Q1 2019 Manhattan Real Estate Market Report

Buyers Have the Edge – April 1, 2019 PLEASE NOTE THE SALES CHARTS LAG: There is about a two month lag to publish sales data due to the ACRIS filing lag. Charts published too soon will be incomplete & inaccurate. Price / Square Foot (January 2019) Down 1.6% from December 2018 Down 5.6% from March…

13 STEPS TO BUYING A HOME

Deciding to buy a home or simply starting the process is a very exciting time. It usually is prompted by landmark moments in your life – relocation, family growth, downsizing or simply a change of location and neighborhood. Emotions are high and its easy to get overwhelmed by what appears to be a simple process….

Market snapshot March 2019

New York City is among the nation’s priciest cities, and the Fed’s recent hawkish turn on interest rates does not favor affordability, slowing the market for sellers and impacting buyers. Increasing development combined with an influx in new inventory on the market ( roughly 20,000 units according to the NYT ) and falling sales all…

How To Be A New Yorker

5 Tips To Fit In Relocating to a new city is always full of challenges, but NYC can be especially difficult. The real estate market, like the city itself, is fast paced, ever changing, and expensive. A good Relocation Expert will walk you through the entire buying or renting process, but there is still more…

Q4 2018 Manhattan Real Estate Market Report

  Much like the previous quarterly report, buyers remain concerned with political issues, rising mortgage rates, tax law changes, financial market volatility and restrictions with foreign capital. As a result, even with market wide price reductions, an increase in inventory and higher discounts, many buyers stayed on the sidelines waiting for prices to potentially adjust…

What Is a Guarantor, and Why You Might Need One in NYC

New York City landlords often require applicants to earn 40 times the monthly rent in order to qualify for an apartment in Manhattan. This may present a challenge as not every applicant can meet this income requirement. The use of a Guarantor is an alternative that landlords and tenants agree upon. Also, first time property…

How To Relocate to NYC Stress Free

Congratulations, you’re moving to New York City! Whether for personal reasons or relocating for a job, it’s exciting but also daunting. There’s a lot to do, plan and think through, but luckily there’s expert help out there for you. Here are Caliber’s top tips for relocating to New York City with ease: Find a Broker…

Top 3 Tips for Getting an Apartment as a Student or Recent Grad

Whether you’re a first-time renter or a seasoned pro, finding an apartment in New York City can be one of the scariest, most stressful and challenging tasks you’ll take on in your adult life — and doing it as a student with little credit history and a smaller budget is even harder. Luckily, we’ve compiled…