Rental Basics in New York : Advice

change location

cancel or

Activity

263
John Cohen, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Getting ready to put in an application or found an apartment you love.Paperwork that buildings will requireis is the next part of the process. In general there are 5 basic things buildings will want to… Read more
Blogged Tue May 28, 2013 by John Cohen Rental Basics For Rent Rentals
No comments Be the first to Comment
John Cohen, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Rental Market,Searching for apartments can be difficult in Mahattan. Most brokers are very vauge and don't really help. Also apartments can be very expensive.My job is to sit down with customers and explain… Read more
Blogged Fri May 24, 2013 by John Cohen Rental Basics For Rent Rentals
No comments Be the first to Comment
Bobby Neil, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Bobby Neil answered:
I am looking to move in mid to late August, which I have heard is when things get crazy on the market. How soon is too soon to start looking?
Hi Eva,
It's a bit early. Yes the Market gets heated up in August. But a lot depends on the size and location that you require. I am more than happy to answer any questions you may hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Rental Basics in New York
Mitchell Hall, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
A renter recently asked the question on Trulia Voices: Proper Etiquette when telling your apartment broker you found a place on your own?There are facts and there are urban myths regarding renting an apartment… Read more
Blogged Fri May 10, 2013 by Mitchell Hall Rental Basics Rent vs Buy Rentals
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jenet Levy answered:
Fee vs No Fee? Which is better for renters?
The "no fee" apts. are those where you go directly to the management company. This might work for you. However, if you would like the convenience of being able to see a wide variety o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 8, 2013 Rental Basics in New York
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
NYC tenants rights when showing an apartment?
DO NOT hand over any keys to this person. What you received was a call from a disembodied someone claiming to be a real estate professional. How would you be able to verify that?

NEV ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Rental Basics in 10021
Brad Malow, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
                        Check out BuyingNYC's Blog with more tips HERE!The spring market is almost in full force and that means moving time for many buyers, sellers,… Read more
Blogged Mon May 6, 2013 by Brad Malow Home Buying Home Selling Rental Basics
No comments Be the first to Comment
Johler junior, Renter in
Johler junior answered:
What should I do if my landlord exaggerates damages and refuses to refund my full security deposit?
Avoid the issue to begin with by taking plenty of photos BEFORE you move in your furniture. Take another (identical) set of photos after you've moved out, just before you close the doo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 5, 2013 Rental Basics in East Village
Sanjaya Shak…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Sanjaya Shakya answered:
I heard that in NYC, tenants don't have to give 30 days notice. This sounds fishy, but is it true?
All the landlords and property managements I work with require 30 days notice. It all depends on what tenant & landlord agreed upon and documented on the lease. So before you make any d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 2, 2013 Rental Basics in New York
Rich Golio,…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester County, NY
Rich Golio, Esq. answered:
As a tenant on a month-to-month lease in NYC, can you give you 30 days' notice on any day of the month ?
You are only required to provide 30 days notice. You are not required to terminate on the 1st or 15th of a month, unless there is specific language in the lease that requires it. You wi ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 30, 2013 Rental Basics in 10024
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
with month to month lease (entered when new contract was not signed), how much notice must tenant provide landlord.
A minimum of 30 days written notice (send it in before the 30 day countdown begins). It is best to make sure they have received it so, mail it return receipt requested. The landlord has ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 26, 2013 Rental Basics in 10128
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
When is renting not money down the drain?
The obvious reply is...when you cannot afford to purchase. The first indication of such would be by knowing if you have enough downpayment, additional assets and very good credit.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Rental Basics in Midtown East
Elena Ravich,…, Real Estate Pro in 10019
5 Things Not to Do With Your New York Apartment Written by: Irina Faifman, Associate at Rakita Realty Attention all New Yorkers: this week is the last call for seeing the cherry blossom trees beautifully… Read more
No comments Be the first to Comment
David Costel…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
This blog just gets the average looker aware of some of the processes that are involved. It is always good to keep in mind that most management companies require 40X the monthly rent income, and this should… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 24, 2013 by David Costello Rental Basics
No comments Be the first to Comment
Elena Ravich,…, Real Estate Pro in 10019
New Developments: The Rules Simplified With springtime on its fragrant way, many New Yorkers are feeling the need to grow into a new home: for first time homebuyers, or experienced owners, finding the… Read more
Blogged Mon Apr 22, 2013 by Elena Ravich, Manhattan Expert Home Buying Rental Basics Property Q&A
No comments Be the first to Comment
Owen, Real Estate Pro in New York County, NY
Owen answered:
What are good space saving tips for NYC apartments? I am looking to move into a smaller space.
, we still have small living spaces like efficiency studios (~200sf). Saving space is about how well you can utilize the room you do have through storage and organization. I'm a fan of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 20, 2013 Rental Basics in East Village
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
How can I achieve a month to month lease in NYC?
Hi Edith. It's tough to get a month to month in Manhattan. That might be more easily achieved if you need a short term furnished rental rather that an up front option. What you ask depe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 18, 2013 Rental Basics in Midtown Center
Adina Greenb…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Adina Greenberg answered:
What constitutes "reasonable prior notice" for landlord entry into rental apartments in New York City?
Usually that means 24 hours notice.
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Rental Basics in East Village
Bruce Ailion…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Renters today are at increased risk of fraudulent activity. This post will assist renters identify the red flags that suggest advertisement, owner or property manager is a scam. Methods to protect yourself… Read more
1 ... 3 4 5 6 7 ...
Search Advice

Followers

2503
Email me when…

Learn more

Meet the Trulia VIPs
Eugene Litvak, Broker in New York
Eugene Litvak
Broker
New York
Neil Foresto, Broker in New York
Neil Foresto
Broker
New York
Jane Powers, Broker in 10001
Jane Powers
Broker
10001
Christine Gordon, Broker in New York
Christine Gordon
Broker
New York
Home > New York > New York County > New York > Rental Basics in New York
Copyright © 2014 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer