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How to Become a Qualified Tenant

How to Become a Qualified Tenant

Few things move as fast as New York City real estate, so when you find a home you love, it's imperative that you're ready to pounce. Before you even start scanning listings, take a few minutes to get your finances and documentation in order. It could mean the difference between "home sweet home" and "the one that got away."

Tips for Finding a Roommate

Tips for Finding a Roommate

As we mentioned in our post "How to Save Money in the Big City," finding a roommate is one of the best ways to cut costs while living in one of the most expensive areas in the country. Roommates not only share rent and utilities, but they can be the answer to your desire to upgrade from a walkup building with zero amenities to luxury accommodations with laundry and outdoors space.

Brooklyn Homes for Rent: Top 3 Considerations for First Time Renters

Brooklyn Homes for Rent: Top 3 Considerations for First Time Renters

From art culture to hipster bars; green, open spaces to cozy coffee shopsBrooklyn is a melting pot of art, culture, and diversity which attracts people from all over the world. As a result, there are a lot of first-time renters who may quickly feel overwhelmed by the complex and competitive real estate market in NYC. Have no fear, finding a home to rent in Brooklyn doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are the top three things you need to consider when searching for the perfect Brooklyn homes for rent.