How to Sell or Donate Used Furniture in Queens NY

How to Sell or Donate used Furniture in Queens NY. Provided by local Realtors, the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Have a question, or need some advice? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. We work with a lot of home sellers here in Queens, and one of the most common challenges […]

Just Listed: One Family Townhouse for Sale in Jackson Heights Queens (34-23 72nd St)

Just Listed: One Family Townhouse for Sale in Jackson Heights Queens (34-23 72nd St).  The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II just listed another single family townhouse for Sale in Jackson Heights Queens. This one family home is located at 34-23 72nd St in the sought-after community of Jackson Heights. This one […]

6 Signs you Need Pest Control in Queens

James could hardly contain himself when he spotted the stucco Spanish Revival house, its terra cotta roof striking a high contrast against the stark white structure. The brick walkway undulated inviting though a small courtyard garden surrounded by arches. He checked the price not once, but three times before calling his wife, Paula, breathless. They […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report November 2017

Queens real estate market report November 2017, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Queens Real Estate Market UpdateInterest RatesQueens Home SalesQueens Home PricesAverage Home Price in Queens NYQueens Housing Inventory Queens Real Estate Market Update   October was a busy […]

JUST LISTED: 2 Family House at 196-34 Keno Ave, Holliswood, Queens, NY 11423

196-34 Keno Ave, Holliswood, Queens, NY 11423 The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II just listed another 2 family house for Sale in Queens. This 2 family home is located at 196-34 Keno Ave in the sought-after community of Holliswood. This 2 family house is being offered for sale at $1,110,000. For more […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report October 2017

Queens real estate market report October 2017, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Queens Real Estate Market UpdateInterest RatesQueens Home SalesQueens Home PricesAverage Home Price in Queens NYQueens Housing Inventory Queens Real Estate Market Update The Queens real estate market continued to […]

59 Homes for Sale in Corona Queens NY

A complete list of 59 Homes for Sale in Corona Queens NY. Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or interested in one of these? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 CoopsCondos1 Family2 Family3 Family4 Family Coops Condos 1 Family 2 Family 3 Family 4 Family 59 […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: Smoke and CO Alarms

Reenergize for SafetyWhatWhyHow Reenergize for Safety When it comes to safety, there are very few items in your home more important than the smoke and CO detectors. With very little cost and effort you can rest assured knowing that warning systems are in place to let you know when there is trouble. Start by taking […]

Why you need a Buyer’s Agent in Queens NY

“Why you need a Buyer’s Agent In Queens NY”, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Have a question? Contact us anytime. 🙂 Value of a Buyer’s Agent in Queens NY If you are thinking of buying a home you may be thinking “what do I need […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report SEPTEMBER 2017

Queens Real Estate Market Report SEPTEMBER 2017, by George Herrera, Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. September 2017 Market UpdateInterest RatesQueens Home SalesQueens Home PricesQueens Housing Inventory September 2017 Market Update Home sales and home prices both rose again in August. This is the third month in a […]

12 Cool Homes for Sale in Upper Ditmars Astoria

A list of 12 Cool Homes for Sale in Upper Ditmars Astoria. Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or interested in one of these? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Apts and Single Family Homes in Upper Ditmars Astoria Multi Family Homes in Upper Ditmars Astoria […]

Boiler Maintenance

Queens Boiler Maintenance Reminder, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Don’t Be Left in the Cold It might seem like we just finished summer but your furnace is warming up for its time to shine. We highly recommend having a Queens home professional perform this service. Not only will a poorly […]

Feast your Eyes on these Luxury Homes in Queens NY

A complete and up to the minute list of Luxury Homes in Queens NY. Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or interested in one of these? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Luxury Homes in Queens NY, courtesy of George and Abigail Herrera with the Queens […]

What is the Value of Having a Queens Real Estate Agent?

“What is the Value of having a Queens Real Estate Agent?”, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. I have wanted to write this post for a while now because as times and technology continue to change, I continue to ask myself the same question, what is […]

17 Unique Woodhaven Homes for Sale

17 Unique Woodhaven Queens Homes for Sale. Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or interested in one of these? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 1 Family Homes for Sale2 Family Homes for Sale3 Family Homes for Sale4 Family Homes for SaleCoops for SaleCondos for Sale […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report: August 2017

Queens real estate market report: August 2017, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II.  Queens Market UpdateInterest RatesQueens Home SalesQueens Home PricesQueens Housing Inventory Queens Market Update Home sales and home prices rose in July. Inventory on the other hand, shrunk slightly. All in all, […]

