Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City. It is geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the southwestern end of Long Island, and to Nassau County further east on Long Island; in addition, Queens shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.
People looking to make a lifestyle switch to public transportation will appreciate living in Queens where there are many options for safe and reliable transport.
The faces of Queens are ever-changing, as many of the homes here are occupied by renters, and not the owners.
Last year in Queens, the average listing price was $656,345, a 0.3 percent increase from the year prior. Simultaneously, the number of homes on the market slightly fell from 3,136 to 3,050 - but buyers still have a fair share of homes to vet. Various properties in Queens have bathrooms with windows; a good feature for increasing natural lighting and airflow in the room. If you're after a great view from your living room, check out the selection of homes here which have a mesmerizing view of the East River. Queens has a ton of personality and a long history that you can become a part of, since a handful of properties in Queens are pre-war homes.