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Determining the Local Housing Market: Buyer’s or Seller’s Market

If you’ve been toying with the idea of selling your home, but aren’t yet sure if you’re ready to take the plunge, there’s one major factor that can help you make your decision: the state of your local housing market. Being in a buyers market or a sellers market can make a big difference in […]

Building the Best At-Home Tool Kit: Top Tips and Essential Tools to Include

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, it may be time to invest in a quality tool kit to keep around for various tasks. And even if you’re renting, it might not be a bad idea to have supplies laying around for changing batteries, hanging wall decor, etc. Below, we’ll dive into the details to help you […]

Is Furnishing My Rental Property Worth the Price?

As a landlord, it can be difficult to decide what’s best for your rental space. Some units attract tons of tenants when they’re fully furnished, and others do better when they’re empty. It’s important to choose the maintenance model that works best for you in these circumstances, too. Below, you can find some questions to […]

Rent Overdue? Here’s How to Give Notice

In a perfect world, every tenant would pay their rent on time, every single month. But in reality, even the best tenants get caught up and forget what day it is, resulting in a late rent payment. But what do you do if this happens in one of your units? Should I Give Good Tenants […]

Home Maintenance Series: Spring

As winter ends, you’ll be ready for spring cleaning throughout your home, as well as some time spent outside in the warmer weather. Add the following items to your checklists (as they fit your home) to ensure you’re taking care of every area and appliance you own. Inside of Your Home Heat and Cooling: Depending […]

Home Maintenance Series: Winter

When winter comes, it’s time to hunker down and enjoy the warmth of our homes. There aren’t many projects you can take care of during this season, but you can do a few things to make sure you’re prepared for the snow and freezing temperatures. Inside of Your Home The first thing you’ll want to […]

Home Maintenance Series: Fall

Fall is one of the most important seasons for home care. Your yard will require some TLC, and you’ll want to make sure every area of your home is ready for the cooler weather to come. Below are some good guidelines on what to cover during September, October, and November: Outside of Your Home: Fall […]

Home Maintenance Series: Summer

Wondering what maintenance needs to be done on your home in the summer? Our best tip is to enjoy your space this season, inside and out, and only tackle the projects that absolutely need to be done! The list below is a great place to start. Inside of Your Home You’ve likely already done a […]

Did You Know About These Brownstone Hidden Costs?

Brownstones are an absolute dream for many Brooklyn residents. The historic details and perfect locations make them well worth the price for their residents, but if the monthly mortgage will eat up most of your take-home pay, you may want to think twice. Because brownstones come with a number of unknown costs — read on […]

Can I Rent My Brooklyn Home on Airbnb?

Airbnb has become all the rage with affordable stays, unique locations, and small business support. But did you know that there are several rules to follow when you list your own place for short-term stays? We’ll dive into the details below, so you can offer your home to travelers and tourists without breaking the law. […]

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