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When Do You Need A Broker

When Do You Need A Broker

Using a rental broker to find a New York area home is one of those things that many New Yorkers just accept as normal, like unpredictable subway schedules or $25 cocktails. And while no one's exactly celebrating the act of paying a 15 percent standard commission, it's a system that's been in place f....

5 Storage Rules for Small Spaces

5 Storage Rules for Small Spaces

Living in and around New York City means having an entire universe of people, places, and activities right outside your door. But behind that door? A lack of storage and space is the norm for many city inhabitants.

Minor Renovations with the Highest Return

Minor Renovations with the Highest Return

With the warm-weather months upon us, many homeowner's thoughts are turning to home improvement projects. Whether the goal is to create an urban oasis that caters to your specific lifestyle or to boost your future sales price, a smart first step is arming yourself with potential costs and returns. T....

Inside Andrea Salumeria: A family-owned Italian Deli in Jersey City Heights

Inside Andrea Salumeria: A family-owned Italian Deli in Jersey City Heights

Located on Central Avenue, this Jersey City Heights mainstay may be small and narrow, but its impact on the community stretches far and wide.

Why and When You Should Hire an Interior Designer

Why and When You Should Hire an Interior Designer

Whether you’re moving into a brand-new space or you’ve outgrown your current one, understanding the time, preparation, and nitty-gritty details that go into planning a renovation is crucial. To ensure a smooth design process, you may be asking yourself, “Should I hire an Interior Designer?” In addit....