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How to Make The Most Of Your Unused Space

A few years ago National Geographic did the math and realized that if everyone in the world stood shoulder to shoulder, we would all fit in Los Angeles. Granted, this isn’t the most useful of thought experiments, but it illustrates something shockingly obvious that we’re all constantly overlooking – there’s plenty of space to go around. Take NYC, for example. This is a city where getting an apartment even remotely close to what you wanted is a cause for celebration. But if you’re anything like 69% of most New Yorkers, you’ll spend countless years moving up a few hundred square feet at a time in your search for the “perfect place.” But the perfect place can be any place, really, as long as you’re creative. Here are 7 ways to totally rethink your apartment and rediscover all the square feet you’ve been overlooking. […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Apartment Living, Renter Tips|
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New Feature: Open House Search

Search for apartments with Open Houses You already know Naked Apartments is a top database for searching NYC rentals. Now you can search for apartments with an Open House. Just enter your apartment criteria and look for the Open House section under Filters. You can search for Open Houses today, tomorrow, this week or anytime. […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Naked Apartments, Renter Tips|
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Upcoming Open Houses

Naked Apartments will send you email alerts for Upcoming Open Houses! Busy this weekend? You might be now. Starting today, we're sending you alerts for Upcoming Open Houses for apartments that match your criteria. If you haven't already, create your Free profile. Tell us the neighborhoods you're interested in and what type of apartment you're [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Naked Apartments, Renter Tips|

Introducing our iPhone App

Today, we launch our iPhone app for renters. […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Naked Apartments, Renter Tips|
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The Ins and Outs of Temporary Walls

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. […]

By |August 6th, 2014|Apartment Living, Renter Tips|
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New Feature: Search by Subway Lines

Use Naked Apartments to find apartments close to your subway (MTA) line! 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. […]

By |August 5th, 2014|Naked Apartments, Renter Tips|

The Most Popular Neighborhood Characteristics

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. […]

By |August 4th, 2014|Market Data, Renter Tips|
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5 Awesome and Affordable Neighborhoods in NYC

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:


By |July 28th, 2014|Apartment Living, Renter Tips|

Quiz: The Amazing Stats of NYC!

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By |July 17th, 2014|Apartment Living, Renter Tips|

10 NY Tenant Rights You May Not Know About

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. […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Apartment Living, Renter Tips|