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What can $1,800 get you on the Upper East Side right now?
Updated 5 days ago
Finding an apartment is tough. Finding an apartment you can actually afford is even harder. That is why we, here at RentHop wants to give a little insight on what's on the market right now, in different price ranges. If you are unfamiliar with the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, let us…
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What can $2,500 in Bushwick get you right now?
Updated 2 weeks ago
Finding an apartment is tough. Finding an apartment you can actually afford is even harder. That is why we, here at RentHop wants to give a little insight on what's on the market right now, in different price ranges. Bushwick, Brooklyn is one of the hipper neighborhoods that attracts a lot of…
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What does net effective rent actually mean and what do I end up paying?
Updated 2 months ago
When you are searching for a new apartment to rent, there are lots of things you will consider before signing on the dotted line. Location, proximity to amenities, how old the building is, and many more factors all go into helping us decide whether to rent an apartment or keep searching for…
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How can I get a better relationship with my neighbors?
Updated 3 months 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…
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How can I get a better relationship with my landlord?
Updated 3 months 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…
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A new apartment with new roommates, what to expect?
Updated 3 months 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…
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Getting a new lease during the summer - Tips and pointers!
Updated 4 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…
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Rental Deals: The Juicy, the Interesting, and the Hard to Price
Updated 19 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…
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Best Time of the Month for NY Apartment Hunting
Updated 19 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 19 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…
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