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.

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

Do I Have To Pay A Buyer Agent’s Commission?

Let’s be honest: selling a house is expensive. Heck, buying a home is costly, too. Along with all the taxes, fees, and inspections you will be required to take, you also have to pay a ton of commission. As a… 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

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

What’s the Best Home Price Reduction Strategy in New York?

When trying to sell a home in New York City, it’s normal to feel like your property will fly off the real estate market. That’s usually what happens. However, there are moments when you won’t have that kind of luck.… Read More

Is It Worth It To Sell Your House As-Is?

When looking to sell your house, it can feel overwhelming what you have to do to get the property in pristine and show-ready condition. It includes doing repairs, remodels, and renovations that can cost thousands of dollars. You need to… Read More