Learn the Process of Buying and Owning a House in Brooklyn at Brownstones and Townhouses 101 


    Looking to buy a townhouse or brownstone? Join us for Brownstones and Townhouses 101, an evening of conversation with real estate experts to demystify the process. Get an assessment of the market, learn what to look for when buying, how to secure financing (especially in complicated situations), landlord basics and what kind of renovations to do to maximize livability and therefore your investment.

    Also, learn what the most common misperceptions are among buyers. “As a broker, my job is to make sure that buyers understand the condition of the house,” said Ravi Kantha, senior real estate adviser at Leslie J Garfield.

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    “This is not always easy — we need to make sure buyers understand what they’re buying because deals will fall apart if they get to the inspection and find out that the house will require far more work than anticipated. So we often introduce buyers to architects, designers and contractors to ensure they’re as informed as possible.”

    Sponsors include Leslie J GarfieldBolster, California Closets and Brian Scott Cohen at Wells Fargo and Castrads.

    Snacks and drinks will be provided by Oaxaca Taqueria.

    The third in the Brownstoner Home Events Series, Brownstones and Townhouses 101 will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, located at 128 Pierrepont Street.

    Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

    The evening is FREE to the first 25 people who reserve tickets here.

    To learn about hosting and sponsorship opportunities for Brownstoner Home Events, please get in touch here.

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