The Most Common Loan Programs Explained by a Mortgage Expert

If you are thinking of purchasing a home and need to secure a loan you may want to brush up on the different types and which one is best for you at this time. Our good friend and mortgage expert, Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage, has made it easy to figure out and analyze each with the […]

Money Saving Tips on Lucky Penny Day!

Today is Lucky Penny Day, which is a perfect opportunity to talk about saving for a down payment and other important financial steps to take if you’d like to purchase a home. For advice on interests rates and other expertise in the area of mortgages, our friend Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage has posted several […]

Navigating Breakups: A Discussion about Feelings & Finances Recap

Last month RC’s Victoria Alexander spoke at a panel discussion presented by Onward, a post-breakup concierge service launching in New York City soon, about how to navigate a breakup. Specifically she spoke with a real estate angle in mind. Couples often choose to move in together in New York because rent is so high and it […]

Open House Season Tips for Buyers and Sellers

You may have noticed a lot more homes on the market and “open house” signs posted in front of buildings as we are officially in the spring home buying and selling season. Not only is the weather getting warmer, which brings in more traffic to an open house, but serious buyers with children often want […]

Ace Your Co-Op Board Interview by Jane Herro

If you’ve made it to the co-op board interview, you can be confident that your application is in good shape. At this stage, the board has already looked at your finances and thinks you would be a good match for tenancy – on paper. Now, all you have to do is prove you’d be a […]

Opportunity Zones: An Information Session for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

SBIDC and Realty Collective have joined forces to present this information session at Hoek Pizza (117 Ferris) in Red Hook Brooklyn on April 18th. In 2017, Congress created the tax incentive program, Opportunity Zones, to spur development in “economically-distressed” areas. The tax benefits are now becoming available and it has a lot of people wondering […]

An Expert Weighs in on the Mortgage Calculator and Joins Our Workshop Tonight!

Our good friend and mortgage expert, Mark Maimon, was recently quoted in this very informative Apartment Therapy post on the topic of mortgage calculators. We know they aren’t exact but can be helpful in the early stages of home purchasing, when you’d like to know an approximation of how much you may be able to spend. […]

Home Buying and Selling Guide for the Spring Real Estate Rush.

Spring home selling and buying season is approaching! Below is a guide for both sellers and buyers to prepare for the process! For Sellers: You’ve decided to sell you home! I know that sometimes this isn’t an easy decision and can feel overwhelming at first. Don’t worry, though, because I can talk you through it! Finding a […]

Discover Red Hook – An Industrial Real Estate Workshop + Happy Hour on March 26th

Are you interested in moving, starting or expanding your business to Red Hook Brooklyn? The neighborhood’s maritime past has been updated with the building of the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal—U.S. home to the Queen Mary 2. Its Old warehouses now house artists and artisans. Trendy restaurants but abut industrial sites as the past and future converge. […]

Nature’s Grill Opening on Smith Street

The space at 283 Smith Street used to be a neighborhood favorite for Middle Eastern food called Zaytoons. They closed back in the late fall and we recently learned that Nature’s Grill will be opening up in this space. We were surprised to hear it since this restaurant is also located on Court and Atlantic […]