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Going Underground: Why Basements May Prove The Solution To The Housing Crisis
With 210,000 basements and cellars across the city currently deemed illegal for residential habitation, a new study first reported in Crain’s concludes that legalizing them…
Five Pros And Cons Of Renting A Home To A Student
For many years, student rentals were thought of as the golden egg for landlords. For a student attending well-regarded college, paying rent and avoiding issues…
The U.S. Charges One Of The Highest Capital Gains Taxes On Property Sales—Here’s How To Avoid Paying Them
Capital gains. Rarely have two quite innocent words placed next to one another invoked so much anger from so many people. For those thinking about…
How Old American Cities Are Flipping Their Way To Rosy Futures
Like baby-faced pop stars from the ’80’s, some of America’s housing stock looks frighteningly old today. That’s because, like your favorite hairband or new wave…

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How Real Estate Agents Are Using Snapchat To Change The Apartment Hunting Game
Apartment-hunting in the city can be a drag. One minute your dream listing goes live, and the next it’s been snapped up, before you can…
Why Owning A Land Lease Building Does Not Have To Be Scary
In a move straight out of the Tony Soprano business handbook, owners of some of Manhattan’s prime commercial real estate are finding their secure investments…
Is The Big Apple Building Boom Coming To An End?
New construction applications went down a massive 38 percent since 2015—but fearing the worst may be premature. New York City’s building business is still on solid…
Five Reasons A Co-op May Be A Better Buy Than A Condo
Think of the word co-op, and most New Yorkers will think about snooty boards where prospective residents are expected to circulate in rarified social circles…
Top Five Apartments For Rent That Just Hit The Market In Jackson Heights
Are you currently searching for a new place to rent? For all of you desperate souls who got an expired apartment lease for Christmas: Try…
Five Unconventional Ways To Flip A House When You Are Broke
If you’ve watched flipping house shows on TV with envy, when you’re worried about getting back into your apartment because your rent is late, you’re…
Double Jeopardy—A Female Real Estate Agent Seeks Self-Defense Tips
When I was doing a mandatory 75-hour course, required for anybody who wants to become a real estate professional, people told me all kinds of…
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