Real Estate

In the first half of 2014, total investment property sales in Brooklyn rose 38 percent from the first half of 2013 to 884, nearly twice the number of investment property sales in the city’s second  … Full Article

Running On Real Estate for July 24

Ditmas Park
It's a whole new world. Free-standing, single family homes. Tree-drenched streets. Chirping birds. And porches. Oh, how I adore a home with a front porch. I'm talking about Brooklyn's Ditmas Park. … Full Article

What price light & air from a neighboring lot?

Brooklyn Heights
How much value do prospective renters or purchasers put on light and air – access to some sunshine to keep the back of a building from feeling cave-like and breezes to reduce the need for air-conditioning, at least a little? … Full Article

'Sunshine Rules': Seasoned broker uses Dutch auction, open house

Carroll Gardens
It worked great with tulip bulbs, so why not a Carroll Gardens condo? Real estate executive Bill Ross is using a Dutch auction – first conceptualized in 17th Century Holland – to sell an apartment at 411 Clinton St.  … Full Article

Running on Real Estate for July 17

Buying and selling a home is a big deal. It's stressful, it's complicated and it's all consuming. That's where we come in. Trained, experienced and presumably talented, real estate professionals serve a vital role in the transaction. … Full Article

Chic Park Slope boutique hotel property seeks new owner

Park Slope
Sacre bleu! Park Slope's Hotel Le Bleu is for sale. CPEX Real Estate has the exclusive listing for the seven-story, 48-room boutique hotel, which opened in 2007 at the beginning of a wave of lodging construction in Park Slope and Gowanus. … Full Article

Vacant, looking blighted, Remsen 2-story may flourish

The sorry state of 153 Remsen St. makes us sigh – but the property was sold in February to a development firm that's getting busy in Brooklyn, and big changes could be in store for the little building. … Full Article

All-cash deals are all the rage in Brooklyn real estate

Brooklyn home sales are hot, hot, hot, the latest numbers from brokerage Douglas Elliman show – but you need stacks of cash to beat out other bidders for increasingly scarce product. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 10

Solidarity in Religious Observance Ramadan and Tisha B’Av Offer Chance For Interfaith Meals and Fellowship … Full Article

Huge Watchtower sell-off seen boosting new Tech Triangle

The Jehovah's Witnesses' $375 million deal to sell six key properties to big-time developers will be a godsend (pardon the pun) to DUMBO that will enable the neighborhood to play a key role in the creation of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, real estate executives and civic leaders said. … Full Article

Running on Real Estate for July 10

These days, connecting and staying connected is all about technology. It's all about people and how we connect. And real estate is no exception. … Full Article


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