Valentine’s Day for Art Lovers.

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! We are so lucky to live in this creatively vibrant city. Galleries, museums, and art studios abound all around us. If you are an art lover, you may consider spending your Valentine’s Day perusing spaces filled with paintings, photographs, sculptures and other forms of visual arts that make your heart soar.  […]

Renovating Tips from New York’s Renovation Matchmakers

We’ve worked with Sweeten, the New York renovation experts, for a while now and we always recommend them to clients. They have joined us at our first-time home buying workshop, “Buying into Brooklyn”, in the past and had so much excellent advice to give to anyone thinking of purchasing a home and considering the sometimes […]

Valentine’s Day Plans in New York.

We are writing about Valentine’s Day early because…well…you live in New York and may need to reserve tickets to events or a table at a restaurant!! In fact, many of the more popular romantic spots are probably already booked. If you are dining in the area, however, we are sure you have many options that […]

How to Get Through February in New York.

January is coming to an end this week and it’s finishing with a cold front. You know, in case we forgot it was winter. Obviously February is not everyone’s favorite month, as we are right in the middle of the coldest part of this season, but it’s nice to remember all the activities and occasions […]

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. […]