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The Right Time to Invest

April 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

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It is clearly a sellers market, but does that translate into bad timing for investment?  As the resales market begins to surge, inventory is far below demand, pushing prices up into the clouds. The initial thought that likely comes […]

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Tags: Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Williamsburg

Brick&Mortar Launch

August 12th, 2012 · No Comments

For the past several months I have been in the woodshed, carving out a new concept for the inception of Brick&Mortar.  The Real Estate Brokerage has been born from the absolute need of true, quality customer service, in an area that desperately needs honest salespeople.  This environment isn’t an easy thing to create when misleading […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Heights · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate

The Overpricing Epidemic

February 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I have recently encountered what seems to be a reoccurring problem in the process of hunting for listings in my farm area.  While I typically create a CMA (comparative market analysis) to hone in on the proper list price for a home, I have found that most Brokers, and their associates, do no such thing.  […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Heights · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Uncategorized · Williamsburg

Is “Sleazeball” Synonymous with “Real-Estate Broker”?

January 3rd, 2012 · No Comments

As far as NYC is concerned, the answer to this blog entry’s titular rhetorical question proves a disheartening and resounding “yes”.  Let’s deconstruct this unfortunate state of affairs by identifying a few points of interest which may or may not be obvious to the unschooled outsider.  ‘Broker’ is the term commonly used to indicate the […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Williamsburg

A Greenpoint Gem

January 1st, 2012 · No Comments

The owner of the 2-5 family dwelling located near the corner of Nassau Avenue & Eckford Street know a thing or two about properly renovating a brownstone. The 1.5 Bedroom apartment seen above, and below, is simply outstanding. The space was gutted from head to toe and fixed with quality upgrades such as […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Greenpoint

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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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Heights · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Rental 'Pick of the Month' · Williamsburg

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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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Condo · Greenpoint · Real Estate · Williamsburg

The 1 Month Free, No-Fee Scam

November 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

If one moves about the five boroughs with any degree of regularity, he or she will certainly have come across advertisements proffering the proverbial free month of rent.  Many have and continue to buy into these deals, so enticing on the surface, though more careful individuals see such offers for what they are – deceitful […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Real Estate · Uncategorized · Williamsburg

A Trio of Terrific Finds

November 18th, 2011 · No Comments

120 Kent is a commanding building that conveys a gravitas entirely in keeping with the historical brownstones amongst which it stands in the heart of Greenpoint, a short walk from the Greenpoint G Train.  A 1-bedroom is available on the second floor, a truly attractive space.  Recently visiting the Greenpoint Brownstone Rental myself, I was […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Rental 'Pick of the Month' · Uncategorized · Williamsburg

3 Bklyn Furniture Stores, Each Worth Frequenting

November 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

If you’re in the market for antique-style furniture (with a modern slant), reclaimed wooden tables and custom built pieces, let me call your attention to three spots about town which you’ll want to make part of your shopping itinerary.  First up: From the Source.  I’d heard about the establishment from a friend who’d purchased some […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Real Estate · Williamsburg