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.

The Ins and Outs of DIY Plumbing — Where Should You Draw the Line?

The average household’s leaks can account for nearly 10,000 gallons of water wasted yearly. In contrast, 10% of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more daily, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Simple leaky faucets are one… Read More

Pros and Cons of Refinancing a Car Loan Before Buying a House

For many Americans, the “American Dream” includes owning a home. And for many of us, that dream starts with taking out a mortgage. But what if you already have a car loan? Should you refinance your car loan before buying… Read More

Buying an Apartment in a Mixed Use Building

Buying an apartment—any apartment—in New York City can be daunting. It can be rough even if your apartment is in a complex filled with friendly neighbors. It gets even more intimidating when you want to buy an apartment in a… Read More

The Best Places For Culture Lovers In Westchester

If you work or live in New York City, you already know that culture is one of the biggest draws to this area. Within the confines of the New York City area, you can find some of the world’s most… Read More

How to Deliver an Offer To The Seller in NYC?

When trying to buy a home, you must put together a massive packet that acts as a purchase offer. It’s a hefty bit of paperwork, but in most cases, buyers don’t deliver the package to the seller. Or rather, you… Read More

NYC 421a Tax Abatements

The world of New York City real estate tax would make an average person’s head spin. Tax laws, in general, are going to be rough to handle. Therefore, the city’s taxes are one of the main reasons people avoid living… Read More