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New Listing For Sale Stone Ridge NYTaft Street Realty has a new listing for sale in Stone Ridge NY that is a special treat for contemporary home lovers! 59 Mill Rd. Stone Ridge NY 12484 is a gorgeous, cedar-sided 3 BDR / 2.5 BTH home that is private & peaceful yet still just a few minutes from town. Tucked away on 6 wooded acres off of a lightly-travelled road, this home offers seclusion & quiet. 2,600 square feet of space provide an open and airy feel with plenty of room for family, guests, and storage. Located in Stone Ridge NY a centrally located Ulster County town that is close to just about everything!

Stylish Contemporary In An Ideal Stone Ridge NY Location

Stone Ridge real estate Head down a long, winding driveway to this beautifully-maintained contemporary. Mature landscaping and 6 park-like acres

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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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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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homes for sale in Rosendale NY Homes for sale in Rosendale NY are as unique and diverse as Rosendale itself! This quirky & hip Ulster County town is a perfect example of the "live & let live" atmosphere that permeates throughout the Hudson Valley region. Full of great restaurants, small businesses, and charming shops, Rosendale is a great meeting place for friends; either for a meal or drink, or to spend the afternoon! Real estate in Rosendale offers everything from affordable starter homes, to private and secluded luxury homes. Rosendale's increasing popularity, thanks in part to exposure from the New York Times and other publications, have turned the area into a hotspot of sorts on the Ulster County real estate market. Great deals can still be found in Rosendale area however, you

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Homes for sale around Rosendale NYRosendale is one of the coolest, up & coming towns in Ulster County NY! Full of unique restaurants & eateries, bars, and small businesses & shops, Rosendale has a small but fun nightlife and a bustling main street! That's why Taft Street Realty is pleased to present our latest home for sale 935 Creek Locks Rd. Rosendale NY 12472! This absolutely stunning, beautifully restored, 3 BDR / 2.5 BTH, 2,264 Sq. ft. farmhouse has been artfully updated with top-notch craftsmanship and attention to detail!

Ulster County MLS Listings UpdatePainstakingly restored with a focus on efficiency and a beautiful sense of style, this spacious cedar-sided beauty blends country charm and state-of-the-art amenities. Just some of the endless features of the home are wide board hardwood floors, a wrap-around

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New Home For Sale In Saugerties NYSaugerties is the quintessential Upstate NY town. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, it has that small-town charm & feel, yet is far from a "sleepy" little village! At less than 2 hours from New York City, Saugerties is bursting with culture; full of charming shops, great restaurants, and fun things to do. That's why Taft Street Realty is happy to present our latest home for sale 12 Waldfrieden Lane Saugerties NY 12477! This charming 3 BDR / 2 BTH, 1,140 Sq. Ft. A-Frame home for sale features modern amenities and conveniences while maintaining a rustic, country feel.

real estate update in Ulster CountyThis beautiful, semi-secluded A-Frame is a weekender's dream home! A mountain cabin aesthetic blends seamlessly with modern features and appliances - making it move-in ready and just

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Homes for sale in the town of OliveUlster County NY Real Estate Market Update - Town Of Olive Price Reduction

Would you like to live in the Town of Olive? 517 Van Steenbergh Place Shokan NY 12481 has just been reduced to $159,000 - making this raised ranch in a quiet setting (on a town-maintained dead-end road) one of the best deals in the Town of Olive area right now! A diamond in the rough that's full of potential, this 2,068 Sq. Ft. 3 BDR 2 BTH is sited on a flat, usable, & nicely manicured 1 acre lot. Located in the peaceful Shokan / Town of Olive area, where it's quiet yet close to the conveniences of Kingston and Woodstock NY!

Shokan NY Real Estate 12481A perfect starter home for the 1st time buyer or perhaps a nice house in which to downsize for the retiree, 517 Van Steenbergh Place offers alot of

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Top Ulster County Real Estate Blog Posts | Best of 2012

2012 sure was a busy year in Ulster County NY! From festivals to farmers markets, seasonal activities and of course, real estate - alot has been happening with regards to local issues and on the Ulster County NY housing market! All the while, we here at Taft Street Realty have been writing about events and issues that matter here in the Hudson Valley!

...so without further ado, here are the Top Ulster County Real Estate Blog Posts 2012!

Skiing Options Near Ulster County

Skiing Options in Ulster County NY

There are many skiing options near Ulster County, most of which are within an hour and very close to hotspots like Saugerties and Woodstock NY.  Ulster County has all of the winter activities that one could ask for from

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