A third-generation native of Staten Island who got his start working in the family shoe store, Compass broker Joe Tirone lifts the curtain on what to do and where to go in Staten Island.
There's more than 1,200 square feet in this corner unit, and the living room, dining area and kitchen are an open-plan design.
Located in a full-service building, it has been renovated from top to bottom, with Brazilian hardwood floors, crown molding and custom window treatments.
Julie Cohen and Nick Ferrone discuss how COVID is affecting the real estate market, suggest affordable and creative renovation upgrades, and share insight on where first-time homebuyers can find a bargain in Brooklyn.
In the latest episode of The Brownstoner Podcast, Compass real estate agent Nicole Galluccio shares heartfelt observations about her native borough, such as why Carroll Gardens reminds her of Sesame Street and how COVID has changed things -- and where to find Brooklyn's best pizza.
A serial entrepreneur and former house flipper, he shares some hard-earned renovation tips, advice for first-time home buyers and where to find the bargains.
Here's a real treat for anyone who's dreamed of living in a home that recalls the mid-century modern ranch aesthetic of Frank LLoyd Wright's late work.
"Brooklyn has a tremendous sense of community," said the Cobble Hill native, who counts Prospect Park and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens among her favorite spots in the borough.
Brooklyn isn't seeing the COVID-driven exodus Manhattan is experiencing, she observes. "People still want to stay in Brooklyn."
Well maintained and financially sound, the building has a live-in super and a welcoming community.