What should a New York City resident do to prepare to “shelter in place”? This guide will help you with the basics. Continue reading Sheltering in Place 101: Best Practices for a New York City Apartment or House.
What makes these twin neighborhoods so desirable? They share a lot of qualities, but there are also a few important differences. Let’s start comparing. Continue reading Upper West Side vs. Upper East Side
With the spread of Coronavirus and the protective measures needed to be taken during this time, you may find yourself struggling to figure out how to home hunt effectively. You can still find what you are looking for online. Continue reading Especially Now, How to Find a Home Without Leaving Yours?
If you love the television series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, you have probably also been charmed by her sprawling apartment and 1950s New York City. Check out our guide on how you can get your very own Midge worthy apartment. Continue reading If You Were Friends With Mrs. Maisel Where Would You Live in NYC?
House shopping can be overwhelming, especially for those who are new to New York City. We’re here to help explain what “broker’s fee” and “no-fee” listings mean, and help make your apartment hunting less stressful. Continue reading NYC real estate: should you avoid paying broker fees?
If you are apartment hunting in New York City, you might have come across the terms “prewar building” and “postwar building.” So what are the differences and why does it matter? Continue reading NYC Guide: Prewar vs. Postwar Apartments
It sounds like the name of a third-rate rom-com, but the move-in date is actually one of the most important parts of signing a lease, and probably the single thing that you’ll always be able to negotiate. Continue reading Renters Guide: The Move-in Date
Your first New York City apartment is unforgettable. It could be the beginning of a new chapter of your professional career, mark the end of college, or maybe it’s just time to move out of your parents’ house. With so many options, how do you choose the right apartment for you? Let’s explore. Continue reading Your First NYC Apartment: Studio or One Bedroom?
Moving apartments in New York can be scary. Whether it’s your first apartment lease, or you’ve lived here your whole life, there are many things to look out for when signing a rental lease. Continue reading The Things You Need to do Before Signing a Rental Lease
You might be thinking, do I really need to spend an extra $20 a month on something that I’ll never use? — until you do. Here is everything you need to know about renters insurance in New York City. Continue reading Renting 101: The Beginners Guide to Home Renters Insurance