August, 12 2019

Rent-Stabilized vs. Rent-Controlled NYC Apartments

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New York City has long had two kinds of rent regulation: Rent-Stabilized and Rent-Controlled. How do these two legal controls vary? Read More

July, 12 2019

I’ll Take Manhattan—But How Did It Get That Name?

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New York City was, for a very long time, simply Manhattan Island. So how did the four other boroughs get incorporated and get their names? Read More

June, 17 2019

Your Rights as NYC Renter

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When you move to New York City, look for a doorman. That said, you want to know something about what you're actually entitled to. So, we took a look at questions people ask most about their rights in [...] Read More

May, 30 2019

What You Should Know Before Signing an Apartment Lease

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A big part of ready is anticipating all your upfront costs. You’ll be asked for the first month’s rent or, in some cases, the first and last. You’ll need to put down a security deposit, and fees for a[...] Read More

May, 21 2019

Should You Use a Broker to Find an NYC Apartment?

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If you’re coming to New York City from out of town, you might be baffled to find so many apartments represented by brokers—real estate agents who charge the renter a substantial fee for signing an agr[...] Read More

May, 09 2019

How to Keep Cool in NYC — Without Air Conditioning

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Summer’s coming! It’s a sweet season in New York City, and sweeter still if you have a few good tips to keep the energy bills down. Read More

April, 29 2019

10 Reasons to Live in New York City

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Just ten? There are a million! But here are certainly ten standout reasons to live in NYC. Read More

April, 02 2019

How To Choose the NYC Apartment That is Right For You

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From the morning rush to nightlife, parking to play, you will be able to make the right decision on an apartment if you take the time to investigate each finalist in person. Read More

April, 01 2019

Quick Guide to Finding an Apartment in NYC

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For professionals and young families, choosing a neighborhood in New York City tends to focus on safe areas, good schools, top-notch management, and a great overall experience of living in the city. H[...] Read More