Miami on the leaderboard for hidden costs when buying a home

June 15, 2017

When it’s time to get a new house, one of the first to draw attention to most people, it’s … math. What do you need to buy a house and how much you need to keep it? People tend the focus to pay for a huge down payment. And then they carefully calculate their costs on full repayment of the cost of housing and the monthly mortgage payments. These costs…

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Chicago will have another increase of the property tax

June 15, 2017

As part of a plan to increase the property tax approved by the Chicago city Council in 2015 for homeowners in cook County, including Chicago, the tax will again be increased. According to the Chicago Tribune, property owners can expect a 10% rate hike in the second half of 2017. Tax increase in 2017 is the second of the four stages of the plan. Its original goal is to reduce…

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In Brooklyn there is a new high-rise affordable apartments

June 14, 2017

In Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights, on 535 Carlton Avenue inaugurated the new house. In the building of 18 storeys and 298 apartments (one-, two — and three-bedroom) at very affordable prices. According to The Bridge, renting a Studio costs an average of $ 548 per month, the cheapest two-bedroom apartment costs $ 800. The opening of such a home is one of the points of the plan of new York mayor…

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In Los Angeles were bright pink house

June 14, 2017

If you are looking for unusual place for a date or just want to tune in a romantic mood — go in mid-city. A few days ago in the 1500 block of hi point street appeared 3 bright pink house, who happily greeted everyone. Those who want to see new places should hurry, before it disappears, very soon the lovely houses give way to apartment complex. Shortly before the demolition…

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10 worst landlords in new York

June 14, 2017

Last week the group for the protection of housing rights of Stabilizing NYC has published a list of the ten worst landlords, allowing various violations of the rights of tenants. The group Stabilizing NYC — a coalition of 15 organizations, representing the interests of residents of different areas of the city, which was established in 2014 publishes lists for the «fight against harassment of tenants and preserve affordable housing for…

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Lottery of affordable housing: apartments in Manhattan for $396

June 14, 2017

In new York to live fucking roads, and this fact, for anybody not a secret. The rent is constantly growing in neighborhoods across the city, despite the fact that conditions in some of them frankly leave much to be desired. The citizens of new York remained only one hope – the affordable housing program. The draft city budget for the year 2018 provides for the allocation of funds for the…

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«Hot line» receives signals on illegal Airbnb rentals

June 14, 2017

The fight against illegal activities of Airbnb in NYC continues. This time not on legislative level. The fight became members of the public. The coalition, which opposes Airbnb, according to the Daily Newscreates a «hot line» on which the new York tenants can report on proposals on illegal short-term rentals, hosted website. ShareBetter , a coalition of politicians, tenants, groups of tenants and trade unions, said that «hotline» is designed…

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Homeowners will be forced to deal with mold and pests

June 13, 2017

Scientists have proved that the presence in the apartment of vermin, such as cockroaches, mice and mold, can seriously harm not only the emotional balance of residents, but also their health, provoking and exacerbating attacks of asthma. It is almost impossible to get homeowners to get rid of unpleasant neighbors because, under current law, this problem is not among those that directly threaten the tenants. This means that landlords have…

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In California there will be affordable housing on the ocean

June 11, 2017

Apartments by the sea are not cheap. What to say about California state differs among the highest prices for rental property, and the cost of housing on the coast and did rolls. It is not surprising that the residents of the region are not enthusiastic about such situation. According to the results of sociological research, 62% of the local population believes the limited access to the beach a serious problem,…

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The charm of new York city: Villa Charlotte Bronte (photo)

June 10, 2017

All accustomed to the fact that new York is a city of glass and concrete. Glittering skyscrapers rise to the heavens, slitting their spires to the clouds and dwarfing everything around it with its greatness. Standing beside them I feel small and insignificant, and it both excites and depresses. However, there is in the Big Apple the place that has not lost the charm of the century romance, tender letters…

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