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Co-Living: The Answer to NYC’s Impossible Rental Market

 If you had to describe what living in NYC is like with one word, my guess is it would be “expensive.”  Real estate market trends seem to exclude NYC as we are always living in a steady increase of prices, whether they be rentals or purchases. Sites like GoHome NY feature real NYC tenants and their real estate experiences in our unique market.   For decades, New Yorkers have tried to offset the high cost of living with what I like to…

Communal and Co-Living Options for NYC

Solo living is both financially out of reach and unappealing for many people, but finding the right people to live with, and the right place to live with them, can be a big hassle. Shopping the internet for roommates can be anxiety producing, and if you move in with the wrong one you could be stuck with them for the duration of the lease. Sharing expenses can be a total nightmare when one roommate is financially responsible and the other…

Creative Living in NYC, or How In the World Do People Afford Apartments in NYC?

How do people find affordable apartments in NYC? When average rents approach $4k per month, how do these hardworking New Yorkers, the tech intern and the junior copywriter and the public school English teacher and that Uber driver/proofreader/Amazon overnight shift warehouse worker/busboy guy find a place to live? The words “side hustle” have become of part of the lexicon of millennials and beyond, especially in expensive cities like NYC and San Francisco where people spend waaaaay more than half their…