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.

2021 NYC Apartment Guarantor Guide

In the New York City real estate world, guarantors are quickly becoming the norm. Most transplants to the Big Apple first learn about them when they realize they don’t have the income requirements ready for an apartment in the area.… Read More

2021 Guide to NYC Cooperative and Condominium Tax Abatement

As a resident or property owner in NYC, you’ve likely noticed that everything is just so much more expensive than other parts of the country, especially all the different taxes. So it’s essential to know about any potential tax benefits… Read More

NYC Senior Citizen Homeowners’ Exemption (“SCHE”) Guide

Everyone knows how expensive it is to live in New York City. It’s one of the most expensive cities to live in America and the entire world. So anyone that’s living there needs to try to take advantage of every… Read More

What The Miami Condo Collapse Should Teach Condo Owners

On June 24, 2021, a massive tragedy happened. A Surfside, Miami high-rise condominium tower partially collapsed. Strangely, the building was almost entirely leveled. Men, women, and children were under the rubbles. Search efforts continued for well over a week before… Read More

Buying A Historic Home in New York Real Estate

There’s no way to look around it: New York is a state that is filled to the brim with history. This includes famous landmarks in New York City, globally famed restaurants, and homes added to the National Register of Historic… Read More

Real estate glossary (A-K) : questions and answers

This blog post is longer than usual as we will go through all the real estate terms. We would like to thank Scott from, who has put this huge amount of information together. Here is our Real estate glossary!… Read More