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 over 220,000 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 $130,000 and $660,000 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 $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 mid $600,000’s for an attached home to a high of $1,900,000
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 $1,500,000 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 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.