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Saugerties NY Home Values Saugerties NY Home Values - Ulster County SOLD Market Update

Taft Street Realty is happy to announce the latest home to be SOLD to one of our clients, 407 Phillips Road in Saugerties NY 12477. This 2,360 square foot 5BDR / 2.5BTH closed on December 31st, 2012 for $230,000.

Ulster County SOLD Market Update 12477This open and airy 5 BDR colonial has more than enough room for family & guests! A beautiful stone fireplace in the living room provides warmth and ambience. The screened-in back porch with slate floors is perfect for enjoying those warm, sunny days. 3-zone heating (including a heated garage!) helps to manage the heat efficiently in this spacious home. Located in Saugerties NY, one of America's coolest small towns and close to other great Ulster County towns like Woodstock NY

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Sales Up, Prices Down? - 2012 Ulster County NY Real Estate Market ReportSales Up, Prices Down? - 2012 Ulster County NY Real Estate Market Report

As we approach the end of the month and the end of the year, I thought I'd take some time to see how the market is really shaking out here in Ulster County, NY. Of course there will be some additional sales in the last few weeks of December, but for the most part, I think there is enough data here for the year 2012 that we can poke around and see where things will most likely end up. Plus, I think this little analysis will provide some context as buyers and sellers plan out their strategy heading into 2013. So let me share with you some of the stats I just pulled and what I think they mean. If you're planning to buy or sell in Ulster County over the next 3-6 months, let's talk! We

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 Rosendale NY real estateWinter Fun in Rosendale NY - Frozendale Daze

2012 marks the 7th year that Rosendale NY hosts its Frozendale Daze winter festival. Celebrate the holidays and the winter season with the fine folks of Rosendale as local businesses and community organizations participate in a fun-filled day full of music, entertainment, delicious food, and fun for the entire family! The Frozendale Daze joins the long list of awesome local events that have made Rosendale NY one of the hottest, up and coming towns in Ulster County NY! So don’t let Old Man Winter keep you inside this Saturday! Head down to Main Street Rosendale NY and celebrate the season at the 2012 Frozendale Daze!

Winter Fun in Rosendale NY - Frozendale DazeRosendale NY is full of unique small businesses and delicious restaurants. The Frozendale

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Best Places To Live In The Hudson Valley - Must See!Lately, towns throughout Ulster County NY have been receiving both national and global attention by popping up on a bunch of high profile lists and "best of" features in a variety of leading publications. Most recently, National Geographic included the Hudson Valley in its list of the Top 20 places (on Earth!) to visit in 2013. Specifically mentioned in the article was the "wonderfully weird" and Ulster County's own Woodstock NY! Here at Taft Street Realty we know firsthand how beautiful life in Ulster County can be. Each town has its own unique flavor, culture, and vibe. In fact, we believe that Ulster County NY has some of the best places to live in the Hudson Valley!

Woodstock NY Real EstateAlong with Kyoto, Japan, and the Crimea Peninsula in Russia, National Geographic

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Rosendale NY Pickle Festival and real estateThe Rosendale NY International Pickle Festival puts pickles and pickled products in the local spotlight! Featuring much more than simply jars of pickles, this fun and quirky event highlights the endless variations that can be created when "pickling"! What started as a "pickle party" amongst friends in 1998 has grown into a beloved local event that attracts thousands of visitors and vendors from across the country and around the world. Last year Taft Street Realty brought you our Rosendale NY International Pickle Festival Guide. This year, the festival celebrates its 15th anniversary and is shaping up to be the biggest and best International Pickle Festival yet!

Rosendale NY real estate Ulster County NYFor most of us, our experience with pickles usually begins and ends with a basic dill pickle

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Hurricane Sandy Hudson Valley NYHurricane On The Hudson - Ulster County NY Braces For Hurricane Sandy  

With the 1 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Irene fresh in everyone's collective memory, Ulster County NY is taking no chances in preparing for Hurricane Sandy as the storm bears down on New York State. Though it's hard to imagine that damage done by Sandy could be more extensive than that which was caused by Irene in the summer of 2011, experts say Sandy is unique for a number of reasons and could be unlike anything we've ever seen. Taft Street Realty gives a brief explanation as to why Sandy may be the scariest thing out there this Halloween, and what Ulster County NY homeowners can do to get ready for Hurricane Sandy!

Ulster County NY Emergency ReadinessThough "Frankenstorm" is certainly a catchy title for

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Ulster County NY Sushi RestaurantsUlster County NY Sushi & Asian Cuisine - Local Hot Spots Battle It Out!

If you enjoy sushi and other fine Asian cuisine, you have plenty of great dining options in Ulster County NY! Nearly every area has a sushi restaurant nearby, and some towns have more than one to choose from! So take a sushi tour with Taft Street as local hot spots battle it out for the coveted title of Ulster County NY's best sushi & Asian Cuisine

Kingston NY

Sushi Restaurants Kingston NY Real EstateKingston NY has a lot of great places to eat! Situated right on the Hudson River, one of "America's Great Waters", the former NY State capital has been enjoying a renaissance of sorts as new businesses and eateries pop up all the time. Among them are some top-notch sushi and Asian restaurants!

Kyoto Sushi - For a fresh

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Halloween Things To Do Ulster County NYFall In Ulster County NY - Halloween Events And Fun Things To Do

** If you're looking for even more fun fall events, check out our newly updated

2016 Fall Festival and Events Guide! **

This fall in Ulster County NY there are a bunch of Halloween events and fun things to do! Halloween can be both very scary and alot of fun for children! Earlier in the season, Taft Street Realty reported on general fall events and fun things to do in the Hudson Valley. Well we're back again, this time with a frightfully fun to-do list as we bring you Fall In Ulster County NY - Halloween Events And Fun Things To Do!

Halloween In The Hamlet Highland NYKick off your Halloween festivities in Highland and Lloyd NY at the annual Halloween In The Hamlet! Featuring a parade of "Lil' Goblins", great food,

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Ulster County NY Real Estate - Fall Events And Fun Things To DoUlster County NY Real Estate - Fall Events And Fun Things To Do

Fall is officially upon us here in the Hudson Valley region! Autumn is a great season to visit Ulster County NY. The leaves on the trees are alive with bright colors, the farm stands are bursting with summer's harvests, and the cooler, clear weather is ideal for outdoor activities like pumpkin picking, hayrides, and corn mazes! Ulster County NY real estate is usually steady during the fall too, as buyers and sellers try to button up transactions before the upcoming winter. Readers enjoyed our last Hudson Valley Fall Activities Guide, so we're back with a 2012 edition! Whether you live in Ulster County NY, want to live here, or are just visiting - Taft Street Realty presents a guide of fall

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Home for sale in Saugerties NYSaugerties NY Home Values - Ulster County SOLD Market Update

Taft Street Realty is happy to announce the latest home to be SOLD in Saugerties NY to one of our clients, 16 Edgewood Drive. This 1,544 square foot 3BDR / 2BTH closed on August 30, 2012 for $172,000. This charming ranch has a pool, finished basement, and ideal Saugerties NY location!

Real Estate Saugerties NY Ulster CountyThis just sold 3BDR Saugerties NY home is very well maintained and ready for its new owner! The kitchen features two sky lights to let that morning sun shine in, and hardwood floors adorn the bedrooms and living room. The finished basement offers a separate room for storage in addition to being a great den! The 2nd full bath with washer/dryer set up and attached garage provide that extra convenience!

Real Estate Market Update Saugerties NYThis

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