7 Ways to Green Your NYC Rental Apartment Now

7 Ways to Green Your NYC Rental Apartment Now

1. Don’t sniff the fresh paint. Whether you’ve landed a great no fee New York apartment, Los Angeles apartments, your rental management company no doubt slapped a fresh coat of paint on the walls. If you discover that the maintenance team used regular or oil-based latex paint, it is likely off-gassing...
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A Budget Plan For Your First New York City Apartment

A Budget Plan For Your First New York City Apartment

Congratulations! You’re moving into your very own NYC rental apartment. Before you sign that lease, be prepared for unforeseen expenses. Let’s take a look at common household expenditures and compare these typical costs to your monthly income. Goal? Avoid debt six months after you’ve moved in. Rent Rent is the...
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Tips for Renting NYC Apartments

Tips for Renting NYC Apartments

  RDNY.com is NY's Largest No Fee Apartment Rental Service  Search our 100% No Fee listings! No. of Bedrooms? Studio 1 Bedroom Flex 2 Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms Flex 3 Bedrooms 3 Bedrooms Max. Rent? 1,300 1,400 1,500 1,600 1,700 1,800 1,900 2,000 2,100 2,200 2,300 2,400 2,500 2,600 2,700 2,800...
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View Some of the Prettiest Buildings in New York

View Some of the Prettiest Buildings in New York

We look at pictures of NYC rental buildings every day. Every once in a while, we have to stop and admire the beauty and elegance of some of NYC’s buildings. They are absolutely world-class in beauty. Unfortunately, all to often, they are of a past style of architecture that for...
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Sandy Shows The Need For Quick To Assemble Emergency Housing

Sandy Shows The Need For Quick To Assemble Emergency Housing

Gizmag.com had an interesting article about the potential use of shipping containters as an effective source of low-cost housing for the homeless. Naturally, with the cleanup from Hurricane Sandy still proceeding, the need for emergency housing presents very much the same problems; how to create housing quickly, cheaply, and safely....
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A New Twist on Craigslist Apartment Rental Scams

A New Twist on Craigslist Apartment Rental Scams

The pair posted online ads and then asked responders to provide personal information, including Social Security numbers. The women then used this information to file more than 250 phony tax returns, obtain bank loans, and credit cards in the victims' names.
The Grid Comes to Manhattan

The Grid Comes to Manhattan

There is a lesson to be learned from the new show at the Museum of the City of New York. Titled: "The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011", you get a black and white example of why future city planning is so important to New York City.
Rental Market Shows a Steady Hand

Rental Market Shows a Steady Hand

$3,315 as an average rent? They must be renting to a different group of people. Of course there are many who can afford that price, but we work with hundreds of renters all the time, and I can tell you that the average, typical renter in Manhattan is paying less than that. I don't know exactly what the average renter is paying, but I'm certain it's less.