Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: The Future of Real Estate, Demolition Downtown

308-310 Livingston Street in 2017. Photo by Susan De Vries


    Demolition Planned for Terra-Cotta Survivor and Its Neighbors in Downtown Brooklyn

    A whimsical, early 20th century low-scale holdout may soon disappear from the increasingly tower-filled skyline of Downtown Brooklyn.

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    Photo via The Corcoran Group

    A Spanish Neo-Colonial With Two-Car Garage and Three Others to See, Starting at $685K

    Our picks for open houses to see encompass a wide variety of price ranges and locations, including two in the southerly direction of the borough.

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    Photo by Russ Ross via The Corcoran Group

    Classic Park Slope Brownstone With Well-Preserved Interior, Five Mantels Asks $2.75 Million

    A classic Park Slope brownstone on a park block in the historic district that’s been in the same family since at least 1966, 619 11th Street is a well-preserved Victorian row house built in 1892-93 as a part of a group of six.

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    Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Two Sold, Two Still Available

    We look back at four of our featured listings from six months ago, focusing on homes in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn Heights and Clinton Hill. How did they fare?

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    Photo by Susan De Vries

    What’s Next for Real Estate in Brooklyn and Beyond?

    Since 2012, we’ve watched home prices in Brooklyn climb ever higher. Interest rates have stayed low, while real estate has returned gains of 8 percent or, in some cases, 100 percent a year, making real estate an enticing investment — not only in Brooklyn but nationwide and even globally.

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