Forest Hills Ranked Best Area To Buy For 1st Time Home Buyers

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FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — Forest Hills is the most accessible neighborhood in Queens for first-time home buyers, and among the city’s top-two most affordable areas to look for a first home overall, a new study shows.

The study, by the real estate website StreetEasy, defined “affordable” homes as those listings that people could buy if they earn the city’s median annual income of $70,406, and save 10 percent of their gross income for 10 years. By these metrics, affordable homes in NYC cost a median of $352,780, factoring in a 20 percent down payment and other maintenance fees, according to the study.

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Where To Find Christmas Trees In 2020 In The Forest Hills Area

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At least 25 million real Christmas trees are sold each year across America, and currently, 350 million are growing in all 50 U.S. states. And despite these unprecedented times, the tree market is still up and running this holiday season. Christmas tree lots and choose-and-cut farms nationwide are taking precautions as the coronavirus pandemic worsens to ensure buyers can take home a tree with minimal risk to their family’s health and safety.

“We highly encourage growers to use these recommendations to develop strategies to protect their workers and customers,” the the National Christmas Tree Association wrote on its website this year, and “wholesale growers should share the recommendations for tree lots with their customers. Having a COVID-19 plan for your business is an imperative.”

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“Forest Hills Gardens Town House”

Lower Duplex unit in a three Story 2 family home located in a parklike setting on tree lined Burns Street in Forest Hills Gardens. Three bedrooms, two full & one half Bathroom. Private Parking with decal. This home is just minutes from schools, including top-rated P.S. 101, shopping, restaurants, private community center overlooking a one-acre community-only park at the end of the block, and all public transportation including the LIRR in Station Square  – 16 minutes to midtown Manhattan – and express E/F subway.

Stop & Shop Launches Second Pickup Location in Queens


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Stop & Shop continues to provide Queens residents with faster and more convenient ways to shop, announcing the borough’s second Pickup location at 8989 Union Turnpike in Glendale. This store joins the Maspeth location (74-17 Grand Ave) in allowing shoppers to place an order at, or on the Stop & Shop mobile app, head to the store, and have a Stop & Shop associate load their groceries right into their car.

To schedule a Pickup, customers can visit, or the Stop & Shop mobile app, click on ‘order online’ and select “Pickup” at one’s preferred store. Shoppers can then head to the store at their chosen Pickup time, park in a designated Pickup spot, and call to let the store team know they have arrived. Stop & Shop team members will then deliver the order right to their car.

“We’re excited to offer our customers the convenience of shopping online for all their favorite items, and then picking up that order from the comfort of their vehicle,” said Tom Valerakis, Store Manager of Stop & Shop Glendale. “We hope this service helps make things easier for them.”

Stop & Shop has altered its Pickup policies with associate and customer safety in mind. Customers are asked to have their trunk or door open for associates to place groceries directly into their vehicle. Customers are also encouraged to wear masks and limit the number of people in their vehicle, when possible. In addition, all Stop & Shop Pickup associates will be wearing masks and follow all of the same sanitizing precautions as its in-store associates, including surface sanitization and regular hand washing.

Due to customer demand, supply may be limited for certain items like disinfecting wipes and other cleaning products and may not be available for purchase. Purchase limits are also still in place for certain high-demand items, and customers are encouraged to allow for comparable substitutions.

A $30 minimum is required on all Pickup orders and a $2.95 service fee will be applied at checkout. For more information on the new service, or to schedule a Pickup, visit or download the Stop & Shop mobile app.

New customers can receive the service free for 90 days by entering SSFREEPICKUP at checkout. Minimum purchase required. Online Pickup fee waived on first order and then on all subsequent orders of $30 or more if placed within 90 days of first order. Valid for first-time residential customers only in select zip codes. Offer excludes alcoholic beverages, gift cards, postage stamps and any other purchases prohibited by law. Offer not transferable. Limit 1 per household. Enter code at first order checkout. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 12/31/2020.


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Enrich your lifestyle in this Gardens property, great for a large household and for entertaining friends in this intimate, yet spacious home. The exterior of the home is a rich mixture of stucco, timbering, brick masonry and wood detailing that evokes presence but in an informal way.

The 1st floor and backyard has enough space to entertain dozens of friends and family while retaining a comfortable and warm feeling with lots of private spaces that all flow together seamlessly, all connected to the outside as one great whole.

On the upstairs floors, all your household needs can be met with the 6 bedrooms and 3 full baths, a bright home office, lots of storage and an over-sized master suite; creating lots of space for everyone while still providing privacy. On the 2nd floor, there is an over-sized master with large en-suite bath and multiple closets. There is also another bedroom large enough to be a master, a hall bath, another bedroom and home office surrounded by windows on 3 sides. On the 3rd floor, you have 3 more good-sized bedrooms that could be multi-functional, as well as a full bath. It is separate enough from the 2nd floor to give everyone their own space for sleep, study or recreation. The basement includes an enormous pool table/rec room, lots of storage, a full bath and a half bath, a laundry room and direct access to the rear garden in addition to the mechanicals.

The backyard is very large for Forest Hills Gardens, completely fenced in for privacy, with distinct quadrants for entertaining or relaxing. One corner has an area for grilling and hanging out, there is another space for dining, a corner with a hot tub and deck, a decorative pool with landscaping in another area and an open green space for games or mingling.

Throughout the house there are architectural details, inspiring craftsmanship and a thoughtful design that adds to the enjoyment of the home. Its layout and direction provides maximum privacy and quiet. There is also a detached garage for 1 car or storage. The home is located on prestigious Greenway North, home to many UN diplomats and is part of Forest Hills Gardens which was named a top-10 American cottage community by “Cottage Living” magazine in 2007. Forest Hills Gardens was one on the first, and one of the most successful planned communities in the United States. The West Side Tennis Club, the spiritual and historical home of the US Open and a great place to meet community members, is less than half a mile away. It is a vibrant neighborhood with active volunteer organizations and a great spirit of community. Zoned for PS 101, awarded a Blue Ribbon for being in the top 350 schools in the country it is only a short distance to LIRR at Forest Hills Station, E, F, M and R trains at 71st/Continental subway stop and near dining, shopping and services in the heart of Forest Hills on Austin Street and Queens Blvd.



“Attached Brick Tudor Townhouse with Contemporary Flair”

This updated townhouse has a modern layout with original architectural details and beautiful hardwood floors. This warm and stylish home features  entryway with coat closet. Living room with track lighting and built in bookcases.  Dining area opens to a newly renovated open concept kitchen with farmhouse sink,  industrial lighting and  wooden shelving. Back door to private newly paved backyard and 1 car garage. 2nd fl has 3 bedrooms and a renovated hall bath. Finished basement with full bath, laundry room and storage, gas heat. The A short walk to Yellowstone and supermarkets, restaurants and 12 min walk to LIRR and Subway.  Zoned for PS 144.

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It doesn’t take much to envision yourself in this classic Forest Hills Gardens colonial . Situated on a street lined with a majestic row of oak trees – all this residence needs is a little bit of TLC and imagination to make it your own. The property is priced to sell quickly and is being sold ‘as is’. 141 Greenway South offers many of the original design features such as wood floors, original moldings and a classic center hall layout. The home’s three story floor plan flows naturally between its’ five spacious Bedrooms and two and a half Bathrooms. A private driveway leads to a detached Garage and yard in the rear of the home. The home is located in Forest Hills Gardens, a 175-acre private community which was masterfully designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. and Grosvenor Atterbury and is brimming with extraordinary old-world charm. It is just minutes from Forest Hills’ fashionable Austin Street shopping district and is convenient to all transportation including the LIRR in Station Square and NYC MTA Express E & F subway lines. It is approximately 15 minutes by rail to Manhattan and a 15-minute ride by car to NYC’s 2 major airports. Also nearby are highly ranked public & private schools and the renowned West Side Tennis Club which offers tennis, pool and dining memberships. On its southern perimeter Forest Hills Gardens is cradled by a large swath of forested land offering dedicated woodland trails, available horseback riding, a rolling golf course and other athletic facilities completing the vision of an urban oasis in the heart of New York City.

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Rarely available and built by world renowned architects the Wolosoff Brothers, this beautiful townhouse has high ceilings with wooden beams in a grand sized LR, with an embossed wood burning corner fireplace.  It boasts original oak flooring and classic, typically tudor, architectural details  such as stucco walls and moldings from the 1930’s.  There are three generous sized bedrooms on the second floor, and two and a half baths in the home.
There is a large FDR, and an open concept newly renovated kitchen with a rich black granite island and matching black granite countertops. The kitchen is open to the FDR and makes for a fabulous entertaining space.  The cabinetry is custom designed and there is a charming breakfast nook which is filled with sunlight. There is also a newly renovated powder room.   A kitchen doorway leads out onto a lovely deck for outdoor entertaining.

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“Beautifully Renovated and Rare FH Gardens 2 Bed, 2 Bath Coop, Just Off Station Square”

Just Reduced from $750k to $729k. This beautifully renovated apartment has 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and a large living/dining space with a spacious, unique kitchen designed for easy cooking. The entire unit faces west along the quiet and scenic West Side Tennis Club on Tennis Place.

Both bedrooms are private, each at different sides of the large 24′ x 13′ dining/living room. The large master bedroom has newly renovated en-suite bath and large closet. Exterior windows sound proofed for restful sleep and quiet at all times. Second bedroom has no shared walls and windows on 2 sides for a bright, sunny and tranquil space. Full en-suite bath as well.

The kitchen is renovated with matching high-end “Big Chill” appliances, made in the USA. The counter tops are highly-functional Ceaserstone the cabinets are all custom with plentiful storage and gliding, easy-close drawers. It also has an oversized farm sink under a large window facing west, an eat-in space and lots of countertop space.

Both bathrooms are modern, functional and uncluttered with shower stall tubs.

There all new floors throughout the apartment, which was originally studio and a 1 bedroom that were combined for a roomy 1,042 square feet of living space. 2 new wall-through A/C units were installed within the last year. Entrywall has both a closet and area for shoes and hanging.

Just off of Station Square, 1 block from LIRR and 2 blocks to subway at 71st Ave. The building has a live-in super and the on-site laundry room is being renovated.

All 6 Burns residents have access to private garden on Dartmouth,all within Forest Hills Gardens.