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Tenant: “I have an emergency. I know its 3 AM but my kitchen faucet is leaking.  When do you think you’ll be able to come fix it?” Super: “I’ll be there in two months at the earliest.”

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When renting an apartment in New York City there are a ton of things you need to spend money on. Furniture that’s small enough to not take over your space, window treatment to cover the hideous plastic blinds your apartment came with, and the occasional roach repellent to make sure you don’t end up with […]

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A great broker will make finding an apartment easy and delightful, while a terrible broker will be a disaster and provide frustration. Brokers have tons  listings of apartments for rent in New York City that will take him or her 15-30 minutes to tally up a selection that fits your criteria.  Brokers that have been […]

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Some of us jump through hoops looking for an apartment to rent in New York, only to find out we need to break our lease.  Unless you’re moving out early because you’re being deployed by the military, chances are you’ll be faced with paying for the months left on your lease.  This means you’re left […]

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These days many New York City apartment buildings offer tenants the opportunity to pay rent with a credit card.  While this may seem ideal, it’s important to keep in mind the possible downside of adding rent to your credit card bill.  The obvious benefit of paying rent with a credit card is that you can […]

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Coming across a solid apartment to rent in New York City is hard enough without also having to deal with getting your security deposit back from the apartment you’re moving out of.  Unfortunately once in a while you run into a landlord who somehow “forgets” to send your security deposit back.  Some people see this as […]

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This is a brief analysis on the Upper East Side Second Avenue Subway Line construction on how it affects and will affect New York apartment rentals now and in the future. Presently: With a fragile economy and the train construction on the Upper East side (namely, Second Avenue or on any street that intersects with […]

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If you live in New York City you probably have at least one apartment renting horror story. You probably even have that million-dollar idea to solve the nightmare — but as of today it only exists as a napkin drawing and you still need to find a place. Read on for five ways to lower […]

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Want to make your apartment search easier in New York? Here are six tips that will cut down on a lot of the hassle. 1) Be open to spending at least an hour with a broker so they can show you more than the apartment you contacted them about. But if you call them after […]

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First I’d like to introduce myself and apologize for being one of those lucky people you hate because back in the early 90s I happened to have scored one of those beautiful, rent-controlled, fire-placed, South-facing apartments in the West Village. Again I’m sorry and so I will make up for it, New York, by offering […]

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