First Time Home Buyer In Brooklyn Checklist

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Checklist For First Time Home Buyers in Brooklyn

Thinking of buying your first home in Brooklyn?

After meeting with your  home loan lender and getting approved to buy a home you should have a home buyers checklist of the things are  important to you in choosing a neighborhood and  the features that you want  in your new home .

 

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List of neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Is The Neighborhood  Located In A Flood Zone: 

New York City Flood Maps

 NYC Flood Zones

 FEMA online map service – Search Specific Properties by address

Is Mass Transit Available –  MTA Service

Own a Car in Brooklyn ? Are you Concern  about the days of the week for Alternate side street parking in NYC

 Is there  public Park Nearby – visit NYC Parks Locator

What Public Schools are in the area 

Where is the local community board office

Which government official represents my neighborhood

What type of zoning and development has been filed for my future block or Brooklyn neighborhood

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What Type of Home Are You Looking For

Co-op vs Condo

Multi Family

Single Family

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What Features Would You Like In Your New Home

Co-op / Condo:

Parking – indoor or outdoor

Garden area – playground – pool

Bike Storage

Balcony

Front or Back Unit

Foyer / Entryway

Kitchen With Windows

Natural Light

Closets

#Bedrooms    –   #Bathrooms

Doorman

Pet Friendly

On Site Laundry

Walkup or Elevator

What Cable & Wireless Telephone  Company Services the Building

Single or Multi Family Home

Porch- Garage

Backyard

Finished Basement

Formal Dining

#Bedrooms    –   #Bathrooms – master Bath

Multi Family Investment – Vacant or With Tenants – Time Left on current leases

Attached – Detached – or Semi-Detached

Brick or Frame Exterior

Oil or Gas Heat – Central Heat and Air – Wall A/Cs

Ranch or Duplex

Full Basement – ceiling Heights

Type of Kitchen

Formal Dining

Flooring

When you are ready to buy your first home in Brooklyn, 

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Fillmore Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

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Buying or Selling A Home In Brooklyn – Homes Sold & Closed Week Ending Feb 2nd, 2019

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Buying or Selling A Home In Brooklyn ?  50 Brooklyn Homes Sold & Closed Week Ending 2/1/19

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For the week ending February 1st, 2019 the Brooklyn MLS posted 50  residential homes for sale into Sold & closed status.  

Single Family Brooklyn Real Estate Homes

Price Range : $175,000 – $1,150,000

Neighborhoods :   Canarsie , Bergen Beach, Gerritsen Beach, Mill Basin ,Marine Park, Old Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, Bensonhurst, Gravesend

Multi Family Brooklyn Real Estate Homes

Price Range ; $660,000 – $1,800,000

Neighborhoods : Bay Ridge, Sheepshead Bay, Dyker Heights, East Flatbush, Flatlands, Canarsie, Cypress Hill, Bensonhurst, Ocean Hill, Flatbush

Co-ops and Condos Sold In Brooklyn 

Condos – Price Range $312,000 – $1,190,000

Co-ops Price Range – $225,000 – $660,000

Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home In Brooklyn

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Fillmore Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

Related:  Things To Consider When Buying A Home

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Homes Sold In Brooklyn Week Ending Jan 25th, 2019

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Thinking Of Selling Your Home In Brooklyn

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Wondering if homes are being sold in your Brooklyn neighborhood

For the week ending Friday January 25th, 2019 Brooklyn MlS posted the following Brooklyn Real Estate Homes sold & closed  

East Flatbush  Homes

Single Family Homes

2 Bedroom Albany Ave Semi-detached home sold $490,000

3 Bedroom Foster Ave  Semi-detached home sold $560,000

Multi Family Flatbush Homes

Linden Blvd 2 Family home sold $715,000

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Philip Howard Co-op – 1655 Flatbush

2 Bedroom 1655 Flatbush 1,285 sq ft co-op sold $350,000

Flatbush  Multi Family Homes

Newkirk Ave Flatbush 3 family home sold $1,550.000

Old Mill Basin Homes

2 Bedroom East 51st Street home sold $499,000

2 Bedroom East 55th Street home sold $515,000

Coney Island Homes

3 Bedroom Attached  West 25th Street home sold $550,000

Marine Park Brooklyn Homes

3 bedroom East 37th Street Detached  home sold $730,000

2 Bedroom Stuart Street 1,586 sq ft Marine Park condo  sold $640,000

2 Bedroom Troy Ave 900 sq ft Marine Park co-op sold $300,000

Madison Brooklyn Homes

3 Bedroom Quentin Rd Detached home sold $675,000

 Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn Homes

East 18th Street Single Family 2 bedrooo home sold $800,000

East 23rd Street Single Family 3 bedroom home sold $851,000

Ocean Ave 840 sq ft 1 bedroom condo sold $966,000

Voorhies Ave 850 sq ft 1 bedroom co-op sold $224,000

Batchelder Street 1,200 sq ft 3 bedroom co-op sold $335,000

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East New York Brooklyn Real Estate Homes

