Christmas is just a week away and although the LIC Flea Holiday Market will be coming to an end this weekend, there is still enough time to get your shopping done and snap a photo with Father Christmas.
A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.
Michael Carfagna, principal and founder of MPC Properties LLC, has been selling real estate in Jackson Heights for the past 16 years. He recently spoke to Real Estate Editor Liam La Guerre about the inventory issue in the neighborhood.
While the overall average rates of rents in Queens increased for a second consecutive month, prices in Astoria saw a decline in November for various sizes of apartments, according to MNS Real Estate’s monthly Queens Rental Market Report.
Fall marks a time when everyone enjoys the changes in the surrounding foliage— everyone except homeowners with pending apartment vacancies. For them, fall and winter is a time when rental inventory builds and rental prospects thin out.
State Sen. Tony Avella has joined the opposition to the planned conversion of an emergency homeless shelter at the former Pan American Hotel into a permanent facility due to what he called “horrendous” conditions at the site.
In Long Island City, RoGallery, an auction house founded more than 30 years ago by Robert Rogal, now the director of business and operations, occupies a 10,000-square-foot building that holds the gallery’s collection of modern and contemporary art including paintings, print, photographs and sculpture.
New rental apartments in the borough tend to be smaller studios and one-bedrooms as opposed to larger two- and three-bedroom apartments, according to a report released Thursday by Douglas Elliman Real Estate.