A Mortgage Expert Explains Locking in an Interest Rate.

We’d like to share more expert advice from Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage. Our regular co-host during our Buying into Brooklyn, he always steers buyers in the right direction and this time he’s written a very informative blog about knowing when to lock in your interest rates. It can certainly be a bit confusing for many and Mark answers […]

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 […]

Ringing in the New Year Tonight!

Everyone has their own style for ringing in the new year. Some party hard among crowds of people celebrating, others like to keep it relaxed and go somewhere local and less crowded for food and drinks, while others prefer to take part in more unique activities like a bike ride or mediation. No matter what […]

Donate to These Local Organizations Today!

On this Giving Tuesday we are thinking of our local Brooklyn organizations, who have been working as partners with us and contributing to our community. We’ve been  sponsoring events for PortSideNY for several years now and cherish our relationship. We hope to continue our alliance for years to come. And we’re thrilled about our very recent partnership […]

Amazon’s New Headquarters by Shyda Hoque

After a 14 month competition by cities across North America, Amazon decided to split its HQ2 with Long Island City, Queens and Crystal City, Virginia. According to their blog post  Amazon will invest 2.5 billion each to both locations and will create 50,000 new jobs. The new campus in Queens will be  in a energy-efficient space and will span […]

Thanksgiving Charities and Donations in Brooklyn.

As Thanksgiving approaches we know we have a lot to be thankful for. Friends, family, and a roof over our heads. It’s important for us to realize this and the best way to show our gratitude is by putting ourselves out there for a good cause and helping others who may be struggling right now. […]

The ABC’s of New York Housing for Landlords.

We have posted in the past about tenant’s rights, and it’s important for renting New Yorkers to be informed in this regard. It’s just as important for landlords to be knowledgeable. Do you know your rights as a landlord and your tenants’ rights? Learn these and more, such as housing maintenance codes and New York City […]

Thank You to All our Veterans from Realty Collective.

As we celebrate Veteran’s Day today we would like to thank those brave men and women who have served our country. We have two veterans on our RC team, Gino DiMeo and Sachia Munroe. We honor them today and everyday for their service in the United States Armed Forces and are proud to know and […]

Several ways to get to the polls tomorrow!

Last week we shared on our social media that you can ride a Citi Bike for free on election day, which is tomorrow! Since then we have learned about other companies offering discounted transportation to get everyone out to their polling stations! Lyft will be half off tomorrow. You can read about their partnership with […]

A Mortgage Expert Explains the Appraisal Process.

We work with Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage often. He has given expert advice co-hosting our Buying into Brooklyn workshops with us and we want to share something he sent us recently. We get a lot of questions about the appraisal process and Mark has put together a lovely FAQ sheet that will answer all of them. After reading the […]