Potential home buyers got schooled on what first-time home buyers need to know at the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City on Tuesday, March 26.
Even through property prices have doubled in the area in the last 10 years — with the average unit selling for $1.2 million today — Queens still presents great opportunities for first-time home buyers, according to Eric Benaim of brokerage firm Modern Spaces, who spoke about the future of the neighborhood.
Attorney Ryan Walsh of Ryan Walsh Law discussed the role of an attorney in the home-buying process.
A rep from Gotham Insurance offered tips on the intricacies of homeowner insurance — what is covered and what is not.
Kristen Chuber of Paintzen advised on decorating and how to choose colors to increase the livability of a space while reflecting your tastes.
The event was part of the Brownstoner Home Events series, a program of workshops and panels for prospective home buyers, sellers and homeowners. Get tickets here for the next event in the series, which takes place at the Brooklyn Historical Society Tuesday, April 30.
[Photos by Corazon Aguirre]