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.

Garden Planting: What Are The Benefits?

Garden Planting: What Are The Benefits? A garden right in front of our home, with beautiful flowers blooming, is a sight that all of us want to enjoy. In fact, this is the very reason why when buying a house… Read More

2019 NYC Rent Law: what has changed?

In 2019 NYC Rent Law went through significant modifications. Below is our synthesis of the 145-page bill that passed. Several new laws on rents just took effect in New York City following the “Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of… Read More

Smaller Home, Less Worry, But Lots of Work to Get There

A smaller home might equal less worry. Whether you are moving to a small single-family home or getting ready to enter an assisted living center, there are many things to consider before you start the downsizing process. From deciding which… Read More

Buying and selling an apartment with a tenant in place

Buying or selling a property in New York City with an existing tenant in place is often more challenging than dealing with a vacant unit. It applies especially for co-op and single-family homes that are not catering to investors. However,… Read More

There are NEW MANSION TAXES in place: what are they?

There are NEW MANSION TAXES in place. It all started a couple of months ago with the record sale of the penthouse at 220 Central Park South. Costly real estate deals are nothing new in NYC but this one woke… Read More

A Broker did not reflect a $5 MILLION DOLLAR OFFER

A Broker did not reflect a $5 MILLION DOLLAR OFFER: This is a true story. Ever since Nestapple was created I’ve been repeatedly told; “I don’t like dealing with brokers”, “I’ve had a bad experience with a broker before“, “All… Read More