NYC renters, aspiring renters, and real estate obsessives: Head over to the Flatiron District for coffee, chitchat and one-on-one advice from our brain trust of NYC rental experts. Hosted by BrickUnderground.com founder and veteran real estate journalist Teri Karush Rogers, our inaugural Meetup features the following lineup:
Rental market expert Sofia Song (Research Director, StreetEasy.com (http://www.streeteasy.com)) Landlord-tenant lawyer Steven Wagner (Managing Partner, Wagner Davis PC (http://www.wagnerdavis.com)) Real estate reporter Jill Urban ( NY1 News (http://www.ny1.com/)) Neighborhood expert Diana Sonis ( Nabewise.com (http://www.nabewise.com)) BrickUnderground 'Serial Renter' columnist Caren Maio (Co-Founder, Nestio.com (http://www.nestio.com)) BrickUnderground 'Rent Coach' columnist Mike Akerly Kinds of questions to bring:
Tips for renting a no-fee apartment and for working with rental agents How to negotiate your lease renewal, break your lease, or kick out your roommate Most affordable neighborhood & other neighborhood comparison points How to get your landlord to clean up your building's bed bugs ....whatever's on your mind.... Bonus for early risers:
Insurent Lease Guaranty (http://www.insurent.com)--the folks to call when the landlord wants a Tri-State guarantor but you're lacking a rich relative in Connecticut--will spring for the beverage of your choice if you're among the first 50 to show up and say "Insurent" when you order.
Register for this Meetup to find out the exact location of the Flatiron-district coffee house we'll be meeting in.
Wednesday, July 20th, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.