This week, the top 10 listings on Brownstoner included the house of Brooklyn’s first Catholic bishop, a wood-frame house that dates from before the Civil War, and a carriage-style home in Red Hook. There were a few popular listings in Bed Stuy this week, with the rest scattered across the borough.… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Bishop’s Brownstone and a Pre-Civil War Wood-Frame appeared first on Brownstoner.
This week, homes Brownstoner readers gravitated towards included a Queen Anne next to Prospect Park, a brownstone in Park Slope and a renovated house with modern updates in Williamsburg. There were multiple listings this week in Williamsburg and Park Slope. The cheapest home in the Top 10 was a brick row… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Grand Queen Anne and a Classic Brownstone appeared first on Brownstoner.
It’s time for Brooklyn real estate’s best minds and biggest players to gather and discuss the state of the market and what trends could happen going forward. The next Real Estate Roundtable quarterly luncheon, which takes place May 2, will feature Ken Copeland, CIO of developer and design firm Flank Architecture… Read More >The post Brooklyn Real Estate Leaders Talk Shop at Roundtable Event appeared first on Brownstoner.
This duplex apartment is attractive and spacious, with two generous bedrooms and two baths plus an office space or the equivalent. It’s on the upper floors of a brick townhouse at 542 Clinton Street, at the southern end of Carroll Gardens. The living room is on the parlor floor, so you… Read More >The post Carroll Gardens Duplex with Two Baths, Tin Ceilings, Mantels Asks $4,750 a Month appeared first on Brownstoner.
This week the top 10 listings on Brownstoner included a glassy condo in Greenpoint with a dramatic double-height curved wall of windows and some classic 19th century townhouses. There were multiple popular listings this week in both Red Hook and Crown Heights. The least expensive home in the top 10… Read More >The post Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Glassy Condo and a Queen Anne Townhouse appeared first on Brownstoner.
Plenty of longtime Brooklyn home owners are cashing out or considering it. Wondering how to make the most of your money after you sell? Two Douglas Elliman real estate agents are hosting a panel on that topic in Sunset Park. What to Do Next: Multiply Your Money After Selling will cover… Read More >The post Sunset Park Panel Offers Tips on Taxes, Financial Planning for Home Sellers appeared first on Brownstoner.
Our open house picks this weekend could all use work in varying degrees; some demand it, some merely request it. A mixed bag style-wise, they include a classic brownstone, a fully detached 20th century and a former commercial property. Points on the compass include Prospect Heights, Bed Stuy, Bushwick and… Read More >The post Four Houses With Potential to See This Weekend, Starting at $539K appeared first on Brownstoner.
Home buyers looking to move right in have one option among our open house picks this weekend; the other three all need some attention. They’re all row houses, evenly split between brick and brownstone; the cheapest is just under a million, the priciest just under two. They’re found in Bed… Read More >The post Four Row Houses to See This Weekend, Starting at $975K appeared first on Brownstoner.
We found four homes that share a rather specific architectural feature — frieze-band windows. What exactly are they? Popular in Greek Revival style homes, they are small, rectangular windows set just below the eaves or cornice in a horizontal row, most commonly across the front facade of a building. They… Read More >The post 4 Upstate Homes With Distinctive Eyebrow Windows, Starting at $250,000 appeared first on Brownstoner.
As the days slowly begin to get longer, we’re looking back to when sunlight was more abundant to check in on four of our featured listings from August. First up is a three-story brick house on a quiet block of President Street in Gowanus, in an area where all manner of… Read More >The post Brooklyn Real Estate Listings Six Months Later: Two Sold, One in Contract appeared first on Brownstoner.
On the open house front we’ve got four newly listed houses for you this week, perhaps a sign that activity is picking up as we hit winter’s final stretch and thoughts turn toward spring. Two are in Bed Stuy and one is nearby in Crown Heights; one could hit all… Read More >The post Four Charmers With Original Details to See This Weekend, Starting at $518K appeared first on Brownstoner.
Here’s a highly livable Bay Ridge single-family that looks to be in move-in shape — digs that might well run upwards of $2 million in Park Slope or Cobble Hill. At 354 86th Street, it’s got a perk you’re unlikely to find in those hoods: an interior garage. Dating to the early… Read More >The post Picturesque Prewar House With Bay Windows, Interior Garage in Bay Ridge Asks $899K appeared first on Brownstoner.
