The Nest

NestApple's Real Estate Blog

Featuring real estate articles and information to help real estate buyers and sellers. The Nest features writings from Georges Benoliel and other real estate professionals. Georges is the Co-Founder of NestApple and has been working as an active real estate investor for over a decade.

Five Steps to Navigate Getting Your First Investment Property

Buying your first investment property is a significant commitment. You must know a few key things: what to look for,  much you can charge for rent and how much can you spend on expenses. With the proper tools and adequate… Read More

What is a 1031 Exchange: tax benefits and everything you need to know.

What is a 1031 Exchange? What are its benefits? Real estate investing can feel like a dream sometimes. Your property is appreciating, you claim depreciation on your income taxes. They’re cash-flowing, and providing extra income for your family. What investors… Read More

What is an Aztech Recognition Agreement?

If you have been involved in a coop deal in New York with a mortgage, you must have heard of the Aztech Recognition Agreement (or Aztec form). Any buyer who applies for a co-op apartment with a mortgage is introduced… Read More

Accepting 2 offers and negotiating contracts in parallel: is it legal?

Accepting 2 offers and negotiating contracts in parallel. Accepting two offers and negotiating contracts in parallel: is it legal? It is not about being legal or illegal: it is just meaningless. An apartment seller cannot accept another offer if the… Read More

How to Raise Your Property Value: easy fixes to increase profits

Many homeowners out there are always looking for ways to raise their property value. From the time, you purchase your home, it can decrease in value or go up. What you do to your home will ultimately affect it. However,… Read More

Tips for Keeping Your House Cool During Summer

Summertime is already here and while it brings us many exciting opportunities for adventure, it does bring in one discomfort- the extreme summer heat. We’re not looking forward to facing that when we’re just sulking around the house either. Now,… Read More