Brooklyn Neighborhoods

Arts and Culture in the Brooklyn Neighborhoods

There are many reasons that Brooklyn neighborhoods have become the destination for choice for people living in and moving to NYC. There is a lot of art and culture to offer. No matter where your interests lie, you can find ambitious creators pushing the envelope in cultural outlets located all over Brooklyn. Pick any area to relocate to and this is what you can expect: Ambitious Visual Arts Brooklyn neighborhoods are rightly recognized as one of the world's hotbeds, with innovative and interesting visual arts. From museums and galleries to…

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Brooklyn Real Estate: 2016 Wrap-up

The real estate market in Brooklyn during 2016 saw its share of ups and downs. The borough's building frenzy along Flatbush included 19 towers that are either complete or nearing completion. This spate of activity is slated to add more than 6,500 mostly rental apartments. According to a research firm, Nancy Packes Data Services, this is about one fifth of the total rental units with expected availability during both 2016 and 2017. Brooklyn's Popularity Soars Brooklyn neighborhoods stand poised to dominate the most popular lists of both buyers and renters going forward. 2016 median asking…

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What to know about Homecrest Real Estate

Located in southeast Brooklyn, the neighborhood of Homecrest strikes a perfect balance between the convenience of city life and the tranquility of suburban living. As an up-and-coming neighborhood, Homecrest Real Estate has a lot to offer families and young professionals looking for a new place to call home, from the neighborhood's close proximity to several shopping districts to its suburban feel in the middle of the city to its easy access to public transportation. Homecrest Real Estate As a diverse neighborhood, Homecrest features a variety of single-family and multifamily residences.…

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What Factors Affect the Price Per Square Foot of Brooklyn Apartments for Sale?

According to a recent study, the price per square foot for Brooklyn apartments for sale can range from $187 per square foot in Brownsville to $2,642 a square foot in Dumbo. This is a huge swing and may leave you, a prospective buyer, wondering what affects the price per square foot. Learning what factors affect the price can help you determine how much real estate in Brooklyn should cost and what affects that price. Here are a few of the factors that affect the price per square foot of Brooklyn…

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Find a Home In Brooklyn Near Where Some Famous Movies Were Filmed!

If you’re in the market for a new home, you may be looking at the option to find a home in Brooklyn. But did you know that, if you do find a home in Brooklyn, you might be living near where some world-famous movies were made? Let’s look at where you may find a home in Brooklyn that’s right near a movie set! Find a home in Brooklyn and walk by a movie set! The most recent film about Brooklyn was none other than the eponymously-named Brooklyn, in which Saoirse…

November Market Report

Market Report for Brooklyn Real Estate (November 2016)

In November, the average rental price in Brooklyn decreased from $3,139 to $2,993 (4.7 percent drop). Therefore, over the course of a month, prices decreased $146. The median rental price was $2,780. The average rental price per square foot was $44.55. From October to November, the average rental price per square foot dropped 2.4 percent. There were over 1,047 new leases in November. For the past few months, the most significant change in prices for Brooklyn studios was in Crown Heights. This trend has continued into November. In October, studio prices in Crown Heights increased by…

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Finding Brooklyn Apartments at the Start of the New Year

The start of the new year is a great time to make a fresh start. So why not make the move to Brooklyn apartments and take advantage of all that the area has to offer for the rest of 2017? The new year isn’t just a great time to think about changes. It’s also a great time to be finding Brooklyn apartments. Here are a couple of reasons why:   Lower Rent There is a lot less activity on the rental market during the winter months because people prefer to…

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Buy a Home In Brooklyn to Take Advantage of the Borough’s Best Events

One of the best reasons to buy a home in Brooklyn is so you can easily make it to all the amazing events the borough has to offer. Throughout the year there is amazing art, culture, food, and fun to be found at celebrations in every neighborhood. If you buy a home in Brooklyn, you will be right around the corner from some of the best events that NYC has to offer. Here are some highlights to get excited about: Celebrate Brooklyn This is the longest-running outdoor arts festival in…

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Brooklyn Real Estate Market Report – November 2016

November Brooklyn Real Estate Market Report The market appears to be looking good for those wanting to buy real estate in Brooklyn. It's time to challenge long-held perceptions about the feasibility of owning a home in Brooklyn. While anticipated rent increases over the next twelve months are more negligible in most of Brooklyn compared to Manhattan, it is worth considering whether or not buying a home makes sense in your situation. A major financial consideration in calculating is how long you are planning on living in the same home. If…

Brooklyn Heights Real Estate

The Historic Townhouses: Brooklyn Heights Real Estate

Brooklyn Heights is one of the most historically charming neighborhoods in the entire borough. It does not feel old or dated but rather shows off the spirit and style of an older time. That is a big reason why Brooklyn Heights real estate has always been so popular. The historic townhouses have been especially popular because their variety sets them apart from all the other brownstones in Brooklyn. They are also bigger than most of the residential property available in surrounding neighborhoods. If you are thinking about Brooklyn Heights real…