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Should I live in Stuytown? Yes, Here’s Why

Should I live in Stuytown? Yes, Here’s Why

The colony of red brick buildings on the east side of Manhattan may appear mysterious or even a bit obscure, but these post-war apartments are the cities best kept housing secret. Stuyvesant Town, or Stuytown, and its sister development Peter Cooper Village make up a […]

4 Perks of Brooklyn Apartments

4 Perks of Brooklyn Apartments

When people move to New York, they often set their sights on places like Manhattan. It’s in-your-face famous, and just uttering the word conjures up reruns of hundreds of movies in the imagination. But places like Manhattan are soul-crushingly expensive. Have you considered moving to […]

3 Easy To Miss Problems With New York Apartments

3 Easy To Miss Problems With New York Apartments

You’ve searched for New York apartments and narrowed your choices with organization, research, and skill. You’ve nailed all the common pitfalls of signing a lease, and you have steely-eyed confidence that nothing, nothing, is going to get past you. You will not be ripped off, […]

How To Sublease Your Apartment in New York City

How To Sublease Your Apartment in New York City

The most effective thing to do when you need to sublease your apartment is to remember what it was like when you were searching for an apartment. Remember the mild panic and stress sweats? Yea, not cute. Make the process and discovery of your room […]

How Should Roommates Split Utilities?

How Should Roommates Split Utilities?

Splitting utilities with roommates should no longer be a cause for concern. With so many resources to be utilized, it’s really hard to get it wrong. Here are a few tips, tricks, and apps to help you split utilities and navigate your way through fair […]

3 Best Features In A Roommate Finder

3 Best Features In A Roommate Finder

Roommate finder services and websites abound, and they all offer different features. But what features make the best roommate finder? To answer that question, it’s important to understand how top features benefit the number one most important part of the equation: you. Every Roommate Finder […]

3 Roommate Red Flags

3 Roommate Red Flags

Most everyone has a roommate horror story. Not the “Friday the 13th” type horror but the “eats all of my groceries and is always late on rent” scare. These aren’t just funny old college stories but lessons on what to avoid when choosing roommates. Curving […]

How To Have Pets With Roommates In NYC

How To Have Pets With Roommates In NYC

Getting along with a roommate can be challenging at times, even when your personalities do complement each other. Add pets with roommates into the mix and diplomacy can break down fast. Especially in NYC, where owning a pet is harder than usual due to a […]

How Much Rent Should I Expect to Pay in NYC?

How Much Rent Should I Expect to Pay in NYC?

How much rent you can expect to pay in NYC is greatly dependent on how much money you make and how much of a sucker you are. JK, income doesn’t matter that much, you’ll probably over spend any way. The general recommendation is that rent […]

Should I Get A Roommate In New York City?

Should I Get A Roommate In New York City?

That’s a big question to ask yourself. Getting a roommate in New York City will affect your life, finances, sleep cycles, and general state of sanity in every way. Finding a roommate is make-or-break material, and should be treated with the same level of care […]


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3 Best Features In A Roommate Finder

3 Best Features In A Roommate Finder

Roommate finder services and websites abound, and they all offer different features. But what features make the best roommate finder? To answer that question, it’s important to understand how top features benefit the number one most important part of the equation: you. Every Roommate Finder […]

5 Ways to Keep the Peace With Your Roommate

5 Ways to Keep the Peace With Your Roommate

There comes a time between all roommates that causes one to question their own sanity. Some have even considered moving back in with the ‘rents..yes, it’s gotten that bad. Here are 5 ways to keep the peace with your roommate. Talk. Talking to your roommate […]

What if My Roommate Leaves Without Paying Rent?

What if My Roommate Leaves Without Paying Rent?

Roommates are great if you need someone to help split the bills or just want the company. But sometimes they can throw you a curveball with consequences much worse than a sink full of dirty dishes. So what happens when someone doesn’t hold up their end […]

What You Have to Talk About Before Co-Living With Kids

What You Have to Talk About Before Co-Living With Kids

It’s 2016, and the boundaries of co-living continue to expand and evolve. From living with your sibling again to moving in with a senior, today’s renters are all about making it work. So what happens when you find the perfect roommate who also happens to […]

5 Things I Totally Miss About Having Roommates

5 Things I Totally Miss About Having Roommates

There are dishes piled in the sink, and your bathroom could be a little (or a lot) cleaner. We get it — living with other people isn’t always a dream. Sometimes it’s frustrating and bothersome, but the grass is always greener on the other side, […]