Flushing, Queens is rich in its cultural diversity, with neighborhoods that go from densely populated downtown Flushing to the suburban, tree lined streets of Broadway-Flushing, and many other neighborhoods that offer a variety of Flushing homes for sale. Other neighborhoods of Flushing include Auburndale, Queensboro Hill, Murry Hill / North Flushing, Bowne Park, Willets Point, Linden Hill and Kew Garden Hills. With a population of around 200,000 and growing, Flushing offers a variety of housing options including co-ops, condos, single family homes and multi-family homes.
Co-Ops for sale run between $150,000 and $750,000 for a luxury building. Flushing Condos for sale are less common and sell from the low $300,000’s for studios in older buildings up to over $2,000,000 for luxury new constructions condos in the mecca of downtown Flushing. One family homes for sale vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. Lovely Auburndale, with its beautifully built Tudor homes, Capes and Colonials, can be sold as reasonably as the low $600,000’s for an attached home to a high of $2,000,000 million for a newly constructed modern one family. Broadway-Flushing homes for sale go from comfortable average lots to stately grand mansions on larger lots, ranging from $900,000 to $1.6 million. Flushing two-family houses are very popular and will typically sell for $1,000,000 to $1,900,000 million dollars. They attract both buyers to live in, and investors, as the demand for the area, with its excellent transportation options, makes Flushing two-family homes easy to rent for top prices.
Public schools are a great draw when thinking of buying a home in Flushing and the surrounding areas. The #7 train gets a Flushing homeowner to Manhattan in as little as 25 minutes, and the connecting buses have been upgraded, with reliable schedules to get you to the #7 train easily and FAST. The newly reconstructed LIRR can be boarded in Auburndale, Broadway-Flushing, Murray Hill and Main Street stops, and takes exactly 20-28 minutes to get to Penn Station.
In the heart of Flushing is Bowne Park, Flushing’s crown jewel for runners, walkers, sunbathers and young families playing in the newly renovated playground. Turn around and you will see people practicing tai-chi, and another group playing a round of bocce-ball, a testament to the area’s diversity. Downtown Flushing is a bustling self-contained city, with some of the best restaurants anywhere. It even has its own Chinese New Year parade! Major attractions include Flushing Town Hall and Bowne House, the oldest surviving structure in Queens. A short walk from downtown Flushing takes you to Citi Field (formerly known as Shea Stadium), the New York Hall of Science, and Flushing Meadow Park which is comprised of a stunning sports center that is open to the public, including an aquatic center with Olympic size pool, an ice skating rink and Arthur Ashe Tennis Center, where the New York Tennis Open is held annually. Another beautiful park near Main Street is Kissena Park, which includes one of only 26 remaining velodromes in the entire country.
If you are buying or selling a home in Flushing you have the best of all the worlds, with shops and transportation always nearby, parks for recreation, theaters, a nearby CSA-seasonal farmer’s market, great schools, and homes and investment properties for sale that will hold their value while providing a great profit if you are thinking of selling your Flushing co-op, condo or house.