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 […]

Queens Home Team sells another Bay Terrace Gardens Coop in Bayside NY!

Another Bay Terrace Gardens Coop $OLD for Top Dollar! George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of their 2 BR Coop located at 14-20 Bell Blvd, Bay Terrace Gardens Cooperative, Bayside, NY 11360. This Bayside coop consisted of 2 bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, and sold for […]

Queens Home Team Announces Sale of 2 BR Coop at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY…

Sold in 57 Days, for 99% of asking Price! George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of their 2 BR Coop located at 219-40 75th Ave #241A2, Windsor Oaks Cooperative, Oakland Gardens, NY 11364. This Oakland Gardens coop consisted of 2 bedrooms, 1 […]

Queens Home Team sells another Studio Coop at Northridge Section 1 in East Elmhurst!

George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of their Studio Coop located at 32-22 92nd St #602, Northridge Section 1 Cooperative, East Elmhurst, NY 11369. This East Elmhurst coop consisted of 1 living room/bedroom, 1 Bathroom, and sold for $85,000. This Northridge Section […]

Queens Home Staging Tips

Staging & preparing your home before hitting the market is extremely important. We’ve seen first hand what staging, de-cluttering, and rearranging of furniture can do for a home. The showing inquiries are always greater, offers are much higher, and negative feedback is minimal because believe it or not, buyers nitpick at the small things. The […]

Price to Sell

Getting ready to get into the Queens real estate market? You may be nervous and unsure for one of many reasons. After all, selling a home is a very big decision regarding one of the most valuable assets in your life. Rest assured that the right agent with a strategic sales plan for your home […]

Seller’s Etiquette

Once you decide to put your home on the market, it is important to practice good seller’s etiquette. After all, selling a home, condo, or coop is a business transaction, therefore, there is an expected protocol to how sellers should interact with outside parties. For help or advice on how to practice good seller’s etiquette […]

Understanding the Buyer

As the seller, you can control three factors that will affect the sale of your home: The home’s condition, the asking price, and the marketing strategy. However, it’s important to note that there are numerous other factors that influence a buyer, and you need to understand these consumer trends when you enter the sellers’ market. […]

12 Steps to Selling a Coop in Queens NY

In Queens we have Residential homes, Coops, and Condos. Selling a Coop can vary from selling a Condo or residential 1-4 family home, therefore, we have come up with the 12 basic steps involved in selling a Condo in Queens. Being that Coops have management companies and boards, some steps may vary depending on the […]

11 Steps to Selling a Condo in Queens NY

In Queens we have Residential homes, Coops, and Condos. Selling a Condo can vary from selling a Coop or residential 1-4 family home, therefore, we have come up with the 11 basic steps involved in selling a Condo in Queens. Being that Condos have management companies and(or) boards, some steps may vary. For help or […]

8 Steps to Selling a Residential Home in Queens NY

Selling a residential 1-4 family home in Queens can be quite different from selling a typical residential home in other parts of the country. When referring to one family homes, the process may be more common, but even then, it is significantly different because of the NYC specific variables that are a factor. When selling […]

Queens Home Team Sells another 1 BR Coop at Forest & Garden in Kew Gardens!

George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of the 1 BR Coop located at 118-60 Metropolitan Ave #2G, Forest and Garden Cooperative, Kew Gardens, NY 11415. This Kew Gardens coop consisted of 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, and sold for $152,500. This Forest and […]

Queens Home Team sells another Coop at Donner Gardens in Jackson Heights!

George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of the 1 BR Coop located at 35-15 84th St #6F, Donner Gardens Cooperative, Jackson Heights, NY 11375. This Jackson Heights coop consisted of 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, and sold for $170,000. This 1 BR Donner […]

Queens Home Team sells another Coop at the Belvedere West in Jackson Heights!

George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of the 1 BR Coop located at 35-15 84th St #2I, Jackson Heights, NY 11375. This Jackson Heights coop consisted of 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, and sold for $221,000. This 1 BR coop was on the […]

1031 Exchange Info for Queens Home Sellers

If you’re a seasoned real estate investor in Queens, you’re likely familiar with the concept of a 1031 exchange. If you’re just starting out on Queens real estate investment, then you’re probably eager to learn about the tax-deferral option. We’ve prepared a primer on this important tool for your investment-planning purposes. A 1031 exchange, also […]

Real Estate Closing Costs for Seller in Queens NYC

Condos Brokerage Fees: Typically 4-6% in Queens Own Attorney: $850+ Processing Fee: $450+ NYC Transfer Tax: Up to $500,000 = 1% $500,000+ = 1.425% Condo Deed Transfers: $75 NY State Transfer Tax: $4 per $1,000 of price NYS Equalization Fee: $75 Pick-up/Payoff Fee: $250 – $500 UCC-3 Filing Fee: $100 Miscellaneous Condominium Charges: Vary by building PLEASE NOTE:  For condominiums in new developments, 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 […]

If you Misplace or can’t find your Coop Documents

FOR home and condo owners, losing a deed is usually no big deal. But for co-op owners, the loss of a share certificate — and the proprietary lease that goes with it — will almost always cause a problem, and in some cases can get quite expensive when the time comes to sell or refinance […]

Queens Home Team Hassle Free Listing

George & Abigail Herrera are pleased to announce their exclusive “Hassle Free Listing Program”. Take the risk and fear out of listing your home with an agent and relax knowing that you won’t be locked in to a lengthy contract. Enjoy the caliber of service from Agents confident enough to  make this offer! What’s your […]

Queens Home Team another Coop at Kew Village in Kew Garden Hills!

George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty are pleased to announce the sale of the 2 BR Coop located at 135-18 77th Ave, Kew Garden Hills, NY 11367. This Kew Village coop consisted of 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, and sold for $175,000. This 2 BR coop was on the market […]

Queens Real Estate Transaction Overview

…Detailed steps to buying and selling real estate in Queens County It is difficult to estimate how long the process will take, from acceptance of an offer to closing.  Assuming a loan can be secured in a timely fashion, one can move from contract to closing on a condo/residential home in about 60 days. However, the cooperative […]

4 Hazards of Selling your Queens Home without an Agent

When real estate markets are on the upswing (like the Queens real estate market), it’s common for sellers to get creative and look for new ways to turn a profit. Some cash-saving measures, like competitive pricing and high ROI renovations, are great tools for getting the most from a deal. Others, like selling without an […]

How to Estimate Queens Home Values

What to know about Queens Home Values Why should I estimate my home’s market value? Establishing your home’s market value gives you greater control over your property taxes, insurance premiums, and the sale or refinancing of your home.  Many people hire professional appraisers to estimate their home’s market value.  However, there’s no reason why you can’t […]