The "Big Apple" is one of the nation's most exciting and best loved cities. At Douglas Elliman Real Estate, we recognize that searching for an apartment in New York City may seem a bit overwhelming at first. Knowledge of what to expect, understanding the process and terminology, and learning about the present New York real estate market will be extremely important in helping you to find the perfect home.

Our sales and rental agents are trained and ready to help you with all aspects of your search. Their experience and expertise will guarantee that it will be a successful, rewarding and enjoyable experience. This Guide is intended to provide the basic education needed before beginning your apartment search and will assist you during each step of the purchase or rental process. Refer to it frequently!

While this Guide is designed specifically for your New York City real estate search, please remember that Douglas Elliman Real Estate can assist you through our branch offices located throughout the Metropolitan New York area.

We can offer help anywhere in the U.S. or internationally through our Relocation Services Division. Good Luck!