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 […]
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Find an apartment you can afford in a neighborhood you’ll love. Living in New York City is many things. And cheap is not one of them. This is a fact of life that city dwellers quickly accept as inescapable. You may end up shelling out an extra $200 a month for a better 1 bedroom that […]
With data from our 2+ million NYC renters, we at Naked Apartments have learned a lot about them, their habits and desires. What follows is a portrait drawn from their registration data (contact info, desired apartment, move and roommate details, income, etc.) as well as their search history and survey results.
Betty’s moving from Ossining to Rye; Don’s getting hitched (and so looking to upgrade from his West Village man-cave). Like its characters, Mad Men’s real estate is in flux. So, Mad Pads; a look back, a look ahead.
The NYC rental market is different. Digging deep into various reports on the state of the city’s housing stock we came away with some interesting statistics…
The Naked Apartments team crunched some numbers from our rental database and came up with some interesting stuff. For one thing, we could all save a bundle by moving to Detroit or Phoenix. If that’s not an option, consider looking in neighborhoods adjacent to your desired ones – eg Bushwick instead of Williamsburg – to […]
Craigslist is usually thought of as a simple classifieds site – that’s entirely free. What many don’t know, however, is that apartment listings are not free for NYC brokers. It costs up to $10 per post. (In addition to NYC brokered rentals, the site also charges $25-$75 per job posting in 19 major markets and $10 for […]
or, “how NYC brokers describe their apartments”. We word-crunched the descriptions of some 8,000 apartments advertised on Craigslist, Naked Apartments, and other major NYC rental sites and came up with some interesting results.
What are the top 5 neighborhoods in Brooklyn? What’s the top ‘hood in manhattan? What amenity is most important to renters – that a building be pet-friendly? Or that it have someone on the door? We crunched the numbers and came up with some interesting stats.