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FreshDirect vs Amazon Fresh: Veggie and Salad Showdown
Updated 6 days ago
Today we follow up on our comparison of FreshDirect vs Amazon Fresh. Grocery delivery services promise fresh, healthy foods with minimum effort and reasonable prices. Therefore, the most important comparison should be vegetables and salads (we know, fruits are important too, but not for today).…
Grocery Deliveries for New Yorkers: Amazon Fresh vs. Fresh Direct vs Prime Now
Updated 6 days ago
At last, we are back from travels and heavily jet-lagged - which means sleeping and waking at odd hours for the next few weeks. To be honest, the jet-lag can provide a peaceful way to ease back into the daily work routine. It means waking up hours before any clients or colleagues have questions…
Holiday Mailers and Tipping Reminders
Updated 2 weeks ago
Yesterday we discussed the mechanics of how to tip your doormen, and answered: Is it better to tip in cash, checks, or gift cards? Our rental guide also mentions how much you should tip your doormen. Today we move from the How to the Who and When. Do They Expect A Tip? A ritual among all…
How To Tip Your New York City Building Doormen
Updated 2 weeks ago
What is the customary tip for your luxury high-rise doormen? or for that matter, your super, your porters, and housekeeper? Every other guide simply defers to the non-advice of "it depends." So we will try to be more concrete. First, check out our guide on how MUCH to tip doormen. Most people…
Discount Brokers: Avoiding Adverse Selection Problems
Updated 1 month ago
Yesterday we discussed one of the original discount real estate brokerage businesses from the Dot Com 1.0 Bubble. To be fair, the founders probably came out well - a success story from a Y Combinator definition, because the founders "got rich" (relative to their cohort). But none of the…
Renting in Brooklyn: What does the borough have to offer?
Updated 2 months ago
Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Brooklyn. A borough of many personalities. Most people might be dead set on living in Manhattan if they are to move to New York City so they can be close to all the action. However, Brooklyn has action too and a lot to offer, depending on what you are looking for. One of the…
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Renting in Manhattan: Things to Think of Before Signing the Lease
Updated 2 months ago
Having an apartment in New York City, specifically Manhattan is a dream for most people. New York City is known for being the concrete jungle where dreams are made of, to quote Jay-Z. It is the city everyone wants to visit and experience and of course live in, if that is made possible. Because…
What can $2,300 get you in Park Slope right now?
Updated 6 months 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. Park Slope is a great neighborhood in Brooklyn, for those looking to get away…
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Which NYC Neighborhood Should You Move To?
Updated 7 months ago
  We all have different needs, and if you're a New Yorker, you're lucky in that you can get literally anything you want in this city. In this article, we go over which New York neighborhood are best for particular interests.   Which New York neighborhood is best for people who are obsessed with…
What can $2,500 get you in Chelsea right now?
Updated 9 months 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. Chelsea is a popular neighborhood in New York City for many reasons and some of…
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