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 NYC Real Estate Agents Not Give Commission Rebates

In most cases, NYC real estate agents do not give commission rebates. Their brokerages in New York and Westchester have convinced them it’s not worth working with rebate customers. Also, their firm would not approve any rebate. The average salary… 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? – NestApple

Some Make a lot, But It’s Not Money Alone That Drives Them. So what do real estate agents make in NYC? Every fan of the Bravo Channel’s hit cable T.V. series, Million Dollar Listing New York, knows it. Being a… Read More

A Broker did not reflect a $5 million dollar real estate offer

The story below is all factual and accurate: A Broker did not reflect a $5 million real estate offer. I created Nestapple 2 years ago, and I have repeatedly heard, “I don’t like dealing with brokers,” “I’ve had a bad… Read More

2022 Seller’s Closing Costs Guide in NYC – NestApple

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 are NYC real estate fees so high?

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