This red brick and brownstone 1880s townhouse, at 158 Berkeley Place in the Park Slope Historic District, offers some nice original details and some layout flexibility for those up for a little reconfiguring. Currently a two-family set up with double duplexes, the four-story house could be a renovated into a… Read More >The post Landmarked North Slope Townhouse With Neo-Grec Details, Parquet Asks $2.785 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
This landmarked four-story Cobble Hill townhouse, at 394 Henry Street, comes fully occupied, the listing specifies, and might make most sense as an investment property. One could rehab the top three floors into a grand single-family spread, but the garden level is off limits for the near term: It houses a… Read More >The post Cobble Hill Townhouse With Tenants, Investment Potential Asks $3.75 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
Brooklyn’s known as one of the most expensive places to live in the entire country — but the million-dollar question at the start of 2017 is: How was the market for new-development housing in the borough in 2016 and what’s the outlook going forward? In a year-end report by Halstead Property… Read More >The post Brooklyn New-Development Condo Sales End Year on High Note: Median Closing Price Up 49 Percent appeared first on Brownstoner.
If you lust after a quaint apartment in a brownstone on a park block in Park Slope, this floor-through at 647 10th Street might be just the ticket. Technically a three-bedroom, it’s advertised as a two. There’s no floor plan, so the exact layout is a bit of a mystery,… Read More >The post Park Slope Two-Bedroom on Park Block With Radiant Heat, Mantels Wants $3,000 a Month appeared first on Brownstoner.
In an effort to create a better and more inclusive city, the Municipal Art Society recently released an interactive map tool and report on city-owned and leased properties. The tool, called Public Assets: City-Owned and Leased Properties, shows 14,000 properties owned or leased by the City of New York,… Read More >The post Could City-Controlled Land Near You Be Put to Good Use? Find Out With MAS’ New Map Tool appeared first on Brownstoner.
This one-bedroom apartment in a Stuy Heights limestone has decent space, some nice original details and a private garden. It’s on a prime landmarked block too, at 120A Bainbridge Street, close to the subway, shops and restaurants. The living room is good sized, with parquet floors, wainscoting and other original woodwork,… Read More >The post Garden Apartment With Mantel, Parquet on Prime Stuy Heights Block Asks $2,500 a Month appeared first on Brownstoner.
Big and beauteous are two words that could fairly be applied to this prime Prospect Park South specimen, at 916 Albemarle Road. Especially big — the freestanding house has seven bedrooms, most of them huge, and 3,886 feet of interior space on a 50-by-120-foot lot. The landmarked, circa-1909 frame house also… Read More >The post Sprawling Prospect Park South Home With Wraparound Porch, Koi Pond Asks $2.249 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
Actress Chloe Sevigny is selling the Classic Seven co-op she bought on Prospect Park West just over three years ago — and it’s a pretty smashing pad. At 9 Prospect Park West, it’s one of the most desirable prewar co-ops in Brooklyn — a massive and elegant spread that overlooks the… Read More >The post Chloe Sevigny Puts Classic 7 Park Slope Prewar on the Market for $2.75 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
Here’s a choice Prospect Lefferts Gardens limestone on a prime block, at 133 Maple Street between Bedford and Rogers. A landmarked one-family designed by prolific Brooklyn Axel Hedman in 1909, it’s in good shape and has some desirable original details. Those include intricate crown moldings, decorative mantels, pocket doors, banisters, ornamental… Read More >The post Landmarked PLG Limestone With Barrel Front, Mantels Asks $2.295 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
Here’s a choice Prospect Lefferts Gardens limestone on a prime block, at 133 Maple Street between Bedford and Rogers. A landmarked one-family designed by prolific Brooklyn Axel Hedman in 1909, it’s in good shape and has some desirable original details. Those include intricate crown moldings, decorative mantels, pocket doors, banisters, ornamental… Read More >The post Landmarked PLG Limestone With Barrel Front, Triple Parlor, Mantels Asks $2.295 Million appeared first on Brownstoner.
Brownstoner’s top 10 most-read stories of the year focused on housing prices and beautiful spaces. As prices rose throughout the borough, readers sought guidance on finding affordable housing and the difference in price between “prime” and Central Brooklyn shrunk. Celebrities increasingly call Brooklyn home too, and stories about what they… Read More >The post Gentrification, High Prices, Beautiful Spaces and Celebs: 2016’s Top Stories on Brownstoner appeared first on Brownstoner.