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Marcus Magar…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Marcus Magarian answered:
Can you describe how Park Slope looks and feels for a person that has never lived here?
Hello Stephan,

Seeing that you are from San Francisco and having been to both areas I would say that park slope is similar to the area of Pacific Heights. Park Slope has many beauti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 General Area in Park Slope
Marcus Magar…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Marcus Magarian answered:
For an individual looking at apartments in the Park Slope area, how long does it close on a unit (finding the place and signing the lease)?
Hello Stephen,
The timeline from identifying the right apartment that suits your criteria to signing a lease and moving ins is entirely contingent on the agent that you work with and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 30, 2014 General Area in Park Slope
mr_alan, Home Buyer in New York, NY
mr_alan asked:
IS BUILDING PET FREINDLY? WHAT IS TOTAL(TAXES/UTILITIES)MONTHLY COST TO RESIDE THERE? This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3147864725-719-Carroll-St-1L-Brooklyn-NY-11215
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 14, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Park Slope
Teri Caiazzo, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Teri Caiazzo answered:
Is crime an issue in Park Slope?
It's a lot safer in Park Slope than it use to be, people look out for one another. Also due to the a lot of local bars and restaurants you can also feel safe during any hour of the day ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 8, 2014 Crime & Safety in Park Slope
Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
How hard is it to park around the area . My wife and I have 2 cars. Thanks for any info
Hi Aortiz1
are you any closer to start your search for a home? If so shoot me your direct email so
we can get started. good luck
madelinepadovano@fillmore.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Park Slope
Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
A street name in Park Slope was changed during the latter part of the 19th century due to some type of scandal...
It was DeGraw Street - part of which was renamed Lincoln Place in 1873 after a murder at a house on DeGraw. Kate Stoddard, spurned by her lover Charles Goodrich, shot him in the head a ... more
2 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 21, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in Park Slope
Malcom, Home Buyer in England, AR
Malcom answered:
safety of subway ride late at night from manhatten to park slope?
Sure :) I often use subway at night from manhatten to park slope...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Crime & Safety in Park Slope
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Great Neck, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
where is a good place to sell victorian wall paper? This paper was made to decorate an 1880's brooklyn brownstone.
Been a long time since I hung proper "paper" wallpaper of the English variety. When you say Victorian, I assume English. Generally difficult to work with; you have to have an extreme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 4, 2012 General Area in Park Slope
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
are there any apts. in park slope with option to buy
I am personally familiar with the lease with option to buy, in my role as landlord/owner. It's really a form of owner financing.

These deals are somewhat complicated to structur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 23, 2010 Crime & Safety in Park Slope
Joseph Runfo…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Joseph Runfola answered:
how safe is park slope?
Hello Robin, there is no point here other than to share available information with the trulia member who inquired and requested it. People can judge and make their own educated decision ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Oct 2, 2010 Crime & Safety in Park Slope
Joseph Runfo…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Joseph Runfola answered:
how safe is park slope?
Hello again Peachesd11, this article may be of interest to you. It appeared on line on the Gothamist. A tip from a reader pointed us to the Brooklynian message board, where a woman post ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 2, 2010 Crime & Safety in Park Slope
Loretta Nast…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Loretta Nastasi-Rivera answered:
Is it possible to find a 1-bd/std in Boerum Hill, Park Slope, BklynProspect Heights, Carroll Gardens for 265k?
Hi Anna

That's definitely going to be a tough one as those areas fetch a pretty penny. If you are willing to live south of the park, you can find a 1 bedroom in Kensington or Ditmas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 24, 2008 General Area in Park Slope
Sonni Woodbu…,  in Prospect Heights
Sonni Woodbury answered:
How easy it to get around Park Slope with public transportation (buses, trains, subways, etc)?
Park Slope is served by several subway lines. On the south, there is the F train, whioh goes up 9th St on its way to and from Coney Island. On the North (by Flatbush Ave) there are more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Traffic & Public Transportation in Park Slope
Sonni Woodbu…,  in Prospect Heights
Sonni Woodbury answered:
Are there any major traffic problems in Park Slope?
No major problems, but be aware that alternate side parking will crowd some of the narrower streets one or two days a week. Parking in general is tough but manageable.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Traffic & Public Transportation in Park Slope
Sonni Woodbu…,  in Prospect Heights
Sonni Woodbury answered:
How would you describe the social scene in Park Slope?
The social scene is varied, mirroring the people who live in the neighborhood. On the one hand, you have the families with children, who connect around school and their children's activ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Entertainment & Nightlife in Park Slope
Sonni Woodbu…,  in Prospect Heights
Sonni Woodbury answered:
How are the parks and recreational areas in Park Slope?
Park Slope is right next to Prospect Park, a park designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, who also created Central Park. Used by 8 million visitors a year, this is one of New York City's cr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Parks & Recreation in Park Slope
Sonni Woodbu…,  in Prospect Heights
Sonni Woodbury answered:
How are the shopping and local amenities in Park Slope?
There is a wide variety of shopping here. From deli's to upscale food markets like Union Market (6th Ave and Union St) and Fairway (in nearby Red Hook). For those who like their food or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Shopping & Local Amenities in Park Slope
Sonni Woodbu…,  in Prospect Heights
Sonni Woodbury answered:
Is Park Slope good for families with children?
Park Slope is known as the perfect place to raise a family. The schools, public and private, are excellent, and Prospect Park is muinutes away, with playgrounds, ballfields, bike paths ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2007 Quality of Life in Park Slope
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