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What Could the Coronavirus Possibly Have to Do With Your Mortgage?

OK, we were surprised, too. But what at first sounds ridiculous can actually be pretty quickly connected to this week’s decision by the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by half of a percent as an effort to head off the potential negative effects of the coronavirus on the economy. And while you might be […]

Brooklyn Bridge | Buying into Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge is our new series featuring our clients’ real stories of what buying in Brooklyn is really like. Buying a home anywhere is a challenge. But buying in Brooklyn is a true journey. Finding that just-right combination of affordability, location, style, and livability can sometimes feel overwhelming. That’s why we wanted to bring you […]

See This Artist Family’s Red Hook Home Renovation

Sooner or later, most home buyers learn that even their perfect property isn’t always perfect the day they get the keys. Making a home your own can mean anything from small projects like repainting an accent wall to a complete home renovation. That latter scenario was the case for a family who fell in love […]

Inheriting Property and Estate Planning By Gino DiMeo (part one)

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 […]

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, […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Tracy Watts Hats in Gowanus

We had the pleasure of speaking with Tracy Watts who owns a hat design and manufacturing business. Victoria also stopped into the studio for a private tour! Read more below to learn more about Tracy Watts Hats, the pop-up they’ll be having in a few weeks, and view the photo gallery of their space!   […]

Gowanus Landmarks Map Launch and Party

We wanted to share this information from the Gowanus Landmarking Coalition regarding the Gowanus Landmarks Map and the launch party to go along with it, which is tonight! Read more below and click their links to learn more about the map! “The map highlights significant historic buildings and structures of Gowanus that should be preserved, […]

Looking to kick the winter blues? How about a trip to cityWell Brooklyn by Shyda Hoque

We have about two months before the Cherry Blossoms are in bloom and it seems like I will never take off my winter coat.  One change that has helped me this year during the winter is visiting cityWell – an urban bathhouse located on the first floor of a three-family home on President street in […]

Give Back Holiday Market This Weekend.

The holiday season is all about giving, both gifts to your loved ones and to charitable organizations. Here is an event that incorporates both! The Give Back Holiday Market at the Textile Arts Center in Gowanus is this weekend. Read more below or click here for info! Mark your calendars for December 15 +16, when our […]