This Attached Brick/Frame Two Family in Douglaston features two beautiful apartments. On the first floor there is a Sunny 1 BR Apt w/ 1 full bath, LR, FDR, and Kitchen and on the 2nd floor there is a 3 BR Apt w/ 2 full bath, LR, DR, and EIK. Home also boasts a full finished basement with Laundry Room, Attached 1 Car Garage and 2 Car Private Driveway!
This Mint SD Treasure Island Colonial in Bayside features 3/4 BR, 2 New Full Baths, LR, FDR, EIK, Hi-Hats on Ceiling, Full Basement, and a Beautiful Yard with Large Deck and Shed. Home also boasts All New Electric, Roof, & Siding!
This Custom Built Waterfront Home in Beechhurst features 4 BR, 3 Full Bath which includes a Full Master Suite, 2 Half Bath, Large Living Room, FDR, Full Custom Kitchen, Family Room, and a Full Finished Basement with Storage Room, & Hi-Ceilings/Windows. This One of a Kind Home is in a Gated Community and boasts Breathtaking Views! Call for More Information Today!
According to the article Condos Tighten the Rules on NYTimes.com buying a condominium is supposed to be much easier than buying a cooperative, however in recent years condo boards have been tightening the rules and the requirements have become stricter. Furthermore, condos are more expensive than co-ops and for this reason, condo boards have more likely than not denied potential buyers for not having enough money. Condos have adopted practices of requiring extensive applications, numerous reference letters, "Brokers and property managers agree that most condos shift into a stage of tougher review and tighter management as a building and its board mature and the sponsor plays less of a role in the building’s affairs."
According to the controversial article 3 Bad Reasons to Buy a Home on MSN.com discusses the reasons why homeownership may not be for everyone afterall. It turns out that not everyone will benefit from homeownership, as of the common misconceptions: "It's a good investment," "I'm tired of throwing away money on renting," and "I need the tax deduction."
The recent real estate boom encouraged many buyers to purchase homes out of fear and recently, it has caused buyers to fallout of the market from fear as well. Buyers are defaulting on their mortgages because they cannot make the payments. Forclosures are spiking as well as sales and prices are stalling, at the same time as lenders have become more strict with lending practices.
This Beautifully Maintained Top Floor Unit in the Linden Towers Development features 2 BR, 1.5 Bath (Full Updated Bath), Large LR, Formal Dining Room, an EIK with New Appliances, and a Laundry Room at the Lobby Level. Unit is conveniently located near Shopping Mall, Supermarket, Theater, Schools, and Transportation including the Express Bus to Manhattan (Q44, Q16, Q34, Q25)! Extra Storage In Basement Available!! Call the office for more information today!
Although, home sales have been down, it hasn't stopped those from acquiring second homes. Vacation and residential house sales have accounted for nearly 36% of home sales. However, buyers of second homes in urban areas aren't looking for peace and quiet the suburbs offers, constrastingly, they are looking to be in the center of all the action.