After months of searching Manhattan and Brooklyn for an apartment, I came across lohorealty.com on the web. There I found listings that seemed to be too good to be true.
I sent off an email inquiry and shortly thereafter began my most satisfying experience with Jacob Goldman at LoHo Realty. He invited me in to see their offerings - great apartments at great prices - and it wasn't long before I stopped my searches elsewhere and decided on a place in the Hillman Housing Corporation.
As a self-employed person I was worried about the co-op approval process but Jacob and his staff managed every step helping me assemble my application, answering all of my questions knowledgeably and using their understanding of the boards to support my cause. In the end I was approved and am in the process of moving in now. Thanks, LoHo Realty!