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Philip Henn, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn Heights, Br...
Philip Henn answered:
I'm interested in buying a co-op in downtown brooklyn (85 Livingston St looked good) and need monthly parking. Anyone know how long the wait?
Eric,

Feel free to contact me to discuss marketing your apartment in 85 Livingston Street. The market is certainly a seller's market and the low inventory for coops in Brooklyn Heigh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 1, 2014 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
Philip Henn, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn Heights, Br...
Philip Henn answered:
Does anyone have an opinion about the outlook for downtown Brooklyn, particularly the new mega condo apartments -- be@schermerhorn?
Apartments in 189 Schermerhorn are currently selling at $1,000 per square foot in this current market.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 1, 2014 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
why don't they have an option for crime with schools and amenities as the other sites for apartment searches....?
check the local info box at the top of the page, and you will find crime and school information.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 2, 2014 Market Conditions in Downtown Brooklyn
SSG(R)Gore, Renter in New York, NY
SSG(R)Gore asked:
why don't they have an option for crime with schools and amenities as the other sites for apartment searches....? This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000024208/The-Brooklyner-111-Lawrence-St-Brooklyn-NY-11201/
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Market Conditions in Downtown Brooklyn
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Can offering my building on a 99 year Ground Lease gain me more Bank Financing then a sale of the property?
The short answer is a ground lease will restrict any developers prospects of getting financing. It will also restrict what could be developed: IE you cannot develop condos on a ground l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 10, 2013 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
Mo, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Mo answered:
am looking for apartment in Downtown b'klyn 2 bd and 2 bth I only can affort 2,500-2,950?
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Thank you for the opportunity and privilege to introduce the services I offered My name is Mous and The rental and leasing apartment is my expertise I have many rental space tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Rentals in Downtown Brooklyn
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
where are the rail stops?
You can check http://www.mta.info/
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 7, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Downtown Brooklyn
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jenet Levy answered:
What's it like to live in University Towers? How's the neighborhood? Safety issues?
Hi, Pat.
Both University Towers and it's neighboring complex, Kingsview Homes, though once off the beatern path, are now prime Fort Greene. When comes to how comfortable a person feel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 6, 2013 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
What restaurants are neary by?
Greenpoint?
You have some exceptional restaurants there!
Like polish food?
Lomzynianka @ 646 Manhattan Ave.
Steak?
Amber Steak House @ 119 Nassau Ave
Mexican?
Vamos Al Tequila ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in Downtown Brooklyn
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
Does NYC Fashion week interrupt business as usual or is traffic pretty unaffected by the influx of folks in NY during Fashion Week?
No Allison, NYC just keeps moving. It might slow down a little due to the guys looking at the beautiful ladies... But that's about it.


Luke Constantino
Commercial | Residential
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1 vote Share Flag Wed Sep 12, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in Downtown Brooklyn
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I am a first time home buyer. I have been looking at places without an agent and have found one I am
Heather,

If you were on trial would you feel comfortable with the trial attorney defending you? Obviously, there could be a conflict of interest that may impact your well being.

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
Victor Reyno…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Victor Reynoso answered:
I need a house for rent 3bedrooms sec8 I can affort 1500 a month in a area that good
Good morning Carmen,

If you haven't found an apartment yet, I may be able to help you. I have a few that will except section 8. Contact me directly at 917-312-8268.

Thank yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 4, 2012 For Rent in Downtown Brooklyn
Michele Cado…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michele Cadogan answered:
I am considering buying into a well-established coop in Brooklyn.
It would be wise to review the financials on the building and see if you can get the minutes of the last board meeting from a shareholder maybe the seller of the unit that you are inte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
Michael J. D…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michael J. Dvorkin answered:
Good commute to Wall st (1hr 15 tops) (NYC) - need acreage, schools
My suggestion is Brooklyn!
Neighborhoods like Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights- have a great public schools and are just 5 minutes to Wall Street.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 23, 2010 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
I'm looking for 4 br (or 3 den) in Downtown/Heights/Clinton or Dumbo. What are the price ranges?
The median sales price for homes in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn for Sep 09 to Nov 09 was $850,000 based on 15 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price decrease ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 3, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Downtown Brooklyn
Alen Moshkov…, Real Estate Pro in 10022
Alen Moshkovich answered:
I find many 1 bedrooms I like online in my price range but when I try to find a buyer's agent they tell me there aren't any 1 bedrooms that
Hi Kirsten.

Why don't you call me and we can discuss which apartments are of interest to you. I don't discriminate againts buyers who don't have multi-million dollar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 23, 2009 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
Dumbo Broker, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Dumbo Broker answered:
Is it advisable to rent my 2 bedroom condo to a corporate rental company ? Dumbo, NY
CHECK WITH YOUR CONDO BOARD AND THE BY-LAWS. THIS MAY NOT BE PERMISSIBLE UNDER YOUR BY-LAWS AND YOU MIGHT END UP WITH A FINE.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 3, 2009 Market Conditions in Downtown Brooklyn
Truliarenter, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Truliarenter answered:
I am looking to rent a 2bd in rent stabilized preferable elevator building in Downtown Brooklyn (Park Slope,
Mz,
Have you checked out any rental websites for Brooklyn yet?

After a quick check on Rental Househunter, here's 300+ rental listings for NYC:
http://nyc.rentalhousehunter.com/
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2009 Rental Basics in Downtown Brooklyn
Aileen-Manha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Aileen-Manhattan-NYC answered:
I am looking a new condo (expected to be completed in 2009) Do I need a buyer's realtor? If I need
Tae,

Great questions.

Answer to question 1: I believe it's in your best interest to hire a Realtor (different than a real estate sales agent) to represent you when purchasing a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 19, 2008 Home Buying in Downtown Brooklyn
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