August, 12 2019

Rent-Stabilized vs. Rent-Controlled NYC Apartments

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Renting is famously expensive in New York City. At the same time, the state and city governments have made a concerted effort to ensure affordability in the nation's largest city. So, New York City ha[...] 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. The name Manhattan first appeared as Manna-hata in the log of Henry Hudson’s ship Half Moon. Hudson arrived from the Netherlands to ex[...] Read More

June, 17 2019

Your Rights as NYC Renter

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In the now-classic joke about how to spot a good apartment building in New York City, D.L. Hughley quips: “A good building, you got a doorman. A bad building, you just got a man in a door.” Read More

May, 30 2019

What You Should Know Before Signing an Apartment Lease

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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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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. Read More