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.

2024 Guide to NYC Buyer Agent Commission Rebates

When buying real estate in New York City, one of the first steps is to find a reliable and experienced agent who is also personable and trustworthy. However, it’s important to note that not all agents offer buyer-agent commission rebates,… Read More

Floor Area Ratio in NYC – What Buyers Need to Know

If you’re planning to purchase a single-family house, brownstone, or townhouse in New York City, it’s essential to understand the real estate term “floor area ratio” (FAR). Even though FAR is a niche aspect of the NYC townhouse market, it’s… Read More

NYC Tax Abatements Guide in New York

If you are searching to buy an apartment or home in NYC, you may have come across numerous references to tax abatements in the various online listings. Whether you are familiar with the concept of property tax abatement in NYC… Read More

How to Estimate the Value of Outdoor Space in NYC in 2024

When people think of living in New York City, they usually don’t imagine having access to outdoor Space. The city is known for its tall buildings and limited living space. However, for those willing to pay extra, options are available… Read More

Can You Be a Real Estate Agent Part Time?

The real estate industry is known for its dynamism and diversity. People often wonder if they can pursue real estate as a part-time job and have a license as a backup option while continuing with their primary job. The answer… Read More

How to Utilize Local SEO in the Real Estate Industry

It’s estimated that 96% of home buyers search for homes online. Positioning your real estate website to appear on the first page of search results can help you generate reliable ongoing business and close more sales. With the National Association… Read More