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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Benefits of living in Outer Boroughs

In my time living in New York City, I’ve lived all around the various boroughs. Each neighborhood has it’s own distinct feeling – the ambiance, the light, the sounds, the businesses. All of these factors create the general “feel” of the neighborhood. I’ve realized, through living here for years, that there’s many particular subjective and […]

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Why work with a Licensed Realtor?

While it seems that there are a vast variety of online resources for finding an apartment, it turns out there’s actually a dearth of practical online options for finding the perfect apartment for you. It’s always much more effective to work with a real-estate professional who is well-acquainted for finding the right living space for […]

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Purchasing a new Home with your Fiancé

The current economic climate has shifted the way that individuals go about the process of starting families and settling down. The costs of a marriage are now being weighed against other practical expenses – most notably, in the major investment of purchasing a new home. For many couples, there is a major decision to be […]

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Top Three Most Overlooked Things When Buying a Home

The enthusiasm that comes with buying a home, especially a first home, can unfortunately blind prospective homeowners to certain crucial, if somewhat unseemly considerations. Here are the top three things home buyers overlook: 1. Juggle Wants Vs. Needs There are very few people who are in the position to build the exact house of their dreams. […]

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Home Buying Tips

As time marches on, members of Generation X and Generation Y are jumping into the housing market with both feet. No longer are they dissuaded by the economic worries of the past, instead they are energized to buy a home for themselves and their growing families. As the next generation of home owners brave the […]

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Planning Your First Home Buying Experience

If you are considering purchasing your first home, you are embarking on a journey of new experiences. You will learn new terminology, meet new professionals and discover the specialized world of real estate transactions. You can be ready for this new endeavor by taking a few actions in advance that will allow you to go […]

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