10 Paint Colors To Help Sell Your Home

  The first impression of a home is what sells it. When painting the outside of your home consider where you live and the type of house you’re painting. The interior of your home should be up-to-date and attractive. Following is a list of colors and how and where to use them. Green - The lighter […]

What is Flood Insurance?

According to FEMA, only 20% of Americans are covered by flood insurance. If you have a need for flood insurance in your area, you may want to listen up. Flood maps are changing, mortgages, individual home ownership and communities are being remapped. Whether you’re under private or national flood insurance flood insurance could play a […]

How Does House Flipping Works?

Because of a few reality shows involving house flipping, we decided to explain a little more about what goes into that kind of project. If you’re not familiar with house flipping let’s start with the promoting programs. These programs usually span half of an hour. In that episodic space, a purchase is made, a home […]

The Real Estate Market After Hurricane Sandy

Brooklyn/Queens When the Sandy water went down we held our hands up. Because of a dismal economy, a steady unemployment rate and a crisis in the housing market, nobody knew what was going to happen. Linking natural disaster and economic enmity can be a tricky reality. Post Sandy, we’re still trying to understand where we […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Buying A New Home

Many new home buyers are excited that their purchase of a new home feels somewhat kinetic. These are the next steps in life. Beyond that initial satisfaction that comes with moving forward, however, are the realities of home buying mistakes. That can decimate the joy of the experience and that of your finances as well. […]

Halloween Fun In The City

Can you feel it?  There is a chill in the air.  All the coffee shops are selling pumpkin flavored lattes.  A rising excitement is flowing through the city.  It only means one thing.   Halloween.   While Halloween is not a traditional holiday, it has become one of the favorite holidays in hearts of New […]

NYU: The Only Place In NY To Get A Real Estate Degree

  Great news for all those potential real estate agents out there!  New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate has announced that it will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate beginning this fall.   This degree has a 128 credit requirement.  The classes in NYU will be a mix of […]

$7.9 Million Brownstone in Boerum Hill

    Everyone knows that living in Manhattan is expensive.  They even know that living in Brooklyn can get expensive as well.  You might be surprised, however, to find that certain neighborhoods in Brooklyn are beating out well known areas of New York City such as the Upper East Side.   Boerum Hill is a […]

Brooklyn Summer Fun

  (Photo from http://www.brooklynflea.com/)   It’s summer time in Brooklyn and there is no reason you should be holed up in your room. NYC is never boring and there is so much to do right now.  Grab a few friends, pack some food, remember the sunscreen, and let’s go!   Coney Island What is a summer adventure […]

It’s A Cash Market

  The arena of home buying is forever changing as new trends come to light.  It is stressful trying to keep up, especially considering the state of the current market.  So what’s new in real estate right now?   Well, the new form of currency reigning over home buying is cash.  Before, homeowners would approach […]

How To Make Your Backyard Pretty

The weather has grown warm which means you’ll likely be spending more time outside.  What better way to relax than with a cold glass of lemonade under the shade as they sun starts to set?  The temperature is perfect and the sounds of children playing, sprinklers working, and cicadas chirping are your background symphony.  Everything’s […]

If You Knew Now…Brooklyn Real Estate

How many times have you said, “If I knew then, what I know now”?  Whether you’re talking about the financial markets, job opportunities, or the real estate market, it’s often hard to know just what will pay off in the future.  If you knew that a certain stock would’ve risen that high, you would’ve held […]

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