Renter Tips

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

You’ve just unpacked the last few boxes, hung your favorite art on the walls and finally kicked your heels up in your new apartment when a sinking feeling sets in. This place somehow doesn’t measure up… it’s not the apartment you actually want to live in.

We get it. Everyone’s busy. Who has the time to read all those Top 10 lists? So: Here’s The Top 10 List of Top 10 Lists.

There are a lot of things to love about this rambunctious city, including the many secret spectacles hidden in plain sight. New York is infamous for its underground oddities, sequestered speakeasies, and tucked-away treasures. Unfortunately, not all of them are public, and some no longer exist (RIP 5 Pointz). In an attempt to consolidate the […]

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