(Early) Summer Cleaning

  Many of us associate Spring as the season for deep cleaning and de-cluttering, but it’s possible that you’ve missed the boat on cleaning up your home in April or May. If you’ve done this, there’s no need to panic! It’s not too late! Here’s our tips for managing an early Summer thorough house cleaning. […]

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Most Overlooked aspects of a Move

Moving can be pretty stressful when you’re not prepared for it. You can save yourself a ton of time and effort by making sure to remember a selection of essential items before your move. In this blog post, I’ll detail the most commonly overlooked aspects of a move.   Organizational tools Boxes and tape are […]

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What you need to know about Capital Gains Tax

    Capital Gains are defined as the monetary differences between the selling price and the purchase price – it’s the amount the sellers of a primary residence are taxed on the sale. There’s a lot of misconceptions about this kind of tax, so it’s important to be aware of these myths so that you […]

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Teaching Children About Homeownership & Finances

Money management, while seeming definitive of the realm of adulthood, is actually a skill engendered in childhood through proper parenting. It’s up to parents to teach their children how to responsibly handle their money. Here’s a few pointers on how to teach your children about adult home ownership.   Manage your money Give children the […]

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Deciding whether to List your Home

Deciding whether or not you should list your home for sale can be a difficult decision – around this time of year it’s common for people to want to integrate some sort of changes into their lives. If you’re trying to figure out whether to make an address change in Brooklyn, here’s our list of […]

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Fun Day Trips easilly accessible from Brooklyn

The weather is getting warmer; summers almost here! We can finally escape the gray skies and uninhabitable streets of wintertime. If you’re looking for a perfect activity to do during the day that’s convenient from your Brooklyn home, try out some of these daily fun excursions! They’re all super easy to get to and back […]

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Importance of Home Inspections

So you’ve finally found your dream house in Brooklyn. Everything is perfect; you love the floor plans, the bathrooms, the kitchen. There’s nothing that you would want to change. This is a fantastic thing – but it’s important not to let your love for your new home make you not pay attention to potential problems […]

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2016 Real Estate Trends

In 2016, it finally seems like ever increasing Seller’s market is finally turning the tide to an environment that’s very kind to buyers. Market experts predict that prices will stop ascending, like they have done in recent years, and very well may drop. Of course, price changes depend on what neighborhood or house that you’re […]

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Brooklyn, Home of the Bachelor Pads

If you’re single and looking for an NYC apartment, Brooklyn is the best choice.   Brooklyn has become an excellent place to live for bachelor’s looking to find a starter apartment, colloquially known as a “bachelor pad.” Brooklyn saw about 9 billion dollars in real-estate sales in 2015, an annual increase of over a third. […]

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Buying an NYC home for the first time when you’re over 50

Older home buyers in New York City belong to a somewhat rare demographic – according to an article released in December 31sts New York Times, the median age of first time home buyers in 2015 was 31. What might be surprising to hear, however, is that mortgage applications filed by people above the age of […]

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Indoor and Outdoor Home Winterization Tips

Despite an unseasonably warm Holiday season, the frost outside can confirm that we’re definitely in Winter. It’s important to protect your home in this sort of weather- low temperatures,  ice, and wind can cause extreme damage to your home that could require very expensive repairs. You can save yourself alot of stress – as well […]

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Priceless Detail of Prewar Brownstones

One of the most recognizable structures in New York City’s urban landscape are it’s 2-4 story brownstones, sandstone townhouses, built during the late 19th and early 20th century. The architectural palette of that time allowed more room for artistic details and flourishes to be constructed directly into the infrastructure of the home. These details – […]

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