Rego park is one of the safest places to buy a real estate property, be it buying a home or renting an apartment. Among the many advantages that Rego Park has is that it is just an easy subway commute away from Manhattan. Most people are attracted to the neighborhood due to its distance to Manhattan, there are several highways close to it, making transport easily accessible, The neighborhood is full of shops and restaurants and there are very good amenities.
Rego Park is the best place for retiring people, as it has a quiet night life, it is very safe and it is a mixture of quiet residential streets and commercial avenues such as the Queens Boulevard that cuts through the neighborhood. The area’s housing is mostly made up of brick apartment buildings from the 1920’s and 30’s and there are also single family townhouses and colonials.
The most sought after neighborhood was the Crescents; this is a series of crescent-shaped streets with single family homes most of which are in Tudor style with small front yards on tree-lined streets. The trees give the area a suburban feel.
The Quality of Education and Schools found in the area.
Families with small children are particularly attracted to this area due to the public elementary schools whose students perform above average on tests that are done statewide. On Dieterle Crescent, the public school 174 William Sidney Mount has over 700students from Prekindergarten all through to fifth grade. According to 2014–2015 Department of Education’s School Quality Snapshot 53% of the students in that school met state standards in English. This is a higher number compared to 30% countrywide while 66% met standards in math compared to 39% countrywide.
There is also a neighboring school called the P.S. 139 Rego Park School which has about 850 students with 41% students meeting the standards in English and 58% meeting standards in Mathematics in the 2014–2015 snapshots.
Transport and activities in the area
Shopping is abundant, with big-box stores and retailers found at the Rego Park center. The stores include; Bed Bath & Beyond, Century 21, Old Navy and Sears. Grocery store options range from Costco and several food markets on 63rd drive. One can also shop in the nearby Austin Street Commercial area in Forest Hill as well as the Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst.
For those with children, there are several playgrounds, and the area is closer to the two large parks in Queens; The Forest and Flushing Meadows Parks. There are also regular activities such as bingo nights, cultural and dances events held the Rego Park Jewish Center and a children’s story time at the Rego Park Branch of the Queens Library.
Rego Park is one of the safest and secure neighborhoods, and it has a homely touch. Be it an apartment or a house for sale in Rego Park, or a home for rent in Rego Park, you will always get what you paid for.