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Fun Fact: Joanna has offered her expertise in real estate on several panels including Brownstoner's!

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Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Two Sold, One in Contract, One Still Available

First up, we have a co-op apartment in Park Slope that needs more than a lick of paint to get it into shape, but a buyer would have the benefit of...

Brownstoner

04/27/21

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Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Cottage in Columbia County, a Brooklyn Heights Movie House

On Vanderbilt Avenue in Clinton Hill, this circa 1900 carriage house offers wide-plank floorboards, exposed brick, recessed...

Brownstoner

03/07/21

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Staging for Sale in the Current Market

"Millennials comprise 40% of our market today," says Joanna Mayfield Marks, a broker with Brown Harris Stevens. "Most sales are happening under $1 million in Manhattan and Brooklyn as we are in an economic...

Cooperator

12/17/20

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Can Co-op Boards Set Unit Prices?

Joanna Mayfield Marks, a broker with Brown Harris Stevens in their Brooklyn Office, says, "I don't know if it's legally allowed to manipulate share prices, but I know it happens! It's really helpful when the board or manager is...

Cooperator

11/05/20

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What $750,000 Buys in NYC

Right Now

For $749,000, this sleek one-bedroom condo on Bergen Street has a spacious living room area, a home office area, three closets, and a private terrace.

Curbed 

04/02/20

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Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: All Four Sold

This week, our look back at four featured listings from six months ago focuses on homes in Cobble Hill, Dumbo, Prospect Park South and Kensington.

Brownstoner

05/30/19

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Get Out!

Joanna Mayfield Marks, a Halstead-affiliated broker based in Brooklyn, recounts the time a seller came to the door of a home she was showing, wearing nothing but boxer shorts and a...

The Cooperator

12/09/19

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Halstead Agents Honored with Companywide Awards

Halstead, a leading residential real estate brokerage firm in the New York metropolitan area, has announced its companywide award recipients...

Mann Report

04/24/19

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Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Brownstone in Sunset Park, A Co-op in Bay Ridge

In Sunset Park, a rarely available brownstone in the historic district has original details and also appears to be in move-in condition...

Brownstoner

04/04/21

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NY Times: "On the Market"

In Sunset Park: a one-bedroom, one-bath, prewar apartment with a gracious layout, large windows, hardwood floors with walnut and cherry inlays, a dining room that could be used as a second bedroom, and a large...

New York Times

02/11/21

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Five Things Every Renter Needs to Do Before They Move

There are few things as exciting as packing up one home with anticipation of moving into your next. But before you start rounding up your belongings, there are actually a few things... 

Martha Stewart

12/02/20

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10 NYC Apartments You Can Buy For Under $600K

For roughly $600,000, would you prefer a two-bedroom in a pre-war building located across from a park in south Brooklyn or a studio on a high floor of...

6Sqft

09/24/20

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PLG Art Deco Co-op With Arches, Sunken Living Room, Two Exposures Asks $575K

This nicely laid out one-bedroom has lots of period details, plentiful storage and a location just...

Brownstoner

03/24/20

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Market Survey

Joanna Mayfield Marks, a broker with the New York-based firm Halstead, described the market this way: "In 2018, there were a couple ends of the market that were less...

The Cooperator

04/29/19

Glass vs. Masonry

Joanna Mayfield Marks, a broker with Halstead property in Brooklyn says façade style does make a difference for buyers. "Buyers like anything shiny and bright. They love floor-to-ceiling windows. But, these unites can be... 

The Cooperator

11/08/19

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A Brownstone in Sunset Park and Three More to See This Sunny Weekend

Our picks for open houses to see this warm spring weekend offer a smattering of original details, varying conditions and a garage between them. Spanning Carroll Gardens, Bed Stuy, Sunset...

Brownstoner

03/26/21

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Finnish Co-op Opposite Sunset Park With Wood Floors, Renovated Kitchen Asks $595K

This nicely proportioned one-bedroom across the street from Sunset Park has some prewar touches and a renovated kitchen and...

Brownstoner

01/26/21

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Park Slope Prewar Fixer-Upper with Built-ins, Moldings, French Doors Asks $550K

This co-op apartment is going to need more than a lick of paint to get it into shape, but a buyer would have the benefit of...

Brownstoner

11/17/20

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Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: All Four Sold

Next is a spacious one-bedroom with classic vintage features, good storage and a recently updated kitchen. It’s located on the second floor of a...

Brownstoner

09/22/20

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In Prospect-Lefferts Gardens,

a Co-op with Prewar Charm

Wants $575K

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens is one of those NYC neighborhoods that offers a ton of variety... 

Curbed 

03/23/20

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Halstead Recognizes Top Agents at The Apollo Theater

Halstead, tri-state real estate brokerage recently celebrated its top agents at its annual awards ceremony held... 

Broker Pulse

05/01/19

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What's Hot in Building Amenities

As the market for co-op and condo units continues to soften in Manhattan and throughout New York City, co-ops and condos are looking to make themselves more competitive. One area where existing co-ops and...

The Cooperator

09/18/19