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 […]

Ace Your Co-Op Board Application: Reference Letters by Jane Herro

Being able to afford a co-op apartment in NYC is only a portion of the purchasing process. No matter how well qualified you are financially before and after buying in a NYC co-op, you still need to prove you are worthy! Part of the typical co-op board application process is presenting the necessary documentation to make […]

Buying Into Brooklyn Event. Save the Date!

Buying a home in NYC is no easy feat! Let us help make the process easier. On Tuesday, March 19th from 6 to 7:30pm, join us for our latest edition of Buying Into Brooklyn, a crash course on home buying with key strategies for your home search. Get solid advice from our team of pros in a relaxed setting Learn […]

Inheriting Property and Estate Planning Part I by Gino DiMeo

With home prices skyrocketing in the Carroll Gardens area over the last couple of decades, estate planning has become a topic of major importance amongst families in the area. Homes that were bought by middle class folks at a relatively reasonable price many years ago are now worth 3 and 4 million dollars. In 2014 […]

Tax Season Tips for Landlords by Gino Dimeo

  Something on many people’s “to do” lists  right now is getting our taxes in order. 2018 is the first year the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed at the end of 2017, will take effect. Confused? I’ve got you covered! Here is a basic year end tax tips guide to help you get the […]

Renovating Tips from New York’s Renovation Matchmakers

We’ve worked with Sweeten, the New York renovation experts, for a while now and we always recommend them to clients. They have joined us at our first-time home buying workshop, “Buying into Brooklyn”, in the past and had so much excellent advice to give to anyone thinking of purchasing a home and considering the sometimes […]

We’re Hiring! Looking for People with a Passion for Brooklyn.

Outgoing and creative minds with a passion and love for Brooklyn, we want you! Do you have the dedication and compassion it takes to navigate people through the emotional highs and lows of selling, buying or renting a home? If so, a career with Realty Collective may be a great fit for you. Helping people […]