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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