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Rentals in Harlem : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 7, 2013
Tom Dawson answered:
Hope you're not an agent. You're violating a bunch of Fair Housing laws.
A real estate salesperson in NY can't get into anything in regard to race, age, children in talking about an apt. ... more
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
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Thu Feb 21, 2013
Elena Ravich, Esq. answered:
You can rent homes there to Columbia students. Would be glad to check the rents for you
Elena Ravich
Rakita Realty
646 593 7207
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Mon Sep 30, 2013
Harolyn Mitchell answered:
Hi Michelle. This is a tough question to answer without seeing your apartment. :-) My suggestion is to have in mind how much you can/want to pay and ask the super what his rate is. Let him give you a price first, then take it from there. Good luck! ... more
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Fri Oct 24, 2014
Jenet Levy answered:
What you need is an agent of your own to work with. The reason some agents are showing you one apartment is that they are the listing agent for the landlord. What you need is your own renter's agent who works for you and will take you to multiple rental listings that meet your criteria. ... more
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Wed Jul 4, 2012
Nissa Kochmer answered:
Hi Mikaela,
You can reach out to brokers and landlords any time between now and two weeks before you move. If you start now, there will not be as many apartments available, since there are not a lot of August availabilites yet. However, as you get closer and closer to August, there will be more August availabilities.
If you have any questions about what's out there and what you get for your money, please ask! Call me at 347.344.8307 or email:
Good luck with your search!
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Wed Jul 4, 2012
Jacques Ambron answered:
best bet is to contact a local broker. You can also check some of the online rental websites.
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Sun Aug 27, 2017
Nick Rafello, V.P. answered:
Hi there,

Due to FAIR HOUSING LAWS, agents/brokers are not allowed in any way to discuss "safety of a neighborhood, building and/or house."
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