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Why You Should Check Out Homes for Sale in Kensington August 9, 2017

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Why You Should Check Out Homes for Sale in Kensington, Brooklyn, New York

If you’re looking for a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood with a truly international character and the classic “New York” feel, check out homes for sale in Kensington. This area, tucked just south of Prospect Park, offers a variety of transportation options making it accessible to Manhattan, without the gentrification and skyrocketing real estate prices in places like Park Slope and Windsor Terrace. In Kensington, you can still find affordable homes in a neighborhood that still feels like a genuine community.

Top 3 Features of Kensington to Consider

Beautiful Housing

homes for saleKensington boasts a diverse selection of homes for sale, including single-family Victorian detached or semi-detached houses, pre-war co-ops, and several smaller postwar buildings. Quaint, charming side streets feature rows of wood homes with big yards, especially by New York standards. In the northwestern part of the neighborhood, you’ll find some truly beautiful brick homes, reminiscent of its London namesake.

Transportation Options

Traveling to Manhattan takes about 45 minutes on the F train, but you can make the drive along Ocean Parkway in about 25 minutes, and the express buses will get you to midtown in about half an hour. The G also starts at Church, giving Kensington residents access to the rest of Brooklyn and Queens.

The Neighborhood Character

Kensington has always been, and remains, an incredibly diverse area, with residents hailing from across the globe. In just 107 square blocks, you’ll find people from over 15 different countries speaking approximately 20 different languages. However, residents love that the area has the feel of a true community, a place where neighbors get to know one another and new residents are welcomed right away.


The agents at Tracey Real Estate don’t just work in Brooklyn, NY, they live there and have a genuine appreciation for everything that makes the borough special. To start browsing homes for sale now, just visit them online or on Facebook, or call (718) 376-4994 to speak with a member of their team today.

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