Reason is these agents pay monthly subscription fees to Trulia, Zillow & other websites to advertise & try to get clients (like you who are selling For Sale by Owner). In exchange, the websites give the agents advertising space on your listing. Look at it this way - you posted your listing for free. These agents paid your fee.... more
Queens is a very large county and it would help me to answer your question if I had an understanding of where in queens you might have an interest in living. If you would like more information on various areas in queens I would be happy to assist you and give you lots of information on the different areas which would help you to decide on an area for relocation.
Maureen Mizuno, CDPE
Exit Realty Central
Secy of JCQC 2012
Incoming Director of JCQC 2014
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.