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2022’s Guide to Simple Home Selling

The new year is here, and if your resolution is to sell your home for it’s best and highest value, it’s time to start planning. By taking purposeful steps throughout the process, you can feel confident from prep work to closing paperwork. The tips below provide a great base to build from. Meet with an […]

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Save for Your Dream BK Home

If you’re anything like us, you have a whole set of dreams lined up for the new year. If one of those ambitions is to buy your very own place in Brooklyn, try not to fret — we’ll be here for you. Check out the home buying prep tips below to guide you through the […]

What to Expect — Brooklyn’s Real Estate Trends in 2022

If you’re thinking about moving this year, it’s essential that you understand the upcoming market and its effects on all parties involved — especially after our hot end of 2021. Buyers and renters will feel the effect of increasing demand, and sellers will see sale prices rise but not yet to their pre-covid amounts. Here’s […]

Best Houseplants for Staging – Happy Houseplant Appreciation Day!

Like many of you, we’re big fans of plants (seriously, you should see our office). The trend caught on during quarantine when we all were trying out new hobbies, and it seems like this one is here to stay. And trust us, we’re not complaining.  In honor of Houseplant day, we’re going to share the […]

Want to Know the Secret Behind Stress-Free Tenant Screening?

Being a landlord is a great way to earn a living, or even some extra side cash, but it definitely comes with its challenges — one of the biggest being bad clients. It can be tricky to find individuals, couples, friend groups, or families who will pay you on time and treat your home well. […]

Feeling Trendy? Here are the Top Renovations in Brooklyn for 2022

New year, new home styles — are we right? If you want to prepare your home for a top-dollar sale, jump on board with the smooth style our neighbors are taking on — smart specs, decade-replicating details, functional fashion, and more. We’re excited about what this year will bring, and we think you will be, […]

We Love Red Hook – Top Neighborhoods of 2022!

We are not shy about our love of Brooklyn. The culture, the people – each area has a special place in our heart.  But we would be lying if we didn’t admit that, well, Red Hook is one of our favorites. Not only is our only office based in Red Hook, but RC founder & […]

Final Walkthrough vs The Punch List

When you buy new construction, you’re often buying the final product sight unseen. Sure, you’ve seen a model unit or drawings but the reality needs to be a lot more granular. This doc will take you through what’s called a “punch list,” and why you need it for new construction projects. What is a Punch […]

Brooklyn Bridge | New Home Buyer in Windsor Terrace

We might sound like a broken record here, but buying in Brooklyn is an emotional rollercoaster. It’s such a nuanced market that it’s tough to know the ins & outs, plus it’s extraordinarily competitive. This is even truer for self-employed individuals, as it can be difficult to cobble together the financial documentation necessary to get […]

Understand Transfer Taxes – and Their Loopholes

If you’re looking into buying a Brooklyn home, it’s important that you understand all the costs that come up at closing. There are seller’s costs & there are buyer’s costs – and one of the trickiest costs that come up are called transfer taxes. What are transfer taxes? A transfer tax is the tax charged […]