BUYER'S GUIDE

Finding Your Dream Home

We can work as a team to find your next home! You may just see the "one" while you are getting familiar with neighborhoods at an Open House. We can revisit together & I will happily schedule a appointments to see some other options with you! As a home buyer, you are entitled to your own representative who truly has your interest-at-heart. I can help guide you on the current and projected values and work by either cost or comparable approach of value. I will share my market knowledge as well as connections to valuable industry-related contacts such as real estate attorneys, contractors, inspectors, insurance & mortgage providers. I look forward to sharing my insights and experience as we work together to make the home buying process savvy!

NEIGHBORHOODS

“Bay Ridge, I think, is the same for the last 80 years,” the novelist Hubert Selby Jr. who grew up in Bayridge continues, “It’s thought of as an ethnic neighborhood, a working-class neighborhood, an unpretentious neighborhood, the home of red sauce and firefighter-frequented dives...

Bay Ridge

Boerum Hill is really not a hill at all-- it is relatively flat and not elevated much at all. (The highest point in Brooklyn is Battle Hill in Greenwood Cemetery.) Boerum Hill gains its name from a colonial landowner Simon Boerum who. owned much land in North Gowanus/South Brooklyn...

Boerum-Hill

Prospect Heights is elevated by altitude and culture! The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Grand Army Library, Brooklyn Museum frame the northern boundary and there are great hip bars such as Weather Up, Tooker's Alley, the Bearded Lady and delicious fine dining at Olmsted, the Vanderbilt and...

Brooklyn Heights is known for its treed cobblestone streets and impressive prewar architecture. There are so many adorable shops and cafes nestled among quaint full-service residential buildings with lovely gardens and the streets are particularly walkable...

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Bay Ridge

 

Boerum Hill

 

Brooklyn Heights

Carroll Gardens is historically an Italian-American neighborhood and is still reflected in the specialty (butcher, pastry and pasta) shoppes and restaurants on both Smith and Court Streets from Degraw St down to the BQE. Beautiful four-story brownstones on tree lined streets with...

Carroll Gardens

Clinton Hill is an impressive neighborhood with much light, air, Prewar Mansions, wide boulevards and delicious food and drink. Pete Hamill often remarks that Brooklyn is special because of the low lying buildings which creates vast sky light and air...

Clinton Hill

Before Matt Damon bought his home in The Standish in Brooklyn Heights in January of 2019, 177 Pacific Street in Cobble Hill held the record for most expensive home price per square foot in Brooklyn at $1,550 sold in 2015. Cobble Hill is conveniently nestled between Atlantic Avenue to...

Cobble Hill

 

Carroll Gardens

 

Clinton Hill

 

Cobble Hill

Quaint Columbia Street Waterfront is nestled between the BQE and East River on the other side of Cobble Hill. Historic cobbled-streets wind throughout and there are adorable shops and delicious restaurants and bars. A naturally landscaped bike and running path along the waterfront...

Columbia St Waterfront

Downtown Brooklyn is experiencing a renaissance in glassy, showy residential skyscrapers with views and amenities to die for! The sky is the limit as the rezoning under Bloomberg’s administration in 2004 drastically changed the landscape of downtown Brooklyn. Most of the bold, brand new...

Downtown Brooklyn
Dumbo

Dumbo tops Streeteasy’s list of neighborhoods to watch for 2022! Dumbo, an acronym for “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass," is a vibrant artistic neighborhood with incredible shopping, dining, art galleries and both restored and new lofty buildings with enormous windows that overlook skyline...

 

Columbia St. Waterfront

 
Downtown Brooklyn

Dumbo

Fort Greene park is one of the largest (30.2 acres) and most beautiful public parks in Brooklyn. The largest parks include Prospect Park (526 acres), followed by Brooklyn Bridge park (80 acres) then Ft Greene park (30 acres) and finally Sunset Park (24.5 acres)...

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Gowanus is located next to Park Slope, and has many incredible workshops and stores. There are many acclaimed restaurants, such as Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Dinosaur BBQ, Root Hill Café, Ample Hills, and so many more. There are so many spectacular places to go to, and...

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Greenpoint

Greenpoint needed no introduction as a charming NYC neighborhood but it is now even more popular! The BEST donut shop in NYC, Peter Pan, was recreated in Spiderman: No Way Home.

 

Fort Greene

 

Gowanus

Greenpoint

Greenwood Heights is truly the highest point in Brooklyn. The views from the cemetary of Manhattan and Brooklyn are unparalleled. Greenwood has very affordable small single and two family residences under $1.5M. The location is just south of Park Slope and West of Windsor Terrace...

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Park Slope, located on the western border of Prospect Park down to 4th Avenue, was ranked by Nate Silver in 2010 as the "most livable" neighborhood in NYC. He based his favorability factors on "excellent schools, low crime, vast stretches of green space, scores of restaurants and bars...

Park Slope

Prospect Heights is a culturally, rich, historical neighborhood, roughly bounded by Flatbush Avenue to Washington Avenue and Atlantic Avenue to Eastern Parkway. It is home to exceptional eats such as Olmstead, Fawn, Sofresh, Tom's Diner, Ample Hills Ice Cream, and Morgan's BBQ...
 

Prospect Heights

 

Greenwood

 

Park Slope

 

Prospect Heights

Once home to a busy shipyard, Red Hook is right off of the Gowanus Canal, and still provides ferry service directly to Wall Street, with rich seafood and many delightful restaurants, such as Ample Hills Factory & Museum, the Red Hook Lobster Pound, Brooklyn Crab, Hometown Bar-B-Que, and many more...

Red Hook

Sunset Park is aptly named. One can watch the sunset over Manhattan’s skyline and the Statue of Liberty from the top of the acclaimed park. There is an Olympic-sized swimming pool fantastic indoor gym and incredible open space, soccer fields, and areas used for dancing, music and...

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Williamsburg is Brooklyn's booming epicenter with a well-deserved and worldwide reputation for being an influential hub thanks to a thriving cultural scene. Here you will find eye-catching new construction, brownstones, and prewars sitting next to historic buildings on streets dotted with restaurants, art spaces...

 
Red Hook

 

Sunset Park

Williamsburg

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

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The Olympia Dumbo

30 Front Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Dumbo

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Brooklyn Tower

9 Dekalb Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Downtown Brooklyn

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11 Hoyt Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Downtown Brooklyn

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Quay Tower

50 Bridge Park Drive

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Brooklyn Heights

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Brooklyn Point

1 City Pt.

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Downtown Brooklyn

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Greenpoint Landing

1 Blue Slip

Brooklyn, NY 11222

Greenpoint

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THE PURCHASE PROCESS

From start to finish, the typical transaction timeline for co-ops is 90-120 days and for condo purchase about 60-90 days.