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History of Jamaica, Queens
History of Jamaica, Queens
Richard Green July 19, 2016
Why "Jamaica?" In 1656, Peter Stuyvesant, the Dutch Governor, granted a group of English settlers a grant to settle in the land that we now call "Jamaica." At first, Stuyvesant dubbed the town "Rustdorp," which is Dutch for "rest town." However, the English gained control of the settlement in 1664, and began referring to the land as "Jameco," after the Canarsie tribe's word for "beaver." Over time, "Jameco" became "Jamaica." While the country "Jamaica" shares the same name, their origins are different, as the country gets its name from the Taino word "Xaymaca," meaning "land of wood and water." Peter Stuyvesant       Dutch Church in the 1700s Colonial Settlement In its early days, Jamaica was settled by a group of English families.
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Flushing's Rich History
Flushing's Rich History
Richard Green July 13, 2016
"Vlissingen" The area of Northern Queens that we now refer to as "Flushing" was originally called Vlissingen by the Dutch, who colonized the region in 1645.
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History of Woodside
History of Woodside
EXIT Kingdom Realty July 11, 2016
Colonial Period As with most regions of New York State, Woodside once belonged to the Native Americans.
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History of Forest Hills, Queens
History of Forest Hills, Queens
EXIT Kingdom Realty July 9, 2016
Colonial Times The Dutch had colonized New York State, then known as New Amsterdam, and in 1652, English settlers founded Newtown (now known as Elmhurst).
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Exit Kingdom Realty Proud to be Named Brokerage of the Year for EXIT Realty Downstate NY 2012
Exit Kingdom Realty Proud to be Named Brokerage of the Year for EXIT Realty Downstate NY 2012
EXIT Kingdom Realty March 27, 2013
  Brokerage of the Year for EXIT Realty Downstate NY for 2012.  Highest in Sales Volume Highest in Gross Commission Highest in Recruiting
Exit Kingdom Realty is proud to announce that we were once again recognized for the efforts put forth by each and every person in this company.
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Exit Kingdom Realty Pleased to Announce New Director of Agent Development
Exit Kingdom Realty Pleased to Announce New Director of Agent Development
EXIT Kingdom Realty March 18, 2013
Exit Kingdom Realty is proud to congratulate Mr. Jae Joon Park for his new role as Director of Agent Development for all of the agents here at EXIT Kingdom Realty.
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EXIT Realty Landmark Appoints Director of Commercial Division
EXIT Realty Landmark Appoints Director of Commercial Division
EXIT Kingdom Realty February 28, 2013
Staff Addition Puts Experienced Leadership in Place New York, NY (Grassroots Newswire) February 27, 2013 -- Exit Realty Landmark is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Beydoun as the Director of Commercial Sales & Leasing.
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Exit Kingdom Realty Proud to Highlight Sales Accomplishments
Exit Kingdom Realty Proud to Highlight Sales Accomplishments
EXIT Kingdom Realty February 25, 2013
All of us at Exit Kingdom Realty work hard to make the home buying dreams of our neighbors come true.
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Feng Shui Influences Home Buying Decisions
Feng Shui Influences Home Buying Decisions
EXIT Kingdom Realty February 3, 2013
China Daily recently posted this article about the influence of feng shui on property buying decisions made by Chinese buyers.  The article cited a high end Manhattan condominium building that brought in an interior designer specifically to incorporate feng shui elements in a bid to woo buyers from China.
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Friday's Real Estate Headlines October 14, 2011
Vincent Koo October 14, 2011
Friday's Headlines October 14, 2011   NY Times Facing Eviction, Protesters Begin Park Cleanup
Updated, 9:21 p.m.| Young people in knit hats and jeans scurried around Thursday wielding brooms and trash bags, moving mountains of sleeping bags, backpacks and jackets out of the way.
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Thursday's Real Estate Headlines October 6, 2011
Vincent Koo October 6, 2011
Thursday's Headlines October 6, 2011   NY Times Details of Home Sale Emerge in Consultant’s Trial for Theft
It was December 2008 when John F.
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