Home Maintenance Reminder: Fire Extinguisher Inspectio

Where there’s smoke… If you’re like most people you don’t give your fire extinguisher a second thought… until you need it. Give yourself real peace of mind by performing a quick visual inspection, checking the pressure, and making sure that your fire extinguisher is in an accessible place should you need it in a hurry. […]

The Truth about Zillow Zestimates in Queens

Do you know how much your Queens home is worth? No, really, do you? Queens Homeowners and buyers often answer this question by turning to a figure known as a Zestimate, produced by Zillow.com. Zillow’s intention is to create an accurate value estimate for the over 100 million homes indexed by the site. Although it […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report JUNE 2018

Queens Real Estate Market Report June 2018, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. Market Snapshot May sales continued their downward trend in May. For the last 6 months, home sales have been down when compared to the same month of the previous year. Inventory […]

5 Features of a Good House to Flip

Now that you’ve bought a home of your own, you might be thinking that you’re kind of good at handywork and you want to give flipping a go. It’s certainly one way to make money in today’s somewhat volatile market, provided you know what to look for in an optimally flippable property. Of course, the […]

4 Ways to Destroy your Queens Home Value

You’re a homeowner now, you can kiss bland uniformity goodbye the moment you turn your apartment keys over to your now former landlord. The world is your canvas — at least, that part of the world that you now are obligated to pay a monthly mortgage payment on — and you’re the artist that’ll mold […]

JUST LISTED: 104-19 120th St (1 Family House in South Richmond Hill)

104-19 120th St, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Charming 1 family detached colonial in South Richmond Hill, located less than 500 feet from the A line at Lefferts Blvd Station. This turnkey house sits on a […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report MAY 2018

Queens Real Estate Market Report May 2018, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. Market Snapshot We are two months into the second quarter of the year and what we’re seeing in April and May is similar to what we saw in the first quarter […]

JUST LISTED: Detached 1 Family House in Jackson Heights Queens

35-23 91st St, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. $1,050,000 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Large 1 Family, Located just 2 blocks from 7 train at 90th St – Elmhurst Ave, this house features 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, huge eat-in kitchen, formal […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report April 2018

Queens Real Estate Market Report April 2018, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. Market Snapshot The Queens real estate market in March continued a trend that we’ve been seeing so far this year. Home sales were down year-over-year for the fourth […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: A/C Set Up and Check Up

Home Maintenance Reminder: A/C Set Up and Check Up. Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or have a question? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. Temperatures are rising with much warmer days just around the corner. It might seem like we just got through winter but spring […]

JUST LISTED: 3 Family Semi-Detached Brick Home in Jackson Heights NY

3 Family Semi-Detached Brick Home in Jackson Heights. 32-47 82nd St, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please call 917-775-4727. Asking $1,285,000 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Very Well Maintained Legal 3 Family Home In Jackson Heights. Great Income Producer, Currently Generating $61,200/Yr W/Potential For […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report MARCH 2018

Queens Real Estate Market Report March 2018, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Market Report February was the second month of the year and although we started the year with low inventory, the market has definitely not started out the same way it […]

JUST LISTED: 1 Family Detached House in Utopia Queens

1 family detached house in Utopia Queens. 75-33 186th St. Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us or call 917-250-5382. Asking $1,088,000 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Beautifully maintained detached 1 family in the appropriately named & highly sought after neighborhood of Utopia, Queens. […]

JUST LISTED: 2 Family House in Woodside Queens

44-15 65th St, 2 Family House in Woodside Queens. Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. Asking $1,188,000 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The Definition Of Turnkey. Diamond 2 Family Semi-Detached House In Woodside,Queens. Laid Out As A 3 Br/2 Bth Owner Duplex […]

JUST LISTED: 1 Family Townhome in Jackson Heights Queens

1 Family Townhome in Jackson Heights Queens, located at 34-24 71st St. Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE 1 family townhome in Jackson Heights, Queens. Sitting on a 23 x 100 lot, this R5 zoned property features […]

Queens Home Staging on a Budget

Queens Home Staging on a Budget, by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. If you watch real estate shows or have been a home buyer before, then you know that home staging sells. It doesn’t make or break a sale, but it can […]

JUST LISTED: 2 Bedroom Coop in Sunnyside Queens

45-08 40th St #F43, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE True 2 Bedroom coop in Sunnyside Queens 11104. Asking $549K Listing Specs Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Maintenance: $788.33/mo Approx sq ft: 850 Parking: No Patio/Terrace: No Unit on […]

Queens Real Estate Market Report February 2018

Queens Real Estate Market Report February 2018, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Queens Real Estate Market Update January was an interesting month for Queens real estate. In January we felt the effects of a new tax reform bill, loss […]

1 Family Detached Colonial House for Sale in Jamaica Queens 11434

161-21 120th Ave, 1 Family Detached Colonial House for Sale in Jamaica Queens 11434, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE 1 Family Detached Colonial House for Sale in Jamaica Queens 11434 Price: $599K Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 […]

1 Family Tudor Colonial House for Sale in Flushing 11367

1 Family Tudor Colonial House for Sale in Flushing 11367. Located at 138-47 62nd Rd, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE 1 Family Detached Tudor Colonial house for sale in Flushing 11367 Asking Price: $999K Square feet: 1,467 […]

JUST LISTED: 1 Family House in Ozone Park!

150-13 Tahoe St. Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE 150-13 Tahoe St, 1 Family in Ozone Park Asking Price: $549K Square feet: 1,178 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Basement: Full Finished: No Property Description 150-13 Tahoe St. Fully […]

JUST LISTED: 2 Family House in Astoria Ditmars!

Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE 2 Family Home on 42nd St in Astoria Ditmars Asking Price: $1,349,000 Square feet: Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Basement: Full Finished: Yes Property Description Fully detached 2 family home for sale […]

Queens Real Estate Market 2018 Forecast

Queens Real Estate Market 2018 Forecast, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Queens Real Estate Market Report, January 2018 Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018. Last year was another year of booming prices, low inventory, and rising popularity here in Queens. In […]

JUST LISTED: 1 Family Semi-Detached Home in Middle Village

69-46 78th St, Official listing of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information about this listing please Contact Us. FOR SALE 1 Family Home in Middle Village Asking Price: $729K Approx sq ft: 1,300 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Basement: Full, finished Driveway: Party Garage: 1 Property Description Mint condition […]

JUST LISTED: One Family Detached Colonial in St Albans Queens!

109-29 205th Pl, officially listed by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. For more information or to schedule a viewing, please contact us. FOR SALE Single Family Home in St. Albans $490K 4 Beds | 3 Baths 1,500 sq ft 32.42’ x 100’ Full Finished Basement Description Large one family fully […]

JUST LISTED: 1 Family Semi-Detached Home for Sale in Astoria Ditmars!

43-09 21st Ave, Astoria, NY 11105, officially listed by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. If you have any questions about this property, feel free to Contact Us. FOR SALE Price: $1,050,000 Sq ft: 1,540 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Monthly Taxes: $450.33/mo. Basement: Full Finished: Yes DESCRIPTION Semi detached one family […]

Process of Selling a House in Queens

Process of selling a house in Queens, by George Herrera, Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Contact Us anytime. The process of selling a house in Queens can be a bit different than that of other parts of the country. The most important thing you […]

FOR SALE: 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Duplex Loft at Magnolia Ct in Ozone Park

94-50 Magnolia Ct #3A $430,000 | FOR SALE 1,625 ft 7 rooms | 2 beds | 2 baths Condo in Ozone Park Estimated Mortgage Payment | $2,660 Monthly Taxes | $451 Monthly Common Charges | $549 Call 917-775-4727 for More Information. DESCRIPTION Huge 1,625 sq ft Duplex Loft for Sale in Ozone Park. Condo features 2 BRs/2 […]

The Ultimate List of Two Family Homes for Sale in Queens NY

A complete guide to Two Family Homes for Sale in Queens NY. This list is broken down by sections, zip codes, neighborhoods and micro neighborhoods. Information provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Contact Us anytime. 🏘 Two Family Homes for Sale in Northwest Queens Northwest Queens Neighborhoods: […]

Can you Sell a House in Probate in Queens?

Can you Sell a House in Probate in Queens? Can you Sell a House in Probate in Queens NY? Courtesy of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Contact us anytime. The Short Answer We’ve sold a lot of homes both during and after probate so we are very familiar […]

The Ultimate List of One Family Homes for Sale in Queens NY

A complete guide to One Family Homes for Sale in Queens NY. This list is broken down by sections, zip codes, neighborhoods and micro neighborhoods. Information provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Contact Us anytime. 🏘 One Family Homes for Sale in Northwest Queens NY Northwest Queens […]

December 2017 Queens Real Estate Market Report

December 2017 Queens real estate market report, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help? Feel free to Contact Us anytime 🙂 Aaah, end of year. Holiday cheers, festive lights, quality time with family, and oh yeah, tax reform. While there was a lot of activity as the year […]

Tax Reform: What it Means and How it Affects the Queens Real Estate Market

“New Tax Reform: What it Means for the Real Estate Market in Queens NY”, Provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, feel free to Contact Us anytime. Congress has just passed the most sweeping tax code overhaul in decades and making sense of al the changes can be […]

NEW 2 Family House for Sale in Maspeth: 73-39 52nd Ave

The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II just listed another 2 family house in Queens NY. This 2 family home is located at 73-39 52nd Ave in the sought-after community of Maspeth Queens 11378. Contact Us for more information or to schedule a showing. This two family house is being offered for […]

Refrigerator Maintenance Time

Refrigerator Maintenance Time, provided by the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. Need help, or have a question? Feel free to Contact Us anytime. Keep it Running Like New A fridge that stops working can be very costly. Spoiled food, replacement parts and service costs start to add up quickly. Even if […]

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 Update   October was a busy month in terms of sales activity. Following a month where sales were down 18%, we had a […]

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 Update The Queens real estate market continued to see significant home price increases in September. Home sales on the other hand, saw their biggest […]

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 🙂 Coops Condos 1 Family 2 Family 3 Family 4 Family 59 Homes for Sale in Corona […]

Home Maintenance Reminder: Smoke and CO Alarms

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 a quick tour […]

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 Update Home sales and home prices both rose again in August. This is the third month in a row with double digit year over year price increases. It seems […]

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 […]

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 Sale 2 Family Homes for Sale 3 Family Homes for Sale 4 Family Homes for Sale Coops […]

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 Update Home sales and home prices rose in July. Inventory on the other hand, shrunk slightly. All in all, this summer has been very busy and it seems that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

24 Steps to Selling a House in Queens NY

24 Steps to Selling a House in Queens NY, courtesy of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. 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 the steps […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Home Team Awards and Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions 2015 Top Listing Agent of the Month: Jul 2015 George & Abigail Herrera listed more properties for sale than any other Keller Williams’ Associate. Top Selling Agent of the Month: Jul 2015 George & Abigail Herrera listed more properties for sale than any other Keller Williams’ Associate. Top Listing Agent of the […]

Should you Sell your Queens Property with or without Tenants?

   by George Herrera    Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to cash out or move on to your next investment. Being the savvy investor that you are, you have […]