Queens Home Seller Resources

Residential 1-3 Family Home Seller Resources 8 Steps to Selling a Residential Home in Queens Transaction Overview How to Determine Market Value for your Property Understanding the Residential Home Buyer in Queens Residential Seller’s Etiquette Pricing Residential Homes in Queens Residential Home Staging Tips Seller Secrets     Coop Seller Resources 12 Steps to Selling […]

5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY

by George Herrera, LIsting Specialist and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we the most diverse county in the world, but we also are part of New York City which means […]

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. […]

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 […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015

April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current level is well below that of last year. This led to higher than expected home price increases. While home price gains are good for homeowners, […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015

March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a monthly decrease, however, prices remain well above the previous year’s levels. Inventory tightened slightly coming out of February and things have remained very tight […]

Buying a Home in Queens NY? Be Sure to Google that Address…

4 Reasons to Google that Address when Buying a Home in Queens NY Have you been in the market for a Home, Coop, or Condo in Queens? Did you finally find the right place? That’s Awesome! But before you jump in with an offer, you’ll definitely want to Google the address. Why? Here are 4 […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015

February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and low interest rates, prices increased on a monthly basis; however, the yearly increase remained in the 4%–6% range for the third consecutive month now, a positive sign that home price […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015

January 2015 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to the cooler months, when seasonal declines in both prices and inventory are normal. Inventory dipped slightly and remained below last year’s […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014 (Month’s Supply = 6.2 Months)

Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the same month last year while prices are well above those seen in the same month last year. Prices continued to track above those […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month’s Supply: 6.3 Months)

Nov 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to the Long Island Board of Realtors. Prices increased on a year-over-year basis for 4 consecutive months as of October, and surprisingly the magnitude of […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014

Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. Prices however, saw an increase over last year, but remained the same as last month’s median home price. Prices continue to post year-over-year gains, […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014

Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has presented opportunity to buyers with low interest rates and slower price increases in Queens, helping to alleviate the affordability crunch created by last year’s rapid price gains. […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2014

  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Queens. Mortgage […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014

June 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace with the year-over-year growth seen last month and keeping home prices growing at a sustainable pace. The rise in inventory […]

This Month in East Elmhurst Real Estate: JUNE 2014

      Report courtesy of George & Abigail Herrera, real estate agents w/the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. If you have any questions or would like a market report for your neighborhood, please call, text or email us. 718-869-0270 | george@queenshometeam.com

This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014

June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more choices moving into this year’s peak home buying season and may have less competition in certain neighborhoods. While the overall inventory in the county has […]

This Month in East Elmhurst Real Estate: MAY 2014

  Click picture below to enlarge image. For a market snapshot of your neighborhood, email: george@queenshometeam.com  Content courtesy of George Herrera w/the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty.

This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2014

May 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of Queens home sales was pretty flat in April as the county began to transition out of one of its most severe winters in recent history. Now that we are getting warmer weather and in the peak selling season, we should see Queens home sales start to improve. Both prices and inventory […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2014

April 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales remained sluggish in March according to the most recent data released by the Long Island Board of Realtors. A combination of higher prices and new lending standards have played a role in the slower pace of sales, as did February’s severe winter weather. Prices continued to […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2014

March 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales declined in February with the combined effects of severe winter weather and the decline in affordability due to higher mortgage rates and prices than those seen in the previous year. Sales have also been hindered at the beginning of this year by new mortgage and flood insurance regulations that recently took effect. The flood insurance regulations are currently set to […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: February 2014

February 2014 Market Update Homes sales were down in January from the previous month, likely a result of the severely cold weather which affected many markets more than in typical years. Inventory levels remained tight but did increase slightly. The weather may have affected the number of listings coming onto the market, but we still ended the month […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: January 2014

January 2014 Market Update   Total existing home sales were up in December when compared to the previous month and were also up from December of last year. Prices continue to increase, even given the modest seasonal decrease that is typically seen in the winter months. This is due in large part to the consistent rise in home […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: December 2013

Queens NY Real Estate Market Update According to the Long Island Board of Realtors, existing home sales declined 21% in November but are still well above last year’s pace by 16.9%. Some part of the drop in sales was likely due to delays caused by the government shutdown, which may affect December’s sales figures as well. Even with the modest […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: November 2013

Queens NY Real Estate Market Update The seasonally adjusted rate of Queens home sales increased again in October and continued to increase when compared to year-ago levels, with October marking the 7th month of year-over-year increases. Median price declined month to month, which was expected given seasonal patterns; year-over-year, October marked only the 4th month this year of price decreases. This should have many potential […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: October 2013

