From Madison Avenue to Brooklyn

On this episode of Design Recipes, beautiful properties! Celebrity Interior Designer and host of Design Recipes, Cathy Hobbs takes us on a tour of not one, not two.. but THREE gorgeous residences. We highlight a collection of residences marketed by Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC, and listings by Angela Rapoport of COMPASS and Millie Perry of Stribling & Associates. Plus everything you have ever wanted to know about custom lighting with the help of luxury lighting brand Shakuff and mortgage expert Ace Watanasuparp of Citizens Bank has mortgage tips for those looking to buy an investment property.

Season 3: Episode 11 Design Recipes Tips Galore

Natalie Baghdadi of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC takes show host, Cathy Hobbs on a tour of a gorgeous 2-bedroom on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.  Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan introduces us to Pacific Park formerly known as Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. Mortgage Expert Ace Watanasuparp, Vice President, Regional Manager of the Home Mortgage Division at Citizens Bank shares mortgage tips for those looking to purchase a second home. Plus Cathy stages a 2 bedroom residence at 135 West 52nd Street with the help of the exclusive mover for Design Recipes, Rainbow Movers.

Design Recipes Season 3: Episode 10- Spring Selling Season

Cathy begins on Riverside Boulevard, with a tour of one of the first buildings ever developed by the Trump Organization. Cindy Kim of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC gives us the tour.  Then, Cathy and her design recipes team stage a 3 bedroom residence in Brooklyn for the sell. But there are TWO major snags that delay the project, a major snowstorm and Cathy gets the flu! Watch to see how Cathy and her team turn it around with the help of their go team at Rainbow Movers NY. Then, Brooklyn expert Donald Brennan of Brennan real estate introduces us to Aerobo, an innovative company specializing in aerial photography and filming using drone technology. PLUS, Cathy takes on a small renovation project with the help of luxury lighting brand Shakuff. And mortgage expert Ace Watanasuparp of Citizens Bank is answering the popular mortgage question relating to how banks use bonus income in determining how much mortgage an individual will qualify for. A very timely questions, with Spring bonus season just around the corner!

Design Recipes Season 3 Episode 9- Design Tips Galore

On this episode of the PIX 11 real estate and design series, Design Recipes, hosted by celebrity interior designer Cathy Hobbs, Cathy profiles waterfront living at its very best, taking us to River House in Battery Park City. Hila Peled of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC takes us on a tour of a gorgeous property.  Then Cathy has just 48 hours to stage a property for the sell with the help of Design Recipes exclusive mover Rainbow Movers.  Cathy stages a 4 bedroom luxury residence at 10 Madison Square West in record time and shares some Design Recipes take away design tips that you can incorporate in your own home.  Jacky Teplitzky of Douglas Elliman takes us on a property tour of Cathy’s staged residence at 10 Madison Square West.  Cathy heads inside a designer residence and views gorgeous fixtures by luxury lighting brand Shakúff first hand. And Ace Watanasuparp, Vice President, Regional Manager of the Residential Home Mortgage Division of Citizens Bank is answering the popular mortgage question relating to whether or not a borrower can use gift funds as a down payment for a home.

Season 3 Episode 8: A Highlight On Harlem

On this episode of Design Recipes, Celebrity Interior Designer and Host of Design Recipes, Cathy Hobbs takes us to Harlem. Raphael Sitruk of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC takes us on a tour of a 2 bedroom condominium residence in the heart of it all. Then, Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan takes us to Edenworks, an innovative business on the cutting edge of the current urban farm movement. Mortgage expert Ace Watanasuparp, Vice President and Regional Manager of the home mortgage division at Citizens bank answers the popular question of how people who are self-employed can apply for mortgages.  And Cathy is sharing and highlighting her favorite things!

Season 3 Episode 7 Investment Opportunities

On this episode of Design Recipes, Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs takes us to Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  While Williamsburg remains a sought after hot spot, there are still opportunities for those looking to invest in real estate. Sandy Mei Cheng of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC takes Cathy on a tour of a new development building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in which an entire building is for sale. Then, Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan of Brennan Real estate introduces us to Michael Ingui, in which we learn about the benefits and trends of passive building. Plus Cathy is staging an oversized residence overlooking Central Park. Tips for large spaces, from Rainbow Movers the exclusive moving company for Design Recipes. And Mortgage expert Ace Watanasuparp, Vice President and Regional Manager of Citizens bank answers the question relating to how one should prepare before applying for a mortgage.

Design Recipes Season 3 Episode 5

On this episode of Design Recipes, Series Host Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs heads to The Rockaways in Queens.  Lisa Joa of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC gives Cathy the tour of a gorgeous single family home. Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan introduces us to Urban Cowboy a Brooklyn bed and breakfast that has a distinctly urban vibe.

Cathy is “on the move” staging a property for the sell in time for Fall selling season with the help of her go to mover Rainbow Movers. Ace Watanasuparp, a Vice President and Regional Manager with the home mortgage division at Citizens Bank shares tips for first time home buyers, and Cathy learns the art of glass blowing from luxury lighting brand Shakuff.

Design Recipes Season 3 Episode 6

On this episode of the PIX11 real estate and design series Design Recipes, show host, Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs showcases how to choose door hardware for the home, partnering with leading brand Schlage.

Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan takes us to Gotham Greens, an urban farm in Brooklyn.  Then, Cathy is on the move, glamming up a two bedroom residence in Manhattan for the sell, tips on how to use mirrors and artwork.  And mortgage expert Ace Watanasuparp of Citizens bank is answering your mortgage questions.

Design Recipes Season 3 Episode 4

Our Biggest Renovation Episode Ever

 

On this episode of Design Recipe, series host, celebrity interior designer Cathy Hobbs tours the showroom of luxury custom lighting brand Shakuff.

Cathy takes us inside the Brooklyn showroom of Shakuff, introducing us to some of the worlds most exotic, hand crafted, chandeliers.

 

Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan of Brennan real estate introduces us to COMMON, an innovative concept in communal living.

 

Mortgage expert, Ace Watanasuparp,Vice President/Regional Manager of residential lending at Citizens Bank is answering viewer questions. Ace provides tips relating to the difference between purchasing a cooperative and a condominium.

 

And, Design Recipes takes on its’renovation project ever.  Literally raising the roof on a tiny cottage in order to create a loft and play area.  It is a project that was started in winter and finished in summer.

 

Design Recipes Season 3 Episode 3

Series host, celebrity interior designer Cathy Hobbs tours not one but two fabulous residences including a duplex at Millennium 99 in Rego Park, Queens. Sandy Mei Cheng of Bracha New York at Keller Williams NYC takes us on the tour.

 

Brooklyn real estate expert Donald Brennan of Brennan real estate takes us on a tour of 341 Sackett, a boutique new development with gorgeous finishes and impeccable attention to detail.

 

Time to walk on wood! Did you know most homeowners prefer hardwood flooring? Celebrity Interior Designer Cathy Hobbs provides tips on purchasing hardwood flooring as she takes us to the New York City Showroom of luxury flooring brand PID Floors.

 

These days, thousands of Americans believe bigger isn’t always better, which is why so many are downsizing.  Celebrity interior designer and series host Cathy Hobbs, provides tips on downsizing by redesigning a one bedroom using the decor from a two bedroom residence. Tips from the President of Design Recipes exclusive mover, Rainbow Movers.

 

And Mortgage expert Ace Watanasuparp, Executive Vice President of residential lending at Citizens Bank is back answering your real estate questions. The question this episode relates to whether or not you need 20-percent down to purchase a condominium.