Crown Heights : Questions & Answers

change location

cancel or

Q&A

18
Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
What month is the best month to put nyc condo for sale?
Hi Marc
TODAY - if your selling it needs to be marketing now, rates are still low. When can I view it
and bring you a CMA. Please contact me directly so I can prepare some reports ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
What are some steps one could take to lower their home insurance costs?
Here are some ideas:

1) Take a higher deductible.

2) Get an alarm system.

3) Group your auto and homeowners insurance through the same company.

4) Install a check valve on y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 Financing in Crown Heights
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
Are the apartment listed on this website available to be rented..or it could be gone.
Yes, anything listed here could be gone. Rentals don't get updated very often, from what I am told. You also have to watch for scams -- NEVER send money to an owner out of state or in a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 For Rent in Crown Heights
Chris Spaldi…, Real Estate Pro in 85383
Chris Spalding answered:
how much money do you have to put down on a condo in crown heights priced at 300,000?
It would depend entirely on the type of financing you were able to get. Downpayments range from zero% (VA Loans) to 3.5% (FHA), most conventional loans want 10%-20%. You would need to t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Please Advise: Crown Heights Safety Kingston Ave
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Crown Heights
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
how safe is saint marks ave between classon and franklin?
Dear Maxwellimus:

It all depends on what you consider safe. This is a question that you should take to the local police precinct! I would also suggest you do some research on crime s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 27, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Crown Heights
Jeannette Ba…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Jeannette Batsikas answered:
Wanting to interview a Buyer's Agent who specializes in Brooklyn Condos. Recommendations?
You want someone that is going to look after your best interest not there's! Someone that is going to treat you like a million dollar client regardless of of how much your spending ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Adriane Riley, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Adriane Riley answered:
Apartment in brooklyn, ny 11225?
Okay - it looks like you're looking in what would be considered the Lefferts Gardens/Flatbush area. Great! Now, just a few other things so that we can try to make something happen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Rentals in Crown Heights
Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in 10954
Allan Erps answered:
I found a few condos I like on-line. Should i get a Buyer's Agent to help me look & put in my offer?
Yes, get a Buyers Agent or ABR(Accredited Buyer Representative) but of course "see" the units forst and compare with that agent first before making any offers. The Agent will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Zita Alvarez…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Zita Alvarez Lo answered:
I'm looking to buy a FHA approved condo in BK. I am a first time homebuyer and am looking for recommendations for a mortgage broker.
Here is a very knowledgeable guy. Best of luck on your purchase!
Lawrence Weinstein
Private Mortgage Banker
NMLSR ID 21242
DE Capital Mortgage, LLC | 205 E 42nd St, FL 6 | New York ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Manesh Hardeo, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Manesh Hardeo answered:
How difficult is it to change a legal 1 family into a 2 family residence? Is it necessary to have this done if the house is "owner?
You may want to contact the city inspections and permits department as they'll best be able to address your situation as that can handled very differently depending on the specific ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Ian A. Wolf,…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Ian A. Wolf, ABR SFR answered:
Considering it is still a buyers market is it safe to assume the asking price is always negotiable?
Asking Price is always just that...the asking price. As a buyer, you can't always know why someone is selling and how motivated they are. So, a buyer could always make an offer. Ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 6, 2013 Home Buying in Crown Heights
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
How safe is the area around the Albany Houses housing projects in Crown Heights?
Robin,

Possibly the best resource for questions about neighborhood safety is the local police department. They have access to the most current and accurate information and are genera ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 1, 2014 Crime & Safety in Crown Heights
Pierre S King…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Pierre S King (Free Real Estate Tips From The King) answered:
Hello, my husband and I just saw a beautiful place in Crown Heights, and we're wondering if anyone has an opinion on the neighborhood. Thanks,
Carol:

Crime rate in New York as a whole has dropped significantly. A huge presence of police officers on the streets have helped detour and decrease crime. Brooklyn has been a benef ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 General Area in Crown Heights
Brian Copela…, Real Estate Pro in Nashville, TN
Brian Copeland answered:
If i made an offer and think it is too high can I change that offer? The seller accepted my first offer.
If the contract is accepted and bound, and you feel like you are getting the house you want at the price you offered, I'd be thrilled if I were in your shoes.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 4, 2008 Home Buying in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Kimberly, Home Buyer in 20011
Kimberly answered:
What is it like to live in Crown Heights Brooklyn?
I lived in Crown Heights for a few months last summer. There are some nice places in the area and there are some not so nice places. The neighborhood hasn't gone through any massive r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2008 General Area in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Camille  Log…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Camille Logan answered:
How are the shopping and local amenities in Crown Heights?
There is a wealth of neighborhood shopping areas all within blocks of each other throughout Crown Heights catering to all tastes. You can savor many Jewish delicacies on Kingston Ave a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 6, 2011 Shopping & Local Amenities in Crown Heights
Camille  Log…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Camille Logan answered:
How are the parks and recreational areas in Crown Heights?
Crown Heights sits close to Prospect Park and neighborhood residents are free to enjoy outdoor concerts in the summer, ice skating in the winter and, of course the beautiful Botanical G ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 13, 2010 Parks & Recreation in Crown Heights
Search Advice

Followers

1353
Email me when…

Learn more

Meet the Trulia VIPs
Jason Sciulara, Broker in 11234
Jason Sciulara
Broker
11234
Esther Hickman, Broker in Brooklyn, NY
Esther Hickman
Broker
Brooklyn, NY
Home > Q&A > New York > Kings County > Brooklyn > Crown Heights
Copyright © 2014 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer