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Determining the Local Housing Market: Buyer’s or Seller’s Market

If you’ve been toying with the idea of selling your home, but aren’t yet sure if you’re ready to take the plunge, there’s one major factor that can help you make your decision: the state of your local housing market. Being in a buyers market or a sellers market can make a big difference in […]

How Much Does It Cost to Sell Your Brooklyn Home?

Selling a house is time consuming and expensive — often much more than sellers might expect. When you’re thinking about selling, it’s easy to get excited looking at your Zestimate and seeing how much your home value has increased over the years, but it’s important to be prepared for the hidden, and sometimes overlooked, costs […]

Post-Closing Possession: Everything You Need to Know

So, the seller wants to stay in their home after closing. It happens. Sellers want to take advantage of the market, the season, etc., and list their house before they’re actually able to move out. And with that comes a post-closing possession agreement.  Below, we’ll dive into exactly what this means, as well as the […]

The Complete Guide to Buying Investment Property in NYC Guide

Buying your first investment property in NYC?  We’ll go over the pros and cons of investing in real estate vs the stock market, the tax benefits of real estate investing, how to calculate returns from rental properties, and challenge some commonly accepted advice such as buying investment property in an LLC.  Should I Invest in […]

What to Do if Your Newly Renovated Home Lacks Required Permits

Moving into a recently-updated home can be one of the most exciting feelings. You don’t have to worry about that old stove losing function in the next few weeks, or that outdated carpet that you just can’t trust to be clean. But unfortunately, if the proper permits haven’t been pulled for the work that’s been […]

Thinking of Selling Your Apartment or Town Home? Here Are Three Tips to List at the Perfect Price

One of the most important parts of listing your apartment or townhome is coming in at the right price. Unfortunately, this can be the most difficult step for sellers to take on, too. Too low of a price will end up with lost money and intense bidding wars, while too high of a number may […]

Moving With Kids Part Three: Preparing For a New School

Moving homes is one thing — starting a new school with new teachers, friends, activities, and schedules is another. We’ve gathered some expert advice and formed it into do’s and don’t’s to help your child have the easiest possible transition into their new learning environment. Do help her break the ice. Get a class list […]

Can I Rent My Brooklyn Home on Airbnb?

Airbnb has become all the rage with affordable stays, unique locations, and small business support. But did you know that there are several rules to follow when you list your own place for short-term stays? We’ll dive into the details below, so you can offer your home to travelers and tourists without breaking the law. […]

Moving with Kids Part 2: When You Get to the New House

We recently shared a blog post filled with tips for moving with kids. It covered eight creative ideas to make the process easier as you look for a new home, pack your belongings, and say goodbye. But what about when you get into your new house, your little ones are tired, and they’re in an […]

Multiple Offer Negotiations — From a Seller’s Point of View

Now is an incredible time to sell your home, with multiple-offer situations being the norm. It can be difficult to know what to do in these times, though, as many options could come your way. That’s why we’ve put together some information to guide you through the process. Your listing broker is your best source […]

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