My First Apartment in…Inwood

My First Apartment in…Inwood Welcome to my new bi-monthly feature My First Apartment! In this piece, I interview New Yorkers on their experiences in their very first apartment here in NYC. They give the lowdown on the good and the bad plus some tips to help you along with your own home search. Let’s get…

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Co-ops

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Co-ops You’ve probably heard all kinds of stories about purchasing in a co-op in New York City, some of which are probably a little scary. Admittedly, the process can be quite intense. But if you’re looking for an apartment as your primary residence, you shouldn’t cut co-ops from your…

8 Tips to Help You Save Up for a Down Payment

8 Tips to Help You Save Up for a Down Payment By far, the biggest hurdle to purchasing a home in NYC for most people is the down payment. In many instances, it can be a six figure undertaking. That’s a tough feat to accomplish, but it’s certainly not impossible, especially if you follow some of…