Building Policies – Why They Matter

Building Policies – Why They Matter You’ve found a great apartment in a lovely building that’s in a perfect location. Awesome! But that’s not quite enough to move full steam ahead with making an offer. You need to learn more about the building’s policies, since all buildings – both co-ops and condos – have rules…

Co-op Financial Requirements – A Breakdown

Co-op Financial Requirements – A Breakdown Are you confused about the financial requirements for New York City’s real estate cooperatives (also knowns as “co-ops”)? If so, then this post is intended help clear things up a bit. *DISCLAIMER* These are just GENERAL guidelines – each building is unique. Some may have easier requirements, some may have…

Are You Really Game for a Renovation?

Are You Really Game for a Renovation? A brand new bathroom. A modernized kitchen. New hardwood floors. Brand new lighting fixtures. As an owner, the thought of upgrading your current home and having some of the features you’ve always wanted is quite tempting – and can oftentimes be a very smart investment. And for buyers,…