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.

Condo and Coop Board Meeting Minutes in NYC Explained

Being part of a condo or co-op means that you have bought a home that is part of a community. How much of a community, though, can vary from place to place. Regardless of which community you’ve joined, certain things… Read More

What’s a Short Sale?

You may have heard about short sale homes as a great way to get a deal on a property. Also, you might have heard horror stories over the years. Either way, it’s got you curious, and for a good reason.… Read More

The Top 10 building amenities That Buyers Care About in NYC

Are building amenities important for you? Can you give amenities examples in apartments? If you’re a discerning home buyer looking for luxury real estate in New York City and its five boroughs, what do you look for in a building… Read More

What is a Junior 4 Apartment in NYC?

Understanding real estate terminology in NYC can be tricky. For example, let’s say you’re looking for an apartment. You come across a property marketed as a junior 4 apartment layout for rent or sale or a J4 apartment. Your first… Read More

The UCC Financing Statement for a Coop in NYC

Are you considering buying a co-op in NYC? Make sure you’re ready to file a UCC-1 financing statement. We’ll explain in this article what a co-op UCC Financing Statement is, what it looks like and why banks need one to… Read More

12 Creative Ways to Renovate a NYC Rental

Renting an apartment in NYC has a lot of perks. Renting offers flexibility, cost savings, and a low-maintenance lifestyle compared to buying a home. However, there’s one significant drawback to renting vs. buying. It’s tough to personalize a rental. To… Read More