Monthly Archives: September 2015

Great Apartments at Low Costs

I found some amazing apartments in Columbia recently. I was doing what I generally do when I look for a new apartment. I try to avoid checking out those apartment listings on the web and instead go for a walk around neighborhoods near a college campus. More often than not I can find something that is big enough to be comfortable for a single individual, usually twice as big as what you might pay at some cookie-cutter apartment complex sprawl, at half the price. Generally these apartments are owned by individuals who are just making some side cash from their units so they’re not completely invested in real estate.

Too, the apartments that you will find out here are being targeted to students so it becomes far easier to find something that’s going to be cheap. I’ve always been surprised by how cheap I can find apartments here. Continue reading

My Friend Might Lose His House

I am talking to a good friend of mine and he is really in the dumps about the way things have gone for him. About three months ago he lost his job. The man who founded the company got old and had to retire, turning the company over to his sons. They did nothing save squabble with one another and they quickly ran the company out of business. He had just bought a house and he has not been able to find a new job yet. He is looking at how to prevent foreclosures in NYC. Of course if you are lucky you will be able to work something out with the people who hold the mortgage on the place. It really depends on where they think their best interest lie. Continue reading