Summer Begins with 45 Miles of Open Streets New York

13 more miles of open streets, bringing the total across the boroughs to 45 miles and exceeding his goal of opening 40 miles by the end of May. After stating that this is the largest amount of protected streets in the nation, he assured New Yorkers that “it won’t stop there.” When the mayor first announced the program, he committed to opening 100 miles of streets throughout the pandemic. The latest batch will open tomorrow and includes tons of park-adjacent streets across Queens…

This Is How You Find An Apartment In NYC Without A Broker

This Is How You Find An Apartment In NYC Without A Broker At this moment, you are contemplating finding an apartment in NYC on your own without the help of a broker and you are second guessing if it is even possible having read everywhere how difficult it is.  Regardless, you’re going to explore the possibilities and take your shot because you’re finding a difficult time finding a reputable broker or you literally do not want to pay the thousands…

The New Rent Laws: What You Need To Know (For Now) by Jessica Feder-Birnbaum

The new rent laws that went into affect in June 2019 have been overhauled to protect tenants. Landlords and management companies are scrambling to be law abiding and stay profitable. As with any new system, there’s a learning curve. Landlord feedback is that the laws skew too highly in favor of tenants. How pushback will alter these policies remains to be seen. Whether you’re a rent stabilized or market rate tenant, read on to see what these changes are and…

Enjoy Park Avenue, Car Free, For The Last Weekend Of Summer Streets

Enjoy Park Avenue, Car Free, For The Last Weekend Of Summer Streets The 12th annual Summer Streets activities are coming to a close this weekend, so make sure to get out there and enjoy one of the city’s main avenues completely car free! Summer Streets is a city wide initiative that opens nearly 7 miles of Park Avenue and connecting streets from Foley Square to East 72nd Street for pedestrians, cyclists and joggers to enjoy. This Saturday, August 17th, will…

West Egg Development Debuts Renderings of 110 East 53rd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

West Egg Development Debuts Renderings of 110 East 53rd Street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NYC. Located at 110 East 53rd Street between Winthrop Street and Clarkson Avenue, the building replaces a two-story single-family home and an associated rear yard. Read more at: New York YIMBY says “Yes In My Backyard” to positive new development in the NYC metropolitan region. Be Heard at Go Home NY Be heard! Leave your apartment, condo, and coop building reviews at Go Home NY! Know…

How to Ensure Your First Home Purchase Goes Smoothly

Image courtesy of Unsplash How to Ensure Your First Home Purchase Goes Smoothly Are you preparing for your first home purchase?  Homeownership is a major investment of time, money, and energy, and without proper arrangements, it can drain your reserves.  Here is how to ensure your first go-round is a smooth and pleasant experience, rather than a stormy one.   First things first Chances are you’re excited about finding a place to call your very own, but before you begin exploring…

Air Conditioning 101: What NYC Renters Need to Know

Malory Wood, with The Missing Ink As the seasons change and we enter spring, temperatures are on the rise. It is time to put away the heaters and pull out the air conditioners. New York City is famed for its historic buildings, and air conditioning units are the main way NYC tenants stay cool. We’ve devised an air conditioning guide for you to beat the heat this summer in the smartest way… it’s going to be a hot one! Installation…

Real Estate and Happenings in NYC | A Look Inside

Holiday season is now officially over and hopefully you’ve gotten used to writing 2019 instead of still writing 2018 on everything. With each brokerage house releasing their Q4 reports there’s a lot of posturing about the market. A great deal of discussion about the coming changes to the New York landscape, and of course focus on the market adjustment. Most of what we’re hearing is concentrated on the deepening of the market downturn and looking at broad strokes there is a lot of support for…

Neighborhoods

New York City’s Most Notable Neighborhoods   Be Heard at Go Home NY Be heard! Leave your apartment, condo, and coop building reviews at Go Home NY! Know a building’s managers are awful? Have the inside line on a perfect building? Anything in between? Express your voice and be heard. Leave a review at Go Home NY. Be heard!

Everyone Should Live In New York City, Even For A Minute

Why I want to live in NYC. It was a magic moment when I visited six months after 9/11. I was 22 and in New York City to see ground zero with my own eyes. I wanted to walk every city block. I wanted to talk to everyone about the experience. I wanted to live there and be a real New Yorker. I think everyone should live in New York City, even for just a minute. But for now, let’s…