Eldert Lane 2 family Attached home sold $670,000

Bensonhurst Brooklyn Homes

68th Street Detached 4 bedroom Single Family home sold $990,000

61st Street  Attached 3 bedroom Single Family home sold $905,000

74th Street Attached 3 family home sold $1,880,000

Gravesend Brooklyn Homes

3 Bedroom Village Ct Detached home sold $848,000

Ocean Parkway 1,000 sq ft  2 bedroom co-op sold $279,000

Midwood Brooklyn Multi  Family  Homes

Avenue J Semi-detached 2 family home sold $560,000

Midwood Brooklyn Real Estate  Co-op and  Condo

East 2nd Street 741 sq ft 1 bedroom condo sold $420,000

Bay Ridge Brooklyn Homes

Multi Family Bay Ride Brooklyn Real Estate Homes

76th Street Attached 2 Family home sold $999,000

72nd Street Semi-detached 2 Family home sold $1,200,000

Bay Ridge Brooklyn Real Estate co-op and Condo

Bay Ridge Ave 591 Sq ft 1 bedroom condo sold $450,000

79th street 850 sq ft co-op sold $305,000

Shore Rd 900 sq ft 1 bedroom co-op sold $425,000

Bath Beach Brooklyn Homes

Bath Ave 4 Bedroom Detached home sold $1,200,000

West 16th Street 800 sq f 1 bedroom co-op sold $240,000

Cropsey Ave 1,000 sq ft co-op sold $359,000

Homecrest Brooklyn Homes

Ocean Ave  Detached  Multi Family home sold $1,532,000

Borum Hill Brooklyn Homes

Wyckoff Street 3 family attached home sold $2,300,000

Park Slope Brooklyn Homes

8th Ave Attached 2 Family home sold $3,600,000

Brighton Beach Brooklyn Homes

Ocean View Ave  840 sq ft Condo Sold $550,000

Fort Greene Brooklyn  Homes

Ashland Place  1,100 sq ft 3 bedroom co-op sold $875,000

Thinking of Selling Your Home In Brooklyn

Homes For Sale Are In Demand

There are many buyers waiting to purchase a home for sale in Brooklyn

Call : Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Licensed Real Estate Associate  Broker

 

How To Challenge Your NYC Property Tax Assessment :

Things To Do When Stuck At Home On Cold Snow Days

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Things To Do When You Are Stuck At Home During Subzero Snow Winter Days

Here are a few fun things   to  keep you and your family entertained and busy 

#1 Plan Your Summer Vacation

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Read A Good Book 

Download books from Brooklyn Public Library

Take an online class

Read : Tips To Avoid Frozen Pipes

Prepare your paper work to file your taxes

Reorganize and Declutter Your Home

Read: Things To Get Rid Of When Decluttering 

Find items for your neighborhood annual  community Spring Yard Sale or a Grow New York Stop & Swap Event

Good time to find out whats in the Attic 

Spend an afternoon playing  “old fashion” board games

Work on a family craft project 

Pajama Day   – spend the day in your P.Js – 

Watch  family videos

Invite your neighbors over for an afternoon of games / movies – serve them tea,  hot toddy, hot chocolate, soup etc…

Brooklyn Homeowners Wondering How To Appeal Your NYC Property Tax Assessment for 2019-2020

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Brooklyn Homeowners Want To Challenge Your Property 2019-2020 Tax Assessment

Wondering How To Appeal / Challenge Your Property Tax Assessment in Brooklyn – NYC

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Class 1 Deadline March 15th, 2019

Class 2, Class 4 Dead Line April 1st 2019

Tax Year Begins July 1st, 2019

Brooklyn Property and homeowners  received your Notice Of Property Value  For 2019- 20120 and want to challenge your projected Estimated Real Estate Tax .  If you believe that the assessment on your Brooklyn home  is incorrect  you can request a review  of  excessive assessment, classification of property type, unequal assessment or unlawful assessment- take advantage of this opportunity to appeal your NYC property assessment

 The  schedule deadline to submit your request is  March 15th, 2019  for class 1 and April 1st, 2019 for Class 2 and Class 4 . You must submit a “Request For Review Form” .  You may call 311 or visit Request  Review Form.

 More regarding the process of Challenging Your New York City Real Estate Property Tax 

One Bedroom Apartment For Rent In Brooklyn $1,400

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 1 Bedroom Apartment For Rent Georgetown Brooklyn $1,400

Come View this first floor East 70’s & Ave L one bedroom apartment for rent-  featuring  large living room, modern kitchen with window, hardwood floors throughout, located in a semi-detached home on a quaint residential tree-lined block.  

