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Thu Apr 3, 2014
Mitchell Feldman answered:
Dear Wendy,

There is no property referenced with your question. If you are looking to buy or sell a house I would love the opportunity to assist. Feel free to contact me any time.

Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales/ e-Pro Realtor
Fillmore Real Estate
Office: (718) 252-2000/ Cell: (917) 805-0783
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Thu Apr 3, 2014
Kathryn Lilly answered:
You are asking for a wide range of options.
For a real 2BR you will need to pay more than $2,000 just as for a real 4BR it will be more than $4,500 in the neighborhoods that you have said you are looking for.
I will go out on limb here and guess you are a single person, thinking that depending on what you find you will get some roommates together? It does not work like that.
A.) The apartments rent too fast for you to then find roommates after you have found an "acceptable" apartment.
B.) Landlords in this market are not likely to rent to roommates that have no relationship with each other ( College buddies, work together, etc.)
C.) You have to get your roommates together before you start your search; together.

If I am wrong, let me know what you are really looking for.

Kathryn Lilly, Broker
Realty on the Greene, LLC
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Take a look at some of the studios listed on Brooklyn:,5120,Gowanus/

Ali, Community Manager
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Tue May 22, 2012
Martha answered:
I just sold an 8 Family building with no vacancies March 13th 2012 it closed for $1,250,000 and the rent roll was DHCR reg for $82,000 per yr all two bedroom apartments brick house 4 story rubber roof, gas heat the one drawback was the old electric they still had the fuses not the circut breakers

Each building is priced usually by its income or what it is reg for in the DHCR and its expenses no one will purchase a negative cash flow building unless they have other plans keeping a building vacant on your account having 5 empty apartments is a huge loss to you and really you would only keep one vacant to show and for owner if it will be owner occupied.

A brownstone or limestone house one or two family will go for much more than a building this size.
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Fri Aug 26, 2011
Don Tepper answered:
If you were an agent, you'd know the address. Since you're not really an agent, you should contact a Realtor in your area for assistance.
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Fri Mar 7, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
The best person to answer this question is a commercial loan officer. If you wish to have a few names to call, contact me offline at and I will be happy to recommend. ... more
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Fri Jan 25, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
You need to speak with the town to see what their requirements are. Get an attorney who has a track record of conversions...she/he will be familiar with the regs and timing.
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Wed May 9, 2007
Top Frog answered:
Gowanus is a weird little spot, the only really convenient trains are in Carroll Gardens, the stops mentioned below are more for Boerum hill - Carroll Gardens. However the upside to this area is that the real estate is very unique; many of the homes were built in the turn of the century. ... more
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Mon Apr 23, 2007
Sonni Woodbury answered:
You may not like the high volume of Commerical trucks that run thru 3rd Ave. during the day, but that is what Gowans is all about. The town has an Industrial appeal to it with many mixed-use buildings lining up 3rd Ave. ... more
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