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 […]

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 […]