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Ulster County NY Home ValuesSay you're thinking of selling a home in Ulster County and want to boost its value, or perhaps you'd simply like to do some improvements that would be worthwhile. Where does one start? When doing home improvements, you always want to be sure that you're increasing the overall value of your home, while not over-spending and/or putting too much money into an unworthy investment. As Realtors, we here at Taft Street Realty have some tips and advice that can help you prioritize your home improvements based on value and ROI, which stands for "return on investment". So get your imagination flowing because without further ado, here are the best ways to increase home values in Ulster County NY!

1) The Kitchen Is Still King

We've all heard the saying, "the

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real estate tips for buyersOnce you have made the decision to begin looking for homes on the Ulster County real estate market there are certain things you should definitely know first to avoid added stress and complications down the road. At Taft Street Realty, we protect our buyers and make every effort to give them all the tools and resources they need as they begin their house hunting journey, wherever it may be in the Hudson Valley region of Upstate New York. Although we focus primarily on the Ulster County NY home search, we know our tips and advice will help buyers pretty much anywhere! So without any further delay, here are 5 MUST KNOW tips for homebuyers and yet another Ulster County real state blog post authored by Taft Street Realty! Enjoy!

Loan Programs 101 | Pros

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Ulster County Property Tax Info | How Not Knowing the True Numbers Can Hurt You

Ulster County Property Tax InfoNot too long ago, property taxes were not a major concern when looking at Ulster County homes for sale. Property taxes rarely, if ever, got in the way of a sale when it came time to close. My how the times have changed! These days knowing the exact property taxes on a home for sale is a MUST. Otherwise buyers may be in for a big and possibly very costly surprise. With the date for tax grievances quickly approaching, we here at Taft Street Realty thought it would be a good time to talk about property taxes and how to obtain accurate tax information from your local municipality. In some cases if a buyer thinks the taxes are too high they may be able to get permission from the

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Highland NY SOLD Real Estate Highland 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, 160 Sterling Place in Highland NY. This 1,396 square foot 3BDR / 2.5BTH closed on September 21, 2012 for $158,000. This 3 bedroom townhome offers plenty of features and an ideal location!

Real Estate In Highland NYConvenience and comfortable living are some of the benefits of this Highland NY townhouse. An open and spacious dining area is perfect for entertaining, and a wood fireplace provides both warmth and ambiance! A private backyard overlooking beautiful rock outcroppings provides a nice outdoor space to enjoy! Updates include new carpeting, a fresh new paint job and new windows. This Highland NY home was purchased way

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Price Or Patience In Ulster County NY Home SellingListing your home in a down or declining market is not an easy decision to make these days. The fear and uncertainty of your home not selling weighs heavily on the mind. Who wouldn’t stress over that? A home is probably one of the largest investments a person makes in their lifetime. Selling that investment should be carefully considered. Homeowners should be knowledgeable themselves about the local market trends, but it helps even more when you have a real team behind you that really knows the market conditions, someone you can trust to have your back and best interests at heart. Taft Street Realty is that local trusted Ulster County NY Real Estate Broker!

Home Sellers Must Weigh Their Options In Ulster County NYIf you are putting your home on the market (or already have) you must determine whether you have

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With the temperatures dropping and snow flurries falling, it's time to offer up some winter driving tips for the Hudson Valley Region. No such thing as cabin fever around here! The winter season full of fun activities and gorgeous sights in Ulster County, New York. The local housing market remains steady with serious buyers viewing homes for sale in the Hudson Valley in spite of the weather. So whether you're a Buyer, Seller or a Local, with a little preparation and some heads up driving, you'll have no problem reaching your desired destination this winter. Here are some basic tips and advice for those of us who love living in Ulster County, NY during the wintertime!

Strategic Driving Tips for Curvy, Ulster County Country Roads...

If you plan on 

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