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.

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. Your home will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in most cases, and… Read More

Why Real Estate Brokerages 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 all sorts of money on big home sales. Most people don’t realize that brokerages rarely hire NYC real… Read More

Are NYC Broker Commission Rebates Legal?

Broker commission rebates are legal in NYC. The New York state attorney general has even encouraged buyer agent commission rebates to foster more price competition between real estate brokerages. If getting approximately 2% of the home purchase price back at… Read More

how to avoid broker fees in NYC real estate?

How to avoid paying broker fees in NYC? That is the question. Looking for a home can be overwhelming, especially for those who are new to NYC. NestApple is here to help explain what “broker’s fee” and “no-fee” listings mean.… 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

A Broker did not reflect a $5 million dollar 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 dealing with brokers,” “I’ve had a bad experience with… Read More