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August 3, 2018
Local Law 11 NYC: Everything You Need to Know
A common fear across New York City, especially in the summer, is an improperly installed window air conditioner unit falling out of the sky...
July 23, 2018
How Does Yoreevo’s Low Commission Business Model Work?
How Does Yoreevo’s Low Commission Business Model Work? One of the most common questions we get from clients is, “How do you guys make...
July 17, 2018
Buying a Co-op in NYC: Everything You Need to Know
A lot of people, especially those who live outside New York City, have only a vague notion what a co-op building is and isn’t....
July 10, 2018
The Complete Guide to the NYC Mortgage Recording Tax
You’re getting ready to buy your first property in New York City. It’s exciting. It’s nerve-wracking. It’s expensive. Nevertheless, you feel you have a...
July 5, 2018
A Comprehensive Guide to the NYS and NYC Transfer Tax
What is the NYS and NYC Transfer Tax? In New York City, a Real Property Transfer Tax (RPTT) is paid on all transfers of real...
July 5, 2018
The Authoritative Guide to Buyer Agent Commission Rebates
All NYC real estate buyers should know about buyer agent commission rebates, understand how they work and how to get one. Through this guide,...
June 11, 2018
Mansion Tax NYC: Everything You Need To Know
What Is the Mansion Tax NYC? The mansion tax is a real estate transfer tax imposed by New York State on any sales or transfers...
March 20, 2018
Why Should You Use A Buyer’s Broker And Not Go Direct?
In our first blog entry, we explained why the value of a buyer’s broker has gone down significantly. You may be wondering why you need...
March 6, 2018
Are Commission Rebates Legal?
In a previous post, we asked Why Aren’t Commission Rebates More Common In NYC? We’re sure some readers may have wondered, “Just how clear...
February 1, 2018
How Badly Will Tax Reform Impact NYC Real Estate?
New York City real estate owners have seen numerous startling headlines regarding the recent tax changes. Most notably, Moody’s predicted New York County would...
September 14, 2017
What’s Changed At Streeteasy And Will It Affect NYC Buyers?
Recently, there has been a lot of press about Streeteasy, its decision to charge for rental listings and the reactions from various brokers. NYC...
August 30, 2017
Why Aren’t Commission Rebates More Common In NYC?
With so much money to be made on every transaction, it’s surprising that commission rebates are virtually nonexistent in the NYC real estate market. Sure,...
August 23, 2017
How Does A Buyside Broker Get Paid And Why?
Anyone that has considered buying an apartment has probably been told their broker is free. The seller is paying everyone’s commission so why not...
August 9, 2017
Are NYC Real Estate Broker Commissions Too High?
A lot has changed in the NYC real estate market over the last ten years but if there has been one constant, it has...
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