How much to tip your doorman

Holiday Tipping the People in your Building in 2018

You’re probably familiar with my guide to tipping which goes through how to tip for meals and food, but it only acts as a general guideline for those people who you see almost every day: Your doorman, your super, your concierge, and … Read More

Apartment available in the West Village NYC

Apartment available for rent in the West Village, NYC

This is my friend Ryan and Meggie’s place that they’re moving out of and it’s now available for rent in the West Village. They’re legends, and if you’re a legend too, you can rent (or sub-let) this place! Lease takeover … Read More

How to move apartment in New York City (Part 5- Legal Notifications, Shopping, Furniture, & Cleaners)

How to move apartment in New York City (Part 5: Legal Notifications, Shopping, Furniture, & Cleaners)

Ok so you’ve picked the location you’d like to live in and you’ve decided whether or not to hire a broker. You understand the tips and … Read More

How to move apartment in New York City (Part 2: Questions to Ask & Traps to Avoid)

How to move apartment in New York City (Part 2: Questions to Ask & Traps to Avoid)

Ok so you’ve picked the location you’d like to live in and you’ve decided whether or not to hire a broker. Now it’s time to see some apartments and ask some smart … Read More

How to move apartment

How to move apartment in New York City (Part 1: Locations & Brokers)

I FOUND A NEW APARTMENT! I’m a bit excited because I’m moving from a three-person share house where I was subletting, and I’m movin’-on-up to my … Read More

How to Write the Perfect Apartment Listing

One of the most common posts you’ll see online in expat communities is apartment listings, so I think it’s about time that we come to an agreement about how these posts are written. If you’re advertising or looking for an … Read More

Apartment available in the West Village NYC

Apartment available in the West Village, NYC

This is my friend Ryan and Meggie’s place that they’re moving out of. They’re legends, and if you’re a legend too, you can have this place! Lease takeover on an AMAZING 2-bedroom apartment in the heart of the West Village. … Read More

Find Your Room(mate)

A better way to find a room or a roommate in NYC

I’m looking for a new apartment. I may as well start there! I currently live in a three bedroom with two other people and I’m ideally looking for two things: An outdoor area of some type (rooftop, garden, cracked skylight); … Read More

Apartment living in NYC, some things to be prepared for

Woohoo, you’ve moved to NYC! You may have a job, you may not. You may have friends, you may be completely alone and crying into your food as you eat solo every night. You may be having the time of … Read More