Top NYC Neighborhoods for Rental Investment

October 15, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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" New York City has a lot of rental investment potential." Have you done your research on New York City neighborhoods? If not, and you are about to move there, you are in the right place! Look no further as we will do the research for you. Continue reading to learn more about the top New York City neighborhoods for rental investment. In addition, with more help to pick the right home for yourself, visit Spire Real Estate! The company’s website will give you all the necessary information and expert advice to find the best option! New York City Neighborhood Common Questions Before you relocate to the Big Apple, it's really important to conduct research about where... Read More

Tips for Leasing Commercial Real Estate in New York

September 27, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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Most business owners will have to lease commercial space at least once during their company's lifetime. This is especially true if you are situated in places like NYC, since the location of your business can either make or break you. But, before you go out looking for a new place to lease, there are a couple of things about leasing commercial real estate in New York that you should be aware of. Picking the right commercial space One of the more common real estate mistakes is business owners not picking the right commercial space for their business. Due to rushing or not planning properly, they pick the first commercial space that seems fine. After a month or two, they realize that the place the... Read More

Smart home features that sell homes

August 26, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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Having a smart home is almost a must if you want to make it in today's real estate market. Be it for the control that they provide or due to the economical ways in which they use energy, smart homes seem to be the newest real estate trend. But, as you might guess, it can be quite expensive to tack out your home with all the latest smart home equipment. Especially if you are simply doing so in order to yield a better price when selling it. So, what should you do? Should you forgo making your home smart? Of course not. What you need to do is to learn which are the smart home features that sell homes and them implement them "Why do people prefer smart homes?" ... Read More

How NY attracts foreign real estate investors

August 1, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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How NY attracts foreign real estate investors There have been few markets that have gone through as many changes as the US real estate market. While 2008 proved to be obviously disastrous, the previous decade has been one of recovery and increasing returns for investors. And if we take a look at recent trends, one thing will become readily apparent - there has been a steady increase in the capital brought in by foreign real estate investors, especially in cities like New York City. But with that in mind - how does NY manage to attract so many investors from abroad? What makes this city in particular so lucrative? Read on to find out! "State of the Empire State" For more than a century, New York City has be... Read More

The most common mistakes people make when investing in real estate

June 28, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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"The most common mistakes people make when investing in real estate" Let’s face it - investing in real estate is no small expense. When you’re dealing with such a hefty purchase, there are all manners of things to think of. Especially if you want to sell the property for a higher price later on. But, let’s face it - people often don’t think things through. Which is why there are plenty of common mistakes people make when investing in real estate. Don’t worry, though; we’ve got all the info you need here, in order to avoid them! "A hasty purchase" When you’re just starting to invest in real estate, there is one key thing you need to do; you... Read More

Tips for insuring your new home

June 3, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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Let’s face it - no matter how comfy and nice our home is, from time to time, we all need to relocate to a new place. And this can happen for a variety of reasons, ranging from personal to professional ones. But regardless of whether you want to relocate for work, or you just need a change of scenery, you’ll need to do this in a sensible way. That’s why insuring your new home after moving in is one of the first things you’ll need to do, if you want to be safe and secure there. Don’t worry, though - we’ve got a couple of tips for you! "Why do people get home insurance?" Trust us, we know - relocating to a new home can be extremely cumbersome. First of all, you n... Read More

Benefits of a Minimalist Apartment Design

May 20, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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After many months of searching (in some cases even years) you managed to buy or rent your dream apartment. Congratulations! Searching for a perfect apartment can be stressful in many ways. There may not be words to describe, how great it feels when you seal the deal. Just that moment of knowing that you found what you were looking for brings you so much joy. However, you are still not done. What about the interior? Choosing furniture pieces, looking at electronics, comparing different colors and designs, etc. can be just as stressful. In some cases, people are even more stressed when decorating their living place than while looking for it. Since we want to help you, we will give you some advice on minimalist apartment design. Don't get confused o... Read More

Spring real estate selling trends

April 17, 2019 | by Lisa Roberts
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After more than a decade of the same “seller-friendly vs. anti-buyer” state of real estate affairs in NYC, 2018 brought in a new twist. Assumptions like: buyers always show up, sellers always make money, and renters never have leverage… are no longer valid. And as spring real estate selling trends in NYC would have it, this will continue to go on. With well over 20,000 properties up for sale or rent in the Big Apple, the scales are shifting in favor of the buyers and renters. Spire Real Estate explores just how this overall change is affecting the spring housing trends. What is the current situation on the market? According to various real estate experts and companies, the current situation works in favor of buyers... Read More