How To Find An Apartment In NYC: A Serial Mover’s Whimsical Guide

Finding an apartment in NYC isn’t as hard as it may seem, but there are some tips that make the process smoother. I recently found the apartment I’ll be moving into this spring and, upon toasting this with a cocktail, I realized that I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve moved in NYC. I mean, if I sit down and go through my timeline, I’m sure I can trace back from today to 2005 and figure it out… I’ve lived in Chelsea, the Lower East Side, Greenpoint, Bushwick, Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy, and more. I’ve lived in swanky duplex condos and… well, not-so-swanky places too. But the fact that I can no longer think through them in my mind means my serial-mover status has reached a whole new level. Apartment hunting intimidates a lot of people because it’s always a little bit different. I’ve been to showings that are as stoic as a funeral and as welcoming as a family dinner. I’ve found apartments after weeks of searching and sometimes in a day. There seem to be endless websites, Facebook groups, and resources that promise to reveal “the perfect place”. Anyway, since I often find myself giving encouragement and advice to … Continue reading How To Find An Apartment In NYC: A Serial Mover’s Whimsical Guide