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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]