Open House Tonight for 2 bedroom Co-op in Downtown Brooklyn.

RC’s Team Fallon, Jane Herro and Tina Fallon, will be holding an open house tonight from 6pm-7pm for this gorgeous 2 bedroom co-op at 96 Schermerhorn. Description is below as well as the photo gallery.  For more info click here. Lofty stunner with 11′ ceilings and a huge master bedroom is ready for you. Located […]

Open House w/Art Installation: Industrial Space for Makers/Artists by Sandra Manley

We’re hosting an Open House w/Art Installation during the Red Hook Open Studios event on Sunday, November 12th, 1PM-6PM! This industrial warehouse in Red Hook would be ideal for light manufacturing or a showroom space for different types of fabricators (lighting, woodworkers, welders/metal-smiths). It’s also perfect for artists looking for a wide open or raw space […]

How a $3 Per Day Charge Will Affect the Renter in NYC. by Shyda Hoque

Streeteasy has been the “go to” for NYC real estate since I started working in 2010.  The New York City-based website launched in 2005 and really changed the game and certainly leveled the playing field for small brokerages to compete with the established firms. The Realty Collective website fed to Streeteasy back in 2010 and […]

Experienced Real Estate Agents with a love for Brooklyn wanted!

Are you ready to work in a new environment where you will be encouraged to grow and to flourish? Are you are tired of working for people you don’t like? Join our team! We want to help you take your career to the next level. Not happy with the stereo-typically shady practices of other agencies, […]

Our Buying into Brooklyn Recap.

A recent event that we co-hosted, Buying Into Brooklyn, was a crash course for first-time home buyers navigating the oftentimes stressful process of purchasing their first home.  We had a great turn out, a packed room at The Brooklyn Brewery!  Victoria and RC agents, Tina Fallon and Jane Herro, were there to give tips and […]

For Sale! Corner Lot with Approved Plans in Red Hook.

Red Hook is one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Brooklyn.  It’s got a quaint seaside village charm that you just can’t beat.  Combine that with the great restaurants and shops along Van Brunt and the peaceful and laid back vibe of the area and you have yourself a slice of heaven. Realty Collective’s […]

Calculating Renovation Costs.

When purchasing a new home or apartment in New York, possible renovation costs will need to be figured into your budget if you are open to looking at fixer uppers.  Sellers should also think about making upgrades, if they can, before putting their home on the market.  Or maybe you are a homeowner who isn’t […]

Unconventional Backsplash Ideas by Sandra Manley

As someone who sees a lot of houses and apartments, I’m always interested in how people furnish their homes, and especially how they decorate their kitchens — my favorite room in almost any house. When a friend emailed me photos of her new apartment, the first thing I noticed was the quirky backsplash in an […]

Response to Red Hook Star Revue’s “Beard Street Compromise”

At the beginning of the month the Red Hook Star Revue published this article about the bar, Narrow Water Brewing, opening on 158 Beard Street.  Many Red Hook residents had concerns about this establishment opening at this location and spoke up recently at a community meeting. Realty Collective owner and CB6 member, Victoria Hagman, was at this […]

Is My Co-op Maintenance Tax Deductible? by Jane Herro

The short answer is YES – a percentage of your monthly maintenance is tax deductible and this percentage is different from unit to unit depending on number of shares owned. With a co-op, the amount of the maintenance that is tax deductible is based on the portion that is used to pay real estate taxes and […]