Can I Sell My House With a Lien on It?

“Lien” is a legal term describing a security interest against your property when you owe someone money. While there are such things as consensual liens, this article will focus on liens that third parties put on your property without your consent. When a lien is put on your property, you technically cannot sell or refinance … Continued

Short Sales: Don’t Despair, Just Get the Experts Involved

Buying a house, selling a house, engaging in any kind of transaction involving property; all of these are stressful situations – perhaps some of the most stressful situations we will face in our lifetime. But, when we factor in a short sale, the stress level is increased even further. So what is a short sale? … Continued

Inheriting Real Estate Property in Brooklyn, New York

Inheriting Real Estate Property in Brooklyn, New York If you’ve just lost a loved one who willed you their Brooklyn home, you need to know what the options are for inheriting real estate property in Brooklyn, New York. It can be tough dealing with the aftermath of a loved one’s passing, including how to handle … Continued

Why Won’t My House Sell In Brooklyn?

You’re trying to sell a Brooklyn NY house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your Brooklyn … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in NY– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

Help, I’m behind in my mortgage payments in Brooklyn!

When you fall behind in your mortgage payments on your Brooklyn home, it can feel like you’re drowning in debt. Even if you’re able to make your monthly payment, catching up on a past due balance can be an overwhelming challenge. There’s a few options that can help you to avoid foreclosure in Brooklyn and maybe … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Brooklyn NY

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Brooklyn? As experts in the Brooklyn real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family homes in great locations that are priced well have been … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Brooklyn

Hiring a real estate agent in Brooklyn can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Brooklyn? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued