Blog Articles On Real Estate

Blog Articles on Real Estate in New York and New Jersey

Looking to find out more about New York City and New Jersey? Then you have come to the right place. You'll find a wide variety of articles to read about New York City and New Jersey neighborhoods.

New Dorp, Staten Island Neighborhood 10306

By rbrown | September 2, 2020

New Dorp is a large neighborhood located on the East Shore in Staten Island Expressway.  As per WIKIPEDIA ™, the area was founded in 1671 following the English resurveying the pre-existing Dutch settlement of Oude Dorp (now Old Town) and expanded the lots along the South Shore, which were then settled primarily by Dutch families.  … Read more

Emerson Hill, Staten Island Neighborhood 10304

By rbrown | August 19, 2020

Emerson Hill is a small hillside neighborhood right along the Staten Island Expressway. There are several beautiful estates and mansions in this section of Staten Island. As per WIKIPEDIA ™, the area named for Judge William Emerson, who was the oldest brother of Ralph Waldo Emerson, who lived with his wife, Susan, and children, William, … Read more

Meiers Corners, Staten Island Neighborhood 10314

By rbrown | May 24, 2020

Meiers Corners is an interesting area that is often confused as other neighborhoods such as Westerleigh or even Willowbrook. I have been guilty of the latter. As per WIKIPEDIA ™, the area is named for a prominent 19th Century Dutch resident named Joachim Meier, who lived at the Martling-Cozine house. This was one of the oldest … Read more

The Right Way to Buy A House In 2019

By rbrown | December 24, 2018

The market for 2019 is looking a little bit better for buyers.  There are more properties for sale which means slightly less competition.  The demand to relocate from Queens & Brooklyn, to Staten Island, has not not died down. The demand to relocate to New Jersey has also not died down.  Properties are sitting a … Read more