505 E 40th St, Brooklyn, NY 11203
505 E 40th St, Brooklyn, NY 11203
505 E 40th St, Brooklyn, NY 11203
FOR SALE

505 E 40th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203

East Flatbush

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Home Highlights

Parking
Garage
Outdoor
No Info
A/C
No
HOA
None
Price/Sqft
$507
Listed
30 days ago

Description

Come see this ready-to-move-in East Flatbush single family gem, just waiting for you.
Renovated, including a finished basement, this beauty will have you at "hello"!
Sitting in the heart of East Flatbush, a cheerful neighborhood where everyone feels at home, 505 E 40th has a two car garage and a shared driveway, making parking and storage a snap.

Enter through the West-facing Sun Room and as you turn to the rear of the house, a wide expanse of freshly refinished hardwood flooring lies before you through the living and dining areas. To the right, light streams in through the South facing windows while the stairway to the second floor rises majestically to your left.
The large kitchen is in the back of the house with plenty of counter and storage space. Downstairs a large finished basement adds abnother room for you to enjoy.
Could it be a family room? Perhaps.
Upstairs three bedrooms and a newly renovated bath await. The bedroom face East, West and South, providing lots of light throughout the day.

Here again, the floors are freshly refinished, the rooms clean and painted and waiting for your special touch.
Listing by: Compass

Home Details for 505 E 40th St

Interior Features

Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Stories: 2
Appliances & Utilities
Dishwasher

Days on Market

Days on Market: 31 Days on Trulia

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1920Year Updated: 1920
Property Type / Style
Property Type: Single Family Home

Exterior Features

Parking & Garage
Assigned Parking SpaceGarageParking: Garage Attached

Price & Status

Price
Price Per Sqft: $507

Lot Information

Lot Size: 2,000 sqft

Price History for 505 E 40th St

Event DetailsPrice
09/16/2021
Listed For Sale
StreetEasy
$649K

08/01/2008
Sold
Public Records
$325K

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Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2020
Tax$4,961
Assessment$534,000
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 11203
$651,591
Typical home value
$481
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $507 5% above
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about East Flatbush

