Forest Hills Real Estate
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO FOREST HILLS QUEENS
" The suburb of Queens"
Stepping into the Forest Hills arch at Station Square you walk across to cobbled stone streets into a turn of the century village, known as Forest Hills Gardens, with old English styled lamp posts, well-kept gardens, and English Tudor and Colonial homes. Located only 15 minutes from Midtown Manhattan Via Long Island Railroad (LIRR), Forest Hills is a town that was home to the U.S. Open for over 70 years. Forest Hills also borders on Flushing Meadows Park and Forest Park, site of 1939, and 1964 world’s fairs.
Within Forest Hills, homes have their retained their own charm, which has been kept up by covenants agreed upon by residents of the community. These guidelines are designed to preserve the beauty and uniqueness of the area. As a result, Forest Hills and its surrounding neighborhoods have continued to be one of the most stable and beautiful communities in New York with homes of masonry construction and red tile roofs, planned to combine beauty and stability.
THINGS TO DO IN FOREST HILLS
Parks, Dining, Nightlife, Shopping, and much more...
Forest Hills also has several major stores including Target, The Gap, Banana Republic, and Anne Taylor Loft to name a few. Most of these stores are located on Continental Avenue and Austin Street which are the main streets. There is also a great selection of restaurants and bars, including Martha’s Bakery, Forest Hills Station House, Cabana, Agora Taverna, and Johnny Rockets to name a few. There is also a great selection of nightlife along Austin Street.
The Westside Tennis Club, an exclusive and very historic club is still there, as is Forest Hills Tennis Stadium where the U.S. Open was played until 1978. Private parks are located throughout Forest Hills and are available for the outdoor enjoyment of all. Residents can be assured that they have made a sound real estate investment when they purchase a home in Forest Hills, where appreciation in value has far exceeded that of other sections of the country.
Why Move to Forest Hills Queens?
As a resident of Queens for many years, I can confidently say Forest Hills is one of the most convenient, and beautiful cities in all of New York City. When I speak of convenience, here’s what I mean…
- Proximity to the Manhattan – Forest Hills has become the most desirable place to live in New York City because it is just a quick commute to Manhattan. It has several outlets to the city like Long Island Rail Road, MTA Express Bus, and the E, F, M, R subway line at the 71st Continental Avenue – Forest Hills Subway Station. Being so close to Manhattan is my personal favorite thing about Forest Hills.
- Quick access major highways – Ask anyone who drives what their favorite thing about Forest Hills is, and chances are they’ll mention the quick access to major highways like Grand Central Parkway, Long Island Expressway (I-495), Jackie Robinson Parkway, and the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) at your fingertips.
- Access to Everything – Whether you are looking to pick up some dinner on your way home, enjoy the nightlife Austin Street, meet up with a friend for coffee and desert it is all right there within a few blocks from you
TOP FOREST HILLS REALTOR
Why Hire a Top Producing Real Estate Agent?
If you’re thinking about selling your home, investment property, condominium, or coop Forest Hills Real Estate, allow us to help make the sale a pleasant (and successful!) experience.
When interviewing Forest Hills Realtors there should be a number of important things you look for in the interview, including the agent’s past track record of success, statistical data such as list price to sale price ratios, and average days on market. In addition, you should find out what communication and marketing skills they have. Extremely crucial these days, How current are they with technology, social media, and online marketing?
the latest technology and social media. Because we are ahead of the curve in terms of marketing Forest Hills homes for sale, we’ll get your home seen by more potential buyers than anyone else. Here’s a dirty little secret of Forest Hills Realtors (and Realtors anywhere really)… they don’t do anything extra to market the home for sale! They just put it on the MLS and call it a day. If you’re lucky, they’ll post it on Facebook, and even Craigslist if they’re feeling frisky. That just won’t cut it.
Our #1 goal is to put a SOLD sign in your lawn and as much $ in your pocket as possible; however, we also want to make sure you feel that the home selling process was seamless, low stress, and pain-free.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss why we are well-respected Realtors servicing Queens real estate owners and how our client’s homes are showcased everywhere online. We market the heck out of the homes we sell! How many Forest Hills Queens Realtors can honestly say that they know how to market your home for sale on Facebook and Instagram!? Well, we can.
There are no other Realtors in Forest Hills Queens who are providing the level of online exposure through social media integration or SEO (search engine optimized) results. Your property will be found in all of the places that today’s savvy home buyers will be searching for Forest Hills homes for Sale, including this site and many, many, many other highly indexed websites and social networks.
In addition to the incredible online exposure your home will receive, other things that make us stand out is the use of high-quality professionally-taken photographs, detailed “storytelling” property descriptions, virtual tours, prominent featuring on Levhomes.com as well as literally100’s of other top real estate websites.
Whether you’re in the market to buy a home in Forest Hills Queens or sell your Queens home, let us be your guide to the real estate market as Top Queens real estate agents.
We have been selling homes in and around Forest Hills, NY for many years. Contact us to discuss how we can best serve your Queens real estate needs!
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If you think Forest Hills, NY could be the perfect place to find your new home, let’s get together and answer any questions you may have. Lev and his Coldwell Banker Kueber Realty team have been selling in Forest Hills for many years and are dedicated to your satisfaction.
Forest Hills Listings Summary
Forest Hills - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Forest Hills: $1,282,900 / County Avg $877,700
Avg Taxes in Forest Hills: $8,900 / County Avg $5,800
Avg Sq. Ft. in Forest Hills: 1,754 / County Avg 1,506
Avg Price per/ft2 in Forest Hills: $732 / County Avg $583
Avg Walkscore in Forest Hills: 92 / County Avg 83
Avg Year Built in Forest Hills: 1953 / County Avg 1953
Avg Days on Website in Forest Hills: 101 / County Avg 105