New Home Construction

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In today’s world there is a never-ending need to ‘go green’ in pretty much any and every aspect of people’s day to day lives. Going green not only helps to protect and save our environment, but in many cases, where it pertains to housing and real estate related ventures, going green also has the potential to save you money in the long run.

Going Green

Going green has been, and continues to be, a hot topic in the real estate industry. Other than helping to protect our environment, the movement towards using more environmentally friendly building techniques and practices also has the potential to save homeowners a big chunk on their utility bills- if they even have to pay for utilities at all! In fact, as of this spring, we are lucky enough to say

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Back by popular demand! Readers loved our last post about luxury homes for sale in Woodstock NY, so we're bringing it back and branching out to the rest of Ulster County NY! There are so many amazing homes for sale in this area, of all different styles and time periods. The surrounding landscapes are one of kind, so each home is its own unique sanctuary. So without further ado, here are 10 amazing luxury homes for sale in Ulster County NY! 

152 Elwyn Quarry - Woodstock, NY

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Available for sale for the first time in 30 years 152 Elwyn Quarry is truly a one of a kind opportunity! This home is literally perched over a clear quarry pond, with the high-ceilinged, screened-in porch extending over the water. Private and secluded, yet within walking distance

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WarningWarm weather and sunshine signals that spring has sprung in Ulster County, NY! The local housing market kicks into high gear this time of year, as buyers leave their computers and start viewing homes for sale in Ulster County in person. If you plan on walking along property lines or strolling land parcels with your Realtor, Taft Street Realty reminds you to be alert for ticks! This time of year (spring and early summer) is prime tick season in the Hudson Valley, but that doesn't mean you have to stay indoors! Here's the Taft Street Tick Guide to help you stay tick-free as you look at real estate in Ulster County NY.

Tick 101 - Get to Know This Ulster County Resident

tick1Ticks come with the territory here in the Hudson Valley region, a fact that some buyers

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Supporters of energy efficiency in homes and businesses claim that upgrading to energy efficient appliances, insulation, lighting, windows and other components will save Americans billions in the long run. Yet skeptics and adherents alike are wondering: how do we afford these upgrades?

The upfront expense of upgrading to more energy efficient products can be a huge obstacle for many Americans. While low-cost items such as energy efficient lights are accessible additions to many homes, big-ticket items like energy efficient air conditioners or high value insulation installations leave many homeowners wondering how to finance such large investments. The good news is that there are a number of different agencies, organizations and companies creating

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Are you planning to build a new Ulster County home? If so, you might want to consider implementing a few “green” ideas throughout the construction process. Not only will this reduce your carbon footprint as well as your energy bill, but it will also increase the resale value of your home if you decide to put it on the market someday. While there are plenty of “green” construction strategies that you can put to use when building a new home, keeping these three strategies in mind will certainly get you rolling in the right direction.

Ulster Green Construction Strategy #1: Use Recycled and Renewable Materials

One of the easiest ways to make the construction process more eco-friendly is to simply use materials that are either recycled or renewable. While

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