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Saugerties NY, Home to H.I.T.S. on the HudsonHomes for sale in Saugerties NY are becoming some of the most sought after in all of Ulster County! As the town of Saugerties grows in popularity, so too does the local housing market and things are heating up!  But not all real estate in Saugerties is created equal; and neither are the real estate brokerages. In order to find the best properties in Saugerties, be sure to work with a local Saugerties real estate expert who not only knows the area, but also knows an amazing value when one presents itself! As lifelong residents of the Hudson Valley region, we here at Taft Street Realty are local Saugerties real estate experts and we specialize in finding that perfect Saugerties home for our clients!

Tech-Savvy Real Estate Agents

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VPA LogoDylan Taft, Broker / Owner of Taft Street Realty recently became New York State's first Verified Professional Agent. This notable distinction illustrates not only Dylan's standing as an established Ulster County, NY local area expert, but also Taft Street Realty's ability to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to real estate for sale in the Hudson Valley. Today's buyers and sellers want to know that their agent is qualified and experienced. Becoming a Verified Agent gives Dylan Taft's clients further assurances that they're working with an agent who can and will help them accomplish their goals.

What Does it Mean to be a Verified Professional Hudson Valley Agent?

This Pie Chart Displays Factors Involved in Choosing an AgentBeing a Verified Professional Agent means your credentials, qualifications, and

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ashokan_reservoir

Why call the Ashokan Reservoir, Ulster County's "Gift" to NYC? Like any gift freely given, the giver expects nothing in return, and that's precisely what some residents living near and around the reservoir have gotten from New York City: nothing. Well, at times nothing, other times a little something, and sometimes, much more than they bargained for. But we'll get back to that later. First, join Taft Street Realty as we explore the unique relationship between the Ashokan Reservoir and New York City...

The Birth of a Reservoir: A Prelude of Things to Come

old_ashokan_reservoirAt the turn of the 20th century, New York City was already a thriving metropolis that was rapidly growing. Basics like water were needed on a massive scale, and city officials soon looked north to the

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2011 was quite a year! Real estate in the Hudson Valley region has been recovering, albeit slowly, and we've kept our finger on the pulse. Events in New York State and around the world focused our attention on key issues and how they relate on a local level. All the while we've been blogging...

...so without further ado, here are the best Ulster County real estate blogs of 2011!

 

The Love Affair Continues - The New York Times & Ulster County Real Estate

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Without a doubt our best and most popular post in 2011! With over 40,000 views, this post addressed the tight relationship the New York Times has with Ulster County, NY real estate. Whether it's Woodstock, New Paltz, Rosendale, Marbletown, or Saugerties, the New York Times has pretty much covered

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Though it may look pretty bad, Ulster County will recover. As expected, Hurricane Irene caused extensive flooding, power outages and knocked down many trees. Ulster County officials are still assessing the extent of the damage, but all it takes is a short drive around the neighborhood for the impact of Irene on some Ulster County homes to become painfully apparent. However in spite of the destruction, the general feeling is that we were prepared and have fared well. Innovations like social media rose to the occasion and assumed an important role in providing a means for communication amidst a blackout. Our area has proven to be resourceful enough to withstand what County Executive Michael Hein called, “The worst natural disaster in Ulster County’s

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Just days after a rare earthquake rattled the east coast, the Hudson Valley finds itself in the path of Hurricane Irene, which could reach our area by Sunday reports say. Though vastly different in nature and origin, Tuesday’s earthquake and Hurricane Irene follow a seeming trend of extreme weather this summer and once again highlight the importance of disaster preparedness. Local hazards like flooding and loss of power may occur should Irene decide to pay a visit, so officials are advising that Ulster County residents take measures and be prepared. It’s not often that we at Taft Street can blog about an earthquake and a hurricane in the same week! Thankfully in this age of information, the resources for monitoring such storms are numerous and easily

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