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Arverne Real Estate

Arverne is a unique, vibrant neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City. It is nestled in the center of the Rockaway Peninsula and is home to a diverse population and a very wide range of home designs. These two factors are arguable two of the most important reasons for the high amount […]

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Holliswood

Holliswood is a charming neighborhood in east central Queens New York. Holliswood was established in 1884 when land developer, Fredick Dunton rode through on the railroad. He fell in love with the rolling green hills and decided to buy some land and start building. This rural neighborhood is very unique because it was built with […]

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South Jamaica Real Estate

Located in Queens, New York, South Jamaica offers affordable real estate, an excellent location and a diverse, vibrant community filled with a bevy of shops and restaurants to choose from. South Jamaica real estate is ideal for families, young professionals and commuters to Manhattan. Among the finest neighborhoods in Queens and indeed all of New […]

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Investment Coop Mortgages

Investing in a coop is a wonderful idea that can ultimately provide you with considerable financial benefits. While some investors will pay cash when buying a coop, most will take advantage of the benefits associated with leveraging their investment and will seek out a coop mortgage. While residential real estate investment loans are seemingly plentiful, […]

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Howard Beach, Queens New York

 Howard Beach was established somewhere around 1890’s by William J. Howard. He operated a goat farm that provided him the materials for his glove manufacturing business. He started buying land and building houses on it to create a community. Slowly the area continued to grow with the development of a railroad station that opened in […]

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Willets Point Real Estate

Those who want to live close to the New York City’s action, but not right in the city, might want to consider the Willets Point area. This area, which just underwent a $3 million dollar neighborhood beautification project, is the perfect place to get away from the hectic city and raise a family.

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Kew Gardens

As you look for a home in Queens, you might be impressed by the upper middle class neighborhood of Kew Gardens. The history behind the neighborhood is fascinating, beginning in 1875 with the opening of a cemetery. With the establishment of a train station soon after, a neighborhood began to grow. Today, Kew Gardens real […]

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Howard Beach Real Estate

Howard Beach is a middle class neighborhood in Queens, bordered by the Belt Parkway and Jamaica Bay. The community was established in the late 1800s when a glove manufacturer chose this area to build a goat farm. He continued to buy land and build cottages and a hotel, bringing people to the area. He even […]

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Monsey

Located in Rockland County New York, the town of Monsey has a fascinating history which set the stage for the important cultural role the town plays to this day.

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Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill is a neighborhood located in Queens, NY. Many families of European descent originally lived in the area. Beginning in the 1970’s, residents of Trinidad, Guyana and Jamaica migrated to Richmond Hill. In South Richmond Hill, a large portion of the residents are from Bangladesh and India.

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