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Women-Owned Business Spotlight: Gwen from Gwen Beloti Jewelry

At RC, we do the best we can to support not only local, but minority-owned businesses. There’s no better way to stimulate the local economy plus you’re bound to find something unique & meaningful! This month, we spoke with Gwen Beloti from Gwen Beloti Jewelry, a Brooklyn-based,  black woman-owned, & size-inclusive jewelry company. Hear about […]

10 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property 

Are you considering buying a rental property? While it may seem like easy money, there’s a lot to consider before jumping in — including thorny questions around where you fit in the community, your financial goals, and even your personality! We’ll go over a few of the most important considerations below. #1: Decide If This […]

Rent is Getting More Expensive — The Reason Why + Tips to Find an Affordable Place

The pandemic brought all sorts of challenges — physical, psychological, financial, and more. And its improvement is now bringing a difficulty of its own as New York renters see rates up to 70% higher than early 2020 amounts. The current Brooklyn median is $2747 per month — a number that many individuals and families simply […]

Buying Your First Home in Brooklyn? Grants, Loans, and Programs for You

Buying your first home is an exciting time. It can also be challenging — mentally, physically, and especially financially. Luckily, there are a number of programs to help you out! Most notably, there are often grants to take advantage of that can help with a portion of your down payment, allowing you to purchase more […]

Planning a Purchase in 2022? Make Sure You’re Keeping an Eye on Interest Rates

If you’re planning on buying a home in the near future, there’s one key area you’ll need to keep an eye on — interest rates. Below, we’ll dive into what these numbers have looked like over the past year, what they’re projected to look like going forward, and what this all means for your future […]

Women-Owned Business Spotlight: Amy Van Doran from Modern Love Club

At RC, we’re all about spreading the love – especially with Valentine’s Day right around the corner. And this month, Victoria sat down with friend (and neighbor!) Amy Van Doran this month from The Modern Love Club. Watch the interview below! (PS Head to our Instagram to learn how you can win a FREE love […]

Brooklyn is Booming: Top Neighborhoods to Watch in 2022

If you currently live in Brooklyn —or if you’ve spent some time here in recent years— you know exactly why our housing market is hot. The residential feel, open streets, and incredible parks are just the beginning of what makes us special. Our iconic attractions, cute coffee shops and restaurants, and welcoming diversity are big […]

We Love Red Hook – Top Neighborhoods of 2022!

We are not shy about our love of Brooklyn. The culture, the people – each area has a special place in our heart.  But we would be lying if we didn’t admit that, well, Red Hook is one of our favorites. Not only is our only office based in Red Hook, but RC founder & […]

New to the {RC} Team – Hi, I’m Farah!

Hey! It’s so great to introduce myself to you – I’m Farah and I’m working as {RC}’s new Executive Assistant! It’s already been such a welcoming atmosphere, working with all of you to help you find your Brooklyn homes. I’d love to share a few fun facts about me, since you all have done your […]

You’re Invited: Insider Tips and Tricks to Moving in NYC | THIS Friday!

Update: See the full presentation below. Join us this Friday at New York’s hottest meeting spot—Zoom Meetings—for an insider’s look at everything you need to know about moving in NYC. Our founder, Victoria Alexander, will be sharing the info she’s acquired over the past 15+ years helping people find their new home in Brooklyn.  The […]