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.

Is Elmhurst A Good Place To Live?

Elmhurst, Illinois, is a vibrant suburb of Chicago. It offers a blend of urban and suburban lifestyles, making it potentially ideal for families, young professionals, and retirees alike. Situated conveniently with access to major transportation routes, Elmhurst attracts those who… Read More

Risks to Buying a New Construction Home in NYC

When considering buying a new construction home in New York City, there are many risks beyond the standard costs of transfer taxes and attorney fees. Some of the unique risks associated with purchasing new development units include the sponsor’s control… Read More

Advantages & Disadvantages of an LLC for investment Property

There is a growing trend among investors who manage rental properties to form LLCs. While LLCs offer limited liability protection, they also have disadvantages, such as financial complexity, higher financing costs, intricate tax implications, transferability challenges, potential tenant relationship issues,… Read More

Cool Careers: The Hot Demand for HVACR Professionals in New Jersey

Finding the right career path can be a lifelong journey. Some decide what they want to do right out of high school and stay on that path for decades. Others go to college to figure out where their interests lie.… Read More

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