Shortcut to Calculate Approximate Monthly Mortgage Payments

For a while now we have been hosting “Buying into Brooklyn” workshops for first time home buyers with questions. By our side has been local loan officer Mark Maimon from Freedom Mortgage and we really can’t say enough nice things about him. He recently shared this shortcut for calculating mortgage payments with us and we […]

Gender Gaps in the Real Estate World by Tommi Edwards

Single women make up at least 15 percent of home buyers, making them the second largest group of buyers in the U.S. real estate market. The largest being married couples.  Also, statistically speaking, single women are likely to default less on their mortgages and tend to make larger down payments; in spite of their lower […]

Pre-Qualification vs. Pre-Approval by Jane Herro

With how quickly places go in the NYC real estate market, it is important to have all your ducks in a row if you’re serious about buying. Without good preparation, many buyers get lulled into the mistaken notion that if a lender pre-qualifies them for a mortgage this means that they have been pre-approved for a home loan. With a pre-qualification, the […]