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5 Reasons Why We Need Building Notifications

When living in an apartment, it’s easy to forget that other people with similar concerns and interest surround us in our building. That’s why it’s important to have building notifications. Since we’re all aligned with what we need and want, we should always notify neighbors when something is going on. Here are five good reasons…

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Dog Walker Wanted

Well, it’s happening again. You’ve stumbled home from another long day at the office, wishing only to start that hot date you had planned with your pillow, but alas, it is not meant to be. After fumbling with the keys and dropping the mail, you open the door to your pal the pooch. Your faithful…

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Selling Spaces

(Photo above is courtesy of The New York Times) Everyone knows that selling a home can be a stressful experience, and that’s especially true in New York City’s super competitive condo market. Sometimes, though, what you need is a little luck (and a great apartment!). That’s what happened to the subject of our story here….

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Communication Makes Life at Home Better

All of us who live in multi-family buildings often wonder about the people who reside behind those closed doors. While mycoop brings us together, here we also share the stories of those neighbors who make apartment living extra special. Meet Tracy! Name: Tracy Elizabeth Where do you live: A two-story condo in Oakville, Ontario, Canada…

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Energy Saving Heating Ideas

Residents of multi-family buildings in New York City and elsewhere often suffer from uncontrolled steam heating in the cold weather months. Here is an article from the Commercial Observer about a product that may help to reduce costs and waste while making neighbors more comfortable. Radiator Lock Boxes Slash One-Fifth Off Two Old Buildings’ Heating…

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Five Trends for What Millennials Want in a Home

We at Mycoop would like to share 5 top real estate trends for millennials when choosing a home. As millennials are buying or renting property there are key insights developers and agents need to understand in order to appeal to this new audience. Mycoop’s social network empowers tenant communications, support, resources, and services for residential buildings around the…

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Before You Yelp. MyCoop for best neighbor reviews

If you’re like most, you probably tend to trust the recommendations of people you know over strangers or the companies selling the products, so why not share recommendations for your local favorites on MyCoop? Foursquare and Yelp are great, but when you want to know about the new restaurant that just opened up around the…

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MYCOOP STORIES: Grower

In MYCOOP Stories: Grower, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Rodrigo, who enjoys urban farming in his Brooklyn community. Name: Rodrigo Age: 37 Where are you from: Born in Columbia and arrived thirty years ago in the USA. Where do you live: Bushwick, Brooklyn. What do you do/What is your…

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Tips: Starting a successful building association

We at Mycoop would like to share some common tips to starting a successful building association for your apartment buildilng. A building association is a group formed by the building developer or tenant owners for the purpose of marketing, managing and improving the livability of the building for tenants. Mycoop’s social network empowers tenant communications, support, resources, and services…

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MYCOOP STORIES: Showman

In MYCOOP Stories: Showman, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Andrew, who enjoys entertaining neighbors with his rooftop film series in Bushwick. Name: Andrew Age: 34 Where are you from: Detroit, MI Where do you live: Bushwick, Brooklyn What do you do/What is your profession? I host pop-up karaoke shows…

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