Brooklyn | August 2021

According to New York City records, the median price for an apartment in Brooklyn in the month of August was $785,000. This price represents a 12.14% increase from last year’s median price of $700,000. The number of sales during this period increased dramatically, climbing from 276 to 642, a year-over-year increase of 133%. What does $785K get you in Brooklyn?  Let’s take a look.  Apartment 11 at 68 Stratford Road in Prospect ...

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The Landmark at Strong, 58 Strong Place

One could easily walk past the stunning historic church at the corner of DeGraw Street and Strong Street and decide that an afternoon mass was in order.  Just out of curiosity, you would want to see what beauty lies behind the walls of this Gothic Revival structure.  But there would be no entry and certainly no mass to join.  For the church is now a condo. Located amidst the Cobble Hill ...

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Brooklyn | July 2021

According to New York City records, the median price for an apartment in Brooklyn in the month of July was $805,000. This price represents a 36.4% increase from last year’s median price of $590,064. The number of sales increased a whopping 95.6%, climbing from 317 to 620.  So, what does $805K get you in the borough of Brooklyn?  Since the number of apartments sold in July was an even number, we ...

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Brooklyn | June 2021

According to New York City records, the median price for an apartment in Brooklyn in the month of June was $795,000. This price represents an 21.9% increase from last year’s median price of $651,680.  Not surprisingly, due to the pandemic, the number of sales climbed dramatically from 363 to 670, an increase of 84.5%. What does $795K get you in the borough of Brooklyn? Let’s have a look. Apartment 5-F at The ...

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A Former Clock Factory Stands the Test of Time – 420 12th Street, J-4L

We’re a fool for residential conversions.  Older buildings, many of which would never be duplicated today, bring with them the vestiges of the past.  Ansonia Court in Park Slope is one such building, offering turn-of-the century elements with today's modernity. Penthouse J-4L at 420 12th Street is an apartment that delivers at every level. The historic details hook you in immediately, imbuing warmth and comfort.  Stunning arched windows, walls of original ...

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