Donate to These Local Organizations Today!

On this Giving Tuesday we are thinking of our local Brooklyn organizations, who have been working as partners with us and contributing to our community. We’ve been  sponsoring events for PortSideNY for several years now and cherish our relationship. We hope to continue our alliance for years to come. And we’re thrilled about our very recent partnership […]

Amazon’s New Headquarters by Shyda Hoque

After a 14 month competition by cities across North America, Amazon decided to split its HQ2 with Long Island City, Queens and Crystal City, Virginia. According to their blog post  Amazon will invest 2.5 billion each to both locations and will create 50,000 new jobs. The new campus in Queens will be  in a energy-efficient space and will span […]

Thanksgiving Charities and Donations in Brooklyn.

As Thanksgiving approaches we know we have a lot to be thankful for. Friends, family, and a roof over our heads. It’s important for us to realize this and the best way to show our gratitude is by putting ourselves out there for a good cause and helping others who may be struggling right now. […]

The ABC’s of New York Housing for Landlords.

We have posted in the past about tenant’s rights, and it’s important for renting New Yorkers to be informed in this regard. It’s just as important for landlords to be knowledgeable. Do you know your rights as a landlord and your tenants’ rights? Learn these and more, such as housing maintenance codes and New York City […]

Thank You to All our Veterans from Realty Collective.

As we celebrate Veteran’s Day today we would like to thank those brave men and women who have served our country. We have two veterans on our RC team, Gino DiMeo and Sachia Munroe. We honor them today and everyday for their service in the United States Armed Forces and are proud to know and […]

Several ways to get to the polls tomorrow!

Last week we shared on our social media that you can ride a Citi Bike for free on election day, which is tomorrow! Since then we have learned about other companies offering discounted transportation to get everyone out to their polling stations! Lyft will be half off tomorrow. You can read about their partnership with […]

A Mortgage Expert Explains the Appraisal Process.

We work with Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage often. He has given expert advice co-hosting our Buying into Brooklyn workshops with us and we want to share something he sent us recently. We get a lot of questions about the appraisal process and Mark has put together a lovely FAQ sheet that will answer all of them. After reading the […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Governor’s Island

Governor’s Island may be the easiest day trip from Brooklyn that really feels like you gone further. Just a quick ferry ride from Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge park and you are on a car-less island filled with activities and sights to see. We took a trip over on Saturday, which was a gorgeous sunny […]

Halloween Decor Starts in Brooklyn.

There is so much to do in Brooklyn during the month of October. One of our favorite things is just walking around close to Halloween and looking at all the spooky decor. We’ve noticed that people have begun putting their outdoor decorations up and we have snapped a couple of photos here and there to […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Statue of Liberty Crown Visit

You don’t know how many people we’ve talked to who have lived here for decades and have not visited some New York sights, such as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. So many of us consider those to be “tourist attractions” but we decided to brave the lines and go visit Lady […]