The PropertyClub Blog

Your guide to the NYC real estate market

Arm’s Length Transactions in Real Estate

The majority of real estate deals are arm's length transactions, where each party acts in their own self-interest. So what exactly does this mean and why is it important?

What is ARV in Real Estate?

ARV is short for after repair value, and being able to accurately calculate it is vital if you plan on investing in and flipping homes.

Can You Fail A Home Inspection?

While an inspector can't technically fail a house, some things could result in a bad home inspection. Here's what to look out for before committing to buying the property.

What is Pre-foreclosure?

Pre-foreclosure occurs when a property owner fails to make payments on their mortgage. Learn more about what it means, how to buy pre-foreclosure homes, and where to find them on sites like Zillow.

What Fixes Are Mandatory After A Home Inspection?

A home inspection is an integral part of the home buying process. So what happens if issues are uncovered. How do you request repairs, are any mandatory, and who pays?

Mortgage Equity Accelerator Guide

An equity accelerator where you're paying your mortgage bi-weekly is an excellent option for many homeowners. Here's how it works, how much you can save, and how to determine if it's right for you.

What A Landlord Can and Cannot Do

Here's how you can get your landlord into trouble if they've made an illegal action and violated your rights as a tenant as well as a comprehensive list of what they can and cannot do.

Live in NJ Work in NYC Taxes

If you are going to live in NJ and work in NYC, you're probably wondering how you'll be paying taxes. This guide will go over all you need to know from where you'll file, to the most significant benefit of living in New Jersey, avoiding the city income tax.

The Pros and Cons of Modular Homes

Modular homes are becoming ever more popular these days. So what are the pros and cons of this type of house? We're going over the perks, downsides, and potential problems that come with them.

How Do You Handle A Rent Increase Notice?

Receiving a rent increase notice is frustrating. Here's what you need to know about how to respond to and negotiate with your landlord.

Cash on Cash Return

In this article, we'll explore what cash on cash return means in real estate, how to calculate it, and how you can use it to decide if a property makes a good investment.

The Oldest Buildings In NYC

New York City is filled with history at every corner, so today we're taking a look at some of the oldest buildings in NYC, from iconic skyscrapers to colonial-era mansions that predate the American Revolutionary War.