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Rents in New York City are still at a record high, but will it be like this forever?

Let the battle for lower rent rage on in 2023. Rents in New York City are still at record highs or close since the Summer of 2022. The Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens rental markets in December 2022 saw a slight decrease in the median rent. However, they were more significant than before the pandemic. Typically […]

Emergency Rent Assistance Program Application Form Closing January 20

If you’re still behind on rent since March 2020, there are still resources out there to help – but you should act fast.  The deadline to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is this Friday, January 20th 2023 by 9 PM.  According to cuffh.org, The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is the strongest protection we […]

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. […]

New Rent Laws — Are You Aware of the Updates?

There have been a few important changes to New York Rent Law. These are exciting and important, as they’re designed to protect you and the space you live in! Read on to find some of the most important points. Be sure to keep this information in your records, as well, so you can look back […]

Building the Best At-Home Tool Kit: Top Tips and Essential Tools to Include

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, it may be time to invest in a quality tool kit to keep around for various tasks. And even if you’re renting, it might not be a bad idea to have supplies laying around for changing batteries, hanging wall decor, etc. Below, we’ll dive into the details to help you […]

Everything You Need to Know About Soundproofing Your Apartment

Brooklyn apartments can be noisy places. Maybe it’s coming from your neighbors and you need to keep noise levels outside of your home. Or maybe you’re the loud one (think instruments, playing kids, barking dogs, etc.), and you want to ensure the sounds don’t bother your neighbors. Thankfully, the following soundproofing tips can help, no […]

New to the {RC} Team – Hi, I’m Naomi!

Hey there! I’m Naomi and I am thrilled to be a new member of the {RC} team, a journey that has literally been years in the making. I specialize in guiding renters through the Brooklyn rental market to find their slice of heaven in NYC and bringing some calm, kindness and understanding to what can be a […]

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