With power finally returning to areas of New York City, resilience is an idea that is on everyone’s minds. For many homes and businesses that are fortunate enough to be back in working order, the return to normalcy is just around the corner. But for many others, these recent events have shed light on problems [...]
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The damage that Sandy has caused is unimaginable. If you’re one of the thousands of individuals who have suffered from the hurricane, our hearts go out to you. We hope that you’re safe. For those with renters insurance that have also suffered property damage, and are wondering about making a claim, below are some contact [...]
We at Naked Apartments are big believers in connecting with customers to build better solutions to their problems. One way we connect is through social media, primarily Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and blogging. Since we launched Naked Apartments in 2010, we’ve learned a lot about these channels, but those lessons were time consuming and resource intensive. [...]
If there is anything that we can all agree on about apartment listings, it’s the importance of pictures. Without them, listings are easily overlooked and mistrusted. In fact, a recent Naked Apartments survey found that 70% of renters identified issues with photos as their main turn-off when sifting through apartment listings. But there is much [...]
Congratulations to Chloe H. for winning the Naked Apartments $500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!!! A freshman at the NYU College of Arts and Sciences, Chloe is currently in student housing but had already begun looking into apartments even before she arrived in New York City. “It is frustrating that the apartments closer to campus are [...]
Budget: $2,400 Neighborhoods searched: Morningside. Anywhere near Columbia Websites used: Craigslist, Naked Apartments, StreetEasy Been hunting for: One month Number of places seen: 20+ apartments Biggest peeve: Bait and Switch. Sometimes agents advertise fake apartments in order to attract renters. Then, when a renter inquires about the listing, the agent will say it was already rented and try [...]
What Makes a Great Real Estate Broker? If you were to describe your ideal broker or agent, one that you would refer to your friends, you’d probably use words like: helpful, professional, experienced, honest, understanding, nice, and even perfect. We analyzed 50,000 words from our top-rated agent reviews to uncover the most commonly used words [...]
We are fascinated by the smart use of tiny apartments, and dig *faircompanies for continually producing great videos on the topic. Remodeling 270 square feet of rooftop storage, where a building’s water tanks were housed, into an incredible apartment in lovely Barcelona (Bar-the-lona).
How does a site or app best convey the look, sounds and vibe of a NYC neighborhood? Vidaao, in partnership with Bond New York, is testing video as one method and we’re including two of their videos on our neighborhood pages. Take a look and let us know what you think. Greenwich Village
We’re repeatedly asked when Naked Apartments will move into other cities. (Answer: in time…) But when you consider the sheer size of NYC’s boroughs, you could say we’re already simplifying renting in 4 of the top 10 cities in the US.