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Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Thomas Moser answered:
Can a renter use multiple brokers when searching for an apartment? Is this unethical? Must you reveal that you are working with more than one?
Unless you signed an Exclusive Buyer Broker Agreement you are free to work with as many brokers as you want.
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Michael Druc…, Real Estate Pro in 10022
Michael Druckman answered:
who pays realtor for commercial real estate in New york city?
In Manhattan, the commission is paid by the landlord.
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deb630, Real Estate Pro in 10010
deb630 asked:
OP Commissions in NYC - when are they earned? I'm a real estate broker in NYC and I rent apartments for a landlord that pays a one month OP ( Owner Pays - one months rent for the commission. This landlord typically paid the commissions…
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Julie Brannan, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Recently I took my dog with me to work in Warburg’s West Side office, and (coincidentally or not) began working with a customer whose priority in her search for a new home was her small dog. This process… Read more
Blogged Mon Sep 8, 2014 by Julie Brannan Home Buying How To... Rental Basics
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garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
Are landlords required to have the carpet professionally cleaned between tenants?
I don't think that they are, but it is a good idea for them to do this. They should keep up on it and make sure the carpets don't get too dirty. If you feel like the carpets need to b ... more
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Jasmin, Both Buyer and Seller in Jersey City, NJ
Jasmin answered:
Hello, Do all apartments in NY have income restrictions or require a guarantor to move in? (searching for a studio)
Hi,

I've lived in every borough (with the exception of Staten Island), and most large buildings have income restrictions. Smaller buildings and family homes (this is mostly in Queen ... more
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Srdjan Trofi, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the fees and deposits the tenants will be paying before moving into a new apartment, the biggest one of course being the broker fee. Besides this one, there… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 30, 2014 by Srdjan Trofi Rental Basics For Rent Rentals
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Neslihan Ozd…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Neslihan Ozdemir answered:
what exactly do i need to know or have in order to rent an apartment especially if you are not from new york but you wish to move there?
Hi Josette,

I'd say you should know the application process, requirements, neighborhoods, working and finding a good broker if you don't have a lot of friends in NY. Ah and you need ... more
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Stacey  Vass…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Stacey Vasseur answered:
how much to brokers fee range?
It depends. Some Manhattan agents still try to collect 15% annual rent!! You can try and negotiate down to one months rent, or you can ask your agent to show you no-fee buildings first. ... more
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lindshea66, Other/Just Looking in Colliersville, NY
lindshea66 answered:
18 yr old moving out in NYC, is this possible?
I don't want to make assumptions here, but unless you have financial support coming from somewhere it's unlikely that you'll be able to find an affordable rental in NYC at 18 years old. ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Broker and price negotiation question
You should certainly ask... know up front many scammers clone listings and claim as their own offering it for less money but never rent anything. You may also find that tehy did offer i ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Currently I live in Waldorf, Maryland. I am a homeowner who will need to move to New York/New Jersey area by next year.
If you need an agent in NYC I recommend Kevin Mcwilliams from Living NY, his cell is 914.497.6753. He will sit down with you, explain the process, and guide you through to closing.

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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
When you find an apartment on Trulia, do you have to pay a real estate agent?
You only have to pay a real estate agent if that is what you agree to do when speaking with them for the first time.

Chris
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Fern Hamberg…, Real Estate Pro in 10026
Fern Hamberger NYRS CBR answered:
If a psychiatrist lives in a rental building, can they rent another one-bedroom apartment in the same building and use as an office?
If you wish to rent an apartment where you are able to conduct business, have clients and generate income, you will have to rent in a work/live apartment or in a mixed use building. the ... more
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Mog Chu-yang…, Real Estate Pro in 10002
This is the summer of the $2,000 studio.  On a daily basis, the number of inquiries from prospective clients regarding No Fee $2,000 studios in Manhattan is never ending.  My first reaction to that question… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 1, 2014 by Mog Chu-yang-heu Market Conditions Rental Basics Rentals
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Jay Taylor, Other/Just Looking in Santa Ana, CA
Jay Taylor answered:
how do I prove to my next landlord that I have good credibility with paying my rent on time? What documents would I be asked to present?
I agree with Elizabeth, Paperwork is the best option for you at this moment, the more the better. A package like the one mentioned in Elizabeth's post would work good for the purpose.
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Maxwell Stai…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Maxwell Stainback answered:
Is there a fee to add someone as a occupant (not a leaser) and can you be charged extra?
Actually, Jim in New York there are strict rules about who can occupy an apartment as well as the landlords ability to limit the occupants. Please see the summary below from the NY Att ... more
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