If you want to buy or sell a home in these challenging times, here’s one piece of advice: cast a wider net.
The member-brokers of North Shore Multiple Listing Service (MLS) decided to take advantage of the power of the Internet to help homebuyers and sellers do just that – they’ve created a web site, www.QueensCountyMLS.net.
Many are familiar with the advantages of MLS, which has been operating in northeast Queens for more than 50 years, and the new site brings the concept up to date.
“It became clear that an expanded web site was necessary to attract homebuyers to view the houses, condominium and co-op properties available in the entire County of Queens,” said Robert P. Weir, president of Queens County Multiple Listing Service (QCMLS.) “So far the new, more powerful web site has been a huge success,” he said.
Surveys of homebuyers all over the country indicate that 85 percent of homebuyers use the Internet in their search for properties for sale and for open houses. In order to better serve homeowners trying to sell, www.QueensCountyMLS.net has been redesigned to reach out to homebuyers interested in finding a home in Queens.
“QCMLIS puts more than 100 real estate offices and hundreds of sales associates in your corner,” Weir said. “They’re all experts on local architecture, properties and market and the web site is user-friendly and provides a maximum amount of information quickly,” he explained.
Homeowners can verify that their property is correctly listed on www.QueensCountyMLS.net and can review the credentials and individual websites of member Real Estate Brokers.
It’s now simpler for member-brokers to add or update their clients’ property and listing information on the web site, Weir explained.
For more information or to find a local Real Estate Broker, log on to www.QueensCountyMLS.net, or contact your Real Estate Broker.
– Victor G. Mimoni