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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Things To Check Before You Find A Roommate In NYC

7 Things To Check Before You Find A Roommate In NYC

Before you invest the time to find a roommate in NYC, put together a list of everything you want to check. Asking lots of questions up front can be time-consuming, yes. And doing something like a background check can be a little intimidating at first, […]

How To Find A Good Roommate In NYC

How To Find A Good Roommate In NYC

It’s pretty much impossible to get a room in the Big Apple by yourself. 99% of us must find a good roommate in NYC to ensure our savings account doesn’t spiral into an out-of-control nose dive. When we set out on our epic odyssey through […]

5 Tricks To Find A More Affordable Room In NYC

5 Tricks To Find A More Affordable Room In NYC

NYC apartment prices should come with a warning label. May induce nausea, vertigo, and upset stomach. We understand that finding an affordable room in NYC can feel a bit like looking for a four-leaf clover by crawling around with a blindfold on. It doesn’t have […]

How To Find An Affordable Room In NYC

How To Find An Affordable Room In NYC

If you want to hear some war stories that would send shivers down the spine of a hardened US Marine, talk to someone who’s been through the harrowing experience of finding an affordable room in NYC. There are more masterful bait-and-switch artists then there are […]