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.

Pros and Cons of Refinancing a Car Loan Before Buying a House

For many Americans, the “American Dream” includes owning a home. And for many of us, that dream starts with taking out a mortgage. But what if you already have a car loan? Should you refinance your car loan before buying… Read More

How to Deliver an Offer To The Seller in NYC?

When trying to buy a home, you must put together a massive packet that acts as a purchase offer. It’s a hefty bit of paperwork, but in most cases, buyers don’t deliver the package to the seller. Or rather, you… Read More

What Are Closing Costs, And Why Do You Have To Pay Them?

When you’re trying to buy a home, the actual price of the house is only one of many things you’ll have to pay. You already might know about fees related to inspections and expenses that your real estate agent may… Read More

How Do Air Rights Work in NYC Real Estate?

When you have a place like New York City, everything has a protocol, a fee, or even a special process or concept. Even something along the lines of air or “space above” can have a certain way of being parsed… Read More

2022 NestApple Guide to NYC Buyer Closing Costs

When you thought buying an apartment in NYC couldn’t get any more complicated or costly, you start to think about closing costs. The sheer number and size of a buyer’s closing fees in NYC can be overwhelming and, at worst,… Read More

What Is Co-Broking And How Do Agents Co-Broke?

In a typical home sale, you hire a real estate agent from a brokerage, and the deal gets pushed through. Each party in the real estate transaction will have the right to their agent. When all this goes down, you… Read More