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By Nooklyn


Agent Profile: Mike Weinstock Works for Himself

Self-starter Mike Weinstock goes from costumes to tattoos to bikes to Nooklyn.

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  • Noble Novitzki
    Dec 11
TRD: Nooklyn plants a flag in Manhattan

Startup brokerage Nooklyn is crossing the Brooklyn Bridge. The seven-year-old company has expanded to Manhattan, where it has opened up shop at WeWork’s Union Square location.

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  • Harley Courts
    Dec 10
TRD: Day in the life: Harley Courts

The Nooklyn CEO on real estate tech, skateboarding culture and being a vegan. Harley Courts founded Nooklyn in 2010 as a blog focused on rental listings in Williamsburg, Bushwick.

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  • Moiz K. Malik
    Dec 9
BROWNSTONER: Bushwick Church Converts to Rentals

Every day is a blessed one to any fortunate soul who rents at The Saint Marks. That’s because the building is a renovated Lutheran church, and its Gothic ceilings inspire not only awe but solemnity.

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  • Harley Courts
    Dec 8
Neighborhood Profile: Aislinn, Chinatown/Two Bridges

We met up with a California transplant at one of her favorite neighborhood spots, Little Canal, to chat about life in Chinatown, NYC.

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  • Lyka Sethi
    Nov 28
Nooklyn’s Holiday Gift Guide: Smart Home Edition

This year, our recommendation is to explore a world once thought to be a fantasy of ‘90s Disney Channel movies and futuristic cartoons: smart home devices.

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  • Lyka Sethi
    Nov 19
TedX Bushwick Women

Once a year Kweighbaye Kotee organizes TedX Bushwick Women. The three hour conference is to inform, empower, and connect with girls, women, and female identifiers on how to create change.

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  • Moiz K. Malik
    Nov 14
How to Make the Most of Your Small Apartment

If you’ve ever searched for a rental in a major city, you are probably familiar with the concept of small apartment living.

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  • Lyka Sethi
    Nov 2
TedxBushwickWomen is this Friday at 6pm

This Friday, November 3, join TedxBushwickWomen for an evening of talks, panels, and conversation about the importance of and path forward for female empowerment.

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  • Moiz K. Malik
    Nov 1
7 Millennial Furniture Companies

Remember when you only had one option for affordable, aesthetically-pleasing furniture? Those days are over.

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  • Lyka Sethi
    Oct 31
Finding Roommates in Clinton Hill

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Harley Courts
    May 19
Rest in Pieces: How My Failed Skateboard Company B...

How my failed skateboard company became a Real Estate tech startup.

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  • Harley Courts
    May 2
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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Harley Courts
    Mar 14