Shopping And Transportation :  walk to nearby Ralph Ave shopping strip where you will find  the lots of shopping options  and access the MTA bus line.

No Pets

Asking$1,400  monthly rent

First months rent $1,400

Security Deposit  $1,400

Brokers Fee $1,400

Credit and ref  Check 

When you are ready to view this one bedroom Georgetown Brooklyn  apartment for rent 

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Fillmore Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

Winter Is Coming – Brooklyn Seniors NYC offers Snow Removal Help

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Brooklyn Seniors And Home Bound Home Owners NYC offers Snow Removal Assistance

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Senior and Home bound NYC Property owners if you are in need of   help with snow removal on your property call 311.  NYC Snow Removal  Service will attempt to match you with a local volunteer in your zip code who will shovel  around your home.

To Lean more about the program visit  Snow Removal Assistance Service In NYC For Seniors

Looking for a  seasonal  job?  Register for Snow Removal Temp  Employment in NYC

If you are at least 18 years of age, eligible to work in the US and able to perform heavy physical  labor, now is the time to register as a temporary snow laborer with  NYC Sanitation.  Pay begins at $15 per hour for more details visit  Snow Removal Employment in NYC

Brooklyn Seniors Had Enough of the hassles of taking care  of a home , especially during the winter months

Thinking of Selling your home and down sizing to a condo or co-op

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Fillmore Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

Winter Is Coming – Brooklyn Seniors NYC offers Snow Removal Help

Looking For Land For Sale In East Flatbush Brooklyn – 60 x 100 For Sale

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Land For Sale In East Flatbush Brooklyn 60 x 100

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2 Lots  totaling 60 x 100  Zone R4  Residential FAR .9  Facility FAR 2

Ideal  East Flatbush location – near  the Avenue D commercial shopping strip where you’ll find and assortment of stores, businesses, and schools – mins to Paerdegat Park,  MTA Bus line and the Newkirk /  Walking distance to the Nostrand  Ave Subway stop on the #2 & #5 lines – plus lots of  other neighborhood  amenities

Looking for land for sale in Flatbush Brooklyn 

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Fillmore Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

 

Apartment For Rent In Flatbush near transportation

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Apartments For Rent In East Flatbush Brooklyn

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Two Newly Renovated  apartment for rent in East Flatbush Brooklyn – 

featuring : hardwood floors, new kitchen, baths, stainless steel appliances, lots of  natural light

2 bedroom one  bath  Flatbush Apartment for rent asking $2,100

Monthly rent $2,100

Security deposit $2,100

Brokers fee $2,100

1.5 bedroom one bath  Flatbush Apartment for rent asking $1700

Monthly rent $1700

Security deposit $1700

Brokers  fee $1700

These two  apartment for rent are in a private home  also offers an opportunity for private  garage parking and  laundry for an additional fee.

This property is located  in a residential East Flatbush area with in walking distance to Flatbush Ave  – Junction Mall, Flatbush Junction Transit hub, Amersfort Park , Brooklyn College and lots of other neighborhood amenities

Looking For An Apartment in Flatbush 

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

How Much is My Home In Flatbush Worth 2019

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How Much Is My Home In Flatbush Worth – Homes Sold Dec 2018

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Own  a home in Flatbush Brooklyn and wondering how much your home is worth

For the Month  of December 2018  the Brooklyn MLS posted the following Flatbush homes sold :

One Family Flatbush Homes

East 25th Street Attached 5 bedroom  Flatbush Home Sold $989,000

East Flatbush Homes

Albany Ave  Attached  3 bedroom home sold $550,000

East 37th Street Semi-detached  3 bedroom home sold $560,000

East 38th Street Semi- detached  3 bedroom home sold $569,000

Beverly Road Attached 3 bedroom home sold $575,000

East 46th Street Semi-detached 4 bedroom  home sold $610,000

Multi Family Flatbush Homes 

Attached 2 Family 8 bedroom  Lennox Road Home sold $1,600,00

East Flatbush Multi Family Homes

Semi-detached 2 family Kings Highway home sold $613,700

Attached 2 family 5 bedroom Raleigh  Pl Home sold $740,000

Attached 2 family 7 bedroom home sold $750,000

Thinking of Selling your home in Flatbush Brooklyn – Homes For Sale Are in Demand

Find out what your home in Flatbush Brooklyn is Worth

Call Michele Cadogan

917-861-9166

For A Free Market Analysis and to List Your Flatbush Brooklyn Home For Sale

Michele Cadogan

Fillmore Real Estate 

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

 

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