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

Update: See the full presentation below. 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 […]

6 Traps That Snare First-Time Renters

Heads Up First-Time Renters Don’t Get Apartment Catfished! For the most part, people usually learn from their mistakes.  It’s why we believe having a tenant advocate is a valuable resource in your search for a space.  Unethical brokers and landlord use easy to fall for industry traps that could snare first-time renters in. Working with a […]

Sweeten is Your Free Renovation Matchmaker this Valentine’s Day ❤️

The process of renovating can be complicated and finding the perfect contractor and specialized professionals is important. We’ve been working with Sweeten, the New York renovation experts, for a while now and we always recommend them to clients. They joined us at our “Buying into Brooklyn” crash course for first time home buyers back in […]

Open House Guide For Sellers (Part Two)

Tip #3-Out of the house! You, your dog and your dust bunnies! Clean and Declutter your space and stay away during showings! Leading up to your first open house  we hope that you have started taking steps to clean, declutter and stage your apartment.  Do not wait until the last minute to do a deep clean, […]

NYC Open House Guide For Sellers (Part 1): 

Series: Open House Rules Sellers Need To Know Before They List! Rule 1: Timing When it comes to the open house, how do you know whether your agent is doing it right—from picking the optimal time slot, to advertising in the right places, to showing up prepared? Make sure you ask these qualifying questions of […]

Ace Your Brooklyn Co-Op Board Application: Reference Letters by Victoria Alexander

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 […]

Atlantic Antic is Coming Up!

We wrote about a BID initiative to grow more business on Atlantic Avenue yesterday and today we’re focusing on the biggest annual event on this street, the Atlantic Antic. At the beginning of every fall this festival brings huge crowds to Atlantic Avenue stretching from Brooklyn Heights to Boerum Hill. Sunday, September 29th from 12-6pm […]

Incentives for Merchant-led Events on Atlantic Avenue.

We’d like to share this with our local small business community! Atlantic Avenue is a shopping and restaurant destination for many in the neighborhood and beyond. This new BID initiative is such a good idea to growth and sustainable commerce on this strip. Read more below! Announcing a new BID initiative: We’ve got $$$ for […]

Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival Reminder!

We just wanted to reach out and remind everyone from our little cozy corner, and those that don’t have the Columbia Waterfront District on their radar, that this Saturday, September 14th is the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival. This event spans Union and Columbia Streets for a few blocks with the Union/Columbia intersection being right smack […]

Dog Parks in Brooklyn.

Having a dog in Brooklyn can be challenging. Small apartments, no big back yards to run around in and close proximity to neighbors who can hear barking aren’t ideal settings for having a canine. Luckily, Brooklyn has opportunities to get outside and let your dog run around, go for long walks and play with other […]