Best in show. Not only has this two-family brick townhouse been tastefully renovated and completely modernized–it’s also priced at a discount to the “in need of a reno” properties it’s competing with. Plus, there’s room to expand the building and almost double its size. Read more here.
For the adventurous, a chance to buy buildable space. Recently I stopped by the open house for this single-family row house with one of my buyer clients. It’s listed for $1,295,000, or $761/square foot—pricing I find to be a bit aggressive. Although the property shows well—it’s in good shape, clean, well-decorated, and has extensive original [...]
Former “Rope Walk” and Home to Shipping Magnates If you have an interest in Brooklyn history, check out this new genealogy about Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights. Named after a Dutch family in the shipping business, the street was once used as a path to “walk” rope in the manufacture of shipping rope. Download this [...]
This single-family townhouse from the 1850s is on a great block in Cobble Hill–but it’s dated and run-down. Can a gut rehab–on top of the $1.9 million asking price–be justified? Find out here in my latest “My 2 Cents” column.