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How to Compare Apartments 

Knowing how to compare apartments is important if you want to avoid possible future pangs of regret. Unfortunately, there isn’t an app (yet) that will help you compare the apartments you like…

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How to View Apartments in NYC 

Viewing apartments is the first and most important part of the moving process, and as such, you should pay close attention to it. Understanding how to view apartments can help you save…

Rental

How to Budget for Your First Apartment 

The excitement that comes from moving out and starting on your own can quickly be replaced with anxiety if you have no clue how to budget for your first apartment. Don’t worry,…

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How to Get Lower Rent Rates 

Many of us feel shy or uncomfortable when it comes to negotiating rent, or anything for that matter; some people can, but most of us can’t. Learning just how you can leverage…

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How to Read a Lease: NYC Renter’s Guide 

Almost everyone living in NYC eventually finds themselves staring at a lease agreement, wondering what they’re agreeing to if they sign it. If this is you now, have no fear, we’ll give…

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Landlord Responsibilities in NYC: What to Know 

You’ve probably heard the saying, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Well, if you’re a landlord with tenants in NYC, you have great power and therefore, great responsibility. Although the enforcement of…

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What’s a Pied-a-terre? 

Pied-a-terre is a French word that translates to “a foot on the ground” and is used as a real estate jargon. A pied-a-terre is a small living unit like an apartment, and…

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How to Break Your Lease in NYC 

There are countless reasons why people have to relocate from one apartment to another. In many cases, people have to move to different cities or states for family, business, study-related matters, and…

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Can My Landlord Enter My Apartment? 

Every year hundreds (if not thousands) of NYC renters are faced with what they may feel is an invasion of their privacy, forcing them to ask the notorious question, “Can my landlord…

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Renter’s Insurance: Why You Need It 

The idea behind renters insurance is to protect a renter’s personal property while in a rented house/apartment in the event of disasters, accidents, theft, vandalism, or other perils. Depending on the provider,…

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How to Recycle in NYC: Simple Guide 

Recycling waste materials is generally good regardless of where you live, but sometimes what you think is recyclable and therefore throw into the garbage bin may instead do more harm than good…

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