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New York TimesA New Dimension In Home Buying Virtual Reality

Ellie Wald, an agent at Halstead Property, dons a Samsung Gear headset at the brokerage firm’s Manhattan headquarters. The goggles were strapped to my face like a scuba mask. Only instead of fish, a studio apartment was wavering in my field of vision. I moved forward, trying to enter the bathroom. Feeling slightly seasick, I hit the wall. This was embarrassing. I tried again and smacked into the door frame. “Are you teleporting?” asked Jason Darcy, a data scientist and software engineer who works for Halstead Property. I’d come to Halstead’s Manhattan headquarters to test the virtual...
New York Times - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Wall Street JournalBushwick Has Its Own Special Charisma

If You're Browsing For a Home... $575,000 13 Melrose St., No. 4A This is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom condominium in an eight-unit building one block from the Myrtle Avenue subway stop. Year Built: 2014 Square Footage: 611 Property Plus: High ceilings and oversized windows make the unit seem larger than it is. Property Minus: There is a tenant in place until April 30, 2016. Listing Date: Nov. 11 Listing Agents: Rosy Klein, Halstead Property Open House: By appointment It may lack Williamsburg’s sleek hipster vibe or the brownstone charm that characterizes much of Brooklyn, but Bushwick is building its own brand...
Wall Street Journal - Friday, February 12, 2016

Brownstoner253 Halsey Street Brooklyn NY

$1,700,000 Est. mortgage: $6,012.51/mo 0 BD / 0 BA Multi-family Status: No Longer Available ID: 12913564 More About This Property There is no mistaking the unusual corrugated steel facade of this stunning, fully renovated four story, three unit townhouse. The contemporary design of this unique property is the topic of conversation on this beautiful tree lined block in Bedford Stuyvesant. This home is currently configured as an owner's duplex on the garden and parlor floors with two one bedroom apartments on the second and third floors. Want to experience years of worry free living? Pack your bags, move in and enjoy....
Brownstoner - Friday, February 12, 2016

New York TimesMoving To Jersey City Join The Club

Jersey City is no longer just another gritty town on the wrong side of the Hudson River, dismissed by apartment hunters. As its population soars, new housing rises and buyers get wind of the quick train commute it offers to New York, Jersey City is shedding its dingy image and emerging as a destination of choice. An influx of new arrivals priced out of Manhattan and Brooklyn is helping make it the fastest growing metropolitan area in New Jersey, with some 262,000 residents in 2014, up nearly 6 percent from 2010, according to United States census data. And with the inventory of available homes at a three-year low,...
New York Times - Friday, February 12, 2016

Wall Street JournalHomes That Are Winning Combinations

These properties used a neighbor’s residence to expand Stacy Rauen and her family combined two apartments in Williamsburg, Brooklyn while she was pregnant with twins. Ms. Rauen in the kitchen of the four-bedroom duplex they created. They were represented in the purchase of the unit upstairs by Jay K. Overbye of Halstead Property Stairs lead to a playroom for Ms. Rauen’s three boys. Ms. Rauen with her older son, Jack, and the twins. Ms. Rauen said combining two apartments allowed the family to get more living space than if they’d purchased a home elsewhere. One quirk of the combined...
Wall Street Journal - Thursday, February 11, 2016