Tag Archives: New York rentals

Are the posted rental prices per month or per week?

Q: Hello. Pardon my extreme lack of knowledge regarding NYC rental prices, but are the posted rental prices per month or per week? Many thanks! Read More.

If I showed myself an apartment for rent, do I owe a 7.5% or a 15% broker fee?

Q:  If I showed myself an apartment for rent, and was not represented by my own broker and dealt directly with the broker who represents the owner of the building, do I owe a 7.5% fee or a 15% fee? Read More.

As the guarantor, I’m concerned people have access to all of our personal information. They have not affirmed that they will destroy it. How should I proceed?

Q:  My daughter and her boyfriend signed a lease for an apartment. As the guarantor I am concerned that the broker, landlord, and management company have access to all our personal information, and they have not affirmed that they will destroy it. In fact, they have not answered my e-mails. How I should proceed? Read More.

What is the purpose in charging a renter the brokerage fee?

Q: What is the purpose in charging a renter the brokerage fee? Why wouldn’t the property owner be responsible for paying this fee? Read More.