At least 1137 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 91%
    There are sidewalks
  • 90%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 81%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 76%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 71%
    It's dog friendly
  • 59%
    Kids play outside
  • 58%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 55%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 52%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 48%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 44%
    There are community events
  • 41%
    Car is needed
  • 38%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 38%
    It's quiet
  • 32%
    Parking is easy
  • 23%
    There's wildlife
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  • Trulia User
    "Sometimes at the park they have festival and park party. This will make people meet other people in the neighborhood "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are 2 parks within walking distance in this area. People take care of there homes and work together to keep our area clean and safe. "
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  • Trulia User
    "A lot of dog friendly people live in the area. Also a lot of street lights for when you have to walk your do late at night "
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  • Trulia User
    "Easy commute , wether it be a $2 cab taking you from o e side to the other side or a short walk to the train station or steps away from many buses"
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  • Trulia User
    "The bus is right at the corner. You have the option of catching 3 buses depending on the direction you walk in."
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  • Trulia User
    "Two fare zone but you can walk to the train. Lived in the neighborhood for years and am comfortable in my hood. Also, close to hospitals and local shopping."
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  • Trulia User
    "This neighborhood is like a family we have each other’s backs no matter what. There’s parks and schools and plenty of stores "
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  • Trulia User
    "Nothing really Maybe the parks, there is wimbate park where we go to run have picnics , exercise , And on church avenue there lots of Caribbean spots"
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  • Trulia User
    "Block parties are really big during the summer. Also we are close to the 2 and 5 train which gets you into manhattan in 30 minutes. "
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  • Trulia User
    "The community has very nice & friendly neighbors. I have moved out of the area then back into the area and it still has a strong community vibe. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Nothing to report, the neighborhood sucks and is not safe nor quite. There is lost of smoking in apartment areas and police are always watching the are. Lots of drinking in public court yard. Loud music at all times of the day and night "
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  • Trulia User
    "Dog owners have plenty of space to walk and curb their dogs 🐕 and its a friendly neighborhood.Quite a few neighbors own dogs. "
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  • Trulia User
    "the shops the cultures the easy access to public transportation the quiet nights the schools and churches are welcoming "
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  • Trulia User
    "It is a very busy neighborhood and mix culture. A lot of stores around and banks as well as food places, and healthy ones too."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are few dogs in the East Flatbush neighborhood. This is likely due to there being a lot of renters in the area. "
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s noisy at night. To much people hanging out on the street. There’s lots of trash on the street corners"
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  • Trulia User
    "The commute is pretty Easy. Most times the buses and trains are on time but as most places when it’s rush hour it can be busy"
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  • Trulia User
    "Seems Welcome , To all Pets Dogs Are Very Common . Many Others have dogs and more then enough cats . There is pretty much trees a park a few blocks Down For Long Walks a lot of walking For Dogs . "
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  • Trulia User
    "We have block parties and private house parties. The mix culture of population and the variety of stores, banks, medical facilities and Mom and Pop stores and my favorite delis' as well as numerous public transportation."
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  • Trulia User
    "Lived in this area over 20 years. Love the diversity of the neighborhood. Easy access to public transportation, shopping, parks, gyms and shopping. "
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  • Trulia User
    " my commute is nice and safe place are near teain buses store everything love this are hope u to if u decide to move over here"
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  • Trulia User
    "I lived in this neighborhood all my life 30+ years and I can tell you things have started to change for the better around here. Close approximately to the 2/5 train on junction. Target, Starbucks, and some of the best West Indian food restaurants you will find in the area. I live on a nice block with block associations that help keeps the block beautified and compete in the best green block in brooklyn. I enjoy living here "
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  • Trulia User
    "There’s is so many schools and churches around here as well as parks and public transportation.. it’s also safe walk at night "
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  • Trulia User
    "You see people walking dogs, but there aren’t a lot of dogs in the neighborhood. As a former dog owner, there are not enough grassy spots for dogs to do their business. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood with community feel. Has not succumb to the gentrification movement and has elements of real Brooklyn. Good with transport and local shops and rescources. "
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  • Trulia User
    "People are friendly and helpful and home owner keep up the cleaning of the space and gardening , lots of supermarkets near by well kept parks , close to public transportations "
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s fine for traveling to downtown brooklyn and midtown for work. And shopping is great in both areas."
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s a great place to raise children and have a bit more space. My children enjoy having a garden and also play a ton at Wingate Park. "
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  • Trulia User
    "I lived in this neighborhood for 15 years. Quiet block and my neighbors are pleasant. Not much goes on around and everyone pretty much keeps to themselves. There’s alternate side parking Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday’s. The subway station and bus stops are near. Parking could be a hassle at times dependent on the time you arrive. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Our annual Block party! Halloween trick or treating! We all look out for each other! We all help decorate for the Christmas holidays!"
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s very loud and since it’s near a lot of mental health facilities the people can be sketchy but I feel safe generally"
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  • Trulia User
    "Buses are easy to access and 10 minutes ie less to the nearest train. Select bus runs on Utica and Limited Buses on Church Ave. Dollar van is also great when you're in a pinch and pressed for time. "
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  • Trulia User
    "There aren’t really community events that I’m aware of. The only thing that really come to mind are summer block parties."
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  • Trulia User
    "good community to reside children, neighbors friendly, quiet neighborhood ( most of the time), close to shopping and transportation. "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are many neighborhood events in the park that brings the community together. Everyone is friendly and helpful."
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s very friendly, safe neighborhood, friendly neighbors, great for walking dogs. However it needs a dog park"
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  • Trulia User
    "Nothing it crowded and unfriendly . Looking to move .theres no parking the buses run off schedule and the train station is a good distance away"
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  • Trulia User
    "dog owners would not like the fact that there are no dog parks in this neighborhood also there are not a lot of pet stores around either"
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  • Trulia User
    "I've lived here for over 19yrs and being by the junction you cant go wrong everything is here. Perfect for young and single or small family."
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  • Trulia User
    "I lived here all my life and it has gotten worst. That’s why I live in West Lawn P.A. now. Alternate side parking, it’s noisy, I work too hard for this"
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LGBT Local Legal Protections

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505 E 40th St, Brooklyn, NY 11203 is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,280 sqft single-family home built in 1920. 505 E 40th St is located in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by StreetEasy on Sep 16, 2021.