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.

Smaller Home, Less Worry, But Lots of Work to Get There

A smaller home might equal less worry. Whether you are moving to a small single-family home or getting ready to enter an assisted living center, there are many things to consider before you start the downsizing process. From deciding which… Read More

There are NEW MANSION TAXES in place: what are they?

There are NEW MANSION TAXES in place. It all started a couple of months ago with the record sale of the penthouse at 220 Central Park South. Costly real estate deals are nothing new in NYC but this one woke… Read More

A Broker did not reflect a $5 MILLION DOLLAR OFFER

A Broker did not reflect a $5 MILLION DOLLAR OFFER: This is a true story. Ever since Nestapple was created I’ve been repeatedly told; “I don’t like dealing with brokers”, “I’ve had a bad experience with a broker before“, “All… Read More

Hudson Yards: do we really understand what is being built here?

For those of us living in the west side we have witnessed fist hand the massive construction around Hudson Yards. For those of you who don’t go above 23rd Street or have been meditating in India for the past 2… Read More


THE TOP 5 REASONS TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE PHOTOGRAPHER Photography is an art and can be used as a powerful tool when the time to advertise your property comes. Today, the real estate market being extremely competitive, you need… Read More

What is the REBNY Financial Statement form?

In this blog post we will answer those questions: Is a REBNY financial form required? Why am I supposed to fill it out? What does this REBNY financial form include? When should I fill out the REBNY Financial Statement? Intro: Have… Read More