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Want to Get a Pet in Brooklyn? 4 Tips to Convince Your Landlord

Finding a rental that will let you bring your pet along can be a difficult task, especially in a market that’s already filled with seemingly endless applicants and bidding wars. But there are a few creative ways to convince your landlord to let you have a pet, whether you’ve already signed a lease with them […]

Everything You Need to Know About NYC’s Affordable Housing Lottery

One of the best ways to find a rent-stabilized apartment in New York City is through NYC Housing Connect — also known as the affordable housing lottery. These units are for low-income tenants, and rent is well below market rate. Monthly payments are also protected from the huge annual increases that are so common in […]

Rent Overdue? Here’s How to Give Notice

Even if the tenant’s in good standing, you still need to send a prompt and firmly worded notice in writing. Download this template to get started. In a perfect world, every tenant would pay their rent on time, every month. In reality, even the best tenants get caught up and forget what day it is, […]

Finally Some Good News for Renters!

  This has been a crazy decade for real estate in New York City.  The rapid growth in Brooklyn is just one factor.  We have all been watching as rents skyrocket.  Well, good news renters!  The five year “development boom” has driven the cost of rentals down.  As more new inventory continues to hit the […]

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