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.

Does New York City have a Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

This guide will explore the multiple listing service situation in NYC. There isn’t a traditional MLS in New York City. However, there are several other listing services. We’ll explore the options and let you know why trying to list FSBO… Read More

Your guide to mortgages in New York City

When you purchase real estate in New York City, you will have to borrow money from a lender and obtain a “mortgage loan.” Obviously, this is unless you have a lot of cash in the bank and are incredibly wealthy.… Read More

Rent vs Buy NYC: Pros & Cons

Is renting or buying an NYC apartment right for you? This dilemma can be a tough question to answer, and some experts will be able to argue vigorously and advocate for both sides of the equation. But at the end… Read More

What is the flip tax in New York real estate?

Through this guide, NestApple will help you navigate through the technicalities of the flip tax in New York real estate, which is NOT even a tax. We’ll explore common questions about flip taxes, including how they work, who pays them,… Read More

What do Real Estate Agents Make in NYC?

Some Make a lot, But It’s Not Money Alone That Drives Them. So what real estate agents really make in NYC?     Every fan of the Bravo Channel’s hit cable TV series, Million Dollar Listing New York, knows it.… Read More

Condo Vs Coop in NYC: What to buy?

Real estate 101: before buying or renting in New York, you need to master these concepts. Condo vs co-op in NYC: what to buy? If you’re in the process of buying a home in NYC, it’s essential to understand the… Read More