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
Buying a house or apartment in New York City is a complicated process and unique from the way it's done in other parts of the country.
7/26/2012 - By: Jill Urban
Moving into a furnished apartment may be a good option for those who are trying to sell and buy at the same time and can't quite line it up.
9/10/2012 - By: Monica Brown
Many Lower Manhattan residents say they are heading to higher ground after Hurricane Sandy rolled through.
12/23/2012 - By: Bree Driscoll
As the nation heads toward the so-called fiscal cliff, the potential elimination of the mortgage interest deduction could give homeowners and potential homebuyers big challenges.
12/20/2012 - By: Monica Brown
The second phase of a free program aimed to get Staten Island Hurricane Sandy victims back in their home is starting up.
12/8/2012 - By: Bree Driscoll
Preparing for that visit from your insurance company's adjuster? An expert weighs in on what you should do.
12/7/2012 - By: Monica Brown
If you're buying or selling right now, Hurricane Sandy might have another punch in store for you -- it could hold up your closing.
11/29/2012 - By: Monica Brown
Elected officials on Staten Island are trying to come up with a program that helps hurricane-devastated homeowners get fair market value for their property.
11/23/2012 - By: Monica Brown
In the aftermath of Sandy, there is not much housing to go around, so the Staten Island Board of Realtors is teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and city and state agencies to make it easier to find on the Internet.
11/12/2012 - By: Monica Brown