Salary Drop? You can Still get a Mortgage in Queens

In uncertain times, it can be easy to sit back and worry your time away hoping things will work out eventually. Although worrying will absolutely give you something to do, it won’t get you anywhere. So if you’ve been wanting to buy a home or refinance this year, don’t discount the possibility just because your […]

What you need to know about Mini Split AC Units

There’s nothing like a glass of cool lemonade on a hot summer day, unless of course the reason it’s so hot is that your air conditioner needs to be replaced. In that case, a new air conditioning system is pretty much the best thing ever. Maybe yours has lived a long and full life and […]

Is Now a Good Time to Buy in Queens?

With social distancing being an important part of life at the moment and so many parts of the economy suffering the effects of state lockdowns, some are worried about how all of this will affect the Queens housing market. This is especially a concern for those who were hoping to buy a new property and […]

Pre Approval vs Pre Qualification (Queens, NY)

By Sonia Martinez, licensed real estate salesperson and top buyer agent in Queens NY. So, after many months or even years of dreaming, you have finally come to the decision that you are ready to take the leap and now you want to go from being a renter to being a homeowner! Great! Smart decision! […]

The Responsible Queens Realtor in a Post COVID-19 World

By Duane Egyud, Licensed real estate salesperson with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. As we watch the world and this science fiction movie we are living through, I am paying some attention to the news and the good Dr. Fauci said that we will never go back to the normal that once […]

What is a Binder?

Hi everyone👋, today we are covering another common real-estate term that you’ll come across here in Queens. Whether you are a home buyer or seller, you will likely come across this term. The term we are referencing is a “Binder“ or Sales Agreement. If you’re looking to buy a property, once you start looking at […]

When does the Home Inspection take place in Queens NYC?

Today we’re answering a question that we get on occasion from Queens home buyers and sellers, especially when this is their first time buying or selling a property in NY. The question we’re talking about is, “When does the home inspection happen here in Queens?”. So when does the inspection happen here in Queens? First […]

What does an Accepted Offer mean in Queens NY?

Today we wanted to touch on something that we hear a lot of, and sometimes buyers and sellers are not one hundred percent clear on what this term actually means. So, here we will break it down and give you an idea so that you understand exactly what this term means here in in Queens. […]

What listings do you have?

One of the questions that we tend to get from from home buyers here in Queens is, “what listings do you have”? When a buyer calls in and speaks to one of our team members, one of the first things that they usually ask us is what listings do you have? In our experience, this […]

How much Money do I need to put down to buy a Property in Queens?

One of the questions that we get a lot from Queens homebuyers is, How much do I need to put down?” This question is most common among first-time homebuyers. As a first time buyer, you’re probably excited because you’ve been saving for a while and now you’re wondering if you have enough to buy a […]