What You Need to Know About Financing a Home Renovation in Brooklyn

Photo by Susan De Vries


    Wondering how to finance a home renovation? Get answers to your questions at the next Brownstoner Home Events panel.

    Barry Koven, a mortgage broker with loanDepot, specializes in construction and renovation loans and will answer questions about renovation financing options.

    What First-Time Home Renovators Need to Know” will also cover other aspects of home renovation in Brooklyn, including:

    • When you need an architect
    • How to determine the scope of work
    • Contracts and what you need to know about them
    • Money-saving strategies
    • What is a gut renovation and when is one needed
    • Adding value when you renovate

    Panelists are Anna Karp, chief operating officer and co-founder of Bolster; Donald Brennan, real estate broker with Engel & Volkers; Barry Koven, mortgage broker with loanDepot; Kristen Chuber, senior director of marketing at Paintzen; Michael Petri, owner of Petri Plumbing & Heating Inc.; and Jim Hill, architect and principal of Urban Pioneering Architecture.

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    Photo by Susan De Vries

    The event takes place Wednesday, June 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brooklyn Historical Society. Drinks and light bites will be provided by Oaxaca Taqueria. Tickets are $10.

    Sponsors are Bolster, Engel & Volkers, Gotham Brokerage, Kaiyo, loanDepot, Paintzen, Petri Plumbing and Urban Pioneering Architecture. Park Slope Parents is a media sponsor.

    To learn more or buy tickets, click here.

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