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How Many Apartments Are Underway From Former Office Buildings in New York?

In the heart of New York’s bustling metros, a transformative trend is reshaping the urban landscape. Adaptive reuse, the process…

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How Far a Renter’s Income Stretches in New York

Finding a place to live in New York can feel like a high-stakes balancing act: You want a booming city…

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Your 2024 Guide to Renting Apartments in Brooklyn

Welcome to the heart of urban living! As we venture into 2024, Brooklyn, NY, continues to be a beacon for…

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Your 2024 Guide to Renting Apartments in Manhattan

As we step into 2024, Manhattan continues to be a beacon for those seeking the quintessential urban lifestyle. This bustling…

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Here’s Where to Find Brand-New Rental Apartments in New York in 2023

New York is known as the city that never sleeps, and it seems that it also never stops building. If…

Things to Do in New York City

New York City really is the city that never sleeps. There are countless landmarks, museums and parks to visit and…

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Walk in Hamilton’s Shoes: 8 Iconic Locations from the Musical [Then and Now Photos]

Article updated June 2020 Hamilton has been hugely popular over the past few years, with premiere after premiere, Lin-Manuel Miranda…

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High-Rise Apartment Buildings and Mid-Rise Buildings Are Overshadowing Low-Rises for the First Time in 3 Decades

Tall skylines anchored by impressive skyscrapers have been the staple image of large American cities, dominated by office towers and…

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Apartment Construction in 2019 Marks Second Year of Slowing Trend, with DFW Metro Surpassing New York in New Completions

Article updated September 19, 2019.  Highlights: Apartment construction slows down compared to last year, from 326,000 new deliveries in 2018…

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Going Away to College? Here’s How Much It Costs to Rent Near the Top 100 Universities

Finding the best apartments for college students can be challenging — for first-years and undergrads alike. If there aren’t any…

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New York City Is Set to Make Its Buildings More Efficient by 2030

Climate change is a world-wide issue. While there are many discussions regarding possible solutions, New York City has officially taken…

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Almost 300% More LEED-Certified Eco-Friendly Apartments in Large-Scale Buildings in a Decade

Key highlights: The number of new LEED-certified rental units in large-scale buildings dropped for the second year in a row…

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Expert Interview: Receiving an Apartment Rent Increase Notice

RentCafe is bringing you a series of interviews that address the most common landlord-tenant legal matters. Our goal is to inform…

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The Next Gen of Renters: Mom and Dad – Renters over 60 Grew by 43% in a Decade

Today’s demographics look substantially different than they did only a decade ago due to America’s population of seniors renting growing…

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Reasons for Hiring a Realtor to Find Rent in a Competitive Rental Market

Article written by Dani Vanderboegh from Homelight When people think ‘realtor’, they often think of the home-buying or home-selling process, but real…

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Top-Income Earners Are the Fastest Growing Renter Segment in the U.S. — Up by 1.35 Million in a Decade

Key takeaways: More than 1.35 million households making $150,000 or more per year became renters between 2007 and 2017 nationwide…

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As Apartments Are Shrinking, Seattle Tops New York with the Smallest Rentals in the U.S.

Highlights: The average size of new apartments in the U.S. in 2018 is 941 square feet, 5 percent smaller than…

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Goodbye LA, Hello Phoenix: Affordable Housing Makes Second-Tier Metros Top Choices for Moving

With the middle-class squeezed by the rising cost of living, particularly housing costs, many average-earners find it an onerous endeavor…

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What Is a Pied-à-Terre and Why Would You Want to Live in One?

If you’ve been browsing the property listings of a major city, like New York, you’re bound to come across the…

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Top Trending Zip Codes for the Millennial Population Are Big City Urban Cores

Are millennials today more likely to live in and near downtowns or withdraw to outer neighborhoods? Population dynamics are always…

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Breed Restrictions: What Should You Know When Renting with Pets?

Pets are family and your four-legged buddies are a big factor in major decisions, including renting an apartment. The entire…

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The Go-To Guide to Renting Your First Apartment

At first, the question of what to expect when renting your first apartment can be a bit daunting since you’re…

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The Most Prosperous Cities in the U.S.

Highlights: Texas cuts into the East Coast – West Coast rivalry, claiming 6 spots of the top 20 California has…

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Interior Design Details Renters Should Look for

Apartment hunting is difficult, especially when you’re looking for something long term to call home. If you’re a renter you…

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An Abundance of Amenities Take Over Long Island City Rentals

Having been on a building spree during the past few years, apartment developers in Long Island City now face the results….

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2017 Year End Rent Report – Las Vegas Was 2017’s Hottest Large Rental Market

Report highlights: The national average apartment rent in 2017 increased by 2.5% y-o-y, reached $1,359/month at the end of 2017,…

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The Internet of Things Makes its Way into Luxury Rentals

As more and more people in their 20s start looking for their first homes, the rental market is rapidly catching…

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Study: The Average Renter Household Needs $549 in Savings for the Holiday Shopping

Ideally, the holiday season should be all about giving. Realistically, however, it’s still all about giving, just not exclusively in…

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Apartments Are About to Get More Eco-Friendly in NYC and Other Cities

Climate change has been a controversial subject lately across the country due to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the…

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Renting Smart Near the Top 10 Universities of 2018

Few high schoolers have a clear idea of where they want to go to college. Along with choosing a major and…