Stories

By Nooklyn


Finding Roommates in Clinton Hill

This October, Nooklyn extends our Roommate Matchup services to 250 and 260 Washington! Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Oct 9
Five Best Escapes this Fall

With fall in mind, here’s alist we created just for Nooklyn of some of our *favorite* places to stay in during our *favorite* time of the year; bonfires, apple orchards, scenic drives, fireplaces, and hiking included. Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Oct 4
Neighborhood Profile: Miranda - Long Island City, ...

We sat down with a Long Island City resident to chat about the perks of living in this up-and-coming Queens neighborhood. Read More

Lyka Sethi
Oct 3
How New Yorkers Can Help Puerto Rico

NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio has announced that select firehouses and EMS stations throughout the city are accepting critically-needed supplies that will go directly to those in need on the island. Read More

Lyka Sethi
Sep 29
Living Sustainably in NYC: A Beginner's Guide

We urbanites care deeply for our sacred green spaces; these pockets of earth remind us how important it is to preserve our environment. Read on to explore a few actions, both big and small, that you can take to live an eco-friendly lifestyle in NYC! Read More

Lyka Sethi
Sep 28
Why I came to Nooklyn and Why I Stayed

2013 was crazy. In the second half of 2013 I left (1) a job that had me traveling out-of-state most of the time, and then (2) a job that had me away from the house for 80 hours a week. Read More

Noble Novitzki
Aug 10
Nooklyn and Natural Language Search

I've built most of Nooklyn’s website while sitting in coffee shops around Brooklyn and San Francisco—allowing me to overhear people talking about their moves. Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Aug 8
TRD: The paradox of choice

“It’s a huge, huge market, but we have not seen a WeWork or Airbnb in the rental space — yet,” said Harley Courts, CEO of Nooklyn, a Brooklyn-based listings site. Read More

Harley Courts
Jun 16
TRD: Brooklyn’s 10 biggest brokerages

The biggest real estate firms in Brooklyn represent a mix of Manhattan’s top players, franchises of international agencies, and lesser-known independent firms. Read More

Harley Courts
Jun 13
NYT: Return of the S.R.O., With a Twist

Nooklyn, the Brooklyn-based brokerage that Mr. Ventura found his apartment through, has built a version of Match.com for roommates into its apartment-hunting app. Read More

Harley Courts
May 19
How much data should real estate startups share?

Real estate is having a Napster moment as the industry wrestles with how to share Big Data — if at all. That was a key takeaway from a panel on Thursday at the launch of TRData, The Real Deal’s new real estate research platform. Read More

Harley Courts
Apr 9
2017 Webby's

Nooklyn has been nominated for a Webby! And we couldn’t have done it without you. Our mission is to create the absolute best product for our users with a thoughtful, well-designed, and easy to use experience. Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Apr 4
Think like a CEO: 20 questions w/ Harley Courts

Nooklyn, a tech-powered real estate platform geared toward the millennial set, got its start back in 2010. Read More

Harley Courts
Mar 14
WATCH: Real estate is having a Napster moment

WATCH: Real estate is having a Napster moment Read More

Harley Courts
Mar 10
In Response to Silent Barn

The process of finding and paying for apartments is fundamentally broken. We’re going to do our best to solve that problem. Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Oct 3
BuiltInNYC: NYC tech's 35 people to watch in 2016

Back in 2012, Harley Courts founded Nooklyn, a tech-powered real estate platform that aims to help young people between 18 and 24 find apartments to rent or buy. Read More

Former Agent
Jun 15
11 Ways To Actually Find An Apartment In NYC

Finding an apartment in New York is, pardon the hyperbole, LITERALLY THE WORST. Read More

Former Agent
Jun 15
BuiltInNYC: New York real estate is getting a tech...

Born out of Brooklyn, Nooklyn is a tech-powered real estate platform. 85 percent of the company’s users are millennials, as it aims to help young people between 18-24 find and buy apartments. Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Apr 6
From post-it to posted

The time has come to make a few additions to our growing Nooklyn illocon (illustration + icon) set. Icon projects are quite possibly this designer's favorite thing to work on. Read More

Daniel Haire
Mar 18
Lumi: For Remarkable User Experience, Nooklyn Goes...

Nooklyn is an online resource and app in New York City (for now) that helps you find apartments, roommates, and local gems in a way that’s less creepy and more appealing than Craigslist. Read More

Harley Courts
Feb 15
VICE: What Makes a Neighborhood 'Hip'?

Basically a Yelp that doesn't suck, pointing residents of various neighborhoods to the cool bars, places to get good grub, and other hot spot Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Dec 17
Bushwick Block Party

Along with the Bushwick Collective, we sponsor the annual Bushwick Block Party. This year, over 4,000 people attended the event! Read More

Harley Courts
Jun 6
Nooklyn lands 80 Unit Exclusive

We've just landed an 80 unit exclusive at 17 Monitor Street, Brooklyn NY 11222. Read More

Joseph Friedman
Jun 1
Nooklyn nominated for 2015 Webby Award

We're proud to announce that we've been nominated as one of 5 nominees for the 2015 Webby's for the Real Estate Website category. Read More

Moiz K. Malik
Apr 7
L'Express: Bushwick: le nouveau repaire des artist...

Avec ses cheveux au-delà des épaules et ses bras couverts de tatouages, Harley Courts, 28 ans, n'a pas vraiment le look d'un administrateur de biens tel qu'on se l'imagine. Read More

Harley Courts
Oct 17