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.

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 right preparation and practice. With a little preparation and simple tips, you can pass real estate exams with flying colors. This article… 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

Are NYC Broker Commission Rebates Legal?

Broker commission rebates are legal in NYC real estate, and new business models are making it work. The New York state attorney general has encouraged buyer agent commission rebates, and his goal is to foster more price competition between real… Read More