Things To Consider When Buying A Home in Brooklyn – Checklist For First Time Home Buyer in Brooklyn


Checklist For First Time Home Buyers in Brooklyn

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Thinking of buying your first home in Brooklyn?

After meeting with your  home loan lender and getting approved to buy a home you should have a home buyers checklist of the things are  important to you in choosing a neighborhood and  the features that you want  in your new home .

Things To Consider When Looking For a home in Brooklyn 

Which Neighborhood?

List of neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Thinking of Buying A Home in Brooklyn –  Is The Neighborhood ‘Im Interested In Located In A Flood Zone: 

New York City Flood Maps

 NYC Flood Zones


FEMA online map service – Search Specific Properties by address


Do you have to be close to mass transit – MTA Service


Own a Car in Brooklyn ? Are you Concern  about the days of the week for Alternate side street parking in NYC

Do you have to be close to Shopping

                  Is there  public Park Nearby – visit NYC Parks Locator

What Public Schools are in the area 

Where is the local community board office

Which government official represents my neighborhood/

What type of zonining and development has been filed for my future block or Brooklyn neighborhood

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What Type of Home Are You Looking For

Co-op vs Condo

Multi Family

Single Family

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What Features Would You Like In Your New Home

Co-op / Condo:

Parking – indoor or outdoor

Garden area – playground – pool

Bike Storage


Front or Back Unit

Foyer / Entryway

Kitchen With Windows

Natural Light


#Bedrooms    –   #Bathrooms


Pet Friendly

On Site Laundry

Walkup or Elevator

What Cable & Wireless Telephone  Company Services the Building

Single or MultiFamily Home

Porch- Garage


Finished Basement

Formal Dining

#Bedrooms    –   #Bathrooms – master Bath

MultiFamily Investment – Vacant or With Tenants – Time Left on current leases

Attached – Detached – or Semi-Detached

Brick or Frame Exterior

Oil or Gas Heat – Central Heat and Air – Wall A/Cs

Ranch or Duplex

Full Basement – ceiling Heights

Type of Kitchen

Formal Dining


When you are ready to buy your first home in Brooklyn, 

Call Michele Cadogan


Fillmore Real Estate

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker

About Cadogan's Brooklyn Real Estate Blog

Michele Cadogan is a Brooklyn NY real estate professional . She makes the process of buying, renting and selling real estate in Brooklyn a good experience. A long time Flatbush Brooklyn resident, she has a tremendous appreciation of the borough, its great history and its diverse communities. With a degree in Political Science and Economics she brings a balance perspective to the your real estate experience. Truly a professional in a people oriented business. When looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn to help you buy or sell a home in Brooklyn , call Michele. Michele Cadogan Fillmore Real Estate Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker 917-861-9166 Your Brooklyn Real Estate Professional
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