7 co-ops, 11 homes to be auctioned off March 9

The office of the Queens County Public Administrator has scheduled the auction of seven co-ops with starting bids ranging between $56,000 and $176,000.

Google satellite view of the Malba, Queens home to be sold. Click to expand and, below, see a photo of the two-story brick house with garage.

Also on the block March 9 at 11 a.m. will be 10 single-family homes and a condo (from what I can tell) with bids starting between $162,000 to $950,000.  The high upset price is for a place at 141-42 11th Ave., Malba.

And if you’d like to buy a big bunch of properties all at once, there’s a significant auction of a foreclosed East Harlem complex scheduled for March 11 at 11 a.m.

For risk-takers, the co-ops are being sold subject to the approval of the buildings’ board of directors. The units are:

  • 144-67 Charter Road, #13GB, Briarwood, $56,000 starting bid
  • 99-30 59th Ave., #1F, Corona, $76,000
  • 52-40 39th Drive, #5B, Woodside, $146,000
  • 110-11 Queens Blvd., #14M, Forest Hills, $176,000
  • 87-15 204th St., #B57, Hollis, $64,000
  • 86-15 Dongan Ave., #4B, Elmhurst, TBD
  • 52-30 39th Drive, #5N, Woodside, $137,000

This house at 141-42 11th Ave. in Malba is the highest priced property on the block.

The homes to be sold are:

  • 185-11 144th Drive, Jamaica, $162,000
  • 141-42 11th Ave., Malba, $950,000
  • 184-29 N. Conduit Ave., Springfield, $220,000
  • 103-35 177th St., St. Albans, $192,000
  • 110-52 207th St., Queens Village, $263,000
  • 29-40 210th Pl., Bayside, $435,000
  • 84-25 Elmhurst Ave., #2l, Elmhurst, $225,000
  • 160-01 84th Ave., Jamaica, $349,000
  • 194-16 115th Drive, St. Albans, $252,000
  • 35-54 33rd St., Long Island City, $615,000
  • 95-21 67th Ave., Forest Hills, $380,000, subject to change

Don your roller skates, mount your bicycles, hop on your skateboards and get to the inspections, which will be March 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The auction itself will be 11 a.m. (SHARP! says the administrator) at 88-11 Sutphin Blvd., Room 62, Jamaica.

Offers have to be made in person at the auction, and a nonrefundable deposit in the form of a bank or certified check is required of each bidder for 10 percent of the upset price.  The check should be made out to the bidder to be endorsed at the auction.

Closing must be all cash within 30 days of the auction.

Additional details and photos of these estate sales are  available on the public administrator’s Web site, but I didn’t find them.

The East Harlem auction is for Riverton Square Apartments, 12 13-story elevator buildings with 1,229 residential units.  The auction in the rotunda of the courthouse at 60 Centre St. is to satisfy a judgment of $240.6 million, plus interest and costs.  More info: Contact Alex Guggenheim at 202-715-9548.

Happy hunting!

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