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Entries from December 2011

Fushimi eh?

December 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

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On the corner of North 10th Street and Driggs Avenue, Fushimi – the most recent incarnation in the ceaseless cycle of opening restaurant/lounges in Bloomburg – is being hastily erected.  Never one to rain on somebody […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Williamsburg · Williamsburg Eats

Owners Notice - Are Brokers Really Working for YOU?

December 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Owners beware.  A real problem exists between the relationship of Real Estate Brokers and the Landlord/Owners that they supposedly represent.  By New York State law, acting as a Landlord’s Agent, a Broker & all independent contractors who are bound to the Broker owe honesty, full disclosure, his/her fiduciary duties to the owner, etc….. and are […]

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Speedy Gonzales

December 15th, 2011 · No Comments

I just want to point out how incredibly fast the project on Bedford Avenue, between North 11th & 12th Streets, is shooting up.  Incredible!  I counted well over 40 workers on the premises this morning, just 2 weeks since I last shot the property (below).  1.5 floors have gone up in that short span. What […]

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Still on the up & up

December 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Wow…..well the empty lot that takes up most of the block from North 11th to North 12th Street on Bedford Avenue, which has been basically been continuously stalled after stop-and-go construction every very few months, is finally underway and going up quickly.  The expected 400+ unit luxury rental building may be ready as early as […]

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The Dirt on the Dirt

December 7th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Trick question:  when did real-estate leasing in NY become such a dirty business?  How many deceptive ads line our streets and newspapers, these days, with fake photos and deliberately skewed information about location and size at every corner and page we turn?  I, for one, am OVER IT!  As a Real Estate Associate, I firmly […]

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Stop ‘n’ Mop

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Vic’s Cleaning Service, or, as I like to affectionately refer to it, “Stop ‘n Mop”, is the best residential and commercial cleaning service east of the river.  Within an hour or less, two or three professionals will personally attend to the work of ensuring that your home and/or office is restored […]

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