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5 Signs It’s Time To Move

5 Signs It’s Time To Move

“Change is as good as rest.” This is a common saying but often overlooked by many. Sometimes it is difficult to determine when to change your town having lived there your entire life and most crucially not knowing when you really want to explore new […]

Roomi Launches Backgrounds Checks To Make NYC Safer

Roomi Launches Backgrounds Checks To Make NYC Safer

“Mom, I do this walk everyday, I’ll be fine!” Your parents might worry about you living in the big city but at least they won’t have to worry about who you are living with. Roomi is excited to offer an even more thorough background check […]

How To Assess Room Share Ads In NYC

How To Assess Room Share Ads In NYC

As you traverse the net in search of a room to share and potential roommates, you’re going to come across a lot of different styles of ads. Some will be from legit people looking for a good situation. Others . . . not so much. […]

Best Features In A NYC Apartment Finder

Best Features In A NYC Apartment Finder

Every apartment finder is a little bit different, and there is no shortage of websites that specialize in the New York City area. With so many options, it can be tough to figure out how to prioritize one over the other. Here is a list […]

Where Millennials Are Looking To Live in NYC This Summer

Where Millennials Are Looking To Live in NYC This Summer

Roomi’s quarterly report on where to live in NYC. Where are people looking and how much are they willing to pay for the hottest neighborhoods? Find out if you are below or way above the median rent in NYC. Or why you should be ditching […]

How To Sublet In NYC

How To Sublet In NYC

The biggest cause of stress for most of us in New York isn’t traffic, it isn’t neighbors . . . it’s rent. 80% of millennials can’t afford NYC rent. Which makes sense since the average price of rent is 120% higher than the national average. […]

5 Tips To Hiring Trustworthy NYC Movers

5 Tips To Hiring Trustworthy NYC Movers

You’ve completed all the packing, probably, and now you’re ready to get all your stuff to your new dream home, but how do you find NYC movers who won’t play volleyball with your fine china? These tips will help you find people to help you […]

How to Find Apartments in Brooklyn to Rent

How to Find Apartments in Brooklyn to Rent

Brooklyn is an amazing city to move into but finding apartments in Brooklyn has its own share of challenges. It’s either expensive broker’s’ fees or apartments that do not fit your budget and requirements. Check out ways to aid you in finding perfect apartments in […]

Best Value Neighborhood Review: Long Island City

Best Value Neighborhood Review: Long Island City

Long Island City, based out of Queens, is an industrial center no longer. It has evolved into an affordable place to enjoy a thriving arts scene and a waterfront park with some of the best views of Manhattan you’re going to get this side of […]

Best Value Neighborhood Review: Bedford-Stuyvesant

Best Value Neighborhood Review: Bedford-Stuyvesant

Bedford-Stuyvesant, or Bed-Stuy for short, is an exciting place to live. It has a long, rich history behind it and a future of dynamic change in front of it. Based out of Brooklyn, the residents are proud of Bed-Stuy’s strong African-American culture, and it boasts […]