370 Lexington Avenue, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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Renting in NYC - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
First, the Good – New York City is an amazing place to live. The people, activity, culture, food, music, schools, nightlife, economy, etc., etc., etc…… are like no other place in the world. The city is safer than it has ever been. Lots of people from all over this country and around the world continue to move here daily. And if you are reading this, then most likely you want to be here, too.
Now, the Bad and the Ugly – Because of what is listed above, renting an apartment in New York City presents particular challenges, many of which cause a shock to the system of individuals accustomed to other cities. Renting here can be confusing, competitive, expensive, frustrating, and at times, seem downright nasty. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Level Group specializes in making your rental experience as pleasant and productive as possible. Our name, Level Group, directly reflects our approach to business - we deal with everyone on the level. Our clients and fellow agents are all treated with integrity and fairness in all of our dealings. In short, we are here to help.
Before you leap into the waters of apartment searching however, there are several important points that you should consider.