24 Awesome Homes for Sale in Hillcrest NY

A complete and up to the minute list of homes for sale in Hillcrest NY. Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or interested in one of these listings? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Hillcrest is a small residential neighborhood in the center of Queens. Its […]

What kind of Home Buyer are you?

by Duane Egyud, Realtor & Buyer Agent with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. What are the ABC’s of Buyers? It is essentially the way Queens Realtors ranks potential home buyers. It seems pretty straight forward, though for the sake of clarity I would like to discuss this for a moment. First off, I love […]

Queens Real Estate Market JULY 2017

“Queens Real Estate Market JULY 2017”, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Market UpdateInterest RatesHome SalesHome PricesHousing Inventory Market Update Month’s supply climbed up to 6 months in June. This is the highest month’s supply we’ve seen since October of 2015. Month’s supply is the number […]

Top 5 Real Estate Offices in Queens

“Top 5 Real Estate Offices in Queens”, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’re thinking of getting into real estate, looking to buy/sell real estate, or just want to know who the Queens real estate power players are, then you’re in the right place. We […]

Queens Real Estate Market: June 2017

Queens real estate market June 2017, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.  Queens Market UpdateInterest RatesQueens Home SalesQueens Home PricesQueens Housing Inventory Queens Market Update May and June have been much more active then the previous months in 2017. In both May and June we had […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: Water Heater Inspection

Don’t Run Out of Steam You’re a few minutes into hot, relaxing shower and then it happens… nothing but cold water. A little love for the hot water heater will make sure this doesn’t happen to you. Occasional maintenance will also improve efficiency and longevity, saving you money on your gas or electric bill and […]

How to Sell a House with Tenants

How to Sell a House with Tenants, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you own a tenant occupied property in Queens, then at some point you may have tossed around the idea of selling. Cash flow is nice, but at some point people get tired […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report: MAY 2017

May 2017 Market UpdateMarket SnapshotInterest RatesQueens Home SalesQueens Home PricesQueens Housing Inventory May 2017 Market Update As we mentioned last month, the market is changing a little, but listings are still moving and selling for high prices in general. Interest rates came down again so that spurred some new activity in the market. Right now […]

Which Month is Best to Sell a House in Queens?

“Which Month is Best to Sell a House in Queens”, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. This is something that comes up a lot during our consultations with Queens homeowners, and while it may seem like a simple answer (Spring/Summer) the truth is that the Fall […]

Northridge Cooperative East Elmhurst/Jackson Heights

The Northridge Coop development consists of three unique cooperative corporations in Jackson Heights/East Elmhurst. The three corporations were originally all together but eventually they split into three independently operated cooperations. These became known as Northridge section 1, Northridge section 2, and Northridge section 3. All buildings were built in the 1950’s. The Northridge coops are […]

Who does your Queens Real Estate Agent work for?

“Who does your Queens Real Estate Agent work for?”, by Duane Egyud, Realtor & Buyer Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Who does your agent work for? Do you know? If your a seller, it is pretty much a straight forward understanding. You know who your agent works for. He works […]

Birchwood Towers Forest Hills NY

Birchwood Towers is one of the most highly sought after coop developments in Forest Hills Queens. The development consists of three sister high rise buildings, the Belaire, the Toledo, and the Kyoto. Built in the 1960’s these three mid-century buildings all share similar architecture, similar apt layouts, and similar amenities. The Bel Air The Bel […]

5 Queens Mansions you Have to See to Believe

“5 Queens Mansions you have to See to Believe”, courtesy of the Queens Home Team at  Keller Williams Realty.  Luxury living is not hard to find in Queens, although the neighborhoods where you can find mansions are much fewer than those where you can find typical detached colonials and attached rowhouses. Anyone who knows Queens […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report: APRIL 2017

Queens real estate market report: April 2017 April 2017 Market Update The first quarter of 2017 has definitely been interesting. It’s the first time in a while that we’re actually seeing a shift in demand, and while that can be a little unsettling, it also signifies a change that can lead to opportunities in the […]

Homes for Sale in District 26 Queens

Homes for sale in district 26 Queens, courtesy of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. District 26 in northeast Queens has long been the city’s highest achieving district. Its cozy neighborhood schools have veteran teachers, plenty of books and supplies and parents who put a premium on good education. The schools […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: Window A/C Set Up

Cool as the Other Side of the Pillow Temperatures are rising with much warmer days just around the corner. It might seem like we just got through winter but spring has already sprung and the warm weather will be here before we know it. Now is the time to reinstall your window A/C unit so […]

