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Landlord Requires Renter’s Insurance

Renter’s insurance Basic Renter’s Insurance covers a tenant’s personal property. The Landlord’s insurance policy, which covers the building, usually does not cover the tenant’s property. Requiring Renter’s Insurance Many Landlords include a provision in their lease that states that they … Continue reading

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Apartment Hunting Tips

Having trouble finding an apartment to rent? I recently had a discussion regarding apartment rentals with Realtor Sean Jay Bennett and Realtor Michael Areephituk. They informed me that the rental market is extremely competitive! They explained that it can be … Continue reading

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Bed Bug Disclosure

Getting bed Bugs Bed bugs are a constant threat in New York. Unlike some other infestations, bed bugs are not exclusively caused by poor building maintenance or unsanitary housekeeping. Bed bugs can be picked up in cabs, movie theaters, restaurants, … Continue reading

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Rent increases for rent stabilized apartments

It was recently decided that the rent increases for rent stabilized apartments in New York will be 3% on 1 year leases and 6% on 2 year leases. These rent increases are down from last year but definitely higher than … Continue reading

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