT

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

Learn about the top five on our lists, and how much your combined salaries need to be to afford to live in these neighborhoods. Learn about ...
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CULTURE

How Amazon Will Affect Long Island City Real Estate and Culture UPDATED

Everyone knows that Amazon's arrival in a city has long-reaching transformative effects. Take a look at what that might look like in a city in New ...
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CITY

Ridgewood Neighborhood Review - Queens Moving Guide

neighborhood overview, demographics, transportation, rental pricing, schools and restaurants of Ridgewood Queens NYC
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CITY

Inwood Neighborhood Review - New York Moving Guide

Discover the neighborhood of Inwood in Manhattan and all it has to offer its residents. Learn about the history, local vibe, where to eat, average apartment ...
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CITY

Mott Haven Neighborhood Review - Bronx Moving Guide

Mott Haven is a happening Bronx neighborhood. Find out why people are moving to this neighborhood, where residents are eating, sending their kids to school, and ...
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