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What You Need To Know About A Certificate Of Occupancy in NYC

So you decided to move to New York City or you already found the perfect place. That’s great news! NYC can open so many new opportunities and experiences, just on one little island. Something to know about before you move in is a Certificate of Occupancy or C of O, for short, or CO, for […]

Real Estate Market in NYC: What to Expect in 2023

The real estate market in NYC is a dynamic one, with the value of homes and apartments being affected by a number of economic and cultural factors. Let’s take an in-depth look at the 2023 NYC real estate forecast, so you have a great idea of how to navigate your real estate purchases this year. […]

There’s Mold in My Apartment — What Now?

Mold is by far one of the most unwanted apartment guests. The substance can lead to health issues and home safety concerns, and it can appear in both new and old homes. Some common causes include a leak that’s seeping in from another unit, clogged PTACs, and broken washing machine hoses. Though mold can also […]

I’m Ready to Sell My Home, But Where Will I Move?

Selling a home is a lot of work. And it can be even more daunting when you’re not sure where you’ll end up after your next purchase. Will you find a home you love? Is there still a severe lack of inventory making this task almost impossible? These can be worrisome questions, but luckily, we […]

Determining the Local Housing Market: Buyer’s or Seller’s Market

If you’ve been toying with the idea of selling your home, but aren’t yet sure if you’re ready to take the plunge, there’s one major factor that can help you make your decision: the state of your local housing market. Being in a buyers market or a sellers market can make a big difference in […]

How Much Does It Cost to Sell Your Brooklyn Home?

Selling a house is time consuming and expensive — often much more than sellers might expect. When you’re thinking about selling, it’s easy to get excited looking at your Zestimate and seeing how much your home value has increased over the years, but it’s important to be prepared for the hidden, and sometimes overlooked, costs […]

Post-Closing Possession: Everything You Need to Know

So, the seller wants to stay in their home after closing. It happens. Sellers want to take advantage of the market, the season, etc., and list their house before they’re actually able to move out. And with that comes a post-closing possession agreement.  Below, we’ll dive into exactly what this means, as well as the […]

The Complete Guide to Buying Investment Property in NYC Guide

Buying your first investment property in NYC?  We’ll go over the pros and cons of investing in real estate vs the stock market, the tax benefits of real estate investing, how to calculate returns from rental properties, and challenge some commonly accepted advice such as buying investment property in an LLC.  Should I Invest in […]

What to Do if Your Newly Renovated Home Lacks Required Permits

Moving into a recently-updated home can be one of the most exciting feelings. You don’t have to worry about that old stove losing function in the next few weeks, or that outdated carpet that you just can’t trust to be clean. But unfortunately, if the proper permits haven’t been pulled for the work that’s been […]

Thinking of Selling Your Apartment or Town Home? Here Are Three Tips to List at the Perfect Price

One of the most important parts of listing your apartment or townhome is coming in at the right price. Unfortunately, this can be the most difficult step for sellers to take on, too. Too low of a price will end up with lost money and intense bidding wars, while too high of a number may […]

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