What Listing Your Home For Sale and Twitter’s IPO Should Have in Common

What your home and twitter's IPO should have in common before coming to market

In 2006, 4 guys got together to create a micro blogging service that let users post messages 140 characters long. In 2013, they (and the people who supported them) will earn the value it took 7 years to make once Twitter’s initial public offering hits the market. When they were thinking about selling shares in […]

The Right Way to Comparison Shop For A New Home

the right way to comparison shop

Can any one apartment or property be more valuable than another? It could if it offers you everything you want at a price you’re willing to pay. Since you’re in the market for a new home, how are you finding the best real estate value when each listing is similar in quality has comparable benefits, […]

The Art of Stealing Home Sales by Other Brokers

halstead used our sale at 1142 Dean St to market to Crown Heights homeowners

I remember being asked by a woman who was interviewing me, “What makes you different from the brokers I’ve met so far?” That question and her tone said it all. Choosing to begin our interview on that note meant she wasn’t in the mood to listen to another broker talk about their award winning website or […]

A Real Problem With Brooklyn Brownstone Property Sales

NYC Agency That Determines a Building's Use

At the beginning of each year, real estate brokers publish market reports on Brooklyn home sales from the previous year and attempt to forecast where home values will go. While predictions about what your brownstone might sell for today is, at best, a professional guess, it’s based on information agents have come to rely upon. […]

At Last The Fine Tuning is Over

Fine Tuning Corley Brooklyn Blog

When I assumed this undertaking, I thought I had the right approach to the subject. And truth is I did … until I read how I was presenting it to you. What I mean by that is, if I had kept writing posts the way I started out they wouldn’t have been nearly as helpful […]

Are You (Real Estate) Experienced?

Are You Experienced in Real Estate?

Imagine you see an applicant sitting in the reception area of a company, waiting to interview for a position with a starting salary of $90,000 a year.

Out comes an individual who calls their name, formally introduces them self over a firm handshake and escorts them to their office.

Once inside they’re invited to have a seat, after which the applicant offers a copy of their resume.

And after a series of questions about their education and credentials comes the question they prepared all morning long to answer …

How does your experience qualify you for the position?

So What’s The Game Plan?

What's the Game Plan for Learning How Real Estate Really Works at CorleyBrooklyn.com

If you read what this new blog is about, you know I’m tackling a very big subject. Attempting to explain how real estate really works in NYC would mean I either know a thing or two or I should have my head examined. I can see how some might think, “how can this help me  where […]

The Start of Something New, Exciting and Useful

Corley Brooklyn Blog is the Start of Something New, Exciting and Useful

In life, there are decisions you’ll make that can have a lasting impact for weeks, months and even years. And some of those decisions will result from … whether you should sell a property you own if you should rent that apartment how to save for a down payment whether to start a career in […]