NEW YEAR’S TRADITION: BLACK-EYED PEAS

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No, we’re not talking about the musical group from the 90s and early 2000s. Black eyed peas, the legumes, which originally made their way to North America by way of West Africa have a history of bringing good luck to those who eat them. The most well-known history of black-eyed peas as an omen of […]

Celebrating the Holidays in a Pandemic

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Just like all of the other holidays that have been celebrated since March 13th, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa look different for most people this year. From FaceTime or Zoom parties to smaller, revolving guest lists, we’ve gotten the hang of celebrating holidays with extra precautions. Check out the links below to ensure the holiday season […]

Impact of New York Tenant Protections on Industry at Large

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As February knocks, we are swiftly approaching a year since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the U.S. in March of 2020. As a larger number of the population are granted access to the vaccine, we can hopefully expect to be turning a corner. We can also expect to see the longer-term impacts of financial […]

Upcoming Deadlines: Condominium and Cooperative Tax Abatement

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The City of New York offers tax benefits such as exemptions and abatements to a variety of groups, including Condominium unit owners and Cooperative shareholders. These incentives are often designed by the city to provide affordable housing, encourage renovation, increase construction projects resulting in job creation, and a number of other objectives. The deadline for […]

Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter with These Helpful Tips

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As snow continues to fall in New York City, it is tempting to find creative ways to conserve heat and keep warm – scented candles, a heated blanket, a space heater under the desk while you work from home. But as temperatures drop, the risk of fire can increase. “There are a number of things […]

How to Select Among the Best Property Management Companies in NYC

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New York City is among the largest real estate and rental markets in the world. The individual markets of each of the five NYC boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island – boast livelier markets than many of the largest cities in the world. When choosing the right property management partner you […]

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Creator: @loewhaley via TikTok Check out this hilarious depiction of receiving news of a return to the office! https://www.mdsquaredpropertygroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/file.mp4

The Latest Real Estate Surge in New York City

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In March 2020, every New Yorker was feeling the pain of mass lockdowns. It did not take long before over 692,000 people fled New York City for greener pastures, with around 360,000 moving upstate or to another borough, and 333,000 moving out-of-state. The mass desertion of the city took a toll on the housing market […]

Recipes from the June Edition

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Blackberry Margarita Who else hates wasting food? Well I do, and recently I noticed some blackberries that have residence in the back of my fridge, so I decided to put them to use. What better way to do so than making a cocktail with them? If you prefer your drinks on the sweeter end, preferably […]