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 Reduce Your DTI Ratio When Buying a NYC Co-op

New York City has an incredible array of different living situations, one of the most popular are Co-ops. Co-ops are in vogue among the ultra-rich in the Big Apple, to the point that some became status symbols. Unsurprisingly, co-ops are… Read More

What Is the Average Down Payment for an Apartment in NYC?

Buying an apartment in New York City is a slice of the American dream. It’s getting the apartment life you want in one of the greatest cities in the world. Saying that owning an apartment in New York City is… Read More

Condo and Coop Board Meeting Minutes in NYC Explained

Being part of a condo or co-op means that you have bought a home that is part of a community. How much of a community, though, can vary from place to place. Regardless of which community you’ve joined, certain things… Read More

What Is an Open Listing in Real Estate?

Real estate never ceases to amaze people when it comes to the sheer number of different terms they have as part of the regular day-to-day occurrences. One of the more common terms you might hear is an “open listing” agreement… Read More

Should You Add a COVID-19 Clause to a Real Estate Contract?

When the world saw COVID-19 first take hold in China, no one ever expected life to change so drastically. 2020 marked one of the most uniquely terrible years in world history. The pandemic shut down the majority of businesses. It… Read More

How Often Do Co-op Maintenance increase in NYC?

It’s no secret. Co-ops have a particular reputation among New Yorkers. They are known for being exclusive and people consider them a status symbol if you choose the right community. However, the price can be a drawback. While they may… Read More