Landlord Hoping To Retain Tenants During COVID-19? We’ve Got Some Advice.

If you’re a Brooklyn landlord, chances are the economic fallout from COVID-19 has you worried about yourself and your tenants. And while the news may be changing hour by hour, we want to offer you some help when it comes to communicating with valued renters and retaining them during this period of upheaval. That’s why […]

Meet Cierra Britton, Artists’ Advocate and Brooklyn’s Personal Art Curator

Yes, March is Women’s History Month but we like to highlight the women making Brooklyn history year-round! Today, we’re excited to introduce you to curator, art advisor, and artist advocate, Cierra Britton, Cierra is an independent curator whose mission is to help would-be collectors collect with intention.  Not only does she meet with clients to […]

Can’t Make Rent in April? We Have Some Advice That Might Help.

Right now many of you are likely dealing with income or job loss due to COVID-19. We know the next few months are full of uncertainty. While we don’t have any easy answers, one thing we can offer is our expertise. If you can’t make rent (especially for April), we have some advice.  As awkward […]

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

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 presentation is free but we do […]

Links to Keep You Sane! Classes, podcasts, exercise, streaming, and more.

Have some free time on your hands? Now is the time to learn or try something new! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite, LOW-ANXIETY resources and links below for exercise, the arts, streaming recs, adult and kid learning, online socializing, and grownup and kid podcasts. The vast majority of these are free. If you […]

Here’s How We’re Rethinking Real Estate During COVID-19

As the country adapts to changes in day-to-day life and new routines, we’re doing the same here at Realty Collective—making conscious choices that prioritize the health and safety of our team and clients while navigating this new normal.  Much of our work goes on as usual—yes, people are still buying, renting, and selling!—but we’ve instituted […]

What You Need To Know About 2019 Taxes

Tax season is here, and while it’s on many people’s to-do lists, there are some things you should know about filing your 2019 taxes this year. You may remember that when The Tax Cut and Jobs Act was rolled out several years ago, it was a very confusing time for most everyone. The change of […]

COVID-19 Keeping You Home? Here Are 8 Ways You Can Help Your Neighbors.

If COVID-19 is changing the way you spend your work or free time—and that’s likely all of us—it’s also a good time to think about helping one another and keeping dollars in your local community if you can. While we encourage you to follow official updates and advice (did you know you can text ‘COVID’ […]

Brooklyn Landlord? Let Us Make Life a Little Easier For You

There are plenty of reasons you want to remain a Brooklyn landlord. Your connection to Brooklyn, your pride of ownership, the building your parents once owned or that you bought yourself before you had family and moved to Jersey. It’s a tangible connection to the past—and the chance to pass something tangible on to your […]

Meet Jan Bell, Brooklyn’s Americana Music Ambassador

Yes, March is Women’s History Month but we like to highlight the women making Brooklyn history year-round! Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Jan Bell, Brooklyn’s unofficial Americana music ambassador and Founder/Director of the annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, which features 50 free, live music events from Dumbo to Red Hook, taking place at […]