Best Time of the Month for NY Apartment Hunting
Updated 27 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…
What are the Hottest (and Coldest) NYC Neighborhoods?
Updated 28 months ago
are the most popular neighborhoods for renters in Manhattan?
Based on searches people conducted over a five-month span (and over
6 million searches) on RentHop.com, we've identified them. The
three most searched for neighborhoods on RentHop.com are the West
Village, Chelsea, and
The Price of Convenience for Manhattan Apartment Hunters
Updated 28 months ago
Research originally written in 2014, but moved to our blog from
an external location. With the tight inventory in NYC rentals, the scramble to find that
perfect apartment (at a reasonable price) this summer can be
daunting. However, before you start scouring online, take some time
to think about…
RentHop - Parking Tickets NYC 2015
Updated 41 months ago
The Hottest Ticket in
New York City drivers have a reputation for being mean and a little
crazy. Maybe it's because there's no way to score a decent parking
spot without being a bit aggressive and doing mental gymnastics to
decrypt ambiguous signs. Once you're parked, you're never really…
RentHop: Heat Complaints NYC 2015
Updated 42 months ago
Ever wonder why your
apartment feels so cold? The Department of Housing and Preservation
defines October 1 through May 31 as "Heat Season,"
when landlords are required to meet certain temperature
requirements in the apartments they oversee-but all too often this
isn't the case. Check out …
All-new Rental Heatmaps!
Updated 61 months ago
We've been hard at work building exciting new site features that
will help you find a new rental home faster and more effectively
than ever. One of those new features is our Rental Heatmaps. (Our
friends at Curbed NY wrote about the Heatmaps last week!)
The Rental Heatmaps give access for the…
Should I Rent or Buy?
Updated 63 months ago
At RentHop we pay a lot of attention to rents across the nation
(and we're building some great new tools to help you analyze them).
To help you understand better some of the personal finance issues
related to paying rent, we've partnered with Moven and
SmartAsset, two leaders in the personal…
Best Month to Look for Apartments in New York
Updated 84 months ago
De-trended seasonal mean rental prices based on 1-bedroom units in
New York between $1,000 and $8,000 dollars. Ahoy Hoppers!
Earlier this week we did a post on the " Best
Time of the Month to Look for Apartments in New York," and you
asked "But what's the best month to be…
2010 Census and a Study of the Past
Updated 110 months ago
A New Census! I'm sure many of us have seen the
flyers laid out across tables in coffee shops or have gotten the
survey mails (yet another form to fill out in light of the
soon-to-be-due taxes). It's time again for the decennial census.
While estimates are taken every year in New York, the full…