Welcome Home to the Elan, located at 255 1st Street. This stunning two bedroom two full bath condo boosts incredible Manhattan and Brooklyn skyline views which can be appreciated through your over sized windows with northern and southern exposures, or relaxing on one of your two private balconies. The apt is airy and bright with high ceilings, and great flow, its the perfect spot for entertaining. With the owners creative eye, the apartment is customized with pops of color throughout adding a whimsical touch. Impressive light, maple flooring through out further brightens the unit to perfection. The high end kitchen includes a Bosch appliance package, custom wengewood cabinets, polished caesar stone countertops, and breakfast bar, all which make this a dream kitchen for any chefs. Both north-facing bedrooms have incredible light, vast vistas and are situated nicely at the back of the apartment. The large master suite boasts a massive walk-in closet and well-appointed private bath with high end European fixtures contributing to a zen sleek look. A large built in storage unit and small balcony, a perfect spot for morning coffee, top-off the master suite. The second well proportioned bedroom, with large closet is located next door and currently is home to two kiddos. A second beautifully outfitted full bathroom with deep soaking tub and ample storage space lies between the bedrooms and kitchen.Your very own washer and dryer, mini split unit for heating and central air, and a large private basement storage unit making this the perfect new home. Built in 2008, the Elan is a 12 story/32 unit building in Park Slope, one of Brooklyn's most desirable neighborhoods. Residents of this pet-friendly building, enjoy a part-time doorman and a communal roof deck with expensive views. Low monthly charges and a tax abatement sweeten the entire package. The address could not get any better, minutes to the best shops and restaurants along 5th and 7th Avenues as well as JJ Byrne playground, Whole Foods and the F and R trains.
Park Slope is located in northwest Brooklyn and is surrounded by Prospect Park, Fourth Avenue, Flatbush Avenue, and Prospect Expressway. Park Slope borders on the suburban side of city living, and is home to many young families, pet owners, and plenty of locally owned businesses. This laid-back respite from the city gives residents an opportunity to really get to know (and want to talk to) their neighbors. Park Slope’s neighborhood bonafides include: quality public schools, easy accessibility via public transportation, a bustling dining and retail scene, and a number of green spaces and community gardens.
With the recent unprecedented rate cut by the Federal Reserve, banks have been inundated with people looking to take advantage of lower interest rates. Because of the overwhelming demand, we have not yet seen a huge reduction in mortgage rates. While we aren’t there yet, it is likely that we will see a dramatic shift in the upcoming months, which raises the question, “What does a 1 point difference in interest rate do for my bottom line?”Read more