End of Summer Gardening Tips

We’ve still got plenty of time to enjoy our gardens. I know it’s not going to start getting cooler for a couple months. We do have to prepare for that though, plan ahead for future planting and maintain what we’ve got growing for as long as we can. Here are some things to think about at […]

Kitchen Upgrades on a Budget.

It’s the last day of July and the last day of National Culinary Arts Month! We’d like to take this opportunity to share a couple of articles with you about making your cooking space worthy of creating delectable dishes. A renovated kitchen is usually at the top of a buyer’s and renter’s wish list but […]

Tips on Finding a Roommate or Apartment Share.

Long gone are the days when you had to rely on Craigslist alone to search for an apartment to share. Now there are so many options if you would like to post an available room in your space or are looking for a room for rent. From peer-to-peer apps like InsideDigs to sites that match you […]

New Rent Laws in NYC and How They Affect You.

It’s been big news in the real estate world for the last month. The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 is officially in effect and rent laws have changed pretty dramatically. Tenant protections are at the forefront of many of these changes. For a more broad view of these new laws you should read […]

Moving Tips for a Less-Stress Experience.

Renters in Brooklyn usually move quite a bit. We know people that have lived in a dozen or so apartments during their time in New York. Rising rents, promotions that allow you to upgrade your space, growing families, and roommate issues all contribute to the need to trade up. And we can all agree that […]

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 […]

Open House Today for 2 bedroom Rental at 105 Baltic Street.

Open House TODAY from 5:30 – 6:30pm Asking: $3,800/month Available: September 1 Welcome home to Columbia Commons at 105 Baltic Street, a 48-unit condo building located in the Columbia Waterfront District. Unit C305 is a two bedroom/one bath with all amenities checked. The stainless steel kitchen is equipped with Kitchen Aid appliances, including a dishwasher, custom cabinetry and room to dine […]

Choosing a Neighborhood That’s Right for You.

Many issues factor into choosing your perfect Brooklyn neighborhood. Prices, schools, safety and ambiance are just a few considerations to think over.  Often times people can’t have everything they want so they have to compare and compromise. Many have chosen to move somewhere quieter and further into Brooklyn for a place that’s larger and more […]

Just Listed! Open House Sunday for this Park Slope Condo.

Realty Collective’s Victoria Hagman will be holding an open house for this 1.5 bedroom condo in Park Slope. This apartment was listed only a couple of days ago for $815,000, this Sunday will be the first open house and it’s already been saved by dozens of users on Streeteasy.  The description and gallery are below.  To learn […]