How to Find an Apartment in New York City

• “Consider a neighborhood that doesn’t necessarily have charm, and think about what it will be like a few years in the future. [Areas] where development is still a few years down the road—Downtown Brooklyn or the far West Side, for example—might be good places to look for deals. And on move-in day, don’t touch a thing until all problems have been documented. Take photos!”—Sarah Firshein, editor of Curbed National (

Time Out New York just published their annual feature on how to rent an apartment in New York City, and it’s fantastic as usual. I especially love the photos of the interiors of people’s apartments. Look at how we live in such small spaces!



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