What Impact Does My Credit History Have on My Insurance
14Oct

You probably know that your credit score can have a significant impact on your ability to get a loan, qualify for credit cards, and buy or even rent a home. In some fields, bad credit can prevent you from getting a job. What you may not know, though, is…

Understanding Flip Taxes When Buying an Apartment in NYC
08Jun

Purchasing an apartment in NYC, whether a condominium or a coop, can be a time of great excitement. However, it can also be very stressful! From navigating broker’s fees to dealing with attorneys and insurance, the process can be confusing and costly enough without adding additional fees into the…

Buying an Apartment in NYC
18May

Taking the plunge and Buying an Apartment in NYC is always an exciting step, especially because it’s NYC! If you’re ready to have a little more stability in the city that never sleeps, read on for our insider tips on how to buy the NYC apartment of your dreams. Tips…

Neighborhoods of Manhattan
27Apr

Before you dive into your apartment hunt for the perfect Manhattan abode, it’s a good idea to first learn about the many vibrant and unique neighborhoods and communities found in Manhattan. Manhattan has been described by some as a large group of small villages. You’ll see that each neighborhood…

Chubb Home Insurance
13Apr

At CoopInsurance.com, we work hard to partner with the best insurance carriers in the business. We are proud to be able to offer Chubb home insurance as a result of our affiliation with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. About Chubb Home Insurance Group Chubb believes that the two most important aspects…

Understanding Insurance 101 - What Does Renters Insurance Cover
23Dec

As a renter, you probably know that you need some form of NY renters insurance to keep your home safe from potential disaster.  What you might not know is exactly what your renters insurance policy covers. And knowing what is covered (and what isn’t) could save you quite a…

NYC Apartment Lottery - Your Guide to Winning
17Nov

Earlier this week John Oliver ran a bit on his show, Last Week Tonight about how unbelievably difficult it is to win the lottery (the mega millions that is). And we have to say, we knew it was unlikely to win the Mega Millions, but we didn’t know that…

How to Protect Your New York Coop
10Nov

Coops make up the majority of available housing in New York City and offer a unique living experience in a city as unique as its’ people. We have to say that living in a coop might be the most rewarding way to live here. You have access to a…

How to Find a Home with NYC Apartment Lotteries
07Nov

Earlier this week we ran a blog about affordable housing. Housing that offers those with low to moderate incomes a chance to live in New York City without having to pay the hefty price that is now associated with living here. Living in New York isn’t exactly what it…

The Answer to What is Subsidized Housing
05Nov

Affordable housing in New York might seem like an oasis in the desert (the kind that shimmers and disappears as soon as you approach). What is subsidized housing anyways? But, there are a few ways to get housing that you can afford without having to give up the entertainment and…