Which Month is best to sell your House in Queens

“Which Month is Best to Sell your House in Queens”, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. This is something that comes up a lot during our consultations with Queens homeowners, and while it may seem like a simple answer (Spring/Summer) the truth is that the Fall […]

New Construction Condos for Sale in Queens NY

New Construction Condos for Sale in Queens NY. Courtesy of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’re house hunting in Queens, then you’ve probably already learned the difference between Condos and Coops. After weighing out the pros and cons, you may have decided that a Condo is definitely the way to go […]

Food for Thought regarding Co op Board Rejections in Queens NY

Food for Thought regarding Co op Board Rejections in Queens NY, by Robert Kaplan, P.C., Queens Real Estate Attorney with 25+ years experience. Current law states that, absent discrimination, a co op board may decline a purchaser and is not obligated to give a reason. Such cases are rare but it may be helpful to […]

New Construction Homes for Sale in Queens

New Construction Homes for Sale in Queens, courtesy of Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.  If you’re in the market for a new construction home in Queens, you’ve probably already realized that it’s not that easy to find. First off, most homes in Queens are old homes built in the early 1900’s and mid […]

7 Cool Properties for Sale in Sunnyside Queens NY

7 Cool Properties for Sale in Sunnyside Queens NY, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’re thinking of moving to Queens, or if you’ve been living in Queens and finally ready to buy real estate here, Sunnyside is probably on your short list. Not only […]

Barclay Gardens Condominium for Sale

Barclay Gardens is a condo development located in Astoria Heights/Upper Ditmars in Queens NY. These condos are bordered by 78th St to the West, Ditmars Blvd to the North, 80th St to the East, and Astoria Blvd to the South. The Barclay Gardens condos are garden style condos in 3 story walk up buildings. In […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: MARCH 2017

Queens Real Estate Market update, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. March 2017 Market Update Home sales dropped dramatically in Feb, the largest year over year decrease seen in over 12 months. As for home prices, the median home price in Queens has actually become very stagnant, hovering […]

Multi Family Homes for Sale in Queens Village NY

Multi Family Homes for Sale in Queens Village NY, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Queens Village on the eastern edge of Queens is a suburban, middle-class neighborhood with a LIRR train station. It’s a modest neighborhood of single-and multi-family houses on small plots. There are […]

Documents Required for Sale of Property in Queens NYC

Documents required for Sale of Property in Queens NYC, by George Herrera, Realtor/Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’re thinking of selling your home in Queens NY, you’ve probably wondered about the documents required for sale of property in Queens and when you will need them by. Fortunately for you […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2017

Queens Real Estate Market: February 2017 The Queens real estate market picked up quite a bit in February. This is a change from the month prior. For example, our January was pretty slow in terms of new seller clients, and based on our conversations with other listing agents in the office, January seemed to be […]

13 Cape Homes for Sale in Cambria Heights NY

Cambria Heights NY is a charming neighborhood in the southeastern portion of Queens. It is bounded by Springfield Boulevard and Francis Lewis Boulevard to the west, the Elmont, Nassau County border on the east, Queens Village to the north, St. Albans to the west, and Montefiore Cemetery and Laurelton, Springfield Gardens and Rosedale to the […]

How to Sell a House in Queens when Someone Dies

“How to Sell a House in Queens when Someone Dies”, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.  We do a lot of property sales related to estates here in Queens, and while they can very sad and sensitive situations, they can also be some of the most […]

Skyview Parc Condos for Sale

Skyview Parc Skyview Parc residences allow you to live without compromise. Skyview Parc condos range from Studios to three bedrooms with contemporary finishes, nine foot ceilings, in unit washer & dryers, oversized windows, unparalleled views, and lots of natural light. Fashion, function and feng shui live in every detail here. Conceived by award winning architectural […]

24 Steps to Selling your House in Queens NYC

How to sell your house in Queens NY, by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you want to know how to sell your house in Queens NY, you’re in the right place. Whether you’re thinking of selling now or in the future, you’ve probably wondered what […]

Queens Real Estate Market: 2016 Year in Review + 2017 Market Outlook

By George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Year in Review When it comes to the Queens real estate market, 2016 was an interesting year to say the least. Interest rates remained very low for most of the year, home sales were consistently below 2015 levels, home prices […]

