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To make the most out of the sale of your Ulster County home, negotiations truly are key!

If you’re wondering what tactics and best practices to employ, keep reading to learn more.

Afterall, negotiating isn’t easy, but the following tips will certainly help make it easier!

Tip # 1: Have Your Home Inspected

A home inspection is a great way to provide a comprehensive understanding of exactly what it is that you’re selling.

The inspection can reveal the state of your electrical system or safety hazards, for example, that may be mentioned during the negotiating phase.

When you have a clear picture of what is and isn’t wrong with your place, it equips you with all the information you need for a straightforward sale. Ideally, this will…

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10 Great Reasons To Live In Ulster County, NY

A forever-wild landscape in Ulster County, New York, blends wild terrains, from mountains to meadows, with small town charm to create a place quite like no other.

With something for everyone, whether that be a location rich in culture, endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, or vibrant dining experiences – living in Ulster County, New York, has it all.

While there’s certainly no limit as to what makes this place so great, here are ten reasons to consider making Ulster County home.

1) An Art Lovers Paradise

Did you know that Ulster County is Hudson Valley’s center for arts and culture? In fact, it’s been home to the creative arts for more than 100 years, providing the area with decades worth of creations.

Discover Opus 40, a…

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You may visualize farm houses or old stone homes when you think about real estate in Ulster County, NY, and you wouldn't be far off the mark. However among the more traditional mountain retreats for sale, there are also stunning contemporaries, decked out in modern luxury.

Upstate living doesn't necessarily mean roughing it at the farm, as the following homes clearly demonstrate. For those that love modern architecture, we're excited to bring you 9 Super-Modern Homes (and a few bonus homes!) in the Hudson Valley real estate market!

Location: New Paltz, NY

A listing like this is EXTREMELY RARE. This is an almost new construction in an elevated private village, overlooking seasonal views of the Wallkill River and Shawangunk ridge below.…

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Woodstock is a legendary town in Hudson Valley town, known for its artistic streak and natural beauty. This perfect blend of culture and nature makes it a hugely desirable place to live. Woodstock real estate offers buyers both the small village experience and a secluded lifestyle - provided by the beautiful surrounding mountains and forests.

Home values in Woodstock tend to be in the higher price point range, due in part to its popularity and famous name; and typically Woodstock homes for sale don't last too long on the local real estate market.

Here are the hottest new Woodstock homes for sale - these won't last long, so book a viewing today! 

This is a very rare opportunity to own a large Upper Byrdcliffe home in one of Woodstock’s…

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You may visualize farm houses or old stone homes when you think about real estate in Ulster County, NY, and you wouldn't be far off the mark. However among the more traditional mountain retreats for sale, there are also stunning contemporaries, decked out in modern luxury.  Super modern homes for sale in and around the Hudson Valley are out there, but not always easy to find.  We're seeing more and more modern new construction properties for sale in the Catskill mountain region of upstate NY.  

Living upstate doesn't necessarily mean roughing it at the farm, though.

Check out some of these ultra modern homes that have recently sold across the county.

 1489 Denning Road, Denning, NY 12725 

Built in 2014, this contemporary glass home is…

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Winter is on it’s way here in the Hudson Valley and some new Ulster County homeowners will be settling into their new digs long before the snow begins to fly! Let’s take a look and see what the Taft Street team has been up to this October...

 123 Bedell Avenue, Highland

123 Bedell Avenue in Highland closed on October 18th, 2016 for $497,500. This farmhouse, built in 1848, is a rare gem, ready to transport you back to the simpler days, but with an updated interior that leaves no doubt that this home is 21st century modern, but still keeping its charming farmhouse feel. With 3+ bedrooms, two living areas, spa-like bathrooms and even a finished attic space, there’s lots of room inside this charming farmhouse, and directly behind the home sits the…

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Happy Halloween, Hudson Valley! Monday’s don’t feel nearly as bad when it also happens to be Halloween- and we’re still excited from all the great Halloween Events and Fun Things to Do that we’ve been at all weekend (and we’re looking forward to hitting up even more events tonight!) So, in honor of it being Halloween, we thought we’d share some treats- a rundown of some of the newest listings in Ulster County to have hit the market this October!

 26 Josephs Drive, Saugerties

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26 Josephs Drive, Saugerties

 

26 Josephs Drive in Saugerties, NY is located in the highly sought after and well-manicured Bishop’s Gate community of Saugerties. The 1,660 square foot, two-story Colonial is only 20 years old, but with…

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We’ve now officially left behind the summer of 2016, but we’re not too sure that the real estate market is ready to slow down after the normal summer season high… we’re still seeing plenty of new listings that are being added to the market every day here in Ulster County.

Here’s just some of the newest offerings that have hit the market this September!


22 Royal Oak Road, Stone Ridge

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In the hot-market hamlet of Stone Ridge (in the town of Marbletown) is where you’ll find 22 Royal Oak Road; a 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom contemporary ranch home that has been meticulously cared for by current owners and displays their pride of ownership in full force. An inviting, circular blacktopped…

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September has come to an end, and here at Taft Street Realty, it’s another month gone by of helping our clients move into their dream homes and move onto the next exciting chapter of their lives here in Ulster County. Let’s take a look and see what the Taft Street team was up to this month, shall we?

 570 Manorville Road, Saugerties 

570 Manorville Road in Saugerties closed on September 8th, 2016 for $290,000. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom contemporary ranch sits on over 1 acre of private, wooded land in the Catskill Mountain range, making it the perfect mountain retreat to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The interior of this modern styled ranch has a European contemporary twist, open floor plan and lots of light streaming in from…

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A magical creekside contemporary in the woods of Bearsville awaits new owners...


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Sitting on just over 2 ¼ acres of private, wooded splendor, you’ll feel transported to a magical place as you drive down the thickly tree-lined drive of 3294-3296 Route 212. The babbling Sawkill creek that runs alongside the home only adds to the mystical feel of this property, and with nearly ¼ mile of creek frontage, there is plenty of room to enjoy the waters year round.

  

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3294-3296 Route 212, Bearsville

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The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom bluestone faced ranch has an overall contemporary and modern style to it, yet still fits seamlessly into its more rustic, country surroundings. In the main living area,…

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