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Real Estate Brokers & Agents in Astoria, LIC, NY

When it comes to buying your dream home or finding that perfect apartment that’s within your budget, the good folks at Amorelli Realty have got you covered. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach here. Paul and Jim Halvatzis, along with their staff, treat every client with respect and consideration.

Horizon Interactive Award To Cats Eye For Amorelli Realty

Cats Eye was recognized at The 14th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards Competition for their merit with a Gold award in the Websites – Restaurant / Food category and a Bronze award in Websites – Real Estate / Consumer Information category. The Gold was awarded for their work with Amorelli Realty of Astoria, rebranded with the best website including design, development and content. The Bronze Award was bestowed for their work with Soho Café & Grill of Astoria, rebranded with the best design, content, functionality, and online ordering.

Next Generation Of Amorelli Realty Carries On Legacy

For three generations, the Halvatzis family has been helping people in the quest to make their American Dream a reality.

A Family-Owned Brokerage Holds Its Own

In Astoria, Queens, the Halvatzis family’s Amorelli Realty uses its strong community ties to compete against bigger incoming firms.

A Protected Queens Bungalow Can Change Owners, but Little Else

Beneath the living room’s Hershey-hued oak coffers and beside its stately red-brick fireplace stood a small wooden side table, looking as old as the house itself. A sign-in sheet lay on the table, and a pile of thick, colorful folders.

Astoria Businessmen to Shave their Mustaches to Raise Money for Autism

Queens businessman Paul Halvatzis isn’t afraid to bare it all for the sake of a good cause. Halvatzis, 52, will be shaving off his signature mustache later this month to raise money for an autism services organization he says was instrumental in helping his autistic son, Paulie, grow into the accomplished 21-year-old he is today.

Astoria’s Opulent Steinway Manse Finally Lures Mystery Buyer

Built in 1858, Steinway Mansion was a crown jewel amid the piano-making family factory grounds in Astoria. But its glory winnowed down to a series of PriceChops, after it originally entered the market in 2009 seeking $5M. Last we checked, it wanted $2.9M, and the Steinway estate’s executrix was also willing to carve up the property and sell three out of seven plots for a mere $1.9 million.

Home prices in Astoria hit record high

Once considered a prime spot for young families, homes in the Queens neighborhood are becoming more expensive, according to a report by real estate firm Modern Spaces. The average price of one-bedroom condos in the Queens neighborhood surpassed $400,000 for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2013, up from $388,000 the year before.

Astoria property owners hit with pricey fines for World War II-era billboards

City began cracking down on billboards in residential zones near highways in 2010. Owner are now fighting in court to eliminate city’s steep fines and get signs grandfathered for permanent compliance.

Historic Steinway Mansion Sold For $2.6M

After a long search for a buyer, the historic Steinway Mansion in Astoria has been sold for $2.6 million. It was purchased by a pair of investors local to Astoria, under the name Steinway Mansion LLC.