12 Cheap Houses for Sale in Woodhaven NY 11421

by George Herrera, Listing Specialist & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’ve been looking at houses for sale in Woodhaven NY or Queens in general, you’ve probably already realized how pricey they can be. I think it’s safe to say that living here isn’t cheap, however, there are still […]

How to Winterize your Home in Queens NY

by George Herrera, Listing Specialist & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Winter is not the most a popular time to do home maintenance, however, there are certain things you definitely need to do in order to winterize your home for the cold weather. If you’re anything like us, it can […]

Queens Real Estate Market: DEC 2016

Queens Real Estate Market Update Home sales in the US increased significantly, and they actually reached their highest levels in nearly a decade. In Queens however, home sales actually dropped and have continued to decline over the last 4 months and for most of this year. This stark difference is a clear sign that what […]

Where to find 2 or 3 Family Homes in Queens

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’re in the market to buy a real estate property in NYC, chances are that you’ve probably already considered the thought of 2 or 3 Family Homes in Queens. Not only are they a more affordable option (in terms of […]

How to Read Addresses in Queens New York

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Queens is a very unique county in New York City. Not only is it the most diverse county in the world, but we also have a very unique way of navigating through the borough. If you’re not familiar with the […]

How to find Queens County NY Property Records

By George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Whether you’re a homeowner, absentee owner, estate executor, or potential home buyer, you may need to access Queens County NY property records for one reason or another. Lucky for you, many property records are public record here in Queens and […]

Seller Concessions: What are they and How do they Work?

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Supporting content provided by Robert Kaplan, P.C. What is a Seller Concession? Put simply, a seller concession is when the buyer and seller of a property agree on a purchase price and then also agree to an additional amount (the […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2016

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. November 2016 Market Update The Queens housing market continued on the same path in October with sales declining and prices on a steady rise. Sales have been down (year-over-year) in 7 of the last 10 months signifying that there is […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2016

October 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update A cooling trend in the Queens housing market continued in September with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind the decline. Despite near rock-bottom mortgage rates and healthy job growth, Queens home sales eased after reaching record-setting levels in August. Affordability concerns have delayed some first-time […]

Where to find Mansions in Queens NY

by George Herrera, Owner and Listing Specialist of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Queens is huge, both in population and land mass. As one of the absolute largest boroughs in NYC, you can already imagine how many different areas there must be. In fact, there are close to a hundred unique neighborhoods […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEP 2016

September 2016 Market Update  The housing market spiked in August as demand remains at high levels in many neighborhoods, particularly in the 1-3 Family and Condo categories. Affordability does appear to be impacting prospective buyers though, despite near record-low mortgage rates. After five consecutive months of year over year sales decreases, queens home sales increased […]

What Nobody Tells you About Selling a Coop in Queens NY

by George Herrera, Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of them tend to be Coops. Whenever we meet with first time Coop sellers, we always let them know, selling […]

Free Movers Guide to Selling your Stuff in Queens NY

Moving can be a stressful time, especially if you’ve been living in your home for many years. Over time, your closets fill up and the basement clutters up with holiday decorations, and extra furniture. Now that you have made the decision to sell your home it might be time to sell or donate some stuff. As you […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2016

by George Herrera, Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. Despite the drop in transactions, home price increases have 2016 on track to be the best year for home prices since the recession. Near […]

Listing of the Week: 2 BR/2 BTH Coop at the Hamilton in Forest Hills NY

by George Herrera, Realtor, Co-Owner, and Listing Specialist of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Location: 67-35 Yellowstone Blvd #7H Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 Maintenance: $1,059.63/mo. Development: The Hamilton Price: $499K Welcome to your new Coop at the Hamilton Cooperative in the heart of Forest Hills, Queens. This unit is located in one […]

4 Programs Queens First Time Home Buyers Should be Aware Of

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. We come across aspiring home buyers all the time in this business. Whether it’s young couples browsing around at open houses, people who call us with questions about the process, or even some of our own personal friends who have […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2016

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecutive month. Strong demand and sustained ultra-low mortgage rates continue to overpower constrained inventory levels and a rising median sales price. Prior to March, […]

Queens Real Estate Market: JUNE 2016

by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. June 2016 Market Update  Queens home sales were off to a solid start during the first two months of 2016 which reflected year over year increases. However, for the last three months, we have seen year over year decreases in home sales […]

How to Throw a Block Party in Queens NYC

By George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or services. Block parties are limited to one block and one day. If you have always wanted to throw a block party […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2016

May 2016 Market Update Queens Home sales took a dip in April, which continued from March’s slight decline and also failed to outpace last year’s sales. Buyers are definitely out in full force, despite a mixed market in terms of both price growth and inventory levels, but it seems that we are seeing the same […]

Meet the Newest Two Family House for Sale in East Elmhurst

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. What: Two Family House for Sale in East Elmhurst Where: 31-39 84th St, East Elmhurst, NY 11370 When: Just Listed Price: $799K Open House: 4/16 & 4/17 from 11am – 1pm Today we introduce you to the latest Queens Home […]

Queens Homeowner Resources

19 Must Have Links for Queens Homeowners Winterize Now to Avoid Costly Repairs Later How to Prevent your Water Meter and Pipes from Freezing in the Winter Minor Home Repairs and Improvements that make All the Difference in Queens Instant Home Value Estimate 10 Things you should know as a Multi Family Homeowner in Queens […]

Queens Home Seller Resources

Residential 1-3 Family Home Seller Resources 8 Steps to Selling a Residential Home in Queens Transaction Overview How to Determine Market Value for your Property Understanding the Residential Home Buyer in Queens Residential Seller’s Etiquette Pricing Residential Homes in Queens Residential Home Staging Tips Seller Secrets     Coop Seller Resources 12 Steps to Selling […]

10 Things you should Know as a Multi Family Homeowner in Queens

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. 1. Make sure you register your building annually Owners of all multi family properties are required by law to file an annual Multiple Dwelling Registration form with HPD. This applies to buildings of 3 or more units, and 1- or […]

What it Was Like to Buy a Home, After Selling Over 150…

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considering the fact that we are both Realtors ourselves. Even though we’ve sold over 150 homes in our career, the entire […]

Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016

by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical considering the fact that there’s usually a big rush to close by end of year. Sales in January were down from December, but very […]

Astoria Ditmars Neighborhood Newsletter: February 2016

Astoria Ditmars Living A Place for Local Residents to Share Information about the Neighborhood. Published by George & Abigail Herrera 23 February 2016 Read paper → Leisure Business Education #astoria #astoriaditmars W Train Could Rise From the Dead in Fall 2016 | Patch Shared by Astoria Ditmars Lvng patch­.com – QUEENS, NY — Good news, […]

Astoria Ditmars Neighborhood Market Update: FEB 2016

Above listed properties are the most recent one, two, and three family home sales in the Astoria Ditmars Neighborhood (11105). Information gathered from the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, Inc.  For more details, pics, or information about any of the above properties, please contact george@queenshometeam.com Blog and Site courtesy of George & Abigail Herrera, […]

5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY

by George Herrera, LIsting Specialist and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we the most diverse county in the world, but we also are part of New York City which means […]

Minor Home Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens

   by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework before putting their property on the market. Reason why is because there are always little things that can be done in order […]

Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review

   by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate Market: Year in Review”. Rather than comparing one month to the previous month and the same month of the previous […]

How Much does it Cost to Sell a Home in Queens?

We meet with homeowners & potential sellers every week, and one of things we always do is go through their estimated net seller proceeds once we have appraised their property. This is extremely important because there are several closing costs associated with selling real estate here in Queens NY. With that said, below is a […]

Home Seller Closing Costs in Queens NYC: COOP

Coop Seller Closing Costs in Queens NYC We meet with Coop owners & potential sellers every week, and one of things we always do is go through their estimated net seller proceeds once we have appraised their apt. This is extremely important because there are several closing costs associated with selling Coops here in Queens. […]

Home Seller Closing Costs in Queens NYC: CONDO

Condo Seller Closing Costs in Queens NYC We meet with Condo owners & potential sellers every week, and one of things we always do is go through their estimated net seller proceeds once we have appraised their apt. This is extremely important because there are several closing costs associated with selling Condos here in Queens. […]

Home Seller Closing Costs in Queens NYC: RESIDENTIAL

RESIDENTIAL 1-3 Family Home Seller Closing Costs in Queens NYC We meet with homeowners & potential sellers every week, and one of things we always do is go through their estimated net seller proceeds once we have appraised their property. This is extremely important because there are several closing costs associated with selling real estate […]

Free Property Appraisal

For a free no obligation appraisal of your Home, just fill out the form below and we’ll contact you to schedule an appt. We offer this as a complimentary service to Queens’ homeowners because we know that good decisions are based on good information. Please be advised that we are not a licensed appraisers, however, […]

Astoria Ditmars Living – January 2016

  facebook.com/groups/astoriaditmarsliving/ View this in your browser Astoria Ditmars Living – JANUARY 2016 – Provided by George Herrera & Abigail Herrera, Astoria Ditmars Residents and Owners of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Welcome to the first edition of Astoria Ditmars Living, a local newsletter connecting residents in the community. Connecting with our fellow neighbors […]

Queens Real Estate Tax Guide

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Selling Queens real estate can be a very complicated process—just as complicated as purchasing real estate in Queens—particularly from the perspective of taxes and exemptions. So, the following is a list of various potential queens real estate taxes and exemptions […]

Business Spotlight: OK Cafe Astoria Ditmars

  Business Spotlight: OK Cafe Astoria Ditmars OK Cafe, Best Coffee Shops in Astoria Ditmars Where: 22-04 33rd St, Astoria Ditmars, NY 11105 Hours: Mon-Thu 7:00 am – 7:00 pm Fri 7:00 am – 8:00 pm Sat 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Sun 8:00 am – 7:00 pm What: Coffee, Tea, Food, and Treats Cost: […]

Queens Real Estate Market Update: December 2015

  by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.   December 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Home sales slowed again in November as inventory remained tight and prices continued their steady increase. As the end of the year approaches, consensus among economists was that the Federal Reserve […]

Basics of a 1031 Exchange: What is it and How does it Work?

  by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you’re a Queens real estate investor, or if you’ve bought & sold properties here in the past, then you’re probably already familiar with the concept of a 1031 exchange. If you’re just starting out on Queens real estate […]

How Much is your Queens Home Really Worth?

by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Every house has value, regardless of it’s condition. The question is, how much value? There are several factors that affect the value of 1-4 Family Homes here in Queens, and it’s important to note that Appraised Value is different than […]

Business Spotlight: Addictive Coffee East Elmhurst

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Business Spotlight: Addictive Coffee East Elmhurst Addictive Coffee East Elmhurst, Best Coffee in East Elmhurst Where: 32-63 87th St, East Elmhurst, NY 11369 Hours: 7am – 3pm What: Farm-to-Table Coffee and Fresh Pastries Cost: $ (see full list of Addictive […]

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Queens NY

by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Where to buy a Christmas Tree in Queens NY? It’s that time of year again! Jingle bells are ringing, carolers are singing, and trees have new meaning:) So if you do happen to celebrate the Christmas holiday, you are probably […]

Queens Real Estate Market Update: NOV 2015

by George Herrera, Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. November 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update The pace of existing home sales dipped in October, both month over month and year over year. As chatter about the eventual rise in interest rates becomes more pervasive in the media, a […]

17 Fun Facts about East Elmhurst NY

by George Herrera, Realtor & Owner of Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. East Elmhurst NY is a wonderful and unique neighborhood in Queens county NYC. We sell a lot of homes here so we get to tour the neighborhood and learn all of it’s hidden gems quite often. The neighborhood consists of two […]

18 Fun Facts about Astoria Ditmars

by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. Live in the area? Join our local Facebook group to stay in touch with what’s happening in the neighborhood: www.facebook.com/groups/astoriaditmarsliving/   Astoria is comprised of 4 different zip codes, 11102, 11103, 11105, and 11106. The most popular of the 4 […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report: OCTOBER 2016

Queens Real Estate Market Report: October 2015 The pace of existing home sales rose in September, but remains slightly below the pace from the same month last year. Demand for existing homes appears to remain high even after rebounding to post-recession highs this summer. Prices have not begun their usual seasonal decline for the latter part of […]

19 Must Have Links for Queens Homeowners

If you own a Home in Queens, then you know that there is a lot of information that you must have readily accessible for a variety of reasons. For example, maybe you need to pull your C of O, maybe you need to provide your Block and Lot number, you may need to check if […]

50 Fun Facts about the Astoria Queens Neighborhood

By George Herrera If you’re familiar with Queens, then you probably already know about the Astoria Queens Neighborhood. Arguably the most popular neighborhood in Queens and definitely one of the most in demand areas to live in NYC, Astoria has a whole lot to offer. From the plush Astoria Park, to the shopping and restaurants […]

Guide to the Flushing Queens Neighborhood

by Kevin Walsh RKO Keith’s, Northern Boulevard and Main Street Since the mid 1600s, the heart of Flushing (named by early Dutch cartographers Vlissingen, later bowdlerized to Flushing by the settling Brits) has been the T-shaped intersection of the present Main Street and Northern Boulevard. In its early years Flushing was a hotbed of religious conflict, […]