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.

Why Do Realtors Charge Commission? 4 Factors Explained

If you sell a house, you can sell it yourself or work with a realtor. The same applies to buying a home. If you choose to do it yourself, you may not incur some direct expenses, such as having to… Read More

How to Successfully Pass the NYS Real Estate Exam

Becoming a licensed real estate agent in New York can be arduous, but you can succeed with the proper preparation and practice. With some preparation and simple tips, you can pass real estate exams with flying colors. This article will… Read More

Average Rental Broker Fee In NYC in 2023

Getting your apartment to rent can be tricky in New York City. There are so many scams and shocking stunts people pull. It’s not surprising that many people prefer to work with rental brokers. Listing agents are professional real estate… Read More

Broker Commission Rebates in Westchester County, NY

New practices are coming to the world of real estate throughout the United States. There are guarantor companies, special “free rent” months in luxury communities, and broker commission rebates are starting to take center stage. This is particularly true in… Read More

Are Buyer Rebates Legal In Westchester real estate?

The Westchester (NY) real estate market is booming. It’s often said that the most expensive purchase of your life will be your home. And, it’s usually true. In most cases, your home will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, just… Read More

Why Real Estate Brokerage Firms Don’t Hire Employees

NYC real estate agents seem to have extraordinary lives. They choose their hours and which days they want to work. They make lots of money on big home sales in today’s real estate market. Most people don’t realize that brokerages rarely… Read More