  Queens NY Real Estate Market Update In September the seasonally adjusted annual rate of home sales in Queens jumped to the highest year-over-year increase since January 2013, as many buyers made the effort to lock in rates before they rise any further. While rates have ticked down due to the Federal Reserve’s announcement that […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: September 2013

Queens NY Real Estate Market: Update The annual rate of home sales rose for the fifth month in a row in August, the jump likely boosted by formerly reluctant buyers being pushed off the sidelines by the anticipation of rising mortgage rates. As speculation continues on the date and extent of the Federal Reserve’s reduction […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2013

Queens NY Real Estate Market Update With home prices still rising rapidly, inventory has remained tight as many potential Queens home sellers hold out in an effort to wait until prices peak. However, with builders ramping up operations and the potential for interest rates to rise, it is still a good time for prudent homeowners to take advantage of […]

This Month in Jackson Heights Real Estate: July 2013

Jackson Heights NY Real Estate Market Update     Jackson Heights NY Real Estate Market Home Sales     Jackson Heights NY Real Estate Market: Home Prices   Courtesy of George & Abigail Herrera w/the Queens Home Team @ Keller Williams Realty Landmark II.  BUY: www.ExclusiveQueensHomes.com | SELL: www.QueensHomeSelling.com

This Month in Bayside Real Estate: July 2013

Bayside NY Real Estate Market:  Snapshot   Bayside NY Real Estate Market:  Home Sales   Bayside NY Real Estate Market: Home Prices   Courtesy of George & Abigail Herrera w/the Queens Home Team @ Keller Williams Realty Landmark II. BUY: www.ExclusiveQueensHomes.com | SELL: www.QueensHomeSelling.com

This Month in Astoria Real Estate: July 2013

Astoria Real Estate Market Snapshot Astoria NY Home Sales Astoria NY Home Prices Copyright 2013 by MLSLI. Any dissemination or reproduction of this information in violation  of copyright laws is strictly prohibited. While believed to be accurate, MLSLI does not guarantee its accuracy. Data contained herein may not reflect all real estate activity in the MLSLI market. Reports […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2013

July 2013 Queens NY Market Update The recovery of the Queens housing market now appears to be well under way. While demand is still high, even with credit conditions constraining buyers, the low level of inventory is having a significant effect in most neighborhoods. This is likely to persist through the year due to the rapid sales velocity and […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: June 2013

June 2013 Queens Market Update The recovery of the Queens housing market now appears to be well under way. While demand is still high even with credit conditions constraining buyers, the low level of inventory is having a significant effect in most neighborhoods. Due to current market conditions, May saw a significant jump in sales velocity. April & May […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: May 2013

Queens NY Real Estate Market Update As the Queens housing market recovers we are seeing considerable increases in demand, resulting in a strong seller’s market in certain areas across the county. Currently, there is more demand than there is supply available in many neighborhoods, but the good news is home construction is rising and low mortgage rates are continuing to keep affordability conditions […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: April 2013

Queens NY Real Estate Market Update Home sales and prices confirm that a healthy recovery is continuing in the Queens housing market: sales have been above year-ago levels for 8 of the last 12 months, while prices have experienced 9 months of year-over-year gains in the last 12 months. We are still in a Buyer’s […]

This Month in Forest Hills Real Estate: March 2013

February 2013 Forest Hills Market Update The Forest Hills housing market is showing some improvement. The main trend to call attention to is the tightening inventory. Home prices are still below year-ago levels, but housing demand has picked up, resulting in low levels of inventory in many areas of Forest Hills. Tight inventory is a major factor in the […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: March 2013

March 2013 Queens NY Market Update The Queens housing market is showing positive improvement. The main trend to call attention to is the seller’s market. Home prices continue to rise steadily above year-ago levels, and housing demand has strongly picked up, resulting in low levels of inventory in many neighborhoods across the county. Tight inventory is a major factor […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: June 2012

June 2012 Queens Real Estate Market Update Courtesy of Abigail Herrera with Keller Williams Realty Landmark. In a Nutshell: Total Number of Homes Sold: 579 – Down 10.4% from 615 home sales in May 2011.  Median Sale Price: $350,000 – Up 3% from $340,000 in May 2011. Residential Homes Sold: 340 (Median Sale Price: $450,000) Condo Homes Sold: 61 (Median Sale Price: $340,000) Co-Op Homes Sold: 178 (Median Sale Price: […]

This Month in Queens Real Estate: May 2012

 May 2012  Market Update The housing market and the overall economy are improving at modest rates nationally & locally, some areas have actually even gained momentum. The Conference Board’s CEO confidence index is up a notable 14 points—from 49 last quarter to a current reading of 63. A reading of 50 is the threshold above which […]