The Real.Est List
Getting divorced? Maybe we can help (at least in the real estate department)
In New York City, real estate affects almost every stage of life: Couples often shack up earlier than usual to avoid paying two rents and parents decide on their total number of kids based on their housing budget (and maximum number of bedrooms).
Divorce also has some serious real estate implications in NYC, so, in this week's SurvivalList roundup, we're focusing on posts concerning this not-so-happy life cycle event.
New York City exes have all sorts of unusual living situations -- some rotate between two apartments (while kids stay put) and some even live in the same building (we have some etiquette tips for the latter).
But many divorce-related quandaries involve co-op boards. Questions arise, like, Will a co-op board turn me down because I'm divorced? and Will the co-op board cut me a break on my maintenance?
Note: If you're trying to avoid divorce altogether, we recommend staying away from studios.
For these and more divorce-related posts, scroll down.
Co-op boards and divorce:
Different divorce/real estate permutations:
Divorce/real estate etiquette: