Forest Hills in Queens is a unique neighborhood that offers residents a mix of tranquil suburban living combined with easy access to all the perks of urban New York City living. This has made Forest Hills highly desirable among families as well as anyone who prefers to come home and escape the urban jungle all while remaining just a short subway ride from the heart of the city. The neighborhood is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in NYC thanks to a combination of good public schools, low crime, and excellent public transportation, thanks to its location in central Queens. In recent years a number of new condos and apartment complexes have been built in the neighborhood, but overall the real estate market is mostly comprised of single-family homes and co-ops. While real estate prices in Forest Hills have been on the rise, apartments and houses in the neighborhood still remain well-priced compared to NYC’s other popular nabes.