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How to rent a NYC Apartment

February 26,2017 | By Brick Underground

If you've never looked for a rental in New York City, it will probably come as a shock to learn that many apartments are represented by real estate agents who charge you (not the landlord) a hefty fee if you wind up renting. Expect to pay a broker's fee of anywhere from one-month's rent for a less-than-prime apartment or location, or for an apartment that's lagging on the market for some reason, all the way up to 15% of a year's rent (that's $5,400 on a $3,000-per-month apartment). A "no-fee" apartment, on the other hand, is one that you rent directly from the landord o

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Step 2 The Hunt

February 26,2017 | By Brick Underground

No question about it, you will be walking a tighter timeline than you may be comfortable with when searching for a rental apartment in the New York City. Apartments are typically listed just 30-60 days in advance of the date they become available, so it's tough to begin your search farther out than that. There will be many more listings available 30 days in advance than 60. Expect to spend anywhere from three days to three weeks on your rental search. Continue reading

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