My First Apartment In…Bushwick

My First Apartment In…Bushwick Welcome back to my new 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. Now let’s…

My First Apartment In…Kips Bay

My First Apartment In…Kips Bay Welcome back to my new 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. Now…

What’s a Flip Tax?

What’s a Flip Tax? If you’re an apartment owner, you’ve probably heard of the dreaded “flip tax.” If you’re a buyer, the term may have never even crossed your mind. But regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s something you need to know about. First, a flip tax is not actually “tax” – it’s…

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…