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Rental Basics in New York : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Mar 1, 2014
Charles Badalamenti answered:
The top firm will charge 1/2 month's rent for 1 month, 1 full month for anything form 2-5 months and 15% of the annual rent for anything 6 months or more.
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Thu Feb 13, 2014
Jeremy answered:
Thank you ladies! I will do as you all suggested! I appreciate you taking the time to answer my question!
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Wed Jan 29, 2014
Alex Aberle answered:
Hi Amy!

Good question. In fact, there are many different ways that maintenance requests can be handled. Some newer buildings have an online system for maintenance requests that you can access day or night. In some buildings that have a doorman, usually calling or asking the doorman is enough to have the maintenance request handled. Lastly, in smaller buildings that don't have a doorman, you will typically get the phone number of the superintendent when you move in. This is the person to whom you will direct your maintenance requests.

That being said, even when you have successfully submitted a request for maintenance, the speed and efficiency with which the request is handled depends completely on the building/management company. A seasoned agent should be able to tell you what sort of reputation a building/management company has for processing maintenance requests as you hunt for a new home.

I hope this answer your question!

Alex
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Sat Jan 25, 2014
Jeffrey Feldman answered:
Just came across this. Really impressive that you would even consider that. Most people wouldn't think twice. Obviously, as an agent, I think the broker deserves the fee both morally and legally. Nevertheless, for people to expect you to keep a moral obligation is silly. Impressive that you did and enjoy NY! ... more
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Fri Jan 17, 2014
Martina Ryan answered:
Yes she can. New lease, new terms.
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Thu Jan 16, 2014
Nycshort Lease answered:
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Thu Nov 21, 2013
Albert Telaku answered:
Yes you can. I have a landlord who will do Brazilian credit check. You can do it online, but highly I recommend you do it in person.
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Thu Oct 31, 2013
Tatsiana Hernandez347.486.2728 answered:
Hi, Camac11

You can find apartment withing this budget,just get the right broker who will find you the perfect deal.
You can visit our company website and find the broker who would love to assist you in your search> www.calibernyc.com.

Thank you
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Thu Oct 24, 2013
Michael Kirschner answered:
AirB&B is not regulated. There is nothing to protect yourself. Find a reputable agent to assist you. Pricing will be determined by the market.

Best,
Mike Kirschner
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Thu Oct 10, 2013
Ivan Cardona answered:
I don't understand what your actually asking? I deal with rental customers 90% of the time. Feel free to call me or email me at ivan@manhattanrentalapartments.com. I would love to know more about your rental needs. So ask away by contacting me. ... more
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Sat Oct 5, 2013
Michal Arvatz answered:
Elena Sound very odd,
It may be possible that the other broker has that kind of arrangement with the LL. but in my opinion... not likely. And if the other agent is collecting the OP from the owner yes you can COF.

A few things to keep in mind on your end, first did your client sign a fee agreement with you?
if he did you should be protected, otherwise not!
Second, why your name is not on the lease? OP or not, no matter what's the arrangement with the LL. if you are not named as the other agent on the lease you are not likely to get any part of the OP!

I strongly suggest that you get your broker involved before its too late.
Hope all works out well for you, Good Luck

Michelle (Michal) Arvatz
Licensed Real Estate Sales Person
Sales, Rentals and Short Term (Relocation) Furnished Rentals
REBNY Member
MA.daya.NYC@gmail.com
917.701.7082
917.701.7082
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Wed Sep 25, 2013
scarson20 answered:
My advice to you is to find the neighborhoods that you want to live in and walk around. Although I am a mortgage professional, I am always walking the streets of Brooklyn and I see listings with smaller but local real estate shops or sometimes I see homeowners with signs in their window with apartments for rent. I can also tell you that you will have much more luck with private rentals as opposed to working with larger management companies as they will want to pull credit reports. Again, I'm not a real estate agent but if you email with the neighborhoods you are looking at, I can provide you with referrals to real estate agents that are in those areas and that will be able to help you find what you want. Hope this helps.

Shawn Carson
Senior Loan Officer
Quontic Bank
(718)215-4069 (office)
scarson@quonticbank.com (email)
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Mon Sep 9, 2013
Craig Rothfeld answered:
Good question and the answer is that Heat, Gas and Hot Water are included. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance we rent apartments there all the time and are one of the top rental agents in that building. Please email us at rentals@harlemlofts.com ... more
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Mon Aug 19, 2013
John Peitler answered:
Please contact me for assistance. My name is Tanuja and I can be reached at 347-882-0353. Thank you and good luck.
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Sun Aug 18, 2013
Don Tepper answered:
Check your agreement with the agent. What does your agreement--the one you signed, the one you agreed to--say will void the agreement?

By the way, Joseph is correct: There's no standard agreement. Maybe you agreed to a 15% fee, but that's no more standard than anything else that can be negotiated...and virtually everything can be.

Hope that helps.
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Sun Aug 18, 2013
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Mon Jun 24, 2013
Russell Dingle answered:
i have listings in all those areas , call me 646 879 0672
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Mon Jun 24, 2013
Mack McCoy answered:
Good rule of thumb: ask the person who is making the requirement what would satisfy them.

All the best,
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