Buying in Brooklyn June 04 2012

I just read this story via the Times last night talking about how hot Brooklyn real estate is and then got this email about buying in Brooklyn from BB this afternoon. I’m pretty sure we fell under that naive home buyer moniker before we bought and it didn’t go as smoothly as we thought so if you’re considering buying in Brooklyn, be sure to check this event out:¬†
Buying into Brooklyn
Tuesday, June 12
7:30pm-9:30pm, $5 admission at the door, free hot dogs from The Meat Hook
Brooklyn Brewery
79 North 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11221

They plan to cover:
-How to decide if buying is right for you
-Who protects you and helps you get the best deal
-What red flags to look for
-What to do when you have bad or less than stellar credit
-The importance of finding the right lender
-The steps to obtaining a pre-approval and mortgage
-The benefits of buying a multi-family home
-How to pass a coop board
-The offer/acceptance process