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.

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

How a Hot Tub Can Elevate Your Home’s Market Price

Ever thought about how a hot tub could boost your home’s market value? We’re here to tell you it’s not just a pipe dream. With the right approach, a hot tub can be a game-changer when upping the price tag… Read More

What Does the Real Estate Shake-Up Mean for New Yorkers?

Most real estate agents in New York City are not National Association of Realtors members. Find out how the group’s recent settlement will impact home buying and selling. The National Association of Realtors recently settled several lawsuits filed by home… Read More

The Change in Buyer Agent Commission Rules. What Does it Mean to You?

In October 2023, the Sitzer/Burnett verdict became a national headline and inspired a series of similar lawsuits revolving around buyer-broker commission rules. A jury in Kansas City found the National Association of Realtors (NAR) guilty of conspiring to inflate agent… Read More

From Drab to Fab: Maximizing Home Value with Paint and Cleanliness

When preparing to sell a home, creating an inviting atmosphere for prospective buyers is essential. Complemented by a thorough cleaning, a fresh coat of paint proves to be a cost-effective strategy for transforming a space from unremarkable to unforgettable. Not… Read More

Top 5 Safest Neighborhoods in New York City

The densely populated, culturally diverse, and ultra-busy New York City can often make anyone new to the buzzing metropolis edgy about personal safety. But media stories don’t always provide an accurate picture and might not be the best indicator of… Read More