How to Give Great Gifts this Holiday Season and All Year Long

This holiday season we have  seen posts about a no-gifts holiday this year, alternatives to Amazon, buying second hand, supporting small businesses, Giving Tuesday, boycotting Black Friday and so much more. It is hard for many of us to walk away from the holiday traditions of gift-giving though, as it is a cherished time with […]

6 Ways To Give Back Using Your Own Home

There are so many ways to make a difference this holiday season.- and you don’t have to look any further than your own home. Read below for 6 ways to make a difference! Be the hostess who gives the mostess! You provide the food and drink- your guests provide the donation!  A great way to […]

Meet and Greet w. Katherine Walsh

Join US!  as we welcome Katherine Walsh, candidate for NY State Assembly in District 51 for a meet and greet.   We are hosting Katherine at our gallery space Compére Collective, we utilize this venue to support local artist as well as a safe space for where much needed conversations can be discussed within the community.  […]

Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)

We are proud to announce that Realty Collective has received certification as a Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) by the New York State Department of Economic Development, Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development (DMWBD). As a solely women owned business in Brooklyn we look forward to the opportunities that this certification will bring. We […]

Different ways to show gratitude

The Holidays are upon us and as so we intentionally gather during this time to be thankful for what we have. For our community of family and friends we cherish, and for the future we all will shape together. In the spirit of gratitude we’d like to dedicate this post to the many ways we can […]

Pre-Qualified vs. Pre-Approved

The mortgage process is known to be considerably difficult for some, this is why we believe it is essential to prepare in advance of starting the home-buying process. One of the first steps we believe to be vital is finding out whether or not you are pre-approved or pre-qualified by a mortgage broker. To learn more […]

4 Things to Keep In Mind about NYC “Heat Season”

Have you heard about “heat season” yet? “Heat Season”  as identified by New York’s Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the period of time between October 1st onto May 31st that building owners are obligated by law to keep their home heated to a temperature of at least 68 degrees indoors when the temperature outdoors have […]

7 Things To Know About Selling Your Home In The Winter

Did you know that the winter can actually have favorable results for those who are seeking to place their space on the market. We’ve decided to share an article written for Trulia.com  titled  7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wait Until Spring To List Your Home For Sale  several key components  are reviewed  on how you can reap the benefits […]

Searching For An Investment Property In NYC?

Hello all! It’s Financial Planning Week and we’ve prepared a five-part series of topics that we believe our readers will enjoy. For our fifth topic we’ve decided to dedicate it to our investors. It has become well known that NYC is definitely the place to invest in real estate. This is mostly due to the […]

Estate Planning Tips

Hello All! It’s Financial Planning Week and we’ve prepared a five-part series of topics that we believe our readers will enjoy. Our fourth topic is geared to our Landlords –  for most property owners, a home is among their most valuable possessions and is an investment of their time and money. In honor of that […]