Real Estate Consulting, Karin Haerter, Brooklyn, NY

Co-ops, Condos, 1 and 2 Family Homes, Multiple Dwellings, and Mixed-Use Properties

In addition to my Energy Efficiency Certifications, over 25 years experience with residential property management, sales, and marketing in the NY Real Estate market has given me broad background experience for evaluating building performance.  In addition, years of hands-on renovation experience with several townhouses, brownstones, and many apartments has taught me plenty!

I've used this space to share some of my real estate insignts.  If you're looking for guidance on property that you are considering buying to renovate, or whether  you're selling a property and need a briefing on how someone might view your home from an energy perspective, I can help.

Initial phone consultations are always free!

Check out my Real Estate Articles page for information & tips!

  • Buyers
  • Sellers
  • Homeowners
  • Co-op/condo Owners
  • Co-op/Condo Boards
  • Property Managers
  • Investors

What is Home Performance?

When you buy a car, you expect good gas mileage with low upkeep, safe handling, and comfort inside. In other words, respectable performance. Why would you have any other expectations for a house?  The ability of your home to deliver comfort, health, and affordability is what a Home Performance Assessment is all about.  Is the home functioning at its optimum?  Or are there deficiencies and inefficiencies?  An assessment can often determine which cost effective items can improve the performance of your home most!

Check out the Home Performance Assessment page and its Learn page for the issues and how your home can be improved!

Are you new to Home Ownership?

Make sure you look at the suggestions on my Renovations page;  more useful information on my Real Estate Pages; and an excellent read on the Building Science Corporation's website: The Building Science Guide to Home Ownership! See my LINKS page for more.

Of course, feel free to call (718.941.3725) or email me with questions and concerns!

Are you a builder or developer looking to meet new local energy codes or Energy Star?

As an independent third party,  I can provide initial and test-out Blower Door and CAZ testing along with Infrared imagery to help make your project a success. 

Contact me for more information.