Three More Days to Visit “New Paintings” Art Exhibit at 351 Van Brunt

We had a lovely opening reception at Compère Collective, RC’s gallery space at 351 Van Brunt Street, for an exhibit of “New Paintings” by local artists Lisa Ingram and Ethan Cornell. Both artists work out of Hot Wood Arts, a 7,000 square foot space inside a gorgeous waterfront warehouse building in Red Hook that houses fifteen artist residents. Realty […]

Ace Your Co-Op Board Interview by Jane Herro

If you’ve made it to the co-op board interview, you can be confident that your application is in good shape. At this stage, the board has already looked at your finances and thinks you would be a good match for tenancy – on paper. Now, all you have to do is prove you’d be a […]

Thoughts Becoming Loud Exhibition Opening

On April 5th Grant Cutler’s interdisciplinary three-day exhibition Thoughts Becoming Loud opens at the Realty Collective Gallery, Compère Collective, in Red Hook, Brooklyn. In Thoughts Becoming Loud, Cutler explores the complexity of a moment through impressionistic multimedia works: an interactive portrait, a small-edition large-scale heavyweight magazine, and oversized prints. The collection centers on a digital […]

An Expert Weighs in on the Mortgage Calculator and Joins Our Workshop Tonight!

Our good friend and mortgage expert, Mark Maimon, was recently quoted in this very informative Apartment Therapy post on the topic of mortgage calculators. We know they aren’t exact but can be helpful in the early stages of home purchasing, when you’d like to know an approximation of how much you may be able to spend. […]

Artist Spotlight: Ethan Cornell by RC’s Jane Herro

I had the pleasure of visiting artist Ethan Cornell at his studio in Red Hook a couple weeks back. We discussed how working at Hot Wood Arts, a 7,000 square foot space inside a gorgeous waterfront warehouse building in Red Hook that houses fifteen artist residents, inspires his work. He also shared more about his process, how having a […]

Ace Your Co-Op Board Application: Reference Letters by Jane Herro

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 […]

Buying Into Brooklyn Event. Save the Date!

Buying a home in NYC is no easy feat! Let us help make the process easier. On Tuesday, March 19th from 6 to 7:30pm, join us for our latest edition of Buying Into Brooklyn, a crash course on home buying with key strategies for your home search. Get solid advice from our team of pros in a relaxed setting Learn […]

David’s Journey from Renter to Owner by The Fallon Team

Photo Courtesy of Compass We met on a warm August evening in Park Slope at what best can be described as a man cave. The garden level duplex was dark. And cramped. And David liked it. I asked ‘Are you concerned about natural light?’ ‘No,’ he said. Hmmm, okay. This will be interesting. That sun-starved duplex ended […]

Trading up: How to get the Best Deals in a Buyer’s Market by the Fallon Team

Around the country, housing is scarce and prices are skyrocketing. Unemployment is low, salaries are up, and people keep moving to New York City. So why is the NYC market so slow? Rising interest rates, oversupply in the high-end market and concern about the potential effects of the tax reform bill have left many buyers […]

There is Still Time! Calling Artists to Show at Our Space During Red Hook Open Studios.

We posted last month that we’d be opening up our Van Brunt office for local artists who wanted to show their work during Red Hook open studios. We’ve gotten some response and Jane will be curating one artist but there is plenty of room for another. If you’d like to submit please see the info […]