The Rental Market

Video: NYC's most lying-est real estate agent

By Teri Karush Rogers | April 16, 2010 - 7:06AM

This parody video by the new rental-finding site UrbanEdgeNY.com had us at "Hey buddy."  

If you own your apartment, you will feel a little better about that fact. If you are a renter whose lease is nearly up, you may go running for your renewal form -- or over to UrbanEdge, an easy-on-the-eyeballs site that serves up free, no-fee listings directly from owners.

The new site doesn't let brokers list apartments (or repackage "scraped" ones), the listings are fresh (two weeks old max), and contact info leads directly to the owner or their on-site representatives. 

For a more detailed road test and initial feedback from the vox populi, check out Curbed.

Teri Karush Rogers

Founder & Publisher

Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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