Buying a NYC brownstone or townhouse? Here are 10 things to consider

… anything more than basic cosmetic work can void a standard policy says Jeff Schneider president of Gotham Brokerage … vacancy or renovation work will require a different kind of policy The general contractors coverage is not sufficient … 40 percent more than what you would on a standard insurance policy With more erratic weather and an aging infrastructure …

By Evelyn Battaglia |October 16, 2023 - 9:30AM
What to know about buying in Kingsbridge, the Bronx, where you'll find shopping, restaurants, and transit options

… Compass and Ramona Vicenty an agent at Corcoran give us the inside story on Kingsbridge … The question … I have heard that … which are older and have high ceilings have a lot of history she says Theres a lot of green space and the …

By Nancy A. Ruhling |June 28, 2023 - 9:35AM
What to know about buying in Little Neck, Queens, a suburban-style area with good schools and access to the LIRR

… and Cathy Moran an agent at Arash Real Estate give us the inside story on Little Neck … The question … I was told that buying … which was built in 1950 is on the market for $935000 The twostory house has three bedrooms one full bath one half bath …

By Nancy A. Ruhling |June 21, 2023 - 10:00AM
What to know about buying in Yonkers, Westchester, a riverside commuter burb with low prices but steep property taxes

… Realty and Geoffrey Weiss an agent at Compass give us the inside story on Yonkers … The question … Ive heard that prices in … 161 acres Hudson River Museum features exhibits on art history and science Dunwoodie Golf Course an 18hole course has …

By Nancy A. Ruhling |May 31, 2023 - 10:00AM
What to know about buying in Riverdale, the Bronx, where you can get more space and river views for your money

… Group and Aaron Kass an agent at Compass give us the inside story on Riverdale … The question … Ive heard that Riverdale … … 4515 Douglas Ave … Listed for $41 million this twostory house was built in 1910 and sits on a large lot in a …

By Nancy A. Ruhling |May 24, 2023 - 10:30AM
What to know about buying in Great Kills, Staten Island, where houses are large and more affordable but hard to come by

… doesnt pertain to anything nefarious in the communitys history It is old Dutch for creek or channel and refers to the … Sinagra an agent at Jason Mitchell Real Estate give us the inside story on Great Kills … The question … Ive heard that Great …

By Nancy A. Ruhling |May 17, 2023 - 9:30AM
What to know about buying in Morris Park, where vintage Colonials and public transit attract families and commuters

… Group and Jay Pegram a broker at eXp Realty give us the inside story on Morris Park … The question … Ive been told that … house is on the market for $1248 million The threestory 3843squarefoot residence dates to 1899 and features …

By Nancy A. Ruhling |April 26, 2023 - 11:30AM