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 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

Why Do NYC Real Estate Agents Not Give Commission Rebates

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

Why are NYC real estate fees so high?

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