using a broker to find a nyc apartment

given my success so far, i may have to resort to using a broker to find a new apartment.  i met a nice broker in the nail salon last week but she deals in the higher end apartments – which is probably why she seemed like a good broker.  the ‘low end’ of the spectrum is quite a different story.  what exactly do you get by paying a one month + fee?  well, here’s an example.  you get someone who has no trouble insulting your intelligence by describing the kitchen pictured below as a ‘chef’s kitchen’,  cannot spell the word ‘ad’  and calls the closet space ‘cute’.

Upper East Side

$1,595 / month

Beautifully Renovated 1 bedroom apartment with Exposed Brick and a Decorative Fireplace in the living room , New Chef`s Kitchen and Hardwood floors. Cute Walk in Closet Space!!! The apartment is located on a quiet residential street in the 70s in a Video Intercom Building. Pets welcome!!! For this or any other adds on Citi Habitats Website please … (more)

“My Zen teacher also said: the only way to true happiness is to live in the moment and not worry about the future. Of course, he died penniless and single.”
Carrie, Sex in the City

One response to “using a broker to find a nyc apartment

  1. I lived in Brooklyn for 6 years, I worked in the city, I know what a nightmare apartment hunting can be. good luck!

    spread the humor:


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