March 2013

Found 7 blog entries for March 2013.

Blue Mountain Area Homes For SaleSaugerties NY homes on the market range from the entry level price points of under $100K all the way up to and over $1 Million in the luxury home category. Whether it's the bustling village life you desire or the solitude of mountainous type living around the Blue Mountain area, real estate for sale in the 12477 zip code covers pretty much any kind of lifestyle. Bordered on the east by the majestic Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains to the north and west, buyers looking for that special location close to the Hudson but also close to popular areas in Ulster County like Woodstock should not overlook the Saugerties NY market. Ulster County, and Saugerties specifically, is very accessible. Located right off exit 20 of the NYS Thruway, anyone looking to

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Saugerties NY Real Estate for saleRecent rumors that Saugerties NY native Jimmy Fallon may be taking over the Tonight Show from Jay Leno have got people talking on both coasts! While the debate over who will replace Leno (if & when the cagey Leno decides to leave) has been going on for years, sources say that it's official: Leno's out and Fallon is in! Not only that, the entire Tonight Show is expected to begin filming in New York City rather than Los Angeles as the show changes hands (we're hearing in 2014). This is great news for both New York in general but in particular for Ulster County and Saugerties as one of our own stands poised to host the one and only Tonight Show!

A T.V. Star With Ulster County NY Roots

Ulster County NYJimmy Fallon has roots right here in Ulster County NY! Growing up he

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New homes for sale in New Paltz NYAre you looking for New Paltz NY village life without those village taxes? New Paltz is known as a hip and vibrant town thanks to nearby SUNY New Paltz and a thriving community. Throw in a prime location and this makes New Paltz one of the most desirable towns to live in all of Ulster County NY! So Taft Street Realty is happy to present our latest home for sale 198 Old Kingston Rd. New Paltz NY 12561! This nicely maintained 3 BDR / 2 BTH, 2,028 Sq. Ft. raised ranch is just a 15 minute walk along the beautiful Wallkill Rail Trail to the heart of New Paltz Village!

A New Paltz Home For Sale In An Ideal Location

Wallkill Rail TrailLocation, location, location! Homes for sale in New Paltz offer just that, and this well placed home is no exception! Literally 1 minute down

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taft_st_-_hippy_bus_l_400Rosendale NY - This former rough & tumble mining town used to supply New York City with cement during the 1800's. A link between Rosendale and NYC has existed ever since as visitors, weekenders, and future residents flow back & forth from the city. What's the draw of Rosendale NY? Beauty for one; Main Street Rosendale resembles a movie set, with old-fashioned storefronts & a classic movie theatre, and mountains looming overhead. Culture is another; a thriving community exists in Rosendale NY where residents & local business owners work hand in hand to improve, maintain, and promote this Ulster County NY town. Right now the Rosendale NY real estate market is heating up! So be sure to work with a knowledgeable real estate agent who knows the town and can

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homes for sale in Hurley NY

Looking for a versatile and affordable home in a convenient location? 46 Walton Lane Hurley NY 12443 has just been reduced to $144,000! - The charming mother/daughter setup provides plenty of living options and the Hurley NY location is both convenient and quiet. Featuring many recent upgrades & updates, this 1,302 Sq. Ft. 2 BDR 2 BTH has a 2nd bedroom on the lower level that can function as a stand-alone studio apartment! Located in the Hurley area, where it's close to the conveniences of Kingston NY yet a little less busy and quieter.

Ulster County NY real estate expertsEfficient, Affordable, & Cozy Home for Sale in Hurley

Boasting numerous upgrades from a new roof to new floors, new cabinets to a new stove, this charming cottage is efficient, affordable, and cozy! A big back

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Ulster County NY Homes | 5 Reasons to Buy NowUlster County NY Homes | 5 Reasons to Buy Now

Last week, Taft Street Realty started presenting the 10 reasons why now is the best time to buy Hudson Valley real estate. We talked about how lending restrictions are gradually easing, and that although interest rates are close to historic lows right now, they may not be for long! We've got more great reasons why now may be an ideal time to buy, from the improving economy to the classic debate of buying vs. renting. So to complete our two-part series here are the last 5 reasons why now is the best time to buy Ulster County NY homes for sale!

Buying Is Better Than Renting

Renting vs. buying debates are nothing new. There are valid reasons why some should rent and not buy. I totally agree home ownership is

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10 Reasons to Buy Now | Hudson Valley Real Estate Blog

Reasons to buy Ulster County real estateYou’ve probably heard by now that it’s a buyer’s market with Hudson Valley real estate. Well that’s true. In fact, Taft Street Realty believes that now may be one of the best times in recent history to purchase a home for sale. There are a number of different factors that when combined, create an ideal buyer's market currently happening right now! In this latest blog post, Taft Street will break down the 10 reasons to buy Hudson valley real estate, now!

Lending Criteria Easing?

So far in 2013 it looks like lending institutions are easing the qualification criteria for mortgages. We've experienced the boom days, where anyone with a pulse could get a loan, and the bust days, where banks wanted to

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