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.

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

A Broker did not reflect a $5 MILLION DOLLAR OFFER

A Broker did not reflect a $5 MILLION OFFER:  The story below is all factual and accurate: A Broker did not reflect a $5 million offer. I created Nestapple 2 years ago, and I have repeatedly heard, “I don’t like… Read More

Closing Costs for Sellers in NYC

Dear sellers, while we hope you are sitting on a big profit and lots of gains on your equity, you may be surprised at how much you will net after closings costs and taxes. What are the closing costs for… Read More

Why selling FSBO is a mistake: 10 reasons

Did you know you can legally sell your home WITHOUT a broker and list it yourself on StreetEasy, Facebook, or Zillow? So why not do it and save 1.5-3% in potential commissions? It doesn’t seem that hard, right? Take some beautiful pictures with… Read More

Looking for a NYC apartment rental this season?

NestApple is here to guide you with searching for your NYC apartment rental. It has been a not-too-cold-but-nevertheless-too-long winter in NY and we are all ready for some sunshine! For those of us living in the city during the summer,… Read More

Why are NYC real estate fees so high? Thoughts from a Frenchman

When I place an order to buy Microsoft stocks, my broker charges me $4.95. Also, when I shop for a hotel, insurance, or a plane ticket, I can choose and compare between thousands of options. With Amazon Prime, I no… Read More