Hurley NY 12443 Homes For Sale Ulster County Real Estate Market Update - Hurley NY Price Reduction

Calling all Ulster County NY real estate buyers! 46 Walton Lane Hurley NY 12443 has just been reduced to $149,000 making this charming country cottage one of the best deals in Hurley right now! Affordable and versatile, this 1,302 Sq. Ft. 2 BDR features an additional studio apartment and lovely backyard oasis. Located in historic Old Hurley NY, this home is off the beaten path on a quiet, low-trafficked street.

Can you say, "Efficient"? The utility company states that in the year spanning from August 2011 - August 2012, this home's average monthly electric bill was just $182! That covered the entire home: power, heat, hot water, etc. (no oil or gas bills!) Many updates including a new…

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Real Estate for Sale Town of Ulster NY Town Of Ulster 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, 17 Varun Lane in Lake Katrine NY (located in the Town of Ulster). This 2,347 square foot 3BDR / 2.5BTH closed on December 28th, 2012 for $239,000.

This beautifully maintained raised ranch is loaded with features and move-in ready! An open floor plan, featuring a large, modern kitchen and dining room, make this the ideal home for entertaining friends & family. Other features include a plush master bedroom (with a Jacuzzi and big closets), central air conditioning, and a gas burning fireplace. This home also offers storage galore! A large, 2-car garage, two separate storage sheds (each wired with…

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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

This 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 offer a quiet alternative to the busier Kingston NY. Hurley is…

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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!

Rosendale NY is full of unique small businesses and delicious restaurants. The Frozendale…

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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!

For most of us, our experience with pickles usually begins and ends with a basic dill pickle…

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Brew SamplerIf you're dining in New Paltz, NY and looking for a place that has something for everyone and plenty of room take it from Taft Street Realty and visit the Gilded Otter! The Gilded Otter in New Paltz, NY is an amazing place to grab a bite and/or some delicious, fresh-brewed beer. Perched right on the Wallkill River at the edge of the village, the Gilded Otter is a brewery, a restaurant, and a great meeting place for friends. The building alone is beautiful: large and spacious with expansive windows that offer views of Mohonk Mountain and the Shawangunk Mountain Range. The interior is open and spacious with accents of rustic stone & wood-work. The shiny basins, kettles, and tubes of the micro-brewery wind their way around the restaurant. Belly up to the…

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Red GoatHow do you feel about the red goats? Kingston, NY's homegrown controversy surrounding the mysterious red goats spray-painted on some public planters has grown into an international phenomenon. A simple search on Facebook will produce a Red Goat page with over 1,500 fans! Most recently, an article in the New York Times reignited the debate over what, if anything, the red goats represent: Art or Vandalism? Protest or Graffiti? Although we may never learn the true meaning behind the red goats, the mini-controversy and the publicity that followed once again shows that Ulster County, NY has got people talking!

The Canvas: Kingston, NY

It started innocently enough. A stencil of a goat, painted in bright red, appeared on some public planters in Kingston, NY's…

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NYS Property TaxAll homeowners should know how to file a tax grievance because with a market turn like we've just experienced it's important to know if/when you are being over-assessed. If you think you might be paying too much in property taxes, a grievance can be filed and your case reviewed by a local municipality. A successful grievance can lower your property taxes and is not as complicated as you may think. But there is a deadline; so without further ado here's a quick reference guide from Taft Street Realty on how, when, (and why!) to file a tax grievance.

When To File A Grievance  

Ulster County Property taxes are based on the value of your home. Your local assessor determines the market value of your home on behalf of the municipal government; and does so in a…

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davenport_farms_logoFinally! With an unseasonably warm winter, many locals in the Rondout Valley have been craving the tasty offerings of Davenport's farmstand. The wait is over because tomorrow on March 1st, Davenport Farms in Stone Ridge, NY will open its farmstand for the 2012 season. For many folks in Stone Ridge and throughout Ulster County, NY the opening of Davenport's farmstand marks the beginning of Spring. More importantly perhaps, the farmstand's opening means access to fresh produce, delicious baked goods, pre-made organic meals and a top-notch nursery! Famous, among other things, for its delicious Rondout Valley Sweet Corn, Davenport Farms is rich in local history and offers quality food at affordable prices. It in turn contributes to the wide appeal and…

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New Paltz Colonial 1Looking for a home for sale in New Paltz, NY? This 4 bedroom colonial has it all! 608 Rte. 32 North in New Paltz is located just minutes from Main Street New Paltz, NY; however you'd never know it relaxing on the wraparound porch. Set on 5 private acres, this beautiful home cannot be seen from the road and offers plenty of space both inside and out! It is low-maintenance, centrally located, and worry free! And offered at $307,500, it is also the best deal in New Paltz, NY right now! So c'mon in! Take a look with Taft Street inside this well-maintained, value-packed home!

Convenient Yet Private Location - Just Minutes to New Paltz and Kingston

This home's location is super-convenient without sacrificing privacy. Literally minutes from the the town of New…

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