Posts Tagged: NYC apartment hunt

What Is a Prewar Apartment Building?
What Is a Prewar Apartment Building?

What Is a Prewar Apartment Building?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
If you’re looking for an apartment, especially in New York City, you’re likely to stumble upon the term “prewar apartment.” You’ll often see it in the section of an apartment listing describing the property’s features. Some people actively seek out prewar apartments, and finding one — especially in a competitive rental market — can be…
Pre-Move Visit to New York City, and Why I’m Going To Move to Queens
Pre-Move Visit to New York City, and Why I’m Going To Move to Queens

Pre-Move Visit to New York City, and Why I’m Going To Move to Queens

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Six months ago, I made the decision to move to New York City after I graduate from college in December. As I was doing research and trying to find answers to all of my questions, I realized it would be best to just take a trip from my current home in San Francisco to visit…
NYC Rentals: 7 Reasons Why It’s Like No Other Apartment Search
NYC Rentals: 7 Reasons Why It’s Like No Other Apartment Search

NYC Rentals: 7 Reasons Why It’s Like No Other Apartment Search

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
While New York City is (in my opinion) the best city on earth, it easily becomes one of the worst cities when you’re looking for your own apartment. Whether you’ve lived here for years or are ready to relocate, the apartment search is stressful, and, like everything else in this town, expensive. Here are seven ways it’s different from…
8 Things I Learned Using a New York City Rental Broker
8 Things I Learned Using a New York City Rental Broker

8 Things I Learned Using a New York City Rental Broker

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
As you may have realized by now, I am Australian, so my experiences of finding “my first apartment” in New York City weren’t exactly my first experiences of finding an apartment. I have had leases in Australia and thought I knew the process quite well. I was caught pretty off guard here in the USA!…