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Avoid a Renovation Fiasco: Know Your Home's Permit History Before Starting

When you file permits with the DOB, you might find yourself on the hook for prior illegal renovations.

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Central Harlem »

A primer on preferential rent and why advocates believe it could lead to tenant displacement.

Hamilton Heights »

Harlem and Washington Heights are basking in glow of renewed interest in all things related to Hamilton.

Central Harlem »

Test your New York City smarts. Can you guess what neighborhoods these residential buildings call home?

Stapleton »

Urby Staten Island at Stapleton Navy Base is offering luxury units from $1,735 to $3,680.

Central Harlem »

Housing for musicians in Harlem, space for dancers at CUNY campuses and other methods keep artists here.

Brooklyn Heights »

Expert stagers and brokers share their secrets to making homes smell their best for apartment showings.

Upper West Side »

Take a peek into dream-worthy green spaces in New York City's residential buildings, old and new.

Lower East Side »

Laws on the city's "Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities" aren't keeping pace with seniors' needs.

Turtle Bay »

Bidets are becoming more popular, whether for $9,000, $500 or $57.

Kips Bay »

The zoning would encourage features like taller ceilings, bigger lobbies, nicer retail and micro-units.

Downtown Brooklyn »

More buyers are ditching brokers. Does it help or hurt their chances?

Upper West Side »

As families stay in the city longer, amenities for tweens and teens have become a major selling point.

Bushwick »

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development has new design guidelines for retail spaces.

Midtown »

Foreign-based real estate investments have been blamed for inflating the price of some city apartments.