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How can I get a better relationship with my neighbors?
Updated 1 month ago
Cultivating bonds with your neighbors doesn't require a lot of effort. All it takes is just be a simple smile, wave, or a "hello" to kickstart a meaningful relationship. Of course, also respect your neighbors' feelings, and lend them a helping hand when required. These simple gestures will not…
How can I get a better relationship with my landlord?
Updated 1 month ago
As a renter, it is important to maintain a healthy tenant-landlord relationship with your landlord. Having a friendly and positive relationship is crucial as it can go a long way in ensuring that you are able to live comfortably, obtain the fastest responses to maintenance requests and maintain…
A new apartment with new roommates, what to expect?
Updated 1 month ago
If you're planning to move into a new apartment with new roommates, there is a high possibility that you are already going through a myriad of questions about what to expect regarding when living with new people in a new environment. Sharing an apartment with a roommate is a huge deal as it…
Getting a new lease during the summer - Tips and pointers!
Updated 2 months ago
Finding a new apartment to rent in New York City can be daunting, especially during the summer. In our recent study, we've discovered that the worst or most expensive months of the year to rent spreads across the summer season till early fall. Besides that, summer is also usually the most…
Rental Deals: The Juicy, the Interesting, and the Hard to Price
Updated 17 months ago
With rent prices declining in New York City, we've all heard about the incentives being offered to renters and brokers alike. This theme was highlighted in a recent NYTimes article entitled " A Month Free? Rents Are Falling Fast". But what are actually some of the deals being offered? We took a…
Oliva on 315 W 33rd Street
Best Time of the Month for NY Apartment Hunting
Updated 17 months ago
Hey NY Hoppers, People often ask us: "What's the best time of month to look for apartments in NYC?" Let's look at the options. First Dibs: The general consensus is that it's best to start looking one month before you move, as close to the 1st of the month as possible. Why? Most people have a…
How low can you go?
Updated 17 months ago
What Now? You've scoured the city for the perfect apartment, and now you've found that gem. Now what? Is the listing price the last word? We wrote a short piece last April ( How to Negotiate a Lower Apartment Rent) about rent negotiations. In general, haggling down the listing price will depend on…
Price Drop
How to Negotiate a Lower Apartment Rent
Updated 17 months ago
After managing a site dedicated to no-fee apartments in New York City for so long, one of the more frequent visitor questions we receive is, "How do I negotiate with the broker or landlord for a lower rent than the asking price?" Fortunately, we have seen many useful techniques for rent…
Welcome Stonehenge Management!
Updated 17 months ago
RentHop.com would like to welcome Stonehenge Management LLC as one of the new premier landlords posting no-fee Manhattan apartments! As one of the major landlords in the city, Stonehenge has consistently come up with innovative ideas to ease the stress of looking for a new apartment during these…
The Olivia
No-Fee Landlord AIMCO NYC Listings Now on Rent Hop
Updated 17 months ago
Rent Hop is happy to welcome AIMCO NYC to our growing list of no-fee landlords in Manhattan. AIMCO NYC buildings largely span the Upper East Side and Upper West Side neighborhoods, including the West 68th and West 69th Street buildings located just steps away from Lincoln Center, Juilliard…
237 9th Avenue
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