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.

Does New York City have a Multiple Listing Service (MLS)

This guide will explore the multiple listing service situation in NYC. There isn’t a traditional MLS in New York City. However, there are several other listing services. We’ll explore the options and let you know why trying to list FSBO… Read More

Condo Vs Coop in NYC: What to buy?

Real estate 101: before buying or renting in New York, you need to master these concepts. Condo vs co-op in NYC: what to buy? If you’re in the process of buying a home in NYC, it’s essential to understand the… Read More

What is an Aztech Recognition Agreement?

If you bought a coop in New York with a mortgage, you have heard of the Aztech Recognition Agreement. People also call it “Aztec form”. In fact, the buyer who applies for a co-op apartment with a mortgage has to… Read More

Accepting two offers in parallel and negotiating two contracts: is it legal?

Accepting two offers and negotiating two contracts in parallel? The issue is not legal or illegal: it’s meaningless. A seller cannot accept another offer if the listing became “in-contract.” A home is “in-contract” after the buyer and the seller have… Read More

Tips for Keeping Your House Cool During Summer

Summertime is already here.  While it brings us many exciting opportunities for adventure, it does bring in one discomfort- the extreme summer heat. We’re not looking forward to facing that when we’re just sulking around the house either. Now, your… Read More

Garden Planting: What Are The Benefits?

Garden Planting: What Are The Benefits? A garden right in front of our home, with beautiful flowers blooming, is a sight that all of us want to enjoy. In fact, this is the very reason why when buying a house… Read More