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The Best Smart Home Devices for Renters

It’s easy to get in your head as a renter, dreaming of all the things you’d do to improve your home if the papers were in your own name. But smart home technology is one upgrade that’s easy to make no matter where you live — and easy to take with you to the next […]

8 Ways to Make Moving With Kids Easier + More Fun

Children can feel powerless when you tell them you’re moving. “They usually don’t have any input in the decision,” says Lori Collins Burgan, social worker and author of Moving with Kids. “So involve them in as many other decisions as you can.” This helps them feel part of the experience and empowered.  You might not […]

Brooklyn’s Best-Selling Neighborhoods + Tips for A Smooth Selling Process

If you own a home in Brooklyn, 2022 is the year to sell. In fact, StreetEasy reports that 9 of NYC’s top 10 markets for home sales land within our community lines. With higher demand comes fewer days on the market as well as higher sales prices. We’ll look into this data along with a […]

Talented Agents Who Share Our Passion for Brooklyn Wanted!

During this season we’d like to take a moment and share our appreciation for the Realty Collective team.  Our agents are passionate and creative women and men and we are so grateful to have them!  Would you like to join our team? Are you ready to work in a new environment where you will be encouraged […]

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 […]

Closing Cost 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. This third topic is geared to our sellers did you know that closing cost in NYC can make or break the decision of a buyer by impacting their choice on whether they should buy […]

What Are Some Difference Between Rent vs Buy

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 second topic is geared to our Buyers and the major differences that exist between renting vs buying and how one might be a better option for over the other. Check out this article […]

Do You Need Renters Insurance?

Hello all! It’s Financial Planning Week and we’ve prepared a five-part series of topics that we believe our readers will enjoy. This first topic is geared to our renters, did you know that there is a possibility you are liable to cover any damages that occur to your personal belongings in the case of a […]

Selling The Place You Jointly Own

The initial impact of a break-up is always a mixture of complex and sometimes conflicting emotions. Confusion, shock, relief, anger, grief, and fear can all be a part of this process and it’s completely normal and healthy to feel all of this. It is also healthy for this process to follow a path where layers […]