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Carroll Gardens : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Mar 7, 2016
Brittany answered:
Hi Jezebel Lyn, if you are still interested in this 3bed in Carroll Gardens it is still available. Are you still interested in this listing?
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Thu Mar 19, 2015
Danny Soldano answered:
Submit the offer. Note how much you will be putting down on contract signing (escrow), how much mortgage you will need to obtain, and if there are any contingencies (home inspection, mortgage approval, selling your current home, etc...) ... more
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Thu Mar 19, 2015
Danny Soldano answered:
The owner of the company tried to sell his apartment on his own. Did you know that after 6 months he listed with a Realtor?? He actually wound up selling quickly and over what he anticipated. You can google the NY Times article about it. ... more
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
Gail O'rourke asked:
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
I tell everyone the same thing- What you do before signing a contract is just as important as what you do after. Get yourself Approved for a mortgage. You will be able to review your credit and make sure everything is in order. As a Mortgage Loan Officer I will be able to advise on what loan programs are best for you. What programs will get you the lowest Mortgage rates and Payments. What documents will be needed. I can't stress this enough. Please call me so that we can discuss a loan program that is best for you. Sometimes a slightly higher down payment will make a huge difference in a mortgage payment. Call me to discuss your options. With over 15 years in Mortgage Lending I can do what most cant!
Good Luck!

Christopher Miceli
Mortgage Loan Officer
NMLS# 22399
PNC Mortgage a Division of PNC Bank NA
Phone: 646-623-2492
Email: Christopher
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Fri Oct 5, 2012
Luke Constantino answered:
Hello Michele,

In all honesty, your chances are very slim. I have 5 - 1 BR apartments in the Carroll Gardens area ranging from 2200 to 3200 p/mo. None of them are in poor condition. If you need any help, feel free to call.

Luke Constantino
Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate
M: (212) 300-3919
D: (718) 935-6135
F: (917) 369-2690
325 Court Street, Brooklyn NY 11231
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Fri Jul 27, 2012
Robert Tracey answered:
Hello Nicole,

Thank you for your inquiry. I can definitely assist you in this matter. You can contact me at 718-376-4994 or

Robert Tracey
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Mon Jul 23, 2012
Luke Constantino answered:
Carroll Gardens est un bon endroit, mais vous pouvez aussi essayer de Park Slope ou le parc Sunset. Donnez-moi un appel afin que je puisse vous aider avec ce que vous avez besoin ... Merci.

Luke Constantino
Commercial | Residential
Direct: (212) 300-3919
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Sat Apr 28, 2012
Rod Murray answered:
I have a 1 BR garden apartment in Carroll Gardens with a private garden with rent of $2100.

Please contact Lisa at 917.597.5155. Available June 1.
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Wed Apr 11, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Check with local realty offices or work with an agent; check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money; word of mouth, etc.
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Thu Dec 29, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
When you are ready to begin your search, contact local realty offices for available rentals, or work with an agent; check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money/personal information; word of mouth, etc. ... more
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Fri Dec 9, 2011
Jason Mazur answered:
Call me so we can discuss the details of your search. (917)549-5046
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Abu Musa answered:
When you are ready to buy real estate in Brooklyn,NY and if you'd like to get help from a full time agent who is a skilled negotiator and an aggressive marketer,also who provides unique and un-parallel real estate service, give me a call 646 355 7395 or by email

If you would like to know about Brooklyn Real estate and Brooklyn Neighborhoods visit

Abu Musa
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Fillmore Real Estate
Cell 646 355 7395
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Perhaps your question was cut off, what information are you looking for--keep in mind that any local agent/realty office can help you, they all have access to the same information.
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Tue Nov 2, 2010
Janet "Gigi" Zimmerman answered:
Call my agent Jamie Fedorko, who is a terrific rental agent 917-969-5773. Good luck with your search
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Sat Jun 26, 2010
Janet "Gigi" Zimmerman answered:
My office is in Cobble Hill and we cover most of Brownstone Brooklyn, but specialize in Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens. If you are looking to buy we have a great 2 BR, 2B apat with fabulous views and two outdoor terraces (one huge). If you are looking to rent we have many listings. Call our office at 718-855-4111 for more information. ... more
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Thu May 13, 2010
Charles D'Alessandro Sr answered:
As you can see there are many answers to the same questions. My advice is to choose a Realtor or three interview them as to their knowledge ,experience and ability and make a choice a good Realtor can make a huge difference. Never choose a Realtor on price and commission. Choose a Realtor on Ability.

Good Luck!

I posted my blog article on choosing a Realtor to buy or sell!
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Thu Apr 22, 2010
Michael Dvorkin answered:

Carroll Gardens is an excellent neighborhood to raise your family. I believe it one of Brooklyn's most beautiful neighborhoods...Tree-lined streets, beautiful brownstones with front and back gardens, numerous restaurants, good local delis, fruit stands and Italian markets.
I suggest walking around the neighborhood and asking those you pass by. I am sure you shall hear numerous stories of praise.

Best regards,

Michael J Dvorkin
Fillmore Real Estate
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Mon Jan 18, 2010
Joseph Runfola answered:
Brooklyn's third-oldest park is named for Charles Carroll (1737-1832), an American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence, for whom Carroll Street is also named. He served in the Continental Congress from 1776-78 and represented Maryland in the Senate from 1789-92. Carroll, whose family emigrated to the Maryland colony from Ireland, is the only Roman Catholic to have signed the Declaration of Independence.

The park originated in the late 1840s as a private community garden shortly after much of the neighborhood, which now comprises the Carroll Gardens Historical District, was laid out by surveyor Richard Butt. The land was acquired for use as a public park by the City of Brooklyn in 1853. It was first improved around 1870 when a drainage system was installed, a children's playground was built, and new walks were laid. Subsequent renovations in the 1890s, 1930s, and 1960s introduced new design features and playgrounds, which increased opportunities for active recreation.

In 1994 Carroll Park underwent a $1.3 million capital reconstruction and redesign, funded by Borough President Golden. Improvements included new plantings, reorganization of the playspaces and the installation of play equipment. The historic character of the park was also restored with decorative cast iron gates and fencing that echo the fences of neighborhood brownstones and motifs on the bronze and granite Soldier and Sailors World War I Monument (1920) by sculptor Eugene H. Morahan that was conserved under the same project.

Community involvement in the programming, maintenance, and preservation of the park has been ensured by the Committee to Improve Carroll Park (first formed in 1975), in partnership with City of New York/Parks & Recreation.
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Sat Dec 26, 2009
Jason Vollen answered:
both of the above answers are hogwash. Always ask - where does the information come from and who benefits.... I've been watching home prices fall for two years straight - ask any agent/broker and they'll all say ''s bottomed out' - never trust an agent/broker - commission should be by sale, not percentage, then they might be motivated to sell for actual market value, which is 20% lower than asking price today - how do I know? follow the trend - 2002-2003 prices today fall in line with historic appreciation rates - don't be fooled by the middlemen... ... more
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