46 THE COURIER SUN • MARCH 2, 2017 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM Williamsburg Office 313 Graham Ave. 718-782-4411 Ridgewood Office 62-70 Fresh Pond Rd 718-821-5999 Middle Village Office 79-47 Metropolitan Ave 718-894-8700 Visit us at www.crifasi.com WE ARE A FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS CELEBRATING OUR 43rd YEAR ASSISTING BUYERS & SELLERS KNOWLEDGE, PROFESSIONALISM AND INTEGRITY IS THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS WE WOULD BE HAPPY TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE YOU WITH THE SAME SERVICE Joseph, Sal Joseph & Salvatore Crifasi Though Queens is regarded as one of the cheaper boroughs when it comes to purchasing a home, a new study find that prices in the “World’s Borough” are on the rise. According to Point2 Homes, an online real estate marketplace, Queens comes in 12th place out of 15 for the most expensive housing markets in North America. An analysis by Property Shark, an online property research tool, shows that the increasingly pricey Brooklyn is pushing more people toward Queens. “If these numbers are anything to go by, it seems that Queens is indeed flying a bit too close to Manhattan and Brooklyn’s bright sun, which in turn would explain the presence of the borough alongside some of the most expensive housing markets in North America,” Liviu Oltean of Property Shark said.-TIMES NEWSWEEKLY-MARCH 2016 Strong competition in Manhattan and … Brooklyn may push more buyers to Queens, but there is a pull factor as well. Relatively lower prices, easy access to large job centers in Midtown Manhattan and Long Island City, and more living space for families will pull more New York buyers towards Queens- STREET EASY-DECEMBER 2016 Queens home values have gone up 11.7% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 4.9% within the next year.- ZILLOW-DECEMBER 2016 THE VALUE OF QUEENS HOMES HAVE GONE UP DRAMATICALLY AND ARE EXPECTED TO KEEP RISING. AS A HOME OWNER IT IS BEST TO EDUCATED YOURSELF AS TO WHAT THE VALUE OF YOUR HOME MAY BE. ALSO, THE PROCESS OF SELLING YOUR HOME CAN BE COMPLICATED AND A BIT INTIMIDATING. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A FREE NO OBLIGATION HOME VALUATION OR YOU WOULD LIKE TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE HOME SELLING PROCESS, WE AT CRIFASI REAL ESTATE CAN BE OF ASSISTANCE TO YOU. CALL TODAY AND LET THE CRIFASI TEAM WORK FOR YOU!
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