In 2020, all we heard about was the end of New York City as we know it. But this certainly wasn’t the case for Brooklyn. The 2021 real estate market took New York by surprise, and while Brooklyn was quiet during the first wave of the pandemic, its vibrancy has now returned, and the market is thriving. Brooklyn’s future remains bright, and the number of signed contracts in the last six months of 2021 was a record high. Continue reading Ep #20: The Bright Future of Brooklyn
Discover how the appraisal affects the real estate transaction, how much you can expect to pay for one, and what to do if the appraisal is too low. Continue reading Ep #19: Everything You Need to Know About Appraisals
While there is no law that requires buyers to have homeowners insurance, mortgage lenders require you to get it before they will agree to finance your home purchase. But there are so many different types of policies depending on the value of your home and assets, where do you begin? This week I’m joined by Ken Fuirst, owner of Levitt Fuirst Insurance, who shares his tips and advice. Continue reading Ep #18: Homeowners Insurance: Do You Need It?
Hiring a professional to inspect your home is the best way to proceed when buying or selling a home, and the home inspector you hire must be thorough and have good communication skills to help you understand current and potential problems as well as what’s involved in solving them. Continue reading Ep #17: The Importance of Home Inspections
The days are getting shorter, and you’ve experienced a familiar problem. Your guests on your back patio can barely see each other across the dinner table to pass the salt. Do you turn on some twinkle lights? Light a tiki torch? What else could make this evening fun and magical, adding to the ambiance while … Continue reading Outdoor Fireplaces Get Their Glow Up As Key Outdoor Lounge Feature