Some brokerage firms are using touchscreen technology in their storefronts to allow passersby on the street to easily flip through listings.
6/15/2013 - By: Jill Urban
New legislation being pushed by the American Institute of Architects could allow homeowners affected by natural disasters to get the help they need by imdemnifying architects and others who offer help after a disaster.
6/13/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Shipping containers are usually used to move things, but one couple in Williamsburg has moved into a home made solely out of shipping containers.
6/9/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Some sellers are sending many buyers on a race to the finish line to sign on the dotted line, only to get there and find the property has already been sold.
6/6/2013 - By: Jill Urban
A new rezoning proposal for East Fordham Road in the Bronx aims to bring both businesses and residences to the under-utilized area.
6/2/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Two new affordable housing developments for seniors that are now under construction in the Baychester section of the Bronx, as part of a collaborative effort funded and developed by various city and state agencies, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty and the developer, Arker Companies.
5/30/2013 - By: Jill Urban
New Yorkers who want to rent out their home before fewer than 30 days while heading out of town this summer could be opening the door to legal trouble.
5/26/2013 - By: Jill Urban
This week's NY1 Real Estate report breaks down the bucks when it comes to buying a condo versus buying a coop.
5/23/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Applying for a co-op can lead to a lot of scrutiny for the buyer, and now a controversial bill on the floor of the City Council is calling for co-op boards to disclose the details of the decision-making process.
5/18/2013 - By: Jill Urban
The super hot rental market has its own set of challenges this spring, meaning apartment hunters may have to sacrifice more than just a hefty deposit.
5/17/2013 - By: Jill Urban
If you find yourself involved in a bidding war real estate experts say being a step ahead could be the key to victory.
2/15/2013 - By: Jill Urban
A new website is hoping to become the Wikipedia of condos, co-ops and apartments.
5/5/2013 - By: Jill Urban
One organization is helping landlords fill empty storefronts while also making sure business owners get good use out of some under-used spaces.
5/3/2013 - By: Jill Urban
As the real estate market heats up and prices continue to rise, so do problems with appraisals that could bring it all down.
4/28/2013 - By: Jill Urban
As the recovery from Hurricane Sandy continues, homeowners in low-lying areas are exploring all of their options including raising their homes above sea level.
4/26/2013 - By: Jill Urban
As the city continues to recover and rebuild from Hurricane Sandy, architects and engineers are busy looking at ways to re-design buildings to protect residents from the next potential storm.
4/22/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Long Island City is a hotbed of real estate activity, and a new study finds inventory prices in the Queens neighborhood have soared the first few months of this year. | View the full report
4/18/2013 - By: Jill Urban
As the weather heats up, so does the real estate market, and there are some tips buyers can follow to beep up a bid and beat out the competition.
4/14/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Almost six months after Hurricane Sandy, many people are still fighting FEMA for the benefits they feel they deserve, and the new, free website FEMAappeals.org is walking people through the process.
4/11/2013 - By: Jill Urban
As spring kicks into gear, so does real estate season in New York, and that means the real estate scams begin as well -- especially fake brokers who claim to have a license.
4/7/2013 - By: Jill Urban
An open house this weekend isn't just showing off one property, it's showing off an entire neighborhood.
4/4/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Shipping containers are usually used to move things, but a Brooklyn couple has moved into a home made solely out of shipping containers.
3/30/2013 - By: Jill Urban
There are a few changes in Federal Housing Administration loans that are going into effect next week.
3/28/2013 - By: Jill Urban
More than any other neighborhood in Manhattan, the Upper West Side is attracting real estate investors at a breakneck pace, according to a new report by Eastern Consolidated.
3/24/2013 - By: Jill Urban
When buyers who are searching for a co-op apartment come across a "sponsor unit," such a listing has some benefits and disadvantages not seen in a usual co-op space.
3/21/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Filing for a permit with the city's Department of Buildings is easier than ever, thanks to an online service that not many New Yorkers know about.
3/16/2013 - By: Jill Urban
The NY1 Real Estate report has some tips on what questions to ask if you're looking to buy a property that suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy.
2/7/2013 - By: Jill Urban
While it may still be winter, some realtors say now is the time to start thinking about summer if you're planning on renting a house in the Hamptons.
3/9/2013 - By: Jill Urban
There is a new trend of fashion designers looking to set up shop in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan.
1/20/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Buyers of real estate should read between the lines when it comes to apartment and building renderings, as there's often more, or less, than meets the eye.
3/2/2013 - By: Jill Urban
The recently passed tax abatement law is both good and bad news for co-op and condo owners.
2/28/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Some buyers who are unable to find the exact apartment they want are instead purchasing two apartments and combining them into the home of their dreams.
2/23/2013 - By: Jill Urban
The NY1 Real Estate report has details on how some simple home improvements to go green may actually help you earn some green.
2/21/2013 - By: Jill Urban
A plan to rezone part of Midtown Manhattan has some preservation groups concerned about the changes to neighborhood's character.
2/16/2013 - By: Jill Urban
More and more local businesses are turning to wind power as an alternative fuel source and the practice may become more than just a trend.
2/10/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Many people don't realize that no matter how much insurance you have, certain behaviors can jeopardize your coverage.
2/2/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Homeowners affected by Hurricane Sandy may be in for a shock when they get their property tax assessments this month, but there are ways to make sure they can get accurate evaluations.
1/17/2013 - By: Jill Urban
Real estate experts are offering predictions on what to expect when it comes to buying, selling and renting in 2013.
1/14/2013 - By: Jill Urban
A new report suggests the Manhattan rental market may be stabilizing following a rocky year.
1/10/2013 - By: Jill Urban
A neighborhood in the South Bronx has been attracting new businesses, and turning the area into a more vibrant place to live and work.
1/4/2013 - By: Monica Brown