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Found 23 blog entries tagged as "MLS".

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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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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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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5 Important Things Affecting Ulster County Home Values

Ulster County home valuesSome of the most important things affecting Ulster County home values are associated with the location, neighborhood, and town that the property is in. In our earlier articles, Taft Street Realty discussed some of the do's and don'ts of Ulster County real estate and some signs to look for when you're viewing a home. This post covers the importance of doing your homework and researching the area that surrounds your potential dream home. Things like the taxes, neighborhood, and landscape can all have an impact on the value of the home.

Property Taxes

Ulster County Property TaxesBack in the days, taxes never seemed to be a concern; and they certainly never got in the way of the sale when it was time to close. But today,

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Ulster County Real Estate |10 Do's and Don'ts

 

Ulster County NY Real EstateWhen looking at Ulster County real estate there are certain things you should do to get a clearer picture of a property's condition. Asking the right questions is key, but don't forget to look throughout the property for indications of what parts of the home are in great shape, and what areas may need improvements or updates upon purchasing. As part of Taft Street Realty's ongoing series about the 15 things to look for when viewing homes for sale, here are a few more helpful do's and don'ts for Ulster County real estate buyers.

Buried Oil Tank Evidence

Search New Paltz NY Homes For SaleAh, the infamous buried oil tank! We all fear it! So what are the signs? Which homes commonly have buried tanks? How does a buyer know if there was one

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tips to look for home buyers15 Things To Look For When Viewing Homes For Sale

Paying attention and looking for the right things when viewing homes for sale in Ulster County NY will save you time, money, and stress. Like anywhere, buying a home in the Hudson Valley area of Upstate New York can have its ups & downs, and can can sometimes seem like a daunting task. However if you are looking out for the right things when shopping around, the process becomes easier, less intimidating, and much more fun! At Taft Street Realty we know not all agents are created equal and many agents are either new, or have very little experience when taking buyers out in the field. We always give our best information away for free and we hope this next series of posts gives you the confidence and

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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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Hurley NY Home Values Hurley 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, 406 Old Route 28 in Hurley NY. This 2700 square foot 3BDR / 2BTH closed on December 12th, 2012 for $122,500

Ulster County SOLD Market UpdateThis spacious bi-level ranch is set back from the road and sited on nearly 3 acres!  A large back deck and nice brick fireplace make this the ideal home for entertaining! In need of a little TLC, this 3BDR / 2 BTH is the ideal fixer-upper: an amazing location and great potential! Close to Woodstock NY, Kingston NY, and Stone Ridge NY, this home is just minutes from great dining and convenient shopping.

Homes For Sale In Hurley NY Homes for sale in Hurley NY offer a quiet alternative to the busier Kingston NY. Hurley is

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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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