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 is the flip tax in New York real estate?

Through this guide, NestApple will help you navigate through the technicalities of the flip tax in New York real estate, which is NOT even a tax. We’ll explore common questions about flip taxes, including how they work, who pays them,… 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

How to Raise Your Property Value: easy fixes to increase profits

Like any homeowner out there, you are always looking for ways to raise your Property Value in NYC. From the time, you purchase your home, it can decrease in value or go up. In fact, what you do to your… Read More

Buying and selling with a tenant in place

Buying or selling a property in New York City with an existing tenant in place is often more challenging than dealing with a vacant unit. It applies especially for co-op and single-family homes. Those are not catering to investors. However,… Read More


Photography is an art and can be used as a powerful tool when the time to advertise your property comes. We will list our top 5 reasons for hire a real estate photographer in NYC. Today the real estate market… Read More

Closing Costs for Sellers in NYC

Dear sellers, while we hope you are sitting on a big profit and lots of gains on your equity, you may be surprised at how much you will net after closings costs and taxes. What are the closing costs for… Read More