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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]