As New York City renters, we often think we’ve seen it all when it comes to crazy apartments. But these five apartments not only go above and beyond the extremes in the big apple – they’ve set worldwide records. [Read more →]
For years, temporary walls (i.e., room dividers, rent-savers, space-creators) have answered the prayers of NYC apartment hunters looking to save space and money. With a one day installation and a one-time payment averaging between $800-$2000 (based on wall size and type), a one bedroom apartment could turn into a two, a two bedroom into a three, and so on.
New Yorkers will tell you the secret to shortening your commute is living near the right subway line.
If your work is 1 block from a stop on the L, then your commute will be much simpler if you live close to the L. The more transfers you have, the more walking you’ll do, the more time you’ll spend waiting on platforms, and the the more delays you’ll deal with. In other words, transfers are for suckers.
It’s said that New York’s neighborhoods are “the biggest collection of villages in the world.” In fact, there are over 150 villages to choose from and they’re all different.
But… what neighborhood characteristics matter most to renters? To answer that, we analyzed the search behavior of the last 25,000 renters on our popular Neighborhood Finder™. Specifically, we looked at which of the 15 “neighborhood vibes” renters were selecting most often. The results are below. [Read more →]
Affordability is key for many young renters today and it can be hard to find a cheap place to live in a cool and fun New York City neighborhood. But it’s not impossible to find a deal. There are exciting, thriving neighborhoods located throughout the five boroughs where you can find reasonable rents. Here are five, one in each borough, to consider:
Naked Apartments Pro is ready for download, ready to power NYC renting. It’s beautiful. It’s intuitive. And it’s fast.
Today is a great day. We’re excited to announce the release of Naked Apartments Pro, designed for the thousands of agents and landlords that rely on Naked Apartments to find their clients and fill their vacancies. And we know they’ll love it. With this app, they’ll be able to:
Post listings from the road… faster than ever before.
Accept Showings on Demand™… faster than ever before.
Respond and manage to all their leads… faster than ever before.
And much, much more. (Do we sound like Steve Jobs yet?)
Despite all the griping we do about our government, once in a while, it gives us something useful we can work with. Like this handy New York State tenant rights guide for those of us who are terrified of paperwork, signatures, and binding obligations. The actual document is quite a few pages in length, so we decided to put the best, most pertinent rules together in one easy